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Guns and Cornbread: Requiem for a Gobbler Season

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

Knowing it was coming didn’t ease the pain any. He had been awake at least thirty minutes before the alarm jolted the house. He didn’t really mind, the house seemed too quiet most of the time anyway. It felt like a place that needed a jolt, as if something had to give, somebody needed to […]

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WV Artist on Display: Local Farmer Florist has Dirty Hands, Clean Heart

Growing flowers and arranging bouquets is a way of life for local small business owner Alaina Hower. She is the face of True Heart Flower Farm, a small incubator farm at the Sprouting Farms location in Talcott and is also currently moonlighting as a designer at Greenbrier Cut Flowers in Fairlea. Hower creates unique pieces […]

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My Dog and I: Best Dog Ever…

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

A couple of years ago, I adopted an East German German Shepherd named ANA. She had been a student of mine and because of her high prey drive and intense personality, had become an inappropriate match for her owners “pack”. German Shepherds are complicated and sensitive dogs generally and this particular branch of that Family […]

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In the Spirit: Sippin’ into Summer.

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

Finally, Spring has sprung and Summer is right around the corner!  Getting in the spirit can be a lot of fun this time of year and a lot easier to do.  Whether it be a Mother’s Day Mimosa or a Memorial Day Weekend ice-cold brew, there is always something refreshing and exciting to be had. […]

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Future Doc: Don’t be so Reactive, Dear!

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

“Allergy Season” is in full swing this spring. Many suffer from mild to severe reactions to allergens. Allergens trigger our immune response. Allergens may be known or unknown, natural or unnatural. Those who suffer the most have an immune response that is so overreactive that it responds inappropriately and disproportionately to the offending allergen. A […]

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Mtn Music Trail: Greenbrier Valley’s Most Celebrate Old-Time Musicians

The Hammons Family, the Greenbrier Valley’s most celebrated old-time musicians were recently honored by selection for the West Virginia Music Hall of Fame. Usually, the Hall of Fame honors an individual musician, but this selection honors a multi-generational family of excellent musicians, whose roots in West Virginia go back to pre-Civil War days. Alan Jabbour, […]

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May 17-June 1: Ken Ludwig’s A Comedy of Tenors

By: HashtagWV / Category: Acting Out, Blog, FEATURED EVENTS

One hotel suite, four tenors, two wives, three girlfriends, and a soccer stadium filled with fans, what could possibly go wrong? This May, Greenbrier Valley Theatre, the state professional theatre of West Virginia, presents Ken Ludwig’s A Comedy of Tenors. This hilarious farce will have you on the edge of your seat and doubling over […]

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The Renaissance is Coming…

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

Let word travel that the West Virginia Renaissance Festival will be in full swing this June at Hollow Hills Farm in Lewisburg. Hours are 11am-8pm every Saturday and Sunday, rain or shine. For the second year, lords and ladies, knights and knaves will stroll the grounds of Hollow Hills Farm for four weekends of shopping, […]

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June 14-16: Duck Days Reborn w/ Ronceverte River Festival

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, FEATURED EVENTS, In the Valley

To Greenbrier Countians, heritage matters. A history of strength through trials and pain runs through the Greenbrier Valley’s veins, and one community that has experienced adversity is the aging railroad town of Ronceverte. The city that once welcomed John F. Kennedy to address its people fell upon hard times economically. Eventually, this decline spread to […]

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Sat. May 25: ‘Berry’ Sweet Strawberry Festival

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, FEATURED EVENTS, Out & About

This Memorial Day Weekend, don’t miss the 4th Annual Strawberry Festival that celebrates local produce filled with good music, good food, and fun activities for the whole family in downtown Alderson. On Saturday, May 25th, 9am-5pm, festival-goers will enjoy a slew of fun activities including a scavenger hunt (for kids and adults!), vendors, unicorn rides […]

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The Renaissance is Coming + WIN 2 TIX this May!

The Renaissance is Coming + WIN 2 TIX this May!- This May, let word travel that the West Virginia Renaissance Festival will be in full swing this June at Hollow Hills Farm in Lewisburg. Hours are 11am-8pm every Saturday and Sunday, rain or shine. For the second year, lords and ladies, knights and knaves will stroll the grounds of Hollow Hills Farm for four weekends […]

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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 […]