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Hometown Stories

May 31, 2023

Caring for small farm animals is a tall order. Koressa Malcolm is keeping a nine-generation farm alive with the care of abandoned, neglected and abused miniature horses. In this episode of Hometown Stories, we take a tour of Elegius Mini Equine Sanctuary and meet some of the farm's big personalities. 

May 24, 2023

The little critters are small but mighty.
And a dedicated team at Virginia's Department of Health is intent of tracking not only the prevalence of certain types of ticks - but the diseases that they carry. Dr. David Gaines, a public health entomologist, and Joshua Bertalik - a vector-borne disease epidemiologist, joined...

May 17, 2023

Technology is evolving faster every day - and so are the means by which bad actors can access and use our personal data.

This is the basis of research experts at Virginia Tech are conducting to better protect us when it comes to our online presence. In this episode of Hometown Stories, we discuss  the importance of...

May 10, 2023

One rural Virginia county has a robust relationship with all things maple. In fact, they're so sweet on the product there's an entire festival dedicated to it. In this episode of Hometown Stories, let us take you on a sugar camp tour. They teach us how they've come to boil down to a science the art of tradition...