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Elegant Elders in the Arts: A Power Couple Encouraging Goodness in the World

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Diana Hunt, Elegant Elders in the Arts

Together they are the epitome of what anyone would desire in a relationship. They encourage goodness in the world and make it a better place by being together.”, Urban Dictionary definition of a Power Couple. There is this definition too, “a couple consisting of two people who are each influential or successful in their own […]

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Halfbaked N’ Bothered: Slime & Punishment

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, HALF-BAKED N BOTHERED, Margaret Baker

Punishment is a harsh and cruel word that evokes images of shackles, guillotines and mouthfuls of soap. Certainly a word not to be used in the system which educates our cherished children. And it isn’t. Today it’s all about the reward. Of course if you don’t qualify for the reward it sort of feels like […]

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Mtn Scene: Groomed Trails & Crisp Mountain Air at The Omni Homestead

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Mountain Scene, Things to Do

This winter, head over to The Omni Homestead Resort in Hot Springs to experience southern hospitality, elegant charm, and winter fun. This historic 250-year-old resort has been a premier destination for 23 U.S. presidents. Located in rural Bath County, it spans 2,000 acres of scenic Virginia landscape, and provides timeless comforts and access to an […]

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WV Artist on Display: Inspired by Nature at its Brightest

This month’s WV Artist on Display is Donna Tolbert. She makes painted furniture, small hand-painted boxes and traditional paintings on canvas. Her passion is repairing and upcycling tired, old furniture and making it functional and beautiful. She says “each piece must have ‘good bones,’ and often the shape inspires whether it will become a koi […]

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Guns n’ Cornbread: Are You Stuck in February?

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

“In the depths of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer” Albert Camus I hate getting stuck. I have had vehicles stuck up in some of the nastiest places that you have ever seen. Usually there was rain and snow and lots of mud involved, along with a good portion […]

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In the Spirit: Virginia is for “Wine” Lovers

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, In The Spirit, Ron Magliochetti, The Greenbrier

Go to any corner of the country and ask what the State Slogan for Virginia is and most everyone will respond correctly with “Virginia is for Lovers”.  Only a few stand out in my mind and during my youth, I lived all over the country.  The truth is, our neighbors to the east have a […]

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Future Doc: Simple Solutions

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, FUTURE DOC, Timothy Pence

Despite being in a complex world, it has been said that nearly all problems can be reduced to a simplicity. The following is my synopsis of the HBO series GAME OF THRONES (GOT): A few people with special blood lines and their enlightened followers wish to “break the wheel” and replace the establishment that has […]

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Grandpa Larry’s Random Reminiscence: Special Moments & a Special Book

There is more than one way to see a shooting star. I like to lie out at night on the hood of my car where I can see a wide patch of sky. I look for satellites. There are so many of them that if you keep watching the sky, eventually you will see one […]

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My Dog & I: Crate or Cage?

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Janine Lazarus, My Dog & I

Many years ago,  a big controversy was front and foremost in the dog training world… Dog trainers and animal professionals were using a containment system to manage their dogs while working with them, training them and caring for them. This became an idea that they tried to share with the public as a useful tool […]

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Saturday, March 2: Jon Stickley Trio Will Make you Believe at Wild Bean

By: HashtagWV / Category: B Sides & Badlands, Blog, FEATURED EVENTS, Jason Scott

On record, the Jon Stickley Trio explode with kaleidoscopic colors, owed predominantly to their tightly-bound, earth-shattering finger-picking. They cut traditional fiddle tunes, such as Bill Monroe’s “Jerusalem Ridge,” with the chewy bounce of jazz music and the blustering firestorm of jamgrass. Players Jon Stickley, Lyndsay Pruett and Hunter Deacon hail from Asheville, North Carolina and […]

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Groomed Trails & Crisp Mountain Air w/ HashtagWV this February!

Groomed Trails and Crisp Mountain Air this February w/ HashtagWV!- This winter, head over to The Omni Homestead Resort in Hot Springs to experience southern hospitality, elegant charm, and winter fun…. Their most popular winter activity is family skiing and snowboarding with 9 trails including 3 beginner, 5 intermediate, and 1 expert. Also this month, we feature February 9th’s The Virginia Opry’s “Be My Valentine” Show at the […]

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Wonder How HashtagWV Remains Free?

WONDER HOW HASHTAG LEWISBURG CITY PAPER REMAINS FREE?- Wondering how Hashtag Lewisburg City Paper gets published and distributed FREE every month in-print and online? Do we have wealthy parents or did one of us seduce a millionaire? No. Are we financed by bank loans or grant money? Nope, not that either. Until we hit it BIG in the lotto, every issue of HASHTAGWV comes […]