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Changes at FIRE
FIRE is in transition. Please communicate with us via e-mail as our office is minimally staffed at this time. Please feel free to contact us with questions and comments.

WE HAVE UPDATED OUR WEBSITE MAP for your convenience. Please check there if you are trying to find a link to one of our pages.

Contribute Online!
It is now possible to contribute to FIRE online using your credit card. Please help us out, we can't be effective without your financial support! In the future, we will also be using similar technology, provided by PayPal, to enable you to pay for our upcoming events from our website with ease.

Visit a fellow N.C. community-media site!
The Carolina Community Media Project promotes better community media in North Carolina through teaching, research and outreach projects for community newspapers, their online editions, as well as broadcast outlets. The program is a service project of the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at UNC-Chapel Hill. Visit them at

Welcome to FIRE, a non-profit organization which provides community media resources to the Appalachian region. You can use the search box on this page to search our online archive of media outlets throughout the area. If you are a local journalist (or want to be), visit the "Resources for Journalists" section. You'll find resources that will improve your community reporting skills and will enable area residents to easily locate your published articles online.

FIRE's purpose is to promote citizen participation and community-based media. Please contact us if you would like to participate in our programs or if you have any feedback that will improve this Web site.



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