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You can’t come to Abingdon without experiencing its awe-inspiring natural landscape. Here are a few suggestions to get you started. Read more

The Daily Post

Efforts are underway to create a new and, more importantly, sustainable, economy in this culturally-rich Southwestern part of the state. Read more

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The Southwest Virginia regional brand gets a reboot. Read more

The Daily Post

Country artist Kaitlyn Baker releases a love song to Southwest Virginia. Read more

The Daily Post

The success of Southwest Virginia’s Crooked Road Heritage Music Trail. Read more

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Mark Edward Atkinson

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Paula Rowe

Country music up-and-comer Kaitlyn Baker may be from a small town, but she’s chasing big dreams. Read more

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jeff greenough

Chef Marcus Blackstone has a devoted following of foodies in Southwest Virginia who don’t mind traveling to keep up with the peripatetic gourmet. Read more

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Photo Courtesy of Hunter Apiaries

Hunter Apiaries breeds superbees. Read more

Best of Virginia 2013

The Virginia Living guide to Southwest Virginia's creative economy. Read more

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Heartwood, a hub for artisans and their work in southwest Virginia, is now open. Read more

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Pickin and Grinnin Feature

Jeff Greenough

There are a lot of places to listen to hard-drivin’ bluegrass and old time music, but few, if any, can match the annual Galax Old Fiddlers’ Convention. Read more

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Michael J.N. Bowles

You wouldn’t expect to find a destination restaurant on a lonely stretch of highway in southwestern Virginia, but Cuz’s has been pleasing coal barons and college students with its “uptown” cuisine—and zany porcine décor—for 31 years. Read more

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Michael J.N. Bowles

Burke's Garden, in southwestern Virginia, pop. 300, lies in a beautiful, isolated, high-altitude valley with no post office, cell phone service or cable, and a harsh climate. As one resident says, "Something unpredictable could happen at any time." Read more

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Jeff Greenough

A pair of former Chicago chefs have brought haute cuisine to Chilhowie’s Town House. By Christina Ball • Photography by Jeff Greenough Read more

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