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At least 50 dead, millions without power in Sandy's wake

...path were petering out, colder temperatures made snow the main product of Sandy's slow march.Parts of the West Virginia mountains were blanketed with 2 feet of snow by Tuesday afternoon, and drifts 4 feet deep were reported at Great Smoky Mountains...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2012-10-30/least-50-dead-millions-without-powe
Montoya gets his fill of Martinsville

...former Formula One star was awakened at 6 a.m. on race day by a train speeding past the track and through the Virginia mountains - setting Montoya up for a very long day at the historic short-track. Although he finished a respectable 16th...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/04/04/nas_123117.shtml
Nascar
Singer/songwriter hopes to ruffle a few feathers with debut album

...McKay said. "Especially when I believe in something." Tour dates for Nellie McKay: May 16: Charleston, W.Va., Mountain Stage May 22-23: Zurich, Switzerland, Hallenstadion May 25-30: Paris, Olympia June 2: Barcelona, Spain...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/10/mus_415182.shtml
Music
Civil War couple get literary treatment

...War novel Cold Mountain, an account of a Confederate soldier who goes on a long walk to return to his wife in the Virginia mountains. Indeed, the cover to Rebels in Blue is a cool, stark rendering of mountains similar to Mr. Frazier's book...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/05/07/liv_287587.shtml
Life & style
Futurity schedule and stats

...Playboy, $1,000 - Billy Ray Rosewell, Batesville, MISS, Peponitas Acre, $1,000 - Chris Atkins, Ashland, VA, Mountain Dual, $1,000 - Lindy Burch, Houston, TX, Smart Starlight, $1,000 - Tom Lyons, Killeen, TX, Oaks Dee Whiz...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/01/31/oth_203380.shtml
Other sports | Augusta Futurity
Futurity schedule and stats

...0)- Chris Atkins, Ashland, VA, Mountain Dual (*) TOTAL: $4,341 THE...31.Chris Atkins, Ashland, VA, Mountain Dual (*), 428.5 32.Shane...44.Chris Atkins, Ashland, VA, Mountain Dual (*), 210.0 45.John...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/01/30/oth_203327.shtml
Other sports | Augusta Futurity
Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson head to British Open on sour note

Just in time to stoke the British Open tabloid chatter, Tiger was too high and Phil hit a new low in the West Virginia mountains.For the first time in 197 mutual tournaments played as professionals, both Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson missed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2012-07-07/tiger-woods-phil-mickelson-h
Protection for whistleblowers is tricky issue

...to the corporate financial forms projected on a screen. Years ago, while working at a small-town bank in the Virginia mountains, Mr. Welch combed through these figures and saw things that made him suspicious. When he confronted the bank's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/04/27/bus_196431.shtml
Business
What is it?

...half a century has passed since I drove that Thunderbird convertible along Chesapeake Bay beaches or through the Virginia mountains, but I still miss having that mechanical masterpiece in my driveway, beckoning me to the open road." -- Jim...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/06/26/liv_528870.shtml
Life & style
Maktub breaks through with 'heavy soul' sound

...8 - New York, Tribeca Aug. 9 - Cockeysville, Md., Grassroots Music and Arts Fest Aug. 10 - Charleston, W. Va., Mountain Stage Aug. 13 - Lexington, Ky., The Dame Aug. 14 - Indianapolis, The Patio Aug. 17 - Aspen, Colo., Double...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/21/mus_381765.shtml
Music