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
When the farming start-up, AppHarvest, launched in Kentucky, it promised good jobs in coal country — but some workers called it a grueling hell on earth. We also explore an island of Japanese culture in West Virginia called Yama.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Ten years ago, a state of emergency and water advisory was issued for nine West Virginia counties following a chemical spill in the Elk River.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Poison Flood, a new novel by Jordan Farmer, is set against the backdrop of an environmental disaster in southern West Virginia. It includes murder, theft…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
This conversation has been lightly edited for clarity. Stories of snake handlers, moonshining and the isolated mountains of West Virginia have been around…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
People affected by a 2014 chemical spill into a West Virginia river will soon receive their first batch of settlement checks from a class-action…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
A federal judge in West Virginia has declined to grant preliminary approval of a $151 million settlement of class-action litigation stemming from the…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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