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...

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...

Wild, Wonderful and Animal-Friendly

This story was originally featured at West Virginia Executive According to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, approximately 7.6 million animals enter shelters every year, 3.4...

Homesick for the Hills

There's a land of rolling mountains, where the sky is blue above. And though I may roam, I hurry home to those friendly hills I love. I left West Virginia in August 2014. My husband, Caleb, is an...

Millenial State of Mind

This story was originally featured in West Virginia Executive Millennials, those born after 1980, are choosing to live, work, play and stay in places known for innovation, diversity and interconnectivity....