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WV agencies to poll public on arts programs

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Two state entities are asking West Virginians for their opinions on arts programs.

The state Commission on the Arts and the Division of Culture and History are offering surveys about the services and support they...

Poet Jordan to be remembered at Saturday event
Poet Jordan to be remembered at Saturday event

This weekend, Norman Jordan’s family will host a celebration of his life, after the well-known African-American poet and author died in late June.

Jordan’s family will host a “Celebration of Life Memorial” for Jordan...

In Shorts: July 9, 2015

Free family entertainment is on tap at the Clay Center’s Summer Fun Day, from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, which includes free museum admission including planetarium shows and hands-on activities.

Guests can explore art and science exhibits,...

'All Good' Fest Returns to WV
'All Good' Fest Returns to WV

This weekend, the All Good Music Festival makes its return to West Virginia, this time to the Berry Hill Farm at Summit Point in Jefferson County.

Dave Weissman, longtime media director for the festival, said he and the festival's founder, Tim ...

Reboot It!: A tech podcast that isn’t too technical
Reboot It!: A tech podcast that isn’t too technical

Internet security professional-turned-podcaster Bill Gardner is adamant that his podcast, “Reboot It!” is not a technical podcast — well, it is, but it’s not necessarily for the hardcore computer nerds.

“I...

Tackling the outdoors, one podcast at a time
Tackling the outdoors, one podcast at a time

Like most modern-day, tech-savvy tales, Dave Dyer and Tye Ward’s humble internet beginning started with the creation of a YouTube channel.

“We were getting into the self-sustainable lifestyle — gardening, using the outdoors ...

Photographer sees ‘different view of WV’
Photographer sees ‘different view of WV’

For local photographer Deborah Herndon, the perfect shot is often found in overlooked areas — nooks, crannies, old buildings, even alleyways.

“Usually, if you just look a little...

Greenbrier church to be featured on TV

WILLIAMSBURG -- The Catholic Church of Mary Immaculate, near Williamsburg in Greenbrier County, will be featured on the “U.S. Farm Report,” a nationally syndicated television show, on the weekend of July 11.

The church was built in ...

Improv comedy group is making it up as they go along
Improv comedy group is making it up as they go along

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — One recent night at Taylor Books, Melissa Ellsworth was trying to describe what she and a group of companions have been doing every Tuesday in the basement of the downtown bookstore and coffee shop.

Improv comedy...

Retired Elkins surgeon handcrafts custom guitars
Retired Elkins surgeon handcrafts custom guitars

ELKINS, W.Va. — Bob Rose, a general surgeon for more than 30 years in Randolph County, traded in his scalpel for a workshop full of woodworking tools where he handcrafts guitars and ukuleles in the tradition...

Things to do Saturday, July 4, 2015

Music

ONE FOR THE ROAD: 7 p.m. Adults $5, children $3. Jerry Run Summer Theater, W.Va. Route 20, 1.5 miles north of Holly River State Park, Cleveland, Webster County. Call 304-493-6574.

TRINITY RIVER BAND: 7:30 p.m. Adults $15, seniors $12,...

Photo of the Week: July 5, 2015
Photo of the Week: July 5, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Our Photo of the Week comes to us from a young Winfield photographer.

Alexis Reed, 12, was out on a walk when she spotted a nice silhouette scene. As the sun was falling down through the trees, she snapped an image of...

History app created by Marshall professor gains momentum
History app created by Marshall professor gains momentum

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Born of his own desire to “connect curiosity with expertise,” Marshall University history professor David Trowbridge, 38, developed a free history application for smartphones that alerts users to historic...

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