HUNTINGTON — Although History’s record-breaking miniseries, “Hatfields and McCoys,” has just finished its fiery three-day run, the excitement is just now building in downtown Huntington as locally-based Trifecta Productions gears up for the 4 p.m. Saturday, History Channel premiere of the …

HUNTINGTON -- The famous Appalachian family feud between the Hatfields and McCoys is popular on a national scale once again thanks to the success of the History Channel miniseries "Hatfields & McCoys."

HUNTINGTON — As the vindictive Jim Vance in the upcoming History Channel's "Hatfields & McCoys" miniseries, actor Tom Berenger transforms into villainous antagonist, who helps fuel the legendary feud.

The feud between the Hatfields of West Virginia and the McCoys of Kentucky had its roots in the Civil War and continued through 1981. The feud was led by patriarchs William “Devil Anse” Hatfield and Randolph McCoy. Here are some key events in the feud:

The famous family feud between the Hatfields of West Virginia and the McCoys of Kentucky involved lots of different members of each family. Here’s a look at a few of the key players on each side.

The feuding Hatfield and McCoy families have gotten their share of attention through the years, but a fresh dose of publicity is coming this summer.

The Hatfield-McCoy feud ran off and on for nearly 30 years. Here, against the backdrop of other events in American history, is a chronology of the feud’s main events, according to

The Hatfield-McCoy Feud was covered widely in newspapers during the 1880s and beyond, and some of these articles played a significant role in popularizing Appalachian stereotypes that continue to this day.

Huntington native Darrell Fetty, a Hollywood actor, writer and producer, starts to fume when he’s asked about the Hatfields and McCoys feud.

HUNTINGTON -- The History Channel has set the air date for the two-hour documentary film, "America's Greatest Feud: Hatfields and McCoys," which was partially filmed in Huntington.