West Virginia’s New California

The City of Spencer is one of the Kanawha Valley’s forgotten suburbs. Spencer has a rich and interesting history. Originally settled by Samuel Tanner who lived under the cliff below the today’s Spencer...

Mardi Bras for a Cause

Mardi Gras, for me, has always meant fun with my family and friends, good food and fellowship, a connection to my grandfather’s hometown of New Orleans and a celebration with my loved ones with some King...

FestivALL Expands with New Hire

FestivALL Charleston is pleased to announce its first Marketing & Productions Coordinator, Mallory Richards. Richards holds a degree in Communication Studies and a minor in Public Relations. Over the past...

Your Community Needs You – Yes, You.

This is what a reader-driven, unapologetically-positive, fair-minded, community-grown information website looks like. And, for it to work, kanawoy.com needs you to act right now. This initiative needs...

Blessings in a Backpack

This story was originally published on  West Virginia Executive The teacher knew they were hungry. There were five little ones in her classroom whose families were struggling to make ends meet. These...