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Guns & Cornbread: Baiting, Ethics, and other Moral Dilemmas

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Guns and Cornbread, Larry Case

I don’t know about you, but I have never been a big fan of the ancient Greeks. I know they are credited for bringing a lot to civilization. They gave us many ideas on moral philosophy and ethics, and that is all well and good. I just can’t get past my perceptions of how they […]

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Local Shops: Be Well at Edith’s!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Diana Hunt, Local Shops

While visiting friends in Pocahontas County, WV back in 1979 Edith McKinley fell in love with the area. She went home, packed up and headed north to make a new start in West Virginia. Edith had the idea of opening a health store. In the Fall of 1986, Edith’s Health and Specialty Store became a […]

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Local Shops: Come Play at Love Child!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Local Shops

When it comes to play and kids fashion, Lewisburg’s local independent toy store, Love Child is ahead of the game. Owned and operated by Siobhan Winters, this is a childrens’ boutique, catering to children up to 10 years young, in the heart of downtown on 933 W. Washington Street. You will find unique items not […]

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My Dog & I: Old Dogs, New Tricks

One of my favorite questions is “Is my dog too old to train?” I love this question because there is nothing more fun than making a positive change in the dog world. Working with a dog that already has some years always teaches me something. I am sure that any continuing education teacher will tell […]

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Groovy Highway: Are Strangers Really Perfect? People are Strange Every Day… I am Everyday People.

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Groovy Highway, Johnny Tassa, Random Prophet

My best friends are perfect strangers. Everyday people. I am everyday people. I like everyday people and I get along fine with them; therefore, my best friends are strangers. Being strange myself, I have always been a stranger; therefore, getting along with strangers is understandable.. . and remember, we are talking strangers here; not weirdos.  […]

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B Sides & Badlands: Dearest Everybody, It’s OK Not to be Ok.

That’s what L.A. singer-songwriter Inara George, daughter of Little Feat’s frontman Lowell George, assures us with her first solo record in nine years, titled (you guessed it) Dearest Everybody. Her intricately-drawn reflections often feel like my own, “trapped between all this joy and all this sorrow,” as she sings on “Young Adult.” It’s the opening […]

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West Virginia Winter Music Festival & Good Vibes

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Ethan Jones, Mountain Music Trail

Once a year on a mid-winter’s weekend, a unique social and musical experience goes down in the heart of Lewisburg. The WV Winter Music Festival (WVWMF) takes over the downtown streets with 2-days of music, nightlife, and comradery. Festival goers are entertained by seven venues, scattered throughout the downtown, brimming with personable people, energy, and […]

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Friday, March 30: Rob Jones at Sweet Shoppe!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, FEATURED EVENTS, Local Beat

On Friday, March 30 Rob Jones performs at the Sweet Shoppe in downtown Lewisburg. Rob is known for his catchy rhythms on the guitar and dynamic vocal melodies. More upcoming shows this March! Friday, March 9: Jonah Carden Wednesday, March 7 & 21: Open Mic w/ Dan Freeman Saturday, March 17: St. Patty’s Day Party […]

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Friday, March 23: Bees Trees @ The Asylum!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, FEATURED EVENTS, Local Beat

On Friday, March 23, experience with buzz with The Bees Trees at the Asylum in downtown Lewisburg. They deliver a dynamic fusion of melodies that highlight a wide range of musical influences – including funk, roots rock, reggae, jazz and blues. By frequently performing in a variety of venues – from taverns to music festivals and theaters – […]

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Sat March 10: Chill is on @ Polar Bear Plunge!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, FEATURED EVENTS, Mountain Scene

Organizers of the 15th Annual Greenbrier Valley Polar Bear Plunge Club say the popular charity event  is set for Saturday, March 10 at Ronceverte Island Park. (above photo, pictured from left: Walker Dent, Hannah Rivoire, Greenbrier Co Judge Jennifer Dent, Asst. Prosecutor Ryan Blake, and WV State Senator Stephen Baldwin. 2017 Polar Bear Plunge) For […]

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Take Food to a Higher Altitude w/ Hashtag Lewisburg!

Take Food to a Higher Altitude w/ Hashtag Lewisburg WV this April! - This April, take food to a higher altitude with Hashtag Lewisburg! This month, we feature one of Lewisburg’s newest restaurants, Landings, a farm-to-table experience located at Greenbrier Valley Airport. This issue also features Bennett Wales & The Relief, Greenbrier Valley Brewing Company’s 3-year anniversary celebration, the Legendary 12th Lewisburg Chocolate Festival, a Patsy Cline Tribute, […]

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