Scattered throughout the lush Appalachian Mountains are beautiful pools of water that perfect for fishing or swimming or both! Read our latest “Hidden Treasures” feature to learn about a few of them.
Renowned musician Larry Keel has found a way to combine his love of bluegrass music and freshwater bass and trout fishing.
Energy giant Duke Energy has signaled to the North Carolina Utilities Commission that it will seek to raise its rates, in part to pay for the nearly $5 billion needed to clean up its coal ash impoundments.
Editor’s Note: This story was part of a special section dedicated to Appalachian Voices’ 20th anniversary. For more about the organization’s history and vision for the future, along with a timeline of the past 20 years, click here. When I…
Carol Judy of Roses Creek, Tenn., was an activist, an agitator, an educator and an organizer. She was also a root digger, mother and grandmother, and dear friend to many.
More than 150 million tons of coal ash are stored in impoundment ponds across North Carolina. Recycling the ash for use in concrete may provide a way to remove this toxic material from neighborhoods.
With state legislative sessions underway across the region, here’s a preview of some of the environmental bills to look out for.
An exhibit of mixed-media art by West Virginia resident Betsy Jaeger shares the drastic changes in her community due to mining and fracking operations.
The Congressional Review Act, a rarely invoked procedure, was used by the U.S. Congress to strike down the Stream Protection Rule.
Festival season is about to get underway in Appalachia. Here is selection of the upcoming festivals and gatherings in the region.