A new idea for an old mountain road is lighting an economic fire in Tazewell, Virginia. The town, whose fortunes had fallen with the coal industry, now is a destination for motorcycle and sports car enthusiasts from around the world.
Speaking of roads, the Small Town Big Number segment takes a jog down memory lane, revisiting some of the communities profiled in Save Our Towns episodes over the past six seasons.
We check in on Glade Spring, the town we’re following for a year. Businesses in Glade Spring’s historic Town Square face challenges often found in small towns. Can the town help its businesses succeed and help new businesses open?
The expert tip sums up the many things USDA Rural Development has to offer small towns. Then it’s back to Tazewell for Three Questions for a Mayor with Michael Hoops.