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16 07, 2016

Kaitlyn Baker – “Heart of Appalachia”

Music, Things To Do|

A native of Southwest, Virginia, Kaitlyn Baker is becoming a popular choice in Nashville and write her song's about the hardships of living in and around  the coal country of Southwest, Virginia.  She maintains her Appalachia Elezethon English from her ancestors and you can hear that mountain accent ringing through her songs. With [...]

30 06, 2016

Southwest Virginia Finding Ways to Improve Economy


Southwest Virginia finding ways to improve economy ST. PAUL, Va. - Southwest Virginia is finding a way to revive its economy after the coal industry's decline. Tourism experts say outdoor tourism could be a great path to take when it comes to bringing the area back to life. Already having [...]

16 05, 2016

Clinch River Adventures


Come Get Drenched in the Clinch!!!! Clinch River Adventures is located in the Heart of Appalachia on the most biodiverse river in America, the Clinch River. Small treasure pulled from the Clinch River. We currently offer the following services: Tubing Canoeing Kayaking Paddleboarding Fishing Kayak Shuttle Service -for individuals with their own watercraft [...]

17 02, 2016

Clinch River Farmers Market


The mission of the Clinch River Farmers' Market is to promote local farmers, producers, crafters, and artisans in an atmosphere that is supportive, while showcasing each as viable, valuable and necessary community resources. The Market encourages direct communication between consumers and growers and fosters social gathering and community building.  

16 02, 2016

Old Russell County Courthouse

Discover Russell|

  Old Russell County Courthouse, also known as the Dickenson-Fugate House, is a historic courthouse building located near Dickensonville, Russell County, Virginia. It consists of a simple stone court house built about 1799, attached to the side of a more sophisticated brick farmhouse, which probably dates from the second quarter of the 19th century. Both [...]

15 02, 2016

Bees, Blooms, and Bluegrass Festival

Festivals & Events|

The mission of the fifth annual Bees, Blooms and Bluegrass Festival is to educate, entertain and engage the community awareness of our heritage and resources. Festival events promote the education of the public using an entertaining festival atmosphere while also promoting tourism, entrepreneurship and sustainable agriculture. Extension educators, community leaders, master gardeners and other volunteers [...]

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