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Future Doc: 2019, A Year of Change & Hope.

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

I think we all feel it. I sure do surely. Things and the times are a changing. There’s an awakening. Let’s Hope and assure that the Changes will be for the better of all. Let’s see beyond the divide and conquer agenda and respect our differences.  Let’s embrace our commonalities. Let’s confront our problems and seek […]

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In the Spirit: Becoming a “Somm”

By: HashtagWV / Category: Amanda Ligon, Blog, In The Spirit, The Greenbrier

Over the past few decades, the restaurant industry has received increased attention; an industry once thought of as a part-time gig for college students or people that are between jobs has blossomed into a (for the most part) well-respected career.  Chefs’ got the first bit of attention with The Food Network’s glorification of celebrity chefs […]

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From Christmas the Cowboy Way to SteelDriving, the Diverse 2019 Carnegie Season.

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Sound of the Town, Susanna Robinson

“T’were the days before Christmas and all thru the hall, armadillos were lurking beside Woody Paul, the canteens were hung on the mic stands with care, while Too Slim and Ranger Doug stood unaware, and Joey the Cowpolka King, there to distract us, near cellophane campfire and inflatable cactus…” “Christmas the Cowboy Way”, the amazing […]

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Funeral Swag: Mise-en-place.

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blair Campbell, Blog, Funeral Swag

Get it together. That’s what it means, things in place, get it together. Get your mise-en-place, get all your ingredients. I say this a lot. Mostly to myself. Blair, get it together, tighten up. Guess its the chef coming out. Whatever you’re making, get the ingredients out. Potatoes, check, celery, check, salt, check. Things like […]

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My Dog & I: Foundations

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

And another year begins…funny how they do seem to be running together these days. Yet another reminder to slow things down and enjoy our time here…with the help of our dogs, of course! This article gives me the opportunity to remind everyone again about the importance of preparing our new Xmas Puppies for their lives […]

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Life Unhinged: Winter Dreams.

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Larry Berger, Life Unhinged

I wake up every morning sometime between two and five o’clock am. And often I can fall back asleep again but usually I can’t. When I can’t I have a little regimen that I follow. I take ten milligrams of melatonin (a hormone usually created in the pineal gland, but available in pill form, that […]

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Guns & Cornbread: Winter is the Time for Beagles and Bunnies.

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

Look in here! Seek! Get ‘em! Look here!” My hunting buddy’s shouts were measured and rhythmic. He repeated the words over and again, giving emphasis when he stepped in likely looking pieces of cover. When he reached something he thought was especially inviting his tone would change and he would increase the tempo. This meant […]

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Friday, Jan 18: Zoo of Trees at The Asylum

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

On Friday, January 18th, Beckley musicians Shawn Benfield (Guitar/Vocals) and Chris Huddle (Guitar/Backing Vocals) will come together to perform all your acoustic favorites at the Asylum in downtown Lewisburg. Follow them and see video at facebook.com/zoooftrees Also this January, check out Dan Freeman and Nathan Seldomridge; Winter Music Festival; Krista Hughes Band; and Matt Deal! The […]

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B Sides & Badlands: The Parachute Brigade Shines Like Gold

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

There is an overwhelming majesty of the West Virginia countryside. It’s indescribable really. But when you listen to Americana band The Parachute Brigade, you get a truer sense of what heaven on earth really means. Armed with their debut project, aptly titled The Gold EP, the band of musicians — comprised of Justin Puett, Eric […]

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Saturday, April 13: Lewisburg Chocolate Festival

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, FEATURED EVENTS, Festivals & Events

On Saturday, April 13, make plans for The Lewisburg Chocolate Festival in downtown Lewisburg, WV. In its 13th year, this event will bring together some of our favorite things in life—music, shopping, good times and chocolate! Dating back to 2006, this Lewisburg West Virginia event has grown from offering 5,000 tastings to 35,000 in just 10 years. There will be […]

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The Parachute Brigade Shines Like Gold w/ HashtagWV!

The Parachute Brigade Shines Like Gold in HashtagWV this January!- The Parachute Brigade shines like gold in HashtagWV this January. In his interview with the band, Jason Scott w/ B Sides and Badlands writes: “…when you listen to Americana band The Parachute Brigade, you get a truer sense of what heaven on earth really means. Armed with their debut project, aptly titled The Gold EP, […]

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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 […]