Georgia will develop mountain truck terminal

...about keeping Georgia No. 1 in the country in terms of infrastructure solutions and transportation solutions."Named the Appalachian Regional Port, the facility is expected to begin operations in 2018. Officials did not offer a timetable on the development...

The Artside: Davis exhibit reveals 'Dark Corners' of Appalachians

...the tale, the better. His exhibition, Dark Corners: The Appalachian Murder Ballads, opens Thursday, Oct. 17, at the Morris...through images of the American South. The folk songs of the Appalachians, with their Celtic origins, provide a familiar narrative...

Coaches pick Georgia Southern to win Sun Belt in preseason poll

...Louisiana Lafayette was second with 108 points and three first-place votes. Arkansas State was picked third, followed by Appalachian State and Texas State. Sixth-place South Alabama garnered the final first-place vote.Georgia Southern won the Sun...

Across the southeast

...not the main culprit behind mountain haze in the southern Appalachians, a 10-year air pollution study concluded. It has long...in a shroud of smog. But the final report of the Southern Appalachian Mountains Initiative - a study undertaken by eight Southeastern...

Town in S.C. foothills looks to profit from retirees, not factories

SENECA, S.C. -- Leaders of this town nestled in the foothills of the Appalachians see gold in gray. They have given up spending a lot of money to recruit factories and mills. Instead, they are writing checks...

Hiking haven in Hocking Hills

...and his two dogs in search of game along Salt Creek came upon an area of dramatically scenic gorges and woodlands in the Appalachians of southeastern Ohio. The hunter was Richard Rowe, whose family had moved in about 1796 to the Ohio River Valley from the...

Life & style
That tree we put up has a history behind it

...19th centuries who explored the mountains of North Carolina. The only place the tree grows, in fact, is in the southern Appalachians. By the way, we didn't buy our tree at the lot that advertised "Frazer fir" trees because of the misspelling. I doubted...

Glynn Moore
Students get education via laptops

...Internet to discover the world beyond the Appalachians. "It is an awesome task to overcome...for by a $320,000 grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission, which provides...and infrastructure improvements in 13 Appalachian states. An additional $80,000 came...

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North Augusta lineman signs with Appalachian State

...C., Johnson saw one man with the Appalachian State logo shaved into his chest hair...attend East Carolina. He switched to Appalachian State in September and stayed true to...400 yards.Now, Johnson will head to Appalachian State, which closed last season with...

Several species of reptiles, amphibians beings considered for federal protection

...salamanders, a tree-climbing species that once inhabited 13 Appalachian states.Also on the list for a yearlong study are several...help.Green salamanders live in fragmented spots in the Appalachian region. They're found in damp crevices of rocky outcrops...