The Old Farmer’s Almanac, More Reliable than the Weatherman Have you ever wondered how people figured out the weather before radar and television reporters? In most cases, it was a wise man/woman, a lucky guess, or prayer, none of which were consistently...
From Grandma’s reciepes to great hiking trails to scary stories to tell at the campfire, you’ll find it all right here as you explore mountain life.
Today there is still controversy over how to properly pronounce Appalachia. Learn where the term originated and which is considered the correct pronunciation. Local Appalachia author Sharyn McCrumb shares her thoughts on how it should be pronounced.
Can feather pillows predict death? According to those who believe in the bizarre phenomenon of death crowns say yes.
This year’s Moonshiner Ball will be held on Fri, Oct 11, 2018, 10:00 AM –Sun, Oct 14, 2018, 6:00 PM. This 3-day “Moonshine Soaked” event is celebrating its 5th anniversary and is being hosted by Kentucky’s own The Blind Corn Liquor Pickers.
In his small corner of the world, David Townsend is making a big difference in a world where times are tough and too many let their dreams slip away.
The pumpkin festival in Milton, West Virginia is held each October and celebrates fall and the harvest season.
On a cold, clear night in October, visitors to Wiseman’s View Overlook, north of Linville Falls in Burke County, North Carolina can see mysterious, ghostly lights rise above Brown Mountain, change colors and disappear from view. An old Cherokee legend says that the lights are the spirits of Indian maidens searching for their lost loves fallen in battle with the Catawba tribe in the year 1200. Science claims that the lights are refracted from the electric lights of nearby towns. Which is it?
Abandoned West Virginia Amusement Park Has Dark History Amusement parks are usually filled with the sounds of children's laughter and the sweet smell of cotton candy. At Lake Shawnee Amusement Park in Rock, West Virginia it has been decades since children...
Experience the Paranormalat the West Virginia Penitentiary If you are seeking some thrills and chills this Halloween season, it doesn’t get much spookier than the West Virginia Penitentiary. The ominous building is often named one of the most haunted...
From superpowers like breaking down nuclear waste to fighting cancer, mushrooms have the capability to revolutionize the earth, all by themselves. Mushroom master Ken Zinkand tells us all about the marvels of mushrooms and how you can easily grow your own mushrooms at home, even in urban areas.