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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Volunteers make city cleanup a success
The annual spring cleanup Saturday attracted numerous volunteers who did their part to brighten up the city.
WVU Tech women’s soccer team helps provide clean water through Tap Project
Last month, members of the WVU Tech women’s soccer team participated in the Tap Project, a digital campaign designed by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to raise funds and provide clean water access to children around the world.
Pageant raises funds for soldiers’ families
An energetic group of patriotic youngsters was on hand at the Falls View Community Center Saturday.
Fayette County school calendar gets tentative OK
The Fayette County Board of Education submitted its 2014-2015 school calendar to the West Virginia Board of Education last week, and while preliminary approval has been granted, the calendar is still awaiting a final vote from the state board.
Summit’s high adventure base needs staff for summer programs
The traditional depiction of summer camp is elevated to an entirely different level when the Boy Scouts of America is involved.
Church crews offer home repairs in Fayette
Oak Hill United Methodist Church will coordinate a housing repair ministry beginning in April to provide assistance to Fayette County residents who could benefit from home repairs.
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Gee: ‘I feel blessed to be home’
New West Virginia University President E. Gordon Gee is no stranger to West Virginia’s rolling hills.
He served as dean of WVU’s College of Law in 1980, and first began his streak of university presidencies at WVU in 1981.
UConn students work on Regina Apartments
A crew of 55 University of Connecticut students spent their alternative spring break last week in Fayette County working with SALS Housing on several projects.
Laird makes plea to save golf course
Officials in Fayette County are trying to keep a landmark recreational destination away from the state chopping block as lawmakers grapple with a $265 million budgetary shortfall.
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