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Roll reversal: Sheetz has change of heart on WV-made products
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Roll reversal: Sheetz has change of heart on WV-made products

Convenience store chain Sheetz has reversed an earlier decision to drop West Virginia pepperoni roll bakeries for an out-of-state provider, following intense public outcry from customers in the state.

“We are committed to having a West...

Roll reversal: Sheetz has change of heart on WV-made products
Roll reversal: Sheetz has change of heart on WV-made products

Convenience store chain Sheetz has reversed an earlier decision to drop West Virginia pepperoni roll bakeries for an out-of-state provider, following intense public outcry from customers in the state.

“We are committed to having a West...

Photos: Pool’s in for summer
Photos: Pool’s in for summer

With temperatures climbing, many are looking to area swimming pools and water parks to cool down. Public pools remain open as summer break winds down.

Children and parents flocked Wednesday to Cato Park pool on Charleston’s West...

On Floydfest: music, a phoenix effigy and wonderful people
On Floydfest: music, a phoenix effigy and wonderful people

Floyd, Va. — Something was calling me to go to FloydFest.

I’m a fan of the headliner, Grace Potter, and several other acts that were there this past weekend, such as Emmylou Harris, Rodney Crowell, Larry Keel and Keller Williams,...

Marshall Artist Series announces 2015-16 lineup

The 79th season of the Marshall Artist Series will bring a variety of highly anticipated musicians and Broadway performances to the Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center in the coming months.

The series begins Oct. 1 with comedian Anthony Jeselnik,...

Q&A with local band A Story Told
Q&A with local band A Story Told

Q: How did A Story Told get started?

A: "We started in 2013. We were in separate bands that were breaking up. I was in a band called Some Like It Hot. Somebody else was in a band called Missing...

Community-supported agriculture produces satisfied customers
Community-supported agriculture produces satisfied customers

“You know the worst part about this?” Pam McDevitt joked Tuesday as she picked up her weekly load of produce. “The pressure to use up all this” — she gestured to the corn and cantaloupes and tomatoes —...

From the Kitchen: Quick, easy pizza surprisingly tasty

Looking to give you something quick and easy, today’s pizza is a snap to make, using a ready-crust and some slight toiling over opening a box of frozen scampi.

Before trying it, I would never have thought that a frozen scampi would have ...

Food Guy: Readers agree with Bricks & Barrels’ early grade

Anytime I review a local restaurant, I can bet on receiving a barrage of comments ranging anywhere from “you're so right” to “you're so out of your mind.”

Even if most fall in the “atta boy” range, there are ...

Community notes

Vintage Fair

ELKINS — The Kump Center, located at 401 Randolph Avenue in Elkins, will host “Vintage Fair on the Lawn” on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the historic home of former WV Governor H.G. Kump. It will feature...

Escape the ordinary:

“I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach…”

Henry David Thoreau’s words have been haunting echoes in my...

Lynn’s Drive-In one of state’s best kept secrets
Lynn’s Drive-In one of state’s best kept secrets

BLUEWELL — The small, brick restaurant along U.S. 52 may look unassuming to passersby, but generations of faithful customers will tell you Lynn’s Drive-In is one of West Virginia’s best-kept secrets.

Located in the...

Huntington a showcase for local art
Huntington a showcase for local art

HUNTINGTON — Pullman Square, just above the banks of the Ohio River in downtown Huntington, is a showplace for local art — not just inside, in stores and galleries, but outside as well, on light poles and...

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