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Appalachia, Virginia is located in Wise County. Zip codes in Appalachia, VA include 24216. The median home price in Appalachia is $50,900. More Appalachia information.

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Friday Aug 15 | WRIC-TV Richmond

Amy Grant traveling aboard Santa Train this year

Grammy winner Amy Grant will be aboard the Santa Train this fall as it travels through Appalachia passing out gifts.

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Madden 15 Gameplay! (So Much Rage!!)

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

LAPD Cop: If You Don't Want To Get Shot, Don't Challenge Me

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Coalfield.com

Seth Bailey Car Show donations approach $3,000

Although delayed a day by stormy weather, the eighth annual Seth Bailey Car Show enjoyed a banner year, with donations totaling close to $3,000.

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Harlan Daily Enterprise

A focus on Appalachian history

Appalachia's past can be explored geologically, historically or even archaeologically but no one knows the stories like the people that have lived through it.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Style Weekly

Steep Canyon Rangers and Chamomile and Whiskey at the National

Our hills' sound is the cat's meow these days. It never goes out of style, but the old-time music, country and bluegrass sung in Virginia a century ago is sprouting anew in the 21st century.

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EurekAlert!

Loss of eastern hemlock affects peak flows after extreme storm events

The loss of eastern hemlock could affect water yield and storm flow from forest watersheds in the southern Appalachians, according to a new study by U.S. Forest Service scientists at the Coweeta Hydrologic Laboratory located in Otto, North Carolina.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

Williamson Daily News Online

Documentary set to film here

Submitted photoShane Simmons is pictured interviewing Mitchell Phillips from Waynesville, North Carolina.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Middlesboro Daily News

A focus on history

Appalachia's past can be explored geologically, historically or even archaeologically but no one knows the stories like the people that have lived through it.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

WCYB

The dialect you speak could effect your job prospects

The way you talk is usually passed down from your parents. It can represent the culture you grew up in and can be a source of pride.

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Coalfield.com

Save Our Towns' features Big Stone Gap, St. Paul

Mayors in 80 towns and cities across Appalachian Virginia Friday received the premiere episode of Save Our Towns, a monthly internet video series designed to guide and inspire leaders working to build strong communities in tough economic times.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Sylva - Appalachian Culture Through Song and Memoir

Join us at City Lights Bookstore on Friday, August 8th at 6:30 p.m. as Jeremy Jones explores the culture and history of the Blue Ridge Mountains through song and reading.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

Manufacturing.net

Coal Struggle Endures With Mine Layoff Plans

From Boone County banker Lee Milam's experience, each round of coal mine layoffs that hits southern West Virginia stifles his community's already-fragile economy.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

The News Tribune

Artist's work depicts Appalachia roots

From the Ma and Pa Kettle films of the early 20th century to the West Virginia jokes told at your local watering hole, stereotypes abound about our Appalachian region and its people.

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The Miami Herald

Artist's work depicts Appalachia roots

Pipeline has a high-design co-workspace in the heart of Brickell. Located on the 8th floor at 1101 Brickell, Pipeline opened in 2012 and currently has about 250 members.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Coal struggle endures with W.Va. mine layoff plans

Thursday's news was especially bitter. Coal giant Alpha Natural Resources revealed plans to shed 1,100 workers at 11 West Virginia surface mines and related operations by mid-October.

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WHTC

Museum celebrating 'Big Bang' of country music ope...

A museum celebrating 10 days in 1927 that helped introduce the mountain music of Appalachia to mainstream America opened in Virginia on Friday.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

1,100 layoffs planned at Alpha coal mines in W.Va.

One of the nation's largest coal producers said Thursday it expects to lay off 1,100 workers at 11 southern West Virginia surface coal mines by mid-October, citing dismal markets and federal regulation.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

WCYB

Railroading In Miniature

The small town that carries the regions namesake,"Appalachia" calls its annual community-wide celebration Railroad Days.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Blog: Dry air is the trick

It has been a tough forecast over the last 24 hours. While we did have a couple of rounds of showers and storms, they weren't too bad.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Grist Magazine

These young people are pioneering Appalachia's post-coal economy

In the Hunger Games novels, heroine Katniss Everdeen comes from a coal mining region known as District 12. Her people are poor and looked down upon, but they're also resourceful and know how to work together.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Albany Times Union

Surface mining's price

A few weeks ago, I stood on top of Armstrong Mountain. The day was clear and the valley below filled with spruce, fir and hardwood forest.

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