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Theatre WV is ON!

June 5, 2021 1:38 pm Published by 2 Comments

Theatre WV is back for it's 56th season, stronger and better than ever and ready to put on a 'barn burning' show!


March 22, 2021 8:30 am Published by 4 Comments

Have you ever taken a hike through the woods and see plants that look good enough to eat? Well many of them are!

Best Christmas Light Displays in Southern WV

November 19, 2019 11:25 am Published by 2 Comments

With the Christmas season going into high gear over the next few weeks, it is important to take the time to enjoy the fun of the holidays. One way to do that is to check out all of our awesome area light displays and decorations. If you don’t know where to find the best light […]

Southern West Virginia’s Most Terrifying Halloween Attractions

October 23, 2018 2:04 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Spine-tingling haunted trails, a warehouse full of monsters and a coal mine with killer clowns hiding around each corner – Southern West Virginia has plenty of attractions to help you kick your Halloween into high gear. Check out some of the most terrifying highlights below! ACE Nightmare in the Gorge Feeling brave? Step into the […]

Rent a cabin, deep in Southern West Virginia: Twin Falls Resort

March 9, 2018 3:09 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Escape to a world of pristine forests and starry nights. There’s a cabin waiting for you in one of Southern West Virginia’s great state parks. Twin Falls Resort State Park Mullens Forget roughing it. This majestic wilderness gets you away from modern pressures—without skimping on comfort. Twin Falls Resort State Park boasts incomparable natural beauty. […]

7 fascinating facts about African American heritage in Southern West Virginia

February 22, 2018 3:15 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

February is Black History Month, and southern West Virginia has an incredible African American history. Let’s take a trip through time and celebrate our African American heritage. Freedom and the coal boom Did you know that McDowell County has a slave-free past? According to the West Virginia Encyclopedia, after the Civil War, many African Americans […]

Feeling chilled? Warm up with handcrafted Appalachian spirits!

January 23, 2018 3:45 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Pour yourself a glass of comfort this winter. From mountain whiskey to rum, Southern West Virginia’s liquors warm the heart— and make fantastic cocktails. Isaiah Morgan Distillery— Summersville Meet one of America’s smallest distilleries. Since 2002, Isaiah Morgan has earned a following for its small-batch liquors. It’s also one of the few places where you can get […]