There’s No Place Like Home

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Written by: Crystal Adams Faulkiner Regardless of anywhere I have been in my life, as soon as I see the glowing green Fayette County sign I know I have found myself back home. When asked to do an article about Fayette County, my mind wondered to many different places from …

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Hawks Nest State Park

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Written by: Jennie Calise Hawks Nest State Park “A Disneyland in WV ”   or” Natural Theme Park in WV” Hawks Nest State Park is a beautiful, wooded area, filled with walking trails and scenic views. 276 acres of forestry, hiking, photo-ops and fun, interactive activities. In the heart of Whitewater …

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Candy Cake

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Ingredients  1- Box of chocolate cake (of choice) 1- 14 ounce sweet condensed milk 1- 1 pound bag of chocolate based candy (of choice) 1- 12.5 ounce jar of caramel sauce 1- pint of cool whip – Prepare cake as directed on box and let cool completely.We used a Swiss …

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Falling For The River-Kanawha Falls

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Written by: Jennie Calise If you are in the Gauley Bridge area,  then you’re not far from the Falls! Kanawha Falls is located on the East bank of the Kanawha River, 2 miles southwest of town of Gauley Bridge, right off the Midland Trail on Rt. 60. The falls, which …

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Thurmond, “Hell with a river running through it”

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Written by: Tina Thomas      They say it’s easier to ignore the ghosts in the daylight but in this place the ghosts have a voice.  As you cross over the single track bridge that takes you into Thurmond you get the feeling you are about to hear a story of a …

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“Belongings” at the Historic Fayette Theater

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   Belongings, a comedy/drama written by Daniel Fenton, takes the stage at Historic Fayette Theater September 5, 6, 12, 13 at 8:00 pm, with matinee shows on September 7 and 14 at 2:00 pm. Director Paul Neil brings together three generations of women who find themselves at a crossroads following the death of the family’s …

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Follow The Trail To Cathedral Falls

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Article by: “Fayette Frannie”                                                                                               …

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2014 Oak Leaf Festival Schedule

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August 23-31, 2014 Oak Hill, West Virginia 16th Annual Oak Leaf Festival “Pride of the Plateau” Schedule of Events  Saturday, August 23 4:00pm Oak Leaf Festival Miss/Teen/Mrs/Ms Pageant – Admission Fee Oak Hill High School Auditorium, Oyler Ave. Miss/Teen/Ms Entry Form Mrs Entry Form More Pageant Info Available Here  Sunday, …

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Get Down in the Gorge @ ACE Adventure Resort

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Saturday, August 30th – Labor Day Weekend What is Get Down in the Gorge? It’s a celebration of small town living with BIG cultures, and event BIGGER adventures. It’s a day of swimming, laughter and games followed by an evening of dancing under the stars on a New River Gorge …

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Bridge Walking

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The New River Gorge Bridge is such an iconic symbol of West Virginia that it was chosen by the U.S. Mint to grace the back of our quarter. It proved to be a fitting place for me to celebrate West Virginia’s 151st birthday by taking the BridgeWalk tour (they offer …

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