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Community notes: Jan. 21-27, 2015

New singers are invited to join the Charleston Civic Chorus for rehearsals each Tuesday evening at 7:15 p.m. at the Charleston Baptist Temple, located at 209 Morris Street.

The central focus of...

Community notes: Jan. 21-27, 2015

New singers are invited to join the Charleston Civic Chorus for rehearsals each Tuesday evening at 7:15 p.m. at the Charleston Baptist Temple, located at 209 Morris Street.

The central focus of...

WV Travel Team: No longer forbidden, Cuba beckons
WV Travel Team: No longer forbidden, Cuba beckons

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — In mid-December, President Obama exercised an executive action to lift travel, business and financial sanctions against Cuba and have the country removed from the list of State Sponsors of Terror.

Effectively, the 55-...

WV Travel Team: Pensacola — the other Florida
WV Travel Team: Pensacola — the other Florida

PENSACOLA, Fla. — Abandon your traditional Florida destinations and follow a million years of eroded sandstone from West Virginia’s Appalachian Mountains to Pensacola, where...

Wedding Expo promises to bring it for the big day
Wedding Expo promises to bring it for the big day

Many a blushing bride will saunter down the aisle in the coming year, but before that big day, a little planning is in order.

In fact, as soon as the ring goes on the finger — if not before — women start making their wish list for ...

A tasteful, cozy way to ski West Virginia
A tasteful, cozy way to ski West Virginia

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Ski West Virginia and stay at a West Virginia Bed and Breakfast Association country inn or B&B for a wonderfully unique winter experience. WVBBA innkeepers unanimously agree the best part of being an innkeeper is having the...

News Year’s Eve parties for the big spender in us all
News Year’s Eve parties for the big spender in us all

If ever there’s a time for over-the-top extravagance, it’s New Year’s Eve, with its champagne and sparkles, gold and glitter all full of the promise of great things to come. At its grandest, New Year’s is just about as far...

Memphis bowl game offers opportunities for WVU fans
Memphis bowl game offers opportunities for WVU fans

A drivable location, a big-name opponent, a host city with a reputation for partying — along with a year’s absence from the bowl scene — adds up to a winning combination for the Liberty Bowl game, according to West Virginia...

New Year’s options in W. Va.

Here are some ideas for finishing out the old year and bringing in the new one, without ever leaving the Mountain State:

n Holidays at the Mansion Tour,

Now to Jan. 4:

Oglebay Resort,...

Tourism survey highlights W.Va. strengths, weaknesses

West Virginia’s image as a tourism destination gets high marks for outdoor recreation opportunities, scenery and affordability, but rates low as being exciting, unique, for having must-see destinations or luxurious accommodations and for...

WV Travel Team: Top 5 family destinations
WV Travel Team: Top 5 family destinations

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — While the family is together for the holidays, it may be a good time to start planning your big family adventure.

Advance planning has its advantages — with greater availability when booking early, families have ...

WV Travel Team: Go van Gogh in 2015
WV Travel Team: Go van Gogh in 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — “What am I in the eyes of most people — a nonentity, an eccentric or an unpleasant person — somebody who has no position in society and will never have; in short, the lowest of the low,” wrote...

Community Notes

Local authors Eliot Parker and Robin L. Ramey will sign copies of their recent novels at Books-A-Million at the Charleston Town Center location, on Saturday from 2 to 5 p.m.

Parker is the author...

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