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  1. The Greenbrier opened its outdoor swimming pool

    August 2, 1956: The Greenbrier opened the outdoor swimming pool, designed by Richard K. Webel.  The pool overlooks the picturesque golf courses of The Greenbrier Resort. Location: White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. County: Greenbrier ...

    published 30 days, 18 hours ago

  2. West Virginia Day at the New York World’s Fair held

    August 3, 1940: West Virginia Day at the New York World’s Fair was held on this day. Location: New York City ...

    published 29 days, 18 hours ago

  3. Charles Lindbergh landed the Spirit of St. Louis in Moundsville

    August 4, 1927: Charles Lindbergh landed the Spirit of St. Louis in Moundsville and gave an address in Wheeling. Location: Moundsville, Wheeling, W.Va. County: Marshall, Ohio ...

    published 28 days, 18 hours ago

  4. Paul Harvey broadcast his radio program from The Greenbrier

    August 5, 1965: On this date in 1965 newsman Paul Harvey broadcast his radio program from Top Notch cottage at The Greenbrier. Location: White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. County: Greenbrier ...

    published 27 days, 18 hours ago

  5. Confederate troops camped on Cheat Mountain

    August 6, 1861: Confederate troops under General Robert E. Lee camped on Cheat Mountain in Randolph County in preparation for his failed Cheat Mountain Campaign over the following month and a half. Learn more about the history of West...

    published 26 days, 18 hours ago

  6. Charleston voted as permanent capitol city

    August 7, 1877: In a public referendum, West Virginia citizens voted to make Charleston the permanent capitol, beating out Clarksburg and Martinsburg.  The Capitol was previously located in Wheeling. Location: Charleston, W.Va. County:...

    published 25 days, 18 hours ago

  7. Businessman Alex Schoenbaum born

    August 8, 1915: Businessman Alex Schoenbaum was born in Richmond. Schoenbaum founded Shoney’s and made it into one of the nation’s largest family restaurant chains.  The company originated with a drive-in restaurant called "Parkette" in...

    published 24 days, 18 hours ago

  8. Construction of the Crossroads Mall in Beckley begins

    August 9, 1973: Ground was broken in Beckley for the Crossroads Mall.   Location: Beckley, W.Va. County: Raleigh ...

    published 23 days, 18 hours ago

  9. Union troops destroyed Mercer Salt Works

    August 10, 1862: On this day, Union troops, under Colonel Rutherford B. Hayes, destroyed the Mercer Salt Works in present-day Summers County. Learn more about the history of West Virginia in the Civil War at www.civilwarwv.com. Location:...

    published 22 days, 18 hours ago

  10. Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge established

    August 11, 1994: The Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge was established on this day.  The refuge is located north of Canaan Valley State Park. More than 580 plant species and at least 290 species of vertebrates are known to exist in the...

    published 21 days, 18 hours ago

  11. Construction began on Davis and Elkins College in Elkins

    August 12, 1903: Construction began on the first building for Davis and Elkins College in Elkins.  Davis and Elkins is also home to the Augusta Heritage Center. Location: Elkins, W.Va. County: Randolph ...

    published 20 days, 18 hours ago

  12. Railroad mogul and founder Huntington, Collis P. Huntington, died

    August 13, 1900: Railroad mogul and founder of the city of Huntington, Collis P. Huntington, died.  In 1871, he established a new city downstream from the mouth of the Guyandotte River, which bore his name.   Location: Huntington, W.Va....

    published 19 days, 18 hours ago

  13. Astronaut Jon Andrew McBride born

    August 14, 1943: Astronaut Jon Andrew McBride was born in Charleston and grew up in Beckley.  McBride became an astronaut in 1979, piloted the space shuttle Challenger on an eight-day mission in 1984. Location: Charleston, W.Va. County:...

    published 18 days, 18 hours ago

  14. Niagara Movement began a five-day meeting in Harpers Ferry

    August 15, 1906: The Niagara Movement began a five-day meeting on the Storer College campus at Harpers Ferry, during which attendees paid tribute to John Brown and speakers spoke in support of African-American civil rights. Location:...

    published 17 days, 18 hours ago

  15. First South Charleston Summerfest held

    August 16, 2000: The first South Charleston Summerfest was held on this day. Location: South Charleston, W.Va. County: Kanawha ...

    published 16 days, 18 hours ago

  16. National Mine Health and Safety Academy opens

    August 17, 1976: The National Mine Health and Safety Academy opened on this day.  The academy is the world’s largest educational institution devoted solely to safety and health in mining. Location: Beaver, W.Va. County: Raleigh ...

    published 15 days, 18 hours ago

  17. President Martin Van Buren vacations at The Greenbrier

    August 18, 1838: On this date in 1838 President Martin Van Buren was vacationing in what is now the Presidents Cottage Museum at The Greenbrier. Location: White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. County: Greenbrier ...

    published 14 days, 18 hours ago

  18. President John Tyler honeymoons at The Greenbrier

    August 19, 1844: President John Tyler and his new wife Julia Gardiner of New York were honeymooning at The Greenbrier. Location: White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. County: Greenbrier ...

    published 13 days, 18 hours ago

  19. Reorganized Government of Virginia passes ordinance on public debt

    August 20, 1861: The Reorganized Government of Virginia passed an ordinance which provided that the proposed state of Kanawha would assume a just proportion of the public debt of Virginia. Location: Wheeling, W.Va. County: Ohio ...

    published 12 days, 18 hours ago

  20. The Second Wheeling Convention adopted separation ordinance

    August 21, 1861: The Second Wheeling Convention adopted a separation ordinance, forming a new state government and ended its session. Location: Wheeling, W.Va. County: Ohio ...

    published 11 days, 18 hours ago

  21. West Virginia Constitution ratified

    August 22, 1872: The new West Virginia Constitution was ratified by a vote of 42,344 to 37,777. Location: Statewide ...

    published 10 days, 18 hours ago

  22. Construction approved for the bunker at The Greenbrier

    August 23, 1958: On this date in 1958 the Board of the C&O Railway (now CSX) approved construction of the Government Relocation Facility (bunker) at The Greenbrier. Location: White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. County: Greenbrier ...

    published 9 days, 18 hours ago

  23. U.S. Senator, and former Governor, Joseph Manchin III born

    August 24, 1947: U.S. Senator, and former Governor, Joseph Manchin III was  born in Fairmont. Location: Fairmont, W.Va. County: Marion ...

    published 8 days, 18 hours ago

  24. Vice President Richard Nixon and his family vacation at The Greenbrier

    August 25, 1958: On this date in 1958 Vice-President Richard Nixon and his family were vacationing in Top Notch cottage at The Greenbrier. Location: White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. County: Greenbrier ...

    published 7 days, 18 hours ago

  25. The Battle of White Sulphur Springs began

    August 26, 1863: The Battle of White Sulphur Springs began. Confederate forces under Col. George S. Patton, grandfather of the famous World War II general, forced Union troops to withdraw. Location: White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. County:...

    published 6 days, 18 hours ago

  26. 26th Battalion of U.S. Guards guarded explosives plant at Nitro

    August 27, 1918: Two companies of the 26th Battalion of U. S. Guards were assigned to guard the property of the explosives plant at Nitro, Putnam County.  Nitro was a World War I boomtown and is now home to the Mardi Gras Casino Resort. ...

    published 5 days, 18 hours ago

  27. Robert E. Lee called Southern leaders to his cottage at The Greenbrier

    August 28, 1868: On this date, Robert E. Lee called  Southern leaders to his Baltimore Row cottage at The Greenbrier to discuss the upcoming presidential election. Location: White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. County: Greenbrier ...

    published 4 days, 18 hours ago

  28. Construction began on the West Virginia Turnpike

    August 29, 1952: Construction began on the West Virginia Turnpike, which eventually ran from Charleston in Kanawha County, through Fayette County, to Beckley in Raleigh County, then to Princeton in Mercer County.  While traveling the...

    published 3 days, 18 hours ago

  29. Wood County Courthouse placed on the National Register of Historic Places

    August 29, 1979: The Wood County Courthouse, constructed in 1899 of Richardsonian Romanesque architecture, is placed on the National Register of Historic Places.  Location: Parkersburg, W.Va. County: Wood ...

    published 3 days, 18 hours ago

  30. Robert Kennedy speaks to the West Virginia Bar Association at The Greenbrier

    August 30, 1958: On this date in 1958 Robert F. Kennedy was at The Greenbrier speaking to the West Virginia Bar Association. Location: White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. County: Greenbrier ...

    published 2 days, 18 hours ago

  31. First West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival

    August 31, 1979: The first West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival began in Clarksburg. Location: Clarksburg, W.Va. County: Harrison ...

    published 1 day, 18 hours ago

  32. William Hope ‘‘Coin’’ Harvey born

    August 16, 1851: William Hope ‘‘Coin’’ Harvey was born in Buffalo. He was one of the most remarkable personalities to come from West Virginia. He was a school teacher, lawyer, builder, silver miner, politician, land speculator, geologist,...

    published 16 days, 18 hours ago

  33. Go wild! And forage for your supper during Nature Wonder Weekend Sept. 18-20, 2015, at North Bend State Park

        CAIRO, West Virginia – A recent issue of Country Living magazine featuring the annual Nature Wonder “Wild Foods” weekend at North Bend State Park opened with this paragraph:     “Deer, possum, quail, raccoon,...

    published 29 days, 18 hours ago

  34. Hawks Nest aerial tram reopens – scenic lift provides bird’s-glide view of the New River Gorge area

        ANSTED, West Virginia – The aerial tram at Hawks Nest State Park reopened as planned July 31, following extensive repairs and upgrades that kept it idle most of the 2015 season. New electrical components and extensive...

    published 29 days, 18 hours ago

  35. Tuesday Crew Day

    DUSTIN TICHNOR Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV? I am originally from Mossy, WV and recently moved back to the area in the past few years. My family has deep roots in this area, and it’s only...

    published 28 days, 18 hours ago

  36. Adventure Advisory: Festival Fun

    The Adventure Advisory, prepared and distributed by Wild, Wonderful West Virginia (GoToWV), highlights some of the many activities happening across the Mountain State. Additional listings are posted at www.GoToWV.com/events/calendar. Event organizers...

    published 28 days, 18 hours ago

  37. West Virginia Wildlife Center encourages visitors to see two new bear cubs

    (Click Bears.mp4 (139MB) to download HD video)             FRENCH CREEK, W.Va. - The West Virginia Wildlife Center in Upshur County has two new black bear cubs on exhibit. The cubs arrived at...

    published 27 days, 18 hours ago

  38. Wonderful West Virginia magazine wins national award

        SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Wonderful West Virginia magazine, published by the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources, received a national communications award from the Association for Conservation Information at the...

    published 26 days, 9 hours ago

  39. West Virginia DNR Announces New Publication Enhancing Wildlife Habitat on Oil and Gas Infrastructure

                SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (DNR), Wildlife Resources Section has published a guide titled Enhancing Wildlife Habitat on Oil and Gas...

    published 27 days, 18 hours ago

  40. WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Cabell County

    Register for Aug. 28 session on business fundamentals HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — A workshop on “Business Fundamentals” is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Friday, Aug. 28, in Cabell County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business...

    published 26 days, 8 hours ago

  41. WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Wood County

    Register for  Aug. 27 session on Business Fundamentals PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — A workshop on Business Fundamentals is scheduled for 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 27, in Wood County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business...

    published 26 days, 7 hours ago

  42. WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Kanawha County

    Register for Aug. 27 session on Business Fundamentals CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A workshop on Business Fundamentals is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon, Thursday, Aug. 27, in Kanawha County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business...

    published 26 days, 5 hours ago

  43. Pipestem State Park activities include baseball, night golf and a fabulous liar August 10-16, 2015

        PIPESTEM, West Virginia – Pipestem State Park organizes and offers activities and things to do when visiting. Open to the public, most activities are free and appeal to a broad range of ages and interests.     ...

    published 26 days, 18 hours ago

  44. The Legacy of Mary Ingles Featured at Beech Fork State Park, Sept. 18-20, 2015

        BARBOURSVILLE, West Virginia – The Mary Ingles Trail Associates (MITA) will present the 2015 Legacy of Mary Ingles encampment and living history event at Beech Fork State Park, Sept. 18-20, 2015. This year marks the 260th...

    published 22 days, 18 hours ago

  45. “Seasons of the Shooting Stars” at Blackwater Falls State Park Aug. 11 and 12, 2015

        DAVIS, West Virginia – It’s time for the summer Perseid meteor shower as the Earth passes through the debris of Swift-Tuttle – a comet discovered in July 1862. This year, Blackwater Falls State Park near Davis in Tucker County...

    published 22 days, 18 hours ago

  46. WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Kanawha County

    Register for August 28 session on Business Fundamentals SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A workshop on Business Fundamentals is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon, Friday August 28, in Kanawha County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business...

    published 22 days, 18 hours ago

  47. Tuesday Crew Day

    HEATHER SMITH Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV? I am originally from the Bay Area of California, but I have planted my roots right here in West Virginia for the past 19 years. What was your first job in...

    published 21 days, 18 hours ago

  48. Horse-powered fun at Lost River State Park

        MATHIAS, West Virginia – Carriage rides return to Lost River State Park every Saturday in August from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., according to Lost River State Park Supt. Mike Foster. Stables at the park are operated by Eric and Samantha...

    published 21 days, 18 hours ago

  49. Aerial Photography Workshop at Cass Scenic Railroad State Park Aug. 28-30, 2015

        CASS, West Virginia – Experience photographic views from a new perspective – by quadcopter. Cass Scenic Railroad State Park is offering an Aerial Workshop led by experienced quadcopter operators and professional photographers...

    published 20 days, 18 hours ago

  50. West Virginia's Canada goose and mourning dove seasons open Sept. 1, 2015

                SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. - West Virginia's 2015–2016 migratory game bird seasons will begin statewide Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015, with the opening of the early Canada goose and mourning...

    published 19 days, 18 hours ago

  51. West Virginia’s 2015 seasons set for dove, rail, snipe and woodcock

                SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. - West Virginia’s 2015-2016 hunting season dates and bag limits for mourning dove, woodcock, common snipe, sora and Virginia rails have been set, according to...

    published 19 days, 18 hours ago

  52. GOVERNOR TOMBLIN ANNOUNCES CENERGY GRAND OPENING

    Cabell County expansion to support regional natural gas operations MILTON, W.Va. (August 12, 2015) - Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin today joined natural gas contractor Cenergy LLC. to announce the grand opening of the company's new expanded operations...

    published 19 days, 4 hours ago

  53. One Night Only, Special Screening of "Z for Zachariah"

    Charleston, West Virginia – Screened at last January's Sundance Film Festival, segments of "Z for Zachariah" were shot in Welch, West Virginia.  Marquee Cinemas located at 60 McDowell Street in Welch, West Virginia will host a one-night only...

    published 18 days, 18 hours ago

  54. WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Upshur County

    Register for Sept. 3 session on Business Fundamentals Buckhannon, WV — A workshop on Business Fundamentals is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 3 in Upshur County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business Development...

    published 18 days, 8 hours ago

  55. Governor Tomblin proclaims August 15-22, 2015 West Virginia Craft Beer Week

    Participants encouraged to submit events to http://wvcbw.com/#contact Proclamation:   Click to enlarge CHARLESTON, West Virginia (August 13, 2015) – Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin proclaimed August 15 - 22, 2015 as West Virginia Craft Beer Week, an ...

    published 18 days, 8 hours ago

  56. WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Monongalia County

    Register for Aug. 27 session on Business Fundamentals MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — A workshop on Business Fundamentals is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon, Thursday, Aug. 27, in Monongalia County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business...

    published 15 days, 5 hours ago

  57. Adventure Advisory: Culture, Crafts and Communities

    The Adventure Advisory, prepared and distributed by Wild, Wonderful West Virginia (GoToWV), highlights some of the many activities happening across the Mountain State. Additional listings are posted at www.GoToWV.com. Event organizers and promoters...

    published 15 days, 18 hours ago

  58. Tuesday Crew Day

    COLLEEN LAFFEY Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV? Originally, I am from Pittsburgh, PA. I went to school at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh for photography. At my portfolio review, a guy wearing...

    published 14 days, 18 hours ago

  59. West Virginia FILMmakers Festival Seeks Nominations for WV Filmmaker of the Year

    SUTTON, W.Va. – The 16th Annual West Virginia FILMmakers Festival, which will be held in Sutton’s Elk Theatre the weekend of Oct. 2-4, is seeking Nominations for WV FILMmaker of the Year. The West Virginia FILMmaker of the Year Award is given to...

    published 14 days, 18 hours ago

  60. WANTED: West Virginia trophy fish and big bucks for display at Celebration of National Hunting and Fishing Day

                ROANOKE, W.Va. - If you have a legally harvested and mounted West Virginia big buck trophy, or if you have a trophy fish caught from West Virginia waters, it’s wanted for the Big...

    published 13 days, 18 hours ago

  61. Wild, Wonderful West Virginia Seeks Nominations for 2015 Stars of the Industry Awards

    Entry deadline September 10, 2015 CHARLESTON, West Virginia (August 19, 2015) – Wild, Wonderful West Virginia seeks nominations for the 2015 Stars of the Industry Awards. Winners will be recognized at the Governor’s Conference on Tourism: Real....

    published 12 days, 18 hours ago

  62. Archery and Crossbow Deer Seasons Bag Limit Error in 2015-16 Hunting and Trapping Regulations Summary

                SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The 2015-2016 Hunting and Trapping Regulations Summary contains an error on page 15 with regards to the archery and crossbow white-tailed deer maximum...

    published 12 days, 18 hours ago

  63. Registration Open for 2015 Governor's Conference on Tourism: Real. Wild, Wonderful West Virginia

    Event October 25-28, 2015 at Oglebay Resort and Conference Center CHARLESTON, West Virginia (August 19, 2015) – Registration is now open for the 2015 Governor’s Conference on Tourism: Real. Wild, Wonderful West Virginia, October 25-28 at Oglebay...

    published 12 days, 18 hours ago

  64. Wild, Wonderful West Virginia Releases Real. Wheeling and Ohio Valley Vignette

    New video is fourth in a series of regional vignettes produced as part of the Real. Campaign Real. VIDEO: https://youtu.be/3oazAa0XIIg CHARLESTON, West Virginia (August 19, 2015) – Wild, Wonderful West Virginia has released the Real. Wheeling and...

    published 12 days, 8 hours ago

  65. "Hotel Hell" searching for properties for third season

    FOX's smash hit show "Hotel Hell" is back for a third season, and we are on a nationwide search for Hotels, Motels or Inns that include food service, and that need to make some serious changes. If you're struggling due to bad reviews, bad...

    published 11 days, 18 hours ago

  66. State Film Office Heads to Marion County with Community-Oriented Workshop

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Film Office will host a workshop in Fairmont Thursday, September 3 on issues related to the film industry and, particularly, how communities can work with the Film Office to recruit more film production to the...

    published 10 days, 18 hours ago

  67. GOVERNOR TOMBLIN ANNOUNCES FEDERAL GRANT FUNDING FOR EXPORT ASSISTANCE

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (August 24, 2015) - Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin today announced West Virginia has been selected by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to receive $200,000 in State Trade and Export (STEP) grant funding to support a new export...

    published 7 days, 6 hours ago

  68. WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Logan County

    Register for Sept. 15 session on business fundamentals MOUNT GAY, W.Va. — A workshop on “Business Fundamentals” is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 15, in Logan County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business...

    published 7 days, 18 hours ago

  69. Tuesday Crew Day

    PARKER WEBB Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV? I am from Takoma Park, MD. My mom went into labor with me in RFK stadium in Washington DC. We made it out of there, and I was born in Takoma Park. I...

    published 7 days, 18 hours ago

  70. Trooper Eric Workman Foundation donates electro anesthesia gloves to Division of Natural Resources

                SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The Trooper Eric Workman Foundation recently provided gifts to the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources Wildlife Resources Section (WVDNR) to honor...

    published 7 days, 18 hours ago

  71. It's CamperTime! At Beech Fork State Park August 29, 2015

        BARBOURSVILLE, West Virginia – It's CamperTime! at Beech Fork State Park with a special display by  Setzer's World of Camping, August 29, 2015. Different camper styles and sizes will be stationed in the park campground. ...

    published 6 days, 18 hours ago

  72. WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Hampshire County

    Register for Sept. 16 session on business fundamentals ROMNEY, W.Va. — A workshop on “Business Fundamentals” is scheduled for 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 16, in Hampshire County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business...

    published 6 days, 5 hours ago

  73. WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Raleigh County

    Register for Sept. 16 session on Business Fundamentals BECKLEY, W.Va. — A workshop on Business Fundamentals is scheduled for 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 19, in Raleigh County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business...

    published 6 days, 3 hours ago

  74. Canoe or kayak – your choice, your “Quest” at North Bend State Park

        CAIRO, West Virginia – Kayak or canoe? Which is better for you? The Quest program at North Bend State Park lets you choose one or both through September. Water based activities were especially popular during this first year of...

    published 1 day, 18 hours ago

  75. WORKFORCE WEST VIRGINIA FILES PREVAILING WAGE EMERGENCY RULE

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Chelsea A. Ruby, 304-957-9364     Charleston, W.Va. – WorkForce West Virginia today filed an emergency rule related to changes made in the prevailing wage statute as outlined by Senate Bill 361.  ...

    published 1 day, 18 hours ago

  76. Ginseng Digging Season Starts Sept. 1

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia’s 2015 ginseng digging season starts Tuesday, Sept. 1 and runs through Monday, Nov. 30. The native herb grows in all of the state’s 55 counties and is ready to harvest when its berries turn red. West ...

    published 1 day, 7 hours ago

  77. Six Natural Resources Police Officers graduate from West Virginia State Police Academy

                SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Six West Virginia Natural Resources Police Officers graduated Aug. 21 from the West Virginia State Police Academy after completing more than 800 hours of...

    published 18 hours, 19 minutes ago

  78. Tuesday Crew Day

    DALE MORTON Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV?   I was born in Charleston, grew up in St. Albans, and now live in Hurricane.   What was your first job in film production and what was the...

    published 18 hours, 19 minutes ago

  79. West Virginia Natural Resources Police start “Youth Hunting Program”

                SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Hunting is a West Virginia tradition, but everyone has to start somewhere. Many young people who would like to get involved don’t have anyone to teach...

    published 18 hours, 19 minutes ago

  80. "Another Fistful of Bullets" murder mystery dinner theater at Blackwater Falls State Park, Sept. 5, 2015

        DAVIS, West Virginia – A film production company is rehearsing and shooting scenes for an upcoming B-Western movie. But there are those who will go to great lengths to ensure that the movie is never made, and that includes …...

    published 18 hours, 19 minutes ago

  81. Adventure Advisory: Fall Fair Days

    The Adventure Advisory, prepared and distributed by Wild, Wonderful West Virginia (GoToWV), highlights some of the many activities happening across the Mountain State. Additional listings are posted at www.GoToWV.com. Event organizers and promoters...

    published 18 hours, 19 minutes ago

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