Issue 4: August/September 2012

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Hidden Treasures #3 — Waterways

Welcome to the third installment of our exploration of some of the most beautiful, off-the-beaten-path places in the Central and Southern Appalachian Mountains. In this issue, we hand picked some water-related hot spots perfect for late summer days: hikes, waterfalls, swimming holes and everything in between — areas that are perfect for dipping your toes, or your whole self, into the water.

Build a Rod, Tie a Fly: In Search of Healing Waters

By Brian Sewell When David Frady, a 46-year-old from Leicester, N.C., woke up this morning, he felt…

Dirty water

Buried Blackwater: Revealing Coal’s Dirty Secret

By Brian Sewell No one knows exactly when the industry began injecting coal slurry, the toxic, semi-solid…

Evolution of a Cattle Farm

By Jessica Kennedy After nearly 30 years of practicing continuous grazing on his cattle farm in rural…

Issue 4: August/September 2012 - Columns