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Annual West Virginia Geri Olympics slated April 25 in South Charleston

Competing for gold medals isn’t reserved for young athletes; older ones, too, have the same zest to compete and win.

Their desire for competition will be on display during the 27th annual West Virginia Geri Olympics on Friday, April 25,...

National Health Care Decisions Day set for April 16

In conjunction with other national, state and community organizations, Cabin Creek Health Systems is leading a massive effort to highlight the importance of advance health-care decision-making.

As part of this nationwide effort, Wednesday, April...

Charleston Montessori’s spring hike series continues this month

Charleston Montessori’s community spring hike series, “Life’s a Hike… One Trail at a Time,” continues this month and the first part of May. The hike series provides opportunities for students, families and community...

St. Albans High School Class of 1954 preparing for its 60th-year reunion
St. Albans High School Class of 1954 preparing for its 60th-year reunion

Sometimes, high school classmates graduate and go their separate ways, never to see each other again. Not so with the St. Albans High School Class of 1954.

On Friday and Saturday, April 25-26, the close-knit Class of ‘54 will meet for its...

Comic book dealer duo in area this weekend
Comic book dealer duo in area this weekend

Somewhere in your attic, garage or basement may rest a four-color fortune a relative may have paid an entire dime for a few decades ago.

You can find out on Friday, April 11 in Barboursville and Saturday and Sunday, April 12 and 13 in...

WVSU offers spring continuing education courses

Arabic and bird watching are among the upcoming spring continuing education classes at West Virginia State University in Institute.

A Birding and Ornithology class will offer an introduction to recreational birding and avian ecology with an...

Local expert offers spring planting advice
Local expert offers spring planting advice

In early spring, gardeners can get busy planting trees and shrubs, if the soil is in proper shape to accept them, according to a local garden expert.

Susan Bryant, garden center manager at Valley Gardens, 1109 Piedmont Road in Charleston, said...

Bird feeders create pleasant backyard atmosphere
Bird feeders create pleasant backyard atmosphere

Making your back yard a haven and feeding space for birds can be a rewarding spring project. Bird feeders, especially when combined with the planting of species-friendly shrubs, trees and flowers, gives homeowners a chance to care for nature as well...

WVSU to participate in annual Cares Day on April 26
WVSU to participate in annual Cares Day on April 26

West Virginia State University will give back to Kanawha Valley residents on Saturday, April 26, during the university’s annual Cares Day.

The day-long event will bring together WVSU students, faculty, staff and alumni who will fan out...

Nitro Eagle Scout earns rare Boy Scouts of America award for heroism
Nitro Eagle Scout earns rare Boy Scouts of America award for heroism

For a 17-year-old Nitro youth, a day at the beach last July turned out to be more than just sand, surf and sunshine; it was an unexpected test of courage, too.

Cory Reimert, who just last fall completed his requirements for the Eagle Scout rank...