You don’t have to travel far to squeeze in a day on the water. These nine rivers offer closer-to-home paddling adventure.
Top athletes from across the region reveal their 25 favorite urban adventure hotspots.
Virginia native Bucky Bailey is the central figure in a groundbreaking new Netflix documentary The Devil We Know. Bucky takes on a corporate titan to protect his family and the health of his hometown—and helps reveal a toxin lurking in all of our bodies and homes.
Katie Arnold made a remarkable comeback from a potentially career-ending injury to win the Leadville 100 Mile Race last year. How did she do it? Her first-person essay takes us mile by mile in her footsteps.
Knoxville’s first climber to summit Everest helps rescue a critically wounded Sherpa along the way.
Bear collisions with vehicles are increasing, especially in places like Interstate 40 adjacent to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. What can be done to keep the roads safe for motorists and wildlife?
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Sunrise on Kerr Lake in central Virginia in Mecklenburg
Photo by Sam Dean