Paint the Capital City Green, hosted by the Marshall University Quarterback Club along with the Big Green Scholarship Foundation, was held on Thursday, August 26 at MU’s new Bill Noe Flight School facility at Yeager Airport. The annual event highlighted the 50th anniversary of the Young Thun…

The Charleston Light Opera Guild performed “Ring of Fire, The Music of Johnny Cash,” on the Schoenbaum Stage of Charleston’s Haddad Riverfront Park August 14 and 15. The performance included classic hits from the country legend such as “I walk the Line,” “A Boy Named Sue,” and “The Man in Black.”

Charleston’s 31st Multifest kicked on August 5 at Appalachian Power Park with an African American Heritage Night Celebration, the first of four days of festivities. The event paid tribute to the Negro Leagues with the Josh Gibson Foundation Exhibit honoring a powerful slugger who starred for…

The July 30 edition of Live on the Levee, Charleston’s summertime, weekly free concert series, got underway at the Haddad Riverfront Park on the Schoenbaum Stage, featuring the music of local Southern rock band Ducain and country rock group The Kentucky Headhunters.

Fans turned out at the Charleston Coliseum and Civic Center over several days in July for the West Virginia Regional games, a part of The Basketball Tournament, a $1 million, 64-team nationwide tournament. “Herd That” and “Best Virginia,” featuring players from Marshall University and WVU, p…

The City of Charleston held its weekly summertime Live On The Levee event at the Haddad Riverfront Park on Friday, July 16. The free concert featured live music from West Virginia native and indie singer-songwriter Sierra Ferrell and the Appalachian mountain music of Peddlers Glory.

The City of Charleston held its first Live On The Levee event since 2019 on Friday, July 9. The free concert at the Haddad Riverfront Park on the Schoenbaum Stage featured live music from Second Helping showcasing the songs of Lynyrd Skynyrd, and R&B group Stratus.

St. Albans High School held its 2021 prom on May 15, along the city’s Main Street, which was shut down while area businesses were open and decorated for the occasion. The theme was “A Night on Main Street.” This edition of On the Town: Prom is presented by Estep’s.

Nitro High School held its 2021 prom on May 15 in the outside courtyard at school at the high school. The theme for the gala was "Garden of Emeralds." Masks, which were required, were briefly removed for photos. Look for more Kanawha County High School proms in the coming weeks. This edition…

Sissonville High School held its 2021 prom, “A Night Under the Stars,” at the school on May 30. Masks, which were required, were briefly removed for photos. Look for more Kanawha County High School proms in the coming weeks. This edition of On The Town: Prom is presented by Wendy’s.

The George Washington High School 2021 Prom was held Saturday, April 24, at the school campus in Charleston. Masks, which were required, were briefly removed for photos. Look for more Kanawha County High School proms in the coming weeks. This edition of On The Town: Prom is presented by Wendy’s.

Herbert Hoover High School’s 2021 prom was held at the Beni Kedem Temple in Charleston on April 24. The theme was “The Stars Are Out Tonight.” Masks, which were required, were briefly removed for photos. Look for more Kanawha County High School proms in the coming weeks. This edition of On T…

The Riverside High School 2021 Prom was held April 24 on the school’s campus in Belle. The theme, “A Night Under The Stars,” included an indoor-outdoor starlit setting and social distancing. Masks, which were required, were briefly removed for photos. Look for more Kanawha County High School…

Normally in our On the Town section, we feature photos of people out and about, enjoying social activities with their friends and families. Of course, these are not normal times, and running those kinds of photos seems like something close to torture right now, like rubbing salt in the wound…