PLAY-BY-PLAY: BEES ARE BUZZING, FLOWERS ARE BLOOMING, & BASEBALLS ARE FLYING. BY BEN ANDERSON
Bees are buzzing, flowers are blooming, and baseballs are flying into the parking lot at Greenbrier East once again. Spring has arrived, meaning that the Greenbrier East Spartans are ready to rumble in baseball. After going to the West Virginia Triple A Tournament Semifinals last year, the program is surrounded by massive expectations this season. […]
IN THE SPIRIT: A NEW WINE FOR THE TIMES. BY RON MAGLIOCHETTI
The weather is warming, the buds are blooming, and the birds are chirping …was Punxsutawney Phil right or what? It really couldn’t make me happier. Spring brings about a lot of great times from cookouts to baseball to outdoor festivals. There always seems to be a common thread with being outdoors during this season and […]
WV ARTIST ON DISPLAY: EXPAND YOUR HORIZON W/ ASPEN TREE.
Growing up in West Virginia has inspired Aspen Tree to pursue and expand her creative horizon. As a child, she spent most of her time in the woods building forts, making fern skirts, bows and arrows out of ground pine and tree saplings. Her mother named her after the Aspen tree, which is very popular […]
VALLEY GROWN: MARKET SEASON IS UPON US. BY INDIA KELLER
The Greenbrier Valley is home to a plethora of farmers’ markets, all of them nourishing and enriching the communities they serve. In celebration of the beginning of outdoor farmers’ market season, I gathered the following perspectives from some of the folks who make it possible. “I just love the simplicity and universality of it: a […]
FUTURE DOC: PRIORITY #1. BY TIM PENCE
Take care of the liver. A priority in any health improvement plan is to support good liver function. Nutritional Response Testing provides a quick, noninvasive, low cost and an exceptionally accurate method to determine the functional state of the liver. Standard medical diagnostics typically detect only pathology or disease of the liver and thus not […]
BAILEY’S PACE – STAND DOWN. HOMELESS TROOPS. BY BAILEY PACE
Spring is here and life is getting busy. Your list of spring-cleaning tasks seems to grow like the flowers that poke up overnight. As days get busier and busier, we can become consumed. The worries and struggle of others can be the farthest thing from our minds. This is often when people need help the […]
July 13-17: Durbin Days Heritage Festival!
The mountain air is cool and the waters are clear. This July, get outside in the wild and wonderful to enjoy 5 days of family carnival, delicious food, live music and more at the 29th Annual Durbin Days Heritage Festival! This event is held in on the Main Street of Durbin, WV in Pocahontas County […]
MY DOG & I: SPRING! BY JANINE LAZARUS.
Thank goodness, longer days and sunshine …flowers are popping up and I am itching to get my hands in the dirt…Ok well if I can keep my eleven helpful dogs out of the picture!! We are lucky to have many guests at a time at the Farm BUT they are not always in the right […]
PSEUDO NEWS: SHARKS IGNORE COLUMNIST (PART 2). BY LARRY BERGER
There were three of them. I saw them distinctly: one round white beard, one gaunt shaven face and a smiling innocent. I don’t know very much of the Spanish language. But we laughed and they mentioned Sr. Hemingway and the pescaderio grande. In the morning they were gone. I stirred the coals and looked out […]
April 22: Put on your Dancing Shoes!
It’s time to put on your dancing shoes and join the Greenbrier County Committee on Aging (GCCA) and the WVSOM Student Geriatrics club for the annual Senior Adult Prom! Attendees will dance the night away with music from the 40’s-60’s and beyond. Come dressed for the prom, whatever that was in your day, or in […]
Navigating Election Time in Greenbrier County
Presidential and local election signs are spread everywhere across Greenbrier County, West Virginia. All of us, in one way or another, are invested in these elections. Some of us are election junkies and greet this process with enthusiasm while others try to ignore the campaigns completely. Most of us are somewhere in between. We watch […]
Sat. May 21: Alleghany Highlands Triathlon
Push your limits on Saturday, May 21, for a Fun 5K Run, 5 Mile Paddle and 10 Mile Bike in the beautiful Alleghany Highlands of Virginia! Race begins at the Sharon Community Center in Clifton Forge. Packet pick-up and registration will be 5:30 pm-7pm on May 20th at Jack Mason’s Tavern and 7:30 am at […]
Apr 29 & 30: All Tacori Weekend at LDG
On Friday April 29th and Saturday, April 30th, don’t miss the All Tacori Weekend at Lewisburg Diamond & Gold. LDG will be featuring 500 rings from Tacori’s LA Studio along with new and exclusive Tacori fashion pieces! They are located across from Walmart on Rt 219 in Lewisburg, WV. For more info, visit ldgwv.com or […]
Four Shillings Short & more @ Irish Pub!
On Saturday, April 9th, the Irish Pub is hosting Possum Holler Glee Club and Samuel Smith’s Organic Chocolate Stout! Show starts at 10pm, $10 cover. Gary Roper is performing on Thursday, April 14th from 7:30-9:30pm On Sunday, April 17th, don’t miss Four Shillings Short from 3-5:30pm. This husband and wife duo perform Traditional & Original […]
DJ Swerv’n Irvine at the Sweet Shoppe!
Every Thursday Night, check out DJ Swerv’n Irvine at the Sweet Shoppe in downtown Lewisburg! He plays all your favorite jams from 10pm-2am! Also, don’t miss DJ nights on Saturday, April 9th and 23rd! The Sweet Shoppe is located at 125 W. Washington Street in downtown Lewisburg. For more info, call 304-645-3214.
Music Scene at the Asylum this April!
Don’t miss live music at the Asylum this April! Pictured above, Ryan Smith performs April 15th, Gabe Dixon on April 16th, Gregg Perkins on April 23rd, and Matt Deal on April 30th! The Asylum is located on 114 E. Randolph St in downtown Lewisburg. For more info, call them at 681-318-3515.
Sat. April 9: Lewisburg Chocolate Festival
I’ll start right off with a sweet song about a sweet tooth (in my opinion the best song about addiction ever written) by Dave Rawlings Machine. And the song itself is every bit as addictive as any chocolate I’ve tasted, so I’m passing it on to you. Listen and you’ll see what I mean. youtube.com/watch?v=CVKMVGggvKY […]