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...

Martinez couple completes 6-month journey on Appalachian Trail

...After six months and 2,185 miles, they had hiked the Appalachian Trail from Springer Mountain in Georgia to Mount Katahdin...Continental Divide and Pacific Crest trails next. Both trump the Appalachian Trail in length.Smith said she wants to take it easy for...

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...

XXX Technology
Severe storms blamed for 2 deaths

...week. The center said possible tornadoes and damaging wind gusts remained a threat as the storms head across the southern Appalachians into the Carolinas.Georgia Power reported roughly 3,000 customers without electricity Tuesday afternoon, the bulk of...

Georgia Southern earns share of Sun Belt title

...7-0) earned at least a portion of the championship when Appalachian State defeated previously undefeated Louisiana-Lafayette...Georgia Southern's major milestone was aided by hated rival Appalachian State, which joined the Eagles in transitioning into the...

Georgia Southern meets its old rival Appalachian State

...Southern (2-2, 1-0 Sun Belt) and Appalachian State (1-2, 0-0 Sun Belt) have...Belt Conference, guess who followed?Appalachian State has won the past three games in the...since 1999 ? Georgia Southern two and Appalachian State three.They've met twice in...