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Committee members plan, also participate in Distance Run

Joni Adams remembers when she first wanted to be a runner. It was 1975 and she was standing on a street corner in downtown Charleston watching the Charleston Distance Run, when a woman who was in her 50s ran by. Adams remembers being...

Committee members plan, also participate in Distance Run

Joni Adams remembers when she first wanted to be a runner. It was 1975 and she was standing on a street corner in downtown Charleston watching the Charleston Distance Run, when a woman who was in her 50s ran by. Adams remembers being embarrassed....

Fruit and flame create perfect summer treat
Fruit and flame create perfect summer treat

If anyone ran analytics on this sort of thing, my guess is they’d find that grilling and fruit are both at their peak about now. Unfortunately, they’d probably also find that the two rarely intersect.

That’s a shame, because ...

New tailgating service aims to score customers at Marshall home games
New tailgating service aims to score customers at Marshall home games

Tailgating has long been a part of the football experience — after all, four quarters and a halftime show aren’t nearly long enough for avid fans to cheer on favorite teams.

Now there’s a new tailgating option for Marshall...

Community Notes: Sept. 2, 2015

Hillbilly Days

HAMLIN — The West Virginia Hillbilly Days festival gets underway tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. with a demolition derby for small cars at the Lincoln County Memorial Fairgrounds.

Events each day...

From the Kitchen: Preparing for the last great picnic of the year

It’s time to think of the last major cookout/picnic holiday of the year — Labor Day.

Therefore, you see recipes for tasty burgers and ditto for the salad. Both burgers and potato or macaroni salads contribute substantially to...

The Food Guy: Catch this, Charleston – Seafood Week is coming
The Food Guy: Catch this, Charleston – Seafood Week is coming

First, there was Charleston Restaurant Week, the wildly popular celebration of local dining where participating restaurants citywide offer special, three-course menus at a fraction of the cost you’d usually pay.

Then came last...

Here’s the beef: Beef Jerky Outlet opens in Kanawha City shopping center
Here’s the beef: Beef Jerky Outlet opens in Kanawha City shopping center

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Meat eaters looking for a salty, savory snack in the area are no longer limited to convenience or grocery stores.

Beef Jerky Outlet opens Wednesday in the Shops at Kanawha, 5707...

Growin’ and Grillin’: Dem 2 Brothers expands with a short move
Growin’ and Grillin’: Dem 2 Brothers expands with a short move

After newfound fame that followed its spotlight on the Food Network’s “Southern Fried Roadtrip” show, Dem 2 Brothers and a Grill is expanding to a larger space to accommodate its growing number of customers.

Barbecue lovers...

Ask the Vet: Lots of hairballs can be sign of medical problem for cat
Ask the Vet: Lots of hairballs can be sign of medical problem for cat

Q: I have had it! I love my Ragdoll cat, Harry, but I am having huge issues with him throwing up hairballs all over my house. I find them in the hallway, in the TV room and even in the kitchen. They make me lose my appetite and he sounds like he is...

Big switch, little change: Little India ownership transfer was smooth transaction
Big switch, little change: Little India ownership transfer was smooth transaction

With the same name, same cuisine, and mostly same staff, it might be difficult for some to recognize that Little India, a well-known East End restaurant, has undergone any sort of change.

But for regulars, there is a noticeable difference...

Tiny Swiss-settled town celebrates history, heritage with Community Fair
Tiny Swiss-settled town celebrates history, heritage with Community Fair

Just six years after West Virginia gained its statehood, a group of Swiss immigrants made the rugged journey to settle in a high, remote valley of the newly formed state.

Despite the many challenges that living in an isolated area brings...

On the Town: West Virginia Automobile And Truck Dealer Convention
On the Town: West Virginia Automobile And Truck Dealer Convention

The West Virginia Automobile And Truck Dealer Convention was held June 21-24 at the Greenbrier Resort in White Sulphur Springs.

Photos courtesy of WV Automobile and Truck Dealer Association

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