The story of Appalachia can’t be summarized in one book, one article or one movie. Our region goes beyond just ill-considered stereotypes.
A new recovery program in Greenbrier County that gives women a place to live as they work through a recovery program received a $498,024 grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC).
As COVID-19 continues to spread in West Virginia, it will likely put increased pressure on hospitals. Retired Maj. Gen. James Hoyer, head of the Joint Interagency Task Force, reported during Gov. Jim Justice’s regular coronavirus briefing that the reproduction number of COVID-19 is now 1.04.
On this West Virginia Morning, families across the country continue to adapt holiday traditions as the COVID-19 virus continues to spread. Us & Them host Trey Kay shares his virtual holiday table with a few ‘dinner party’ guests to talk about some of the pandemic's challenges.
Union employees participating in two separate strikes at the Cabell Huntington Hospital and Special Metals urge Huntington City Council to support blocked resolution.
This week's premiere broadcast of Mountain Stage with host Kathy Mattea features bluegrass favorites The SteelDrivers, Pokey Lafarge, alt-pop songwriter Seth Glier, country-tinged songwriter Stephanie Lambring and finger-style guitarist Yasmin Williams. Listen starting this Friday on these NPR stations to hear the entire show.
- Watch Live: North Miss. Allstars, Cedric Burnside, and more on Mountain Stage This Sunday
- LISTEN: Tim O’Brien has our Song of the Week, recorded at The Kennedy Center
- LISTEN: Our Mountain Stage Song Of The Week Is An Incredible Guitar Duet
- Listen: Bahamas "Trick to Happy" is our Mountain Stage Song of the Week
‘To Live Here You Have To Fight’- How Appalachian Women Today Are Building On Activist Traditions Of The Past
This week on Inside Appalachia, we’ll hear how women in the mountains spearheaded movements to battle racial injustice, defend healthy communities, and fight for the rights of all Appalachians. We’ll talk with the author of a book called “To Live Here You Have To Fight,” hear from podcaster Anna Sale, and visit a camp that teaches young people to play rock music.
West Virginia Public Broadcasting presents Communities in Schools: Extending a Helping Hand, a half-hour documentary about a national education program that helps connect public schools with community resources to ensure every child is nurtured, supported, and helped to flourish in school with the goal of graduating. The program airs Friday, Nov. 26, at 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. and will be available on WVPB's streaming service, Passport, thereafter.
The American Lung Association in West Virginia has unveiled the new Reaching Rural Providers initiative, which is designed to increase early diagnosis of COPD in rural communities by educating healthcare professionals about the disease.
Because of population loss in the 2020 Census, West Virginia lost one of its three House seats. After redistricting, incumbent representatives Alex Mooney and David McKinley are running against each other.
Visitors are encouraged to get out to see the lights Greenbrier County after dark from Dec. 3 to New Year’s Day. The Alderson’s Christmas Parade is set for Dec. 3 at 7 p.m.
Dozens of plants nationwide plan to stop burning coal this decade to comply with more stringent federal wastewater guidelines, according to state regulatory filings, as the industry continues moving away from the planet-warming fossil fuel to make electricity.
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