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Going back to school in style (photos)
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Going back to school in style (photos)

On Aug. 9, as part of Teen Vogue’s Back-to-School Saturday, Charleston Town Center held a fall fashion show featuring members of its teen and junior boards. After that, Disney Channel star Olivia Holt signed autographs and met with fans. See...

Going back to school in style (photos)
Going back to school in style (photos)

On Aug. 9, as part of Teen Vogue’s Back-to-School Saturday, Charleston Town Center held a fall fashion show featuring members of its teen and junior boards. After that, Disney Channel star Olivia Holt signed autographs and met with fans. See...

KCPL wants creative young minds for its Reel Teens Book Trailer contest
KCPL wants creative young minds for its Reel Teens Book Trailer contest

Love books? Love filmmaking? Then combine your two passions for the Kanawha County Public Library’s Reel Teens Book Trailer Contest!

Teens in grades 7-12 are eligible for the competition, in which they’ll write and film a trailer...

Lincoln County teen writes and publishes sci-fi novel
Lincoln County teen writes and publishes sci-fi novel

At the beginning of last school year, Annika Godwin, 14 years old, had recently moved from Salem to Sod. She was down — even hurt — at the absence of the familiar sights she was used to.

Little did she know what awaited her here....

Dylan Gardner has ‘Adventures in Real Time’ with music career
Dylan Gardner has ‘Adventures in Real Time’ with music career

At a very young age, up-and-coming artist Dylan Gardner started playing music. He didn’t realize music was his true passion until the age of 14, though, when he really started writing and singing songs.

After his freshman year of high...

Girl Scout wins Gold Award

Anna Schles of Charleston has won the Girl Scout Gold Award for her Dara Care Kits for local cancer patients. The Gold Award is the highest award a Girl Scout can earn and an elite achievement, with only about 3,000 scouts receiving the honor annually....

‘Serpent of Venice’ another delight from Christopher Moore
‘Serpent of Venice’ another delight from Christopher Moore

Fans of William Shakespeare will tell you that once you get past the intricate language of his works, the plays are truly wild stories of adventure, tragedy and humor with more than a little inappropriateness. In fact, it could be said that...

Christian youth make an impact on others’ lives with work project
Christian youth make an impact on others’ lives with work project

Part of being a Christian is aiding others in opening their eyes to God, and Impact Week does just that, but in some unexpected ways.

During the week of July 13-20, young people from churches in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Braxton County...

FlipSide seeking teen writers
FlipSide seeking teen writers

FlipSide is looking for correspondents, so if you’re 12 to 19 years old and like to write, take photos and/or create illustrations, here’s your chance to show your stuff — and get paid for it!

Send an email to...

Teens with unique names, spellings say positives outweigh negatives
Teens with unique names, spellings say positives outweigh negatives

“Taylor Green, Mary Jones, Helen Parks, John Smith.” The teacher reads the attendance list before pausing, unsure of how to continue. She makes a face, struggling to decide which way to attempt to pronounce the strange name typed on her...

REVIEW: ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’
REVIEW: ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’

“Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” is a dark tale of apes conquering the planet that’s told more realistically than the original “Planet of the Apes” movies. It’s in spectacular 3-D, and its color is better than ...

A trio of cool treats for National Ice Cream Month
A trio of cool treats for National Ice Cream Month

Looking for something fun and new to try this summer? Well, what better than making a nice cold treat on a hot summer’s day?

July is National Ice Cream Month, so in celebration of this, I decided to make a few ice cream snacks on my own. ...

Randy Moss comes home for horseshoe tournament, ESPN filming
Randy Moss comes home for horseshoe tournament, ESPN filming

The second annual Randy Moss Country Boy Horseshoe Tournament was held July 5 at Coonskin Park. The park’s sand volleyball courts were transformed into multiple pits for the games, and 15 teams showed up ready to play.

Teams had two...

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