As the annual shopping season gets underway, with all of its glittery, high expectations, here’s a paradox to consider: maybe scouring all the big box stores with their mass produced, identical, cookie-cutter products being shipped to (literally) millions of recipients all over the world isn…

The City of Charleston held its final Live on the Levy concert celebration of the season on Friday, October 1. The finale featured America’s Got Talent winner and local singer Landau Eugene Murphy Jr.

Charleston Main Streets and Charleston West Side held their annual OktoberWest celebration on Saturday, September 25, in the Elk City District of the West Side. All funds raised support Charleston’s Main Streets-West Side Community and economic revitalization projects.

The Charleston Huntington Association of Manufacturing Representatives -- CHAMR -- held its annual Golf Outing at Green Hills Golf Course near Ravenswood on Friday, September 17. The event raised funds for Christmas charities throughout West Virginia.