Rachel Hicks

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Quick Hits: A Second Chance

Appalachian Bear Rescue has helped hundreds of orphaned cubs return to the wild An orphaned bear cub from Kentucky—rescued by wildlife officials—recently joined Appalachian Bear...

Congressional Field Trip: New Legislative Group Paddles the Clinch

A caucus of congressmen engaged in teasing banter, occasionally splashing each other with their paddles, as they kayaked down the Clinch River in mid-July. The...

The Chase Is On: 42-year-old schoolteacher could break the A.T. speed record this weekend

42-year-old schoolteacher Harvey Lewis is chasing the Appalachian Trail speed record.

Vandals deface Chattooga River boulders with swastikas

Vandals have spray-painted swastikas on boulders along the Chattooga River in north Georgia.