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Mark Lynn Ferguson

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Scan the rolling hilltops of West Virginia, and what would you expect to see—an old coal tipple, boulders, the crumbling remains of a settler’s cabin? more

Apr 1, 2016 12:00 AM Departments

Miss Angel's sonker

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Chefs, brewers, distillers, bakers, farmers, and country cooks are preserving traditions and redefining the flavor of Southern Appalachia, from A to Z. more

Feb 1, 2016 12:00 AM , , , , Features

Coming home for the holidays stirs up different emotions for everyone. Here, a few regional writers share their memories and reflections on what family and home mean to them. more

Dec 1, 2015 12:00 AM , , , Features

Joe Wilson

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Joe Wilson sure wasn’t running on sleep when he climbed into a car to be driven to the far side of Thailand at 6 a.m. The prop plane that flew him and a bevy of roots stars wobbled to the ground in Bangkok just four hours before. more

Jun 1, 2015 12:00 AM Features

Ramps

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By late April, we trust you’ve tiptoed into the woods, maybe under cover of darkness, pinched your nose with one hand and, fast as a rabbit, harvested your secret ramp stash using the other. more

Mar 12, 2015 12:00 AM Sweet Appalachia

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