Maximize Your Company’s Corporate Giving

In a time of economic challenges and changing business environments, companies of all sizes are determining what are the best ways to invest in their communities with charitable giving, grant-making and...

Mountain Stage July Shows on Sale

All seats are general admission and tickets for all three shows will be made available to the general public starting Friday, May 5 at 10a.m. Advance tickets will be $30 each and $35 on the day of show,...

She Took a Leap of Faith

For the past 10 months, I have woken up each day to the beautiful view of the state capitol directly across the Kanawha River. To be more specific, I was waking up in the freshman dorms at the University of...

Celebrate the Change Makers!

Who are the rabble-rousing change-makers in your community? Maybe they’re organizing city council candidate forums and spreading the word about the importance of voting in local elections, or working to...

Wanna Start a Community Garden?

West Virginia State University (WVSU) Extension Service will host a series of workshops on community gardening May 16, 17 and 19 at the Switzer Community Center in Charleston. The free workshops target...

West Side Pride

The West Side Neighborhood Association in partnership with West Side 360, a community project of the Charleston Police Department, will hold the fourth annual West Side Cleanup Day on April 22nd at 9:00 a.m....

Reasons to Hope

It’s hopeless. If you’ve known someone – loved someone – who’s suffered through Alzheimer’s Disease, you know it’s hopeless. If you’ve seen “Still Alice,” “The Notebook” or...

Celebrate Earth Day at WVSU

West Virginia State University (WVSU) will celebrate Earth Day on Thursday, April 20, with a full day of activities taking place in and around the James C. Wilson University Union. The celebration will...

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...

Off to Rock Lake Pool

Times were different in 1964—and so was the area in South Charleston known as Rock Lake. After parking the car, I would walk under the railroad tracks through the tunnel. It was always cooler inside the...

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...

Mountain Stage Adds Two Shows

Loudon Wainwright Mountain Stage with Larry Groce, the long running radio program produced by West Virginia Public Broadcasting and distributed nationally by NPR Music, has announced two new additions to...

Want To Be a Creator? Check This Out…

West Virginia State University will kick-off the spring session of its Creators Program series with a free Independent Publishing Workshop Tuesday, Jan. 31, at 7 p.m. at the WVSU Economic Development Center...