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Tourism launches Harpers Ferry ad
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Tourism launches Harpers Ferry ad

The state Tourism department has released the fifth vignette in its “Real.” campaign series, a video ad that encourages people to explore Harpers Ferry.

“We’re excited to share the Real. Harpers Ferry vignette in time...

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

Fallout from Ashley Madison hack leaves West Virginia ‘Montani Semper Fidelis’

Finally, West Virginia has been ranked last in the nation in a category that makes the state look relatively good.

A survey of individuals and addresses made public last week after the recent hacking of the infidelity-themed Ashley Madison...

Longtime Edgewood chef Still dies at 61
Longtime Edgewood chef Still dies at 61

Jeremy Still, longtime chef at Edgewood Country Club in Charleston, died Friday at age 61 from complications from pancreatic cancer, according to family members.

Still, who would have marked his 21st year this September at the country club, had...

Big Ugly songs are anything but (video)
Big Ugly songs are anything but (video)

As Michael Tierney bounded up onto a stage at the Charleston Civic Center he pointed to his T-shirt and uttered a line sure to win titters from the large crowd assembled in front of him,

“If you can’t tell, I’m a Big Ugly...

Pittsburgh Children’s Museum plans seven WV ‘makerspaces’

The Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, with the help of two grants, plans to launch the West Virginia Maker Network, a professional development network for teachers aimed at creating “makerspaces” that will...

Local riders shine at World’s Championship Horse Show in Kentucky
Local riders shine at World’s Championship Horse Show in Kentucky

It’s a busy day at Fiesta Farm.

Riders, still dripping in sweat from a short outside lesson, lead their horses down a hill to the barn — scattering at the entrance to find their respective stalls.

Gracelynn Jordan heads to ...

On The Town: Art Walk
On The Town: Art Walk

Art Walk was held July 16 in downtown Charleston.

On The Town: Inside the Huddle
On The Town: Inside the Huddle

A night “Inside the Huddle with Tony Caridi” on July 30 at the Charleston Civic Center with funds raised to support Highland Hospital.

Innerviews: South Africa native gets her kicks coaching soccer
Innerviews: South Africa native gets her kicks coaching soccer

Imagine, at age 13, you find yourself seated beside a world-famous figure at a luncheon. Say that famous person is Nelson Mandela. Tongue-tied? Not Nicolette “Nicky” Bell. The formidable lunch companion charmed her instantly. That...

Local couple to reopen Charleston’s iconic Blossom Dairy
Local couple to reopen Charleston’s iconic Blossom Dairy

Blossom Dairy is on its way to another renaissance.

Tim and Valerie Street, owners of the EZ Street bar in St. Albans, got the keys to the iconic Quarrier Street eatery on Wednesday, Valerie Street said Thursday morning.

“We...

Counter Intelligence: A pepperoni roll primer
Counter Intelligence: A pepperoni roll primer

Following the recent kerfuffle centered around our unofficial state food, I had a craving that I just couldn’t shake.

Considering that I’m not a native to...

Cindy Says: Take a hike

Just as September starts to bless us with foggy mornings and crisp afternoons, I imagine myself in a dewy forest surrounded by cool rocks, shaded greenery and paths laden with a cushion of summer foliage.

It’s what we come to count on...

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