Reporters angle for a quote to find meaning as they witness an event. Often they don't realize the event is just a rough draft to history. The importance is often what happened, not what was said when it happened.
Oceana, W.Va., and Oxyana are two entirely different places on the planet in the imagination of Sean Dunne, a film maker whose award-winning documentary has been nominated for a prestigious award.
Southern heritage is really just a state of mind.
What makes a southerner? Do you consider yourself a southerner? How would you describe a southerner?
SHARPLES, W.Va. — A tiny Logan County coal town, population 100, is near ground zero in a national debate on coal mining.
OMAR, W.Va. -- The striking Great Depression-era photos of miners at Omar, West Virginia try to tell a simple story of daily life in the coal fields.
Edward M. Kennedy wore the word Democrat like a badge of honor.
SARAH ANN, W.Va. — William Anderson "Devil Anse" Hatfield, one of the leaders of the most famous blood feuds in America, renounced his sinful ways in 1911 and was baptized in cold waters of Island Creek in Logan County.
BIG SANDY, W.VA. - The coal whizzed down the belt line from the depths of the earth and fell into a pile outside Cobalt Coal's mine.
The scene is repeated often during Spike TV's newest reality show, "Coal" portraying the daily toil of 35 McDowell County miners.