Diana Billips, Ambassador for the Appalachian Trail Conservancy

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"Smyth County resident, Bland County beef cattle farm owner, horseback rider and general lover of the outdoors Diana Billips has been named a community ambassador for the Appalachian Trail Conservancy, an organization that oversees the more than 2,000-mile-long footpath that stretches from Georgia to Maine and passes through Wythe, Bland and Smyth counties.

In her new role, Billips will serve as a liaison between the ATC and Bland County, which boasts approximately 56 miles of the famous footpath and was recently named an Appalachian Trail Community."

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