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Forget Black Friday…Shop Small Business Saturday

November 27, 2013 1:14 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Small business Saturday is this weekend, just after the insane rush of Black Friday. Skip fighting the crowds and buy local. Why? Because it puts your money back into your community. It supports your neighborly entrepreneurs. And because you can only find unique, one-of-a-kind gifts from small shops. Our area is full of interesting places to browse and […]

Where The Locals Go-Fayette County, Part Two. . .

February 22, 2012 3:43 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Where The Locals Go- Fayette County, Part Two With so many cool and unique places in southern WV, its hard to mention all of the area’s great sites and places in a single blog. So, take a look at Part Two of where the locals like to go in Fayette County. To See In addition […]

20 Reasons Why Tamarack Really IS The Best Of West Virginia

August 11, 2010 12:39 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Anyone who’s driven through southern West Virginia has seen it.  That red roofed round-about building that kind of looks like a landing spot for when the mother ship comes to down to get us. Or maybe it’s a crown.  Or a flower. Actually, when viewed from above, the Tamarack building itself is a structured representation […]

Last Minute West Virginia Gifts

December 22, 2009 3:01 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

We know that a lot of you have waited until the last minute to grab those stocking stuffers and little gifts for Christmas this year. Here’s a list of 20 great last minute ideas… -Beautiful, inspired pottery from Guided Clay in the Oak Hill area.  Potter Andy Pense is a true master. -Tickets for a […]

A Southern West Virginia Night-Before-Christmas

December 3, 2009 2:44 pm Published by 2 Comments

‘Twas the night before Christmas in southern WV And all through the mountains, folks snoozed peacefully The wood smoke rose up from the hollers in puffs And old dogs everywhere sat back on their duffs There was silence in Hinton, no trains rumbling by No lights to blur out all the stars in the sky […]

Things We Have To Be Thankful For In Southern West Virginia

November 23, 2009 2:29 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

In no particular order… 25. All of our state parks and forests (12 total!) 24. Theatre West Virginia 23. The history and heritage of the southern West Virginia mountains 22. Being right in the eastern flyway for migratory birds 21. The State Fair every year in Lewisburg 20. The Gauley River National Recreation Area 19. […]

What’s The Big Deal With The New River Gorge?

September 9, 2009 9:12 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Fayette County, West Virginia has a secret.  It’s one of the world’s oldest places.  And that’s mainly due to the New River Gorge.   How do we know?  Read on… Back before it was called Fayette County, about 500 million years ago, the New River Gorge drained the entire Appalachian Mountain Range, a lot like […]