Create WV Gubernatotorial Roundtable

Charleston, W.Va.  - The Create West Virginia Gubernatorial Roundtable, to take place from 7 p.m. through 9 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, has been moved to the University of Charleston's 962-seat Geary...
Letter to Senator Manchin

My Letter to Senator Manchin

United States Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) has issued an open call for stories about opioid abuse and how it has affected West Virginians. He intends to read these letters on the Senate Floor to filibuster the...

Find Your Passion

Challenges and frustrations in life are often common and unavoidable. They can take a toll on us emotionally, physically and psychologically. Life can get monotonous, and at its worst, toxic. We sometimes...
Martinsburg Rescue Mission

Point in Time Count – Berkeley County

The West Virginia Coalition to End Homelessness is hosting a Point in Time Count in Berkeley County. I had the opportunity to participate in the Point in Time Count last year, working to help the homeless...
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Natasha Bowens Keynote Speaker

Natasha Bowens, keynote speaker for the 2016 Common Ground Books, Business, & Art Expo on Saturday, February 20 at Shepherd University Wellness Center is nationally known with work in programs alongside...
Kidz Power Pacs

Kidz Power Pacs

We were a little late to our meeting when we pulled into Eagle School Intermediate five after ten on a bright Saturday morning. Standing at the outer circle of the packed gymnasium, we could hear a voice over...

Fairness West Virginia

As a parent of two teenagers, I have many hopes for my offspring. I want them to be successful in all of their endeavors. I want them to struggle just enough to learn the important lessons but not enough they...
OPPRESSION MONOPOLY

Oppression Monopoly

With the holidays approaching, many families will come together under one roof and do the inevitable: argue about politics. Martinsburg and the Eastern Panhandle have social concerns like every other city and...