A publication of Appalachian Voices


A publication of Appalachian Voices

Students Push for Campus Climate Action

College students across the Appalachian region are calling for a host of climate and sustainability initiatives on their campuses.


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The Appalachian Voice shifts to online-only

We are ceasing the print publication of The Appalachian Voice for the time being due to the impact of the pandemic, but we will continue to publish new stories online. Read more.


N.C. Families Contend With Mounting Bills

Faced with the threat of utility disconnection and even eviction in the pandemic, many North Carolinians are forced to decide between essentials.


Black Lung Benefit Fund Would See Major Boost from Change to Coal Tax

Changing the structure of a tax that funds federal benefits for miners could bring tens of millions of dollars annually to the cash-strapped Black Lung Disability Trust Fund.


Linville Caverns Spider Could Be North Carolina's Newest State Symbol

A bill currently in the North Carolina legislature would declare the tiny Linville Caverns spider an official state symbol.


Relay Runners Followed Path of the Mountain Valley Pipeline

Three women ran the 415-mile route of the Mountain Valley Pipeline over the course of 10 days to protest the project and connect with residents along the pipeline's path.



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