Built in 1866 and decommissioned in 1995,the West Virginia Penitentiary in Moundsville now offers day tours, paranormal investigations, escape rooms and more. This former state penitentiary was used for some of the craziest criminals from West Virginia. The history gets even darker. From exe…

In case you are unaware, the coronavirus is rapidly spreading all over the globe. As a result, many locations are now under quarantine, which means that it is advised to avoid leaving your home unless absolutely necessary, and to avoid unnecessary contact with others.

St. Patrick’s Day: teens’ most forgotten holiday. Every March 17, teens are left out of the day’s normal celebrations of clubbing, partying and a variety of other celebrations that all sit behind an age wall due to the inclusion of alcohol. The green of this holiday shouldn’t be the green of…

With a new season approaching, spring cleaning time is almost here. Start off your cleaning process by filtering out old music you are tired of and add some new tunes to the playlist.

Pop into some great music for this Valentine’s season with a sweeter than candy playlist by FlipSide. This month, the genre of choice is pop music.

Happy New Year, FlipSide readers! As the new year begins, many people have made their New Year’s resolutions that they hope to achieve throughout the upcoming year, but most people do not actually pursue them long term. Luckily, though, I have a few tips and tricks to help you achieve them.

New year, new me and new music. For the next few publications, FlipSide is here to recommend new music from many genres, including a playlist and artists for each. As well as the playlist, each will include the history of the genre and what makes that genre unique. Make sure to tune in each …

As a musician, I’ve always sought to join a music community with great opportunities to grow, and share my musical talent with the Charleston area. My desire culminated into joining the Charleston Chamber Orchestra (CCO) about two years ago. We, a community of diverse ages, professions, musi…

Eight Kanawha County high school choirs will give spectators a first look into their upcoming competition season on Sunday, Nov. 17. Swing Sing, held annually in downtown Charleston at the Municipal Auditorium, will be celebrating its 45th anniversary with the 2019 event.

With so many school breaks coming up, one of the primary activities will be binge watching television shows for the fun of it. Binge watching shows is almost an art form. Being able to follow a story line and be interested in it for episodes upon episodes is really hard if the show isn’t int…

Oliver is about 8 years olds, and can be seen here when he followed FlipSide writer Mary Barker and her sister on a hike behind their house. Mary said Oliver is the sweetest cat. Over the summer, the members of FlipSide may share photos of their pets from time to time.

Two-year-old dachshunds, Griffey and Gracie belong to FlipSide writer Emma Daniels. Over the summer, the members of FlipSide may share photos of their pets from time to time.

Bolt, who may look like a large cotton ball, is actually an American Eskimo. He belongs to FlipSide writer, Susan Prigozen of George Washington High School. Over the summer, the members of FlipSide may share photos of their pets from time to time.

George Washington High School’s Theatre of Nevertheless recently put on a fantastic production of an adaption of the acclaimed movie, “9 to 5.” The student performers graced the stage and showcased the talent that lies within our youth as well as community.

By the time this article is in the May issue of FlipSide, we will all know the ending to “Avengers: Endgame,” if some of our favorite characters are gone or came back. The marveling (pun intended) thing is how Marvel has been able to keep its audience on its feet for the last 10-plus years, …

Since Beyoncé Knowles-Carter made her solo debut in 2003, the star has been stunning fans with her career moves, and 2019 is no different. Only four months into 2019, the singer announced a documentary on Netflix of her Coachella performance that had been deemed Beychella.

With multiple movies, the Grinch has become a Christmas staple. The 2018 animated version lives up to its predecessors by having the right amount of humor and Christmas spirit. These movies are based on Dr. Seuss’s book “How The Grinch Stole Christmas,” and this movie is a great addition to …

With Thanksgiving coming up fast, it’s about time that everyone starts making plans. Flights are scheduled, arrangements are made and outfits are prepared. Thanksgiving is generally seen as a traditional sort of holiday. In other words, every family has different customs they tend to follow,…

Hollywood may be slowly going off the deep end. We’re drowning in kids’ and family movies with ridiculous cash-grab concepts and casts of celebrities who seem to have way too much time on their hands (I wonder, would Jimmy Stewart have played a cartoon talking turd?).