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On the Town: Valentine Dinner/Dance
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On the Town: Valentine Dinner/Dance

Marshall University Quarterback Club of Charleston held their annual Valentine dinner/Dance at the Embassy Suite hotel in Charleston on Friday, February 13.

On the Town: Valentine Dinner/Dance
On the Town: Valentine Dinner/Dance

Marshall University Quarterback Club of Charleston held their annual Valentine dinner/Dance at the Embassy Suite hotel in Charleston on Friday, February 13.

On the Town: West Virginia Association of Counties Reception
On the Town: West Virginia Association of Counties Reception

The West Virginia Association of Counties Legislative Reception was held on Monday, Feb 9 at Embassy Suites in Charleston.

On the Town: Carnaval Fundraiser
On the Town: Carnaval Fundraiser

In collaboration with The Charleston Ballet, Friends of Clay held their annual Carnaval fundraiser with a Roaring 20s theme on Saturday, January 31 at the Clay Center for Arts & Sciences.

WV Design Team: Introducing trendy to traditional
WV Design Team: Introducing trendy to traditional

Something borrowed, something blue … something old, something new. This well-known adage comes from an old English rhyme.

“Something old” represents continuity. “Something new” represents optimism for the...

Smell the Coffee: A mommy MacGyver could fix it all

It was an interesting thing to find out about myself, to learn one of the identifiers that apparently comes after my name in the minds of my friends.

I think of identifiers as those bits of information people hold onto about you that prompts...

Garden Guru: Help your plants survive the bitter cold of winter
Garden Guru: Help your plants survive the bitter cold of winter

The bitter winter air smacks you in the face as you quickly move about your business. Piles of snow, now more gritty and dirty than freshly fallen, still cover the landscape.

Mother Nature has held us in her icy grip, lashing out with a force...

Cindy Says: Forecasting fitness trends for another year

I love how the world is becoming more sophisticated. For example, weather forecasters can now confidently predict things like temperature, precipitation, wind and any threatening conditions coming our way. There are similar advancements with regard to ...

WV Travel Team: Amazing architecture in West  Virginia
WV Travel Team: Amazing architecture in West Virginia

Wealth in West Virginia tended to be transitory, never staying long enough or within the state’s boundaries to fund grand and lasting metropoli.

It did trickle down to create workingman towns and small cities. The state’s relative...

Photo of the Week
Photo of the Week

Quench Your Thrist with Winners of Berkeley Springs’ 25th Annual International Water Tasting
Quench Your Thrist with Winners of Berkeley Springs’ 25th Annual International Water Tasting

Ask a friend to describe their favorite food or wine and you’re likely to get an earful on everything from the appearance to the aroma, to the texture and, of course, the flavor.

It might surprise you to learn, though, that those same...

Pet of the Week
Pet of the Week

This week’s Pet of the Week is Daisy, a 3-year-old Dalmatian who lives with Tanner Sturgeon and the Sturgeon family in Hurricane.

Born on the Fourth of July, Daisy “is a little firecracker,” says Tanner’s mom.

The List: Five fish places to try in Charleston

Through Lent, both Catholics and non-Catholics take the opportunity to feast on fish on Fridays during the weeks leading up to Easter.

Charleston has plenty of chain restaurants with flavorful seafood options for just about every...

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