December 13, 2016 For the Daylight Savings Challenge, our Energy Savings team partnered with student volunteers from Appalachian State University to distribute almost 100 energy efficient LED light bulbs to six seniors across Watauga County, N.C.
December 13, 2016 On Nov. 15, Appalachian Voices’ North Carolina team attended a wastewater permit hearing for the Belews Creek Steam Station to help local community members push for stricter water pollution requirements.
December 13, 2016 Nearly 60 citizens attended an energy efficiency information session in mid-November for members of the French Broad Electric Membership Corp., an electric cooperative that serves six rural counties in Western North Carolina and East Tennessee.
December 13, 2016 Appalachian Voices welcomes a new Distribution Manager for the Appalachian Voice and our first Southwest Virginia Solar VISTA. We also announce a new position for a current staff member and bid goodbye to a departing staff member.
December 13, 2016 On Nov. 1, Appalachian Voices together with Coal Mining Engineering Services, LLC, and Downstream Strategies released a groundbreaking new report demonstrating how abandoned mine lands can be reimagined to benefit the region.
October 7, 2016 In five Southwest Virginia towns, we’re gathering with area residents to celebrate local music and herbal traditions, and to bring folks together to share ideas on how to build an economy that works for everyone.
August 12, 2016 Teri Crawford Brown, a volunteer distributor of The Appalachian Voice, and her husband have transformed a century-old church into a welcoming home and repurposed salvaged materials in the process.
August 10, 2016 In the Southwest Virginia city of Norton, Appalachian Voices is supporting a project that would enhance recreation along the Guest River and clean up an abandoned coal tipple that is both an eyesore and a source of pollution.
August 10, 2016 More than 600 people turned out for a "March on the Mansion” in Richmond on July 23 to tell Gov. Terry McAuliffe to stand against fossil-fuel polluters and stand with people who are fighting fracked-gas pipelines, toxic coal ash and climate change.