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West Virginians find home away from home at Myrtle Beach bar
ERIN BECK | Gazette-Mail photos
West Virginians find home away from home at Myrtle Beach bar

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — The marquee reads “West Virginia Rest Stop,” but the location is South Carolina.

At the

West Virginians find home away from home at Myrtle Beach bar
West Virginians find home away from home at Myrtle Beach bar

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — The marquee reads “West Virginia Rest Stop,” but the location is South Carolina.

At the ...

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...

Low impact tai chi a great exercise for all ages
Low impact tai chi a great exercise for all ages

Yoga studios and classes have sprung up all over Charleston, but it’s not the only Eastern exercise that’s out there.

Over the last several months, Stephanie Harper has been teaching tai chi and Qigong classes at Lifespring Yoga...

Local ice skater competes in national showcase
Local ice skater competes in national showcase

Local ice skater Isabelle McElhinny is competing this week in the National Showcase.

National Showcase is sponsored by the U.S. Figure Skating Association. The event fuses artistic creativity with figure skating for single skaters, duets, small...

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 ...

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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...

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