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Opera House presents entertainment during River Race

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The Pocahontas County Opera House presents two evenings of musical entertainment when the Great Greenbrier River Race comes to Marlinton this weekend. More>>

New venue set for Spring Mountain Festival

Glen Templeton Glen Templeton
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Grant County’s Spring Mountain Festival has a new venue. Typically hosted at Petersburg City Park, the 22nd annual Spring Mountain Festival will be at the Tri-County Fairgrounds. The festival takes place April 25-27 and will again feature bands, artisans, crafters, food and various other vendors. More>>

American Heart Association names Highmark among ‘fit-friendly'

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Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield West Virginia was recognized by the American Heart Association as a platinum level Fit-Friendly Worksite. More>>

Broadway in Charleston Hosts ‘Bring It On: The Musical’

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Due to tour routing conflicts, the performance was originally scheduled for May 5 was moved to April 21. Tickets purchased for the original date will be honored at the door. More>>

Blennerhassett Charters ‘Rollin' on the River'

Island Belle Island Belle
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Those planning family or group gatherings can take advantage of paddlewheel charters aboard the Island Belle sternwheeler this summer. More>>

Fishbusters Guides Floating Trips Along South Branch River

Larry Shuck Larry Shuck
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Anglers of all ages take advantage of professional guide Larry Shuck's adventures on the South Branch River. More>>

Wellsburg Inn serves up history, ‘hurt-me' hot wings

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For the past 30 years Mark Cooper has been serving up entrees with a side of history at his Drover's Inn. More>>

Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. honored by U.S. Jaycees

Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. Landau Eugene Murphy Jr.
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U.S. Jaycees has named Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. to the 2014 Ten Outstanding Young Americans. More>>

Strawberry Festival Wants Farmer Participation

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Fresh, local strawberries are needed for this year's West Virginia Strawberry Festival to stock a new "Strawberry Market" planned for this year's event. More>>

Rustic camp only minutes from Huntington

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Camp Mad Anthony Wayne is a rustic park that's a popular spot for weddings, family reunions, church groups and other get-togethers. More>>

Resilient Holly River State Park makes a comeback - again

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Holly River State Park is experiencing a new beginning … for the second time. More>>

WV ‘springs' into festival season

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Summer and fall are the primary festival seasons in West Virginia, but a few events take pride in starting their parades and serving up funnel cakes during March and early April. More>>

Guitar champion returns to Pocahontas Opera House

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Fingerstyle guitarists and harp-guitarists Muriel Anderson returns to the Pocahontas County Opera House on March 8. More>>

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