'Coal' series boosts tourism in McDowell County

There are 5 comments on the Bluefield Daily Telegraph story from May 29, 2011, titled 'Coal' series boosts tourism in McDowell County. In it, Bluefield Daily Telegraph reports that:

The interest generated in the new Spike series, "Coal" has rekindled the dreams of at least some McDowell County residents in taking coalfield-based tourism to the next level.

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sharon k roberts

United States

#1 Jun 7, 2011
I LOVE THE SHOW I.AM FROM MCDOWELL CO. I REMBER WHEN WELCH WAS BMOONING. MY LATE HUSBAND ROY LEE ROBERTS WAS FROM THERE MY FATHER WAS ELLIS MCcoy Fr big sandy and he was a coal miner for 60 yrs and I REALLY HOPE COAL MAKES A COMEBACK .
Robert Miller

Las Cruces, NM

#2 Jun 20, 2011
I was born in.Welch,w.va.and grow up in Caples,W.va during the 40's and Left in 1951 went in the .Army.was no work,had to live,I have been back to vist.I sure hope Coal.can make a come back.
Tommy g

Hampstead, NC

#3 Jun 20, 2011
Love the show,when do the new episodes start?
ellis hatfield

United States

#5 Apr 1, 2012
Hey sharon. I'm not sure you'll ever get this but ellis mccoy was my grandfather. Ide love to talk to you some time. My email is ellis.hatfield@hotmail.com. Please feel free to email me.
I enjoyed

Bryans Road, MD

#6 Apr 1, 2012
< the show too. Lots of coal-miners were in my family.

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