Beyond Coal: Imagining Appalachia’s Future
To offset lost mining jobs, officials, business leaders and environmentalists
are setting aside political feuds to try to create an entrepreneurial economy.
Mr. Harrison, 36, is one of 10 former mine workers employed at BitSource, an internet start-up founded by two Pikeville businessmen determined to prove a point: that with training and encouragement, Kentucky miners can learn to code. READ MORE