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Roanoke College Professor Among State’s Best

Roanoke College Professor Among State’s Best

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Roanoke College professor Dr. Valerie Banschbach has been selected for the Outstanding Faculty Award...


Guest Column, David Arthur Ramsey: Preserving a Hidden Jewel

Guest Column, David Arthur Ramsey: Preserving a Hidden Jewel

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David Arthur Ramsey is an outdoor photographer, writer and conservationist, born and raised in Unicoi...


Singing in the Garden: The Perfect Plan

Singing in the Garden: The Perfect Plan

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The best laid plans are the ones you can find again. —Ginny


Pleasures and Promise ... Two Raised Beds

Pleasures and Promise ... Two Raised Beds

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How one couple reconnected with their roots, went outside to play and realized the full joys of getting...


Kurt\'s Hikes: January 2019

Kurt's Hikes: January 2019

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January 1. Appalachian Trail from Va. 620 to Hemlock Point Overlook and back. 7.8 miles


Trending Mountain Destinations Reader Poll 2019

Trending Mountain Destinations Reader Poll 2019

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Thank you for voting in our 2019 Trending Mountain Destinations Reader Survey.


PhDs on a mission: The Past Becomes Present

PhDs on a mission: The Past Becomes Present

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Two young PhDs in public history have come back to the mountains to make a difference.


Salt Foot Sanctuary – Mineral Soaks and Massage

Salt Foot Sanctuary – Mineral Soaks and Massage

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The new spa at Hotel Roanoke is open for business.


Rugaber Photo Collection on Display at Hollins

Rugaber Photo Collection on Display at Hollins

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Walter and Sally Rugaber share photos that will be on display at Hollins University beginning February...


Rocky Fork - Preserved!

Rocky Fork - Preserved!

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The book “Rocky Fork: Hidden Jewel of the Blue Ridge,” by David Arthur Ramsey, with photos...


West Virginia Candy Darter  Joins Protected List

West Virginia Candy Darter Joins Protected List

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A teeny, colorful fish found only in a few West Virginia rivers has been added to the nation’s...


On the Fly: Jimmy Cheers Takes to the River

On the Fly: Jimmy Cheers Takes to the River

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Boyhood experiences led him to believe that everybody went fishing. These days he’s working toward...


Clay County, North Carolina Courthouse Comeback

Clay County, North Carolina Courthouse Comeback

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The courthouse-turned-event center retains its exterior, with a whole new look inside.


Explore the Highest Road in Each of the Southern Mountain States

Explore the Highest Road in Each of the Southern Mountain States

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visitnc.com | Chip Henderson


New Look Heartwood

New Look Heartwood

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The Southwest Virginia crafts and cuisine center is getting an update.


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