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WV Artist on Display: Margy Green Creates Scenes from Realms.

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, WV Artist on Display

Get to know WV artist Margy Green. She is a Greenbrier County native and creates scenes from worlds or realms inspired by her dreams, from her love and appreciation of nature, as nuanced by her myriad life experiences.  While most works are acrylic on canvas, other areas of her expertise and execution include pencil, charcoal, […]

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Off the Beaten Path: Harvest in the Hills.

By: HashtagWV / Category: Barry Pyne, Blog, Off the Beaten Path

I was out on the stoop the other day ago, looking at my couple of pitiful potted cherry tomato plants, when I had a happy thought: I realized just how much joy gardens must be bringing to people from all over the state as this harvest season approaches. In these troubled and turbulent times, I […]

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Back Roads: Don’t Tread on Me…

By: HashtagWV / Category: Back Roads, Blog, Dusty Allen

If you have watched the news any in the last few years, it’s no doubt that you have heard this phrase uttered with the iconic yellow flag depicting a rattlesnake striking.  Although the flag has questionable origins, it’s believed to have been created around the time of the Revolutionary War, but there is little to […]

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My Dog & I: First Impressions

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

I recently had the pleasure of training a young Pitbull mix who had me change my thinking in several ways. Pitbulls, unfortunately, like many of the Stronger Breeds, Rottweilers and German Shepherds among them, are perceived as being potentially aggressive and slightly dangerous. He came to me with a bit of a “bad rep” although […]

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Grandpa Larry: Good Neighbor, Homer

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Grandpa Larry, Larry Berger

My neighbor, Homer, came over the other day with a WHEW! and a swiped hand across his forehead. “Did you ever see such a drought?” he asked. I was watering my thriving zucchini with the never-ending supply of water that keeps emanating from my numerable cisterns. “Oh,” I said. “You didn’t expect it?” I love […]

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In the Spirit: Don’t Screw up the Whisky!

By: HashtagWV / Category: Amy Hoke, Blog, In The Spirit

September, also known as Bourbon Heritage Month, seems the perfect time to share with you the story of Maker’s Mark Distillery, located in Loretto, Kentucky.  Let’s get started with a little history lesson….  Maker’s Mark was founded in 1953 when Bill and Margie Samuels purchased the previously known “Burks Distillery” for $35,000.  Being the 6th […]

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Acting Out: GVT Tackles a Timeless Tale – Austen’s Pride & Prejudice.

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

Viewers of media and art have long been fascinated by period set movies and television shows. Downtown Abbey and The Crown have delighted audiences for years before Bridgerton recently hit Netflix this past December. There is something that we find fascinating in today’s modern era thinking back to times of horse-drawn carriages, being courted with […]

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Saturday, Oct 2: Dr. Katie’s Pickleball Fundraiser for United Way!

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

You can make a difference while having fun during Dr. Katie Kilcollin‘s Pickleball Fundraiser for United Way of Greenbrier Valley! This special event is held on Saturday, October 2nd from 10am-12pm at Lynch Park, located at 292 Memorial Street in White Sulphur Springs. This is an all-ages event and the cost is $50 per player. CLICK […]

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Saturday, Sept 25: Watch the Magic Happen w/ WV Woodturners.

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Valley View

In our abundant world of material goods, we sort of take things like bowls and pens for granted. Yes, the simplicity of recycling and converting a tree that was most likely headed toward demise and turning it into a functional everyday utilitarian item cannot be overlooked. Perhaps our primal selves would truly appreciate the joy […]

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Wild & Willowful: Exploring Lake Sherwood.

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Wild & Willowful, Willow Ferguson

One exciting upside of this past year has been all the extra time I’ve had to explore and cultivate new interests. I have used this time to remember and reconnect with some of West Virginia’s most beautiful places.  And you guys, this state is brimming with scenic and natural beauty. Photo credit: @toby.devore Just this […]

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Enter Miller’s Nightmare if you Dare w/ HashtagWV this October!

Michelle Evans Interviews Tyler Childers - Louisa, KY-based musician Tyler Childers has more talent for his 22 years than his fair share. At least, that’s what I’ve heard people say since he was about 19, and I think I’m prone to agree with them. For those who may not know of him – or even for those who do – here’s a little […]
Enter Miller’s Nightmare if you Dare w/ HashtagWV this October!  - Enter Miller’s Nightmare if you dare w/ HashtagWV this October! The spooky season is upon us once again, and that means it’s time for haunted adventures! Chief among the region’s real-time, real-life fright fests is Miller’s Nightmare, an annual favorite that is highly anticipated by those in search of spine-tingling scares. And check out Massive […]

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Michelle Evans Interviews Tyler Childers - Louisa, KY-based musician Tyler Childers has more talent for his 22 years than his fair share. At least, that’s what I’ve heard people say since he was about 19, and I think I’m prone to agree with them. For those who may not know of him – or even for those who do – here’s a little […]
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Michelle Evans Interviews Tyler Childers - Louisa, KY-based musician Tyler Childers has more talent for his 22 years than his fair share. At least, that’s what I’ve heard people say since he was about 19, and I think I’m prone to agree with them. For those who may not know of him – or even for those who do – here’s a little […]
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