Sunday, December 10, 2006

Appalachia A-La-Carte 12-10-06

In the waning hours of the 109th Congress came a victory for states with Abandoned Mine Lands. This is huge for eastern states with historic coal production sites that continue to pollute and plague local communities. It also will continue health benefits for retired "orphan" miners.

Announcement of new scholarship at UVA for SWVA students established by Chicago Bears running back and Big Stone Gap native Thomas Jones

A nice write up in the Asheville Citizen-Times on The Carter Fold.

Guest River Gorge, Wise Co, VA

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