On a foggy morning, Angela Wynn heads into the John C. Campbell Folk School in Brasstown, North Carolina. Normally, she’d be starting a day of work as a housekeeper here. But today, she’s at the school for a different reason. She’s here to learn how to cut out wood blanks from Richard Carter, a longtime Brasstown Carver.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Upper Big Branch Mine Disaster
Wednesday, April 5, marked the 13th anniversary of the Upper Big Branch Mine disaster. It was thirteen years ago when an explosion 1,000 feet underground killed 29 miners at Massey Energy’s Uppe...Continue Reading Take Me to More News
The House of Delegates approved a bill Tuesday that would limit how much compensation a worker can receive if he or she is injured on the job and can prove their employer deliberately made the work environment unsafe.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Former coal executive Don Blankenship, who went to prison for his role in the Upper Big Branch Mine disaster in West Virginia, drew about 55,000 votes Tuesday as a third-party candidate for president, including thousands of votes in closely contested states.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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