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The Legend of the Woodbooger

The Legend of the Woodbooger

In Southwest Virginia’s Powell Valley, near the city of Norton, legend has it that a Sasquatch-like creature roams the hills, and it’s at least partially responsible for boosting the local economy.

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Harvesting the Future
Harvesting the Future

Harvesting the Future

Cyrus McCormick’s invention — the mechanical grain reaper — had an impact on the mechanization of agriculture during the 19th century.

Red, White, Blue and Purple

Red, White, Blue and Purple

On May 9, 1971, U.S. Army Captain Thomas Smith was co-piloting a military helicopter on a “last light” visual reconnaissance scouting mission in the vicinity of Viet Nam’s U-Mihn Forest, better known to military personnel as the Delta.

Juneteenth: Learning from History

Juneteenth: Learning from History

On Pocahontas Island, just across the Appomattox River from historic Petersburg, Va., sits a yellow house filled with 8,500 years of history. Inside, you can often find the honorary mayor of the island giving free historical tours to anyone who’s interested.

Getting the Royal Treatment

Getting the Royal Treatment

Tucked away into the equestrian history of the James E. Swart Animal Center in Front Royal, Va., are ties to a world-famous World War I warhorse, a legendary Triple Crown winner and Gen. George S. Patton’s Lipizzaner stallions, to name but a few.

Hopped Up for a Good Cause

Hopped Up for a Good Cause

One in a series of holiday-inspired destinations in co-op country.This month: Easter.Virginia rabbit rescue finds good homes for abandoned bunnies by Gregg MacDonald, Staff Writer In the late 1990s, Mary Ellen Whitehouse was eating in a Chinese restaurant, looked down...