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NOLA Code:
HTWN 000100 H1
Number of Episodes/Length:
10 / 30
Rights End:
PBS Appalachia
Blue Ridge PBS (WBRA)
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Take a trip off the beaten path to explore communities in Southwest Virginia

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#101 Craig County, VA
In the pilot episode of Hometowns, we visit the mountain community of New Castle, Virginia. Join us as we explore this hidden gem of Virginia’s western highlands, and learn about its pioneer past, agricultural heritage, and stumble upon unexpected surprises!

#102 Bluefield, WV
We visit the two state towns of Bluefield Virginia and West Virginia. Join us as we learn about the history of rail and coal, discover gems from the past, and talk with locals about a hometown on the comeback trail.

#103 Big Stone Gap, VA
Join us for our journey through Big Stone Gap. The mountain town where community is valued over competition, history informs the present and the mountains themselves hug you.

#104 Tazewell, VA
Join us for our journey through Tazewell. Everything here tells a story; the hills, the valleys, the people. More than a cheap tourist destination, this is one of the last great places in the world.

#105 Marion, VA
Join us as we search for the true heart of Smyth County, VA and find out why some call Marion “America’s Coolest Hometown”.

#106 Norton, VA
In this episode, we explore Norton, the smallest incorporated city in Virginia, and the neighboring community of Wise.

#107 Lee County, VA
In this episode we travel to Lee County, an area physically closer to eight state capitals other than its own.

#108 Carroll County, VA
In this episode, we explore the peaceful, beautiful, and historic Mayberry-like communities that make up Carroll County, VA.

#109 Scott County/Gate City, VA
In this episode, we explore Scott County, VA a place full of history and discoveries that will surprise you at every turn.

#110 Abingdon/Damascus, VA
In this episode, we explore Abingdon, Virginia, a town full of history, charm, quirk, and a delightfully vibrant food scene.

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Rights Dates:
9/2/2024 - 9/1/2027
School Rights:
1 year
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William Anderson
United States