Dorrane Bernard, also known as Cerridwen de Skene in the Barony of Blackstone Mountain, a Charleston area medieval recreation group, conducts a fiber arts demonstration utilizing a spinning technique known as “sprang.” The group hosted A Day in the Park earlier in the month at Hawks Nest State Park during which members demonstrated medieval arts and fighting techniques and answered questions from the public.
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UKVEDC annual dinner scheduled
The Upper Kanawha Valley Economic Development Corporation’s annual meeting will be held Wednesday, Dec. 10 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the WVU Tech Ballroom.
Butcher: BOE to reconsider county CEFP
Members of the Fayette County Board of Education said Monday they were going to be taking a big step backward.
The step backward won’t mess with progress, they say, and it gives the board a better picture of how the school system can be best served.
Child poverty coalition defining goals, benefits
A spot check of four organizations participating in the “Our Children, Our Future” coalition to fight child poverty reveals that some are honing specific proposals while others are working on long-range goals.
Bridgemont’s dental hygiene program continues traditional community outreach
The reach of Bridgemont Community and Technical College’s dental hygiene program far exceeds the chairs in which patients sit in a sixth-floor clinic at Davis Hall.
Santa Claus is coming to SALS
Come and enjoy breakfast with Santa.
Fayette native retires after successful career at NASA
Ron Vento was there through it all — and more, ranging from satellites whose names you’ve never heard to programs that will launch as many as 15 years in the future.
City, Tech to ring in holiday season Friday
WVU Tech and the City of Montgomery will bring in the holiday season with special festivities this Friday, Dec. 6.
Battle of the Banks to benefit Toys for Tots
It’s the Battle of the Banks in southern West Virginia, as several local banks aim to raise more Christmas money for disadvantaged children during the holiday season.
Fayette Education Fund gets state grant to advertise birding festival
The Fayette Education Fund has been awarded a state grant through the West Virginia Tourism Commission’s Matching Advertising Partnership Program (MAPP) in order to promote its annual New River Birding and Nature Festival.
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