Thanks to more trails, better bikes and a rise of high-school interest, mountain biking has experienced a meteoric rise of popularity in the past decade. The pandemic added fuel to the fire.
White Republican evangelical Christians remain disproportionately mistrustful about coronavirus inoculations. Here’s what that looks like in one community.
One key economic goal is to create the virtuous cycles of innovation and jobs that already occur in many coastal cities.
Resistance is widespread in white, Republican communities like this one in Appalachia. But it’s far more complicated than just a partisan divide.
A judge found James L. Jordan not guilty by reason of insanity in the fatal stabbing of Ronald S. Sanchez Jr. along the trail in 2019.
Change is inevitable, but can we cushion the impact on communities?
For nearly 60 years, presidents have promised to lift up Appalachia, but many communities remain on the brink.
The latest raw cow’s milk from Meadow Creek is an eight-month aged cheese named for Appalachia.
In her Georgia district, voters saw Ms. Greene as a conservative voice that would be impossible to ignore. Now the revelation of past social media posts has unsettled some who backed her.
From the Blue Ridge Mountains to Vermont, new distillers are reviving a drink that vanished during Prohibition, giving it the age and polish of a fine brandy.
I left my hometown because I felt alienated from its conservative values. Turns out many in my community had forgotten our progressive roots.
Forecasters are watching “a strong storm system” that will cover a long swath of the East Coast, from Georgia to New England.
This yeast-free bread connects us to long-ago bakers and rewards those who are patient with a delicate, cakelike crumb.
For years, attendance rates have dropped and congregations have closed nationwide. But many reused religious spaces are still sanctuaries.
From the Berkshires to the Rockies, the vibrant colors of fall are popping, and nothing, not even a pandemic, can stop them. Six writers in six states reveal their favorite drives and hikes.
Getting medication long meant seeing a licensed provider. Now a strategy for evading Covid-19 makes treatment available via the web.
Traveling during a pandemic requires lots of research, precision planning and a willingness to play by new and very stringent rules. For these writers, it still felt good to get away.
Defeats at three projects reflect increasingly sophisticated legal challenges, shifting economics and growing demands by states to fight climate change.
After a concerted reintroduction effort two decades ago, the state is now home to the largest population of elk east of the Mississippi. The animals’ home: reclaimed coal mines.
The pandemic is giving a new competitive edge to states that have long seen their top students lured away by elite schools.