WMMT & Scalawag Magazine are hosting a community discussion at Appalshop about media coverage of the region (the good, the bad, and everything between) on Saturday, March 31, 2018. The discussion will be followed by a screening of Stranger With A Camera & a Q&A with author Elizabeth Catte.
In this episode, we hear from Angie Hagaman, Operations Director for the ETSU Center for Drug Abuse Prevention and Treatment. Angie talks about current research and approaches to addressing the drug epidemic in Appalachia, and raises some ideas for how to bring more "heart" to the healing process.
It's been a heavy week in national news, so in this episode we’re bringing you a hopeful story about the first ever pride festival in eastern KY, which took place in Pikeville on October 20th, 2018. And, from the Ohio Valley Resource, we explore how healthcare is shaping this mid-term election.
In this special Halloween episode we bring you an interview with Sabrina Flick of Brimstone Haunts. She tells us about the history and behind-the-scenes workings of Whitesburg's favorite haunted house.
In this episode we bring you a recent debate between two candidates vying to represent Virginia’s 9th District in the US House of representatives: Democrat Anthony Flaccavento and incumbent Republican Morgan Griffith. The debate took place in Bristol, VA on October 18, 2018. The recording comes courtesy of WYCB.