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Albans Arts Center to present ‘Legend of Sleeping Beauty’

The Alban Arts Center will present the family-friendly story of “The Legend of Sleeping Beauty,” a musical adapted from the story of “Briar Rose” by the Brothers Grimm.

The musical will be staged at 8 p.m. Fridays...

South Charleston Lions sponsoring ‘Kiss a Pig’ fundraiser
South Charleston Lions sponsoring ‘Kiss a Pig’ fundraiser

If you can’t find the love to pucker up for a porker yourself, you can still see it for yourself from a trio of local men willing to take a chance.

The South Charleston Lions Club will host a Kiss a Pig contest to raise funds for eye...

Editor’s Desk: Images from abroad

Got a call from a well-known Putnam County personality the other day.

Bill Ellis of Scott Depot rang to say how much he enjoyed the Readers’ Gallery in Metro Putnam (it also runs in our Kanawha Valley Neighbors sections). Each week, the...

Elk River Back Pack Blessings provides weekend nourishment to youths
Elk River Back Pack Blessings provides weekend nourishment to youths

Elk River Back Pack Blessings is an ongoing operation of donations, volunteer support and community outreach.

Weekly, volunteers assemble at Clendenin United Methodist Church on Koontz Avenue in Clendenin to fill back packs with food items for...

S.C. Chamber hosting interactive murder mystery theater

The South Charleston Chamber of Commerce will host “Another Fistful of Bullets,” an interactive murder mystery dinner theater, at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22 and Saturday, Aug. 23, at the Comedy Zone Charleston, located in the Holiday Inn...

Summerfest returns to S.C. this week

Kicking off at 6 p.m. sharp on Wednesday, Aug. 13, the South Charleston Summerfest returns to the Mound on D Street, offering four, fun-filled days and evenings of free, family-style entertainment.

The music lineup, rife with fondly remembered...

Monsanto lawsuit settlement finalized

Thomas V. Flaherty, of the Nitro Class Action Settlement Administrators, LLC, the court-appointed administrator of the Monsanto Nitro Class Action, opened an office in Nitro on July 8.

The settlement will provide benefits for people who owned...

St. Albans Riverfest National Kiddie Tractor Pull winners announced

At the recent St. Albans Riverfest, 66 children ages 3 to 10 participated in the Kiddie Tractor Pull, sponsored by David Smith Frame and Body Shop.

To win, the children rode a tractor pulling a weighted sled down a 30-foot lane. In most groups,...

Teen writes political thriller with faith-based message
Teen writes political thriller with faith-based message

Not many teenagers are writing books at age 14, especially not political fiction.

Joshua Higginbotham, though, has written has three such novels, the first one when he was 14. Having just turned 18, Higginbotham’s latest book,...

Cucumber Kimchee
Cucumber Kimchee

This is the time of year when we have too much produce. When I stumbled upon a recipe for Cucumber Kimchee, I was ecstatic, because I could use up some of the cucumbers I’d harvested in a new and different manner.

Kimchee is a spicy,...

Pinch Reunion on tap this weekend
Pinch Reunion on tap this weekend

Continuing a tradition that extends beyond a century now and bears national distinction, the annual Pinch Reunion will take place this weekend in the Elk Valley town.

Festivities begin on Friday, Aug. 8, with the annual Pinch Reunion...

‘Affordable Meals’ program launches Monday in Dawes
‘Affordable Meals’ program launches Monday in Dawes

For many -- if not most -- families nowadays, preparing healthful meals can be a challenge on a tight budget and a frequently frenzied everyday household schedule.

Help is on its way to harried parents and singles next week, in that regard. The...

Summer Squash makes tasty dish from garden favorites
Summer Squash makes tasty dish from garden favorites

The ripe fruits and vegetables in our garden often inspire our summer meals. There is no need to go to the grocery store when every thing needed for a healthy meal is right outside the back door.

Some crops are always more prolific than others,...

ARC co-founder joins Mountaineer Montessori School faculty
ARC co-founder joins Mountaineer Montessori School faculty

Jennifer Carriger, the co-founder of the Appalachian Reading Center, has been named the full-time reading and learning consultant at Mountaineer Montessori School, 308 20th St., Charleston.

Carriger received bachelor’s degrees in...

Summerfest 2014 kicks off Aug. 13 with live music, food, dancing

When the conversation turns to the annual South Charleston Summerfest, “free” is the key word.

This year’s Summerfest, which kicks off at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 13, at the Mound on D Street, is the 15th version of the summer...

St. Albans 9-10-year-old girls win state title
St. Albans 9-10-year-old girls win state title

St. Albans has had a pretty strong history when it comes to softball over the past few years.

In 2006, the St. Albans 11-12 Little League team won a state title.

Four years later, the high school team, which has had only one losing season...

Anytime Fitness sponsoring 5K run/walk

Anytime Fitness will sponsor a 5K run/walk to help an area couple with medical treatment costs for their 1-month-old daughter.

The 5K event will start at 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 9 at the University of Charleston.

The entry fee is $25 per...

Annual state Church of God camp meeting Sunday
Annual state Church of God camp meeting Sunday

With its proclaimed theme of “Identity,” the annual West Virginia State Camp Meeting of the Church of God will get underway at 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 3, and continue through Friday, Aug. 8.

The camp meeting will be held at the...

EKG/ECG training course offered at BridgeValley CTC

BridgeValley Community and Technical College will offer an EKG/ECG Technician Certification Training course that will prepare students to function as EKG technicians and to take the American Society of Phlebotomy Technician’s Electrocardiograph...

Annual 25177 Foundation golf outing Aug. 9 at Big Bend

The 11th Annual 25177 Foundation Golf Outing will be held on Saturday, Aug. 9 at Big Bend Golf Course in Tornado.

This two-person scramble golf outing will begin with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. The cost is $75 per golfer or $150 for a...

Free hoops camp a success
Free hoops camp a success

Four years ago, Cierra Jones and Kenneth Booth had a vision, to start up a free basketball camp for children from low-income families and others who could not afford one of pay camps in the region.

In 2011, they formed CJKB Infinity Sports, a...

Season’s right for Blueberry Peach Upside Down Cake
Season’s right for Blueberry Peach Upside Down Cake

The third most important fruit crop in the United States is the peach crop. (The first is apple. The second is orange.)

Peaches are an important agricultural crop in the Mountain State. The state is ranked 14th in U.S. production. Most are...

Grumpy’s Waterfront Grille provides riverside dining on MacCorkle Avenue
Grumpy’s Waterfront Grille provides riverside dining on MacCorkle Avenue

There’s a spacious, revamped dining room inside Grumpy’s Waterfront Grille, but during nice weather, customers flock to the large deck overlooking the Kanawha River.

The deck is one of the big draws at the eatery, which is at 5930...

United Way seeks community volunteers for Day of Caring

United Way of Central West Virginia is signing up volunteers for its Wednesday, Sept. 17, Day of Caring.

Day of Caring is a call for people from the community and businesses to come together to create positive change in the lives of children,...

Main Street Art Studio welcomes August guest artist
Main Street Art Studio welcomes August guest artist

In August, artist Susan Tschantz’s work will be exhibited as part of Main Street Art Studio’s Art Moves in Hurricane. To kick off the exhibit, the public is invited to a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, July 26. It will be an evening...

Extension Service offering canning & preserving workshops
Extension Service offering canning & preserving workshops

Keeping pace with a renewed interest in eating locally and growing vegetables in home gardens, the West Virginia University Kanawha County Extension Service office is offering workshops on canning and preserving homegrown, or locally purchased produce...

South Charleston man turns love of cooking into his own line of barbecue sauce
South Charleston man turns love of cooking into his own line of barbecue sauce

Meet the “Lem” in Lem’s Meat Varnish.

He’s Chris Lemon of South Charleston, who developed a new barbecue sauce about three years ago after experimenting with different recipes in his kitchen.

Lemon’s...

SCHS students ‘reaching for space,’ Rotarians learn
SCHS students ‘reaching for space,’ Rotarians learn

NASA’s CubeSat Launch Initiative provides opportunities for auxiliary payloads to fly on rockets in upcoming launches.

“It’s a way for NASA to develop the next generation of scientists and engineers,” Joe Oliver told...

W.Va. School of Gospel Music accepting enrollment applications

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The 18th annual West Virginia School of Gospel Music is scheduled to take place Monday, July 28 through Friday, Aug. 1 at Fisher Memorial Church, in Goldtown, Jackson County, north of Sissonville and the Kanawha and Putnam county...

South Charleston native develops Vixen Vodka, now available in West Virginia
South Charleston native develops Vixen Vodka, now available in West Virginia

A South Charleston native has founded one of the few female-owned spirits companies in the country, and the brand, Vixen Vodka, is now available in the Mountain State.

LeeAnn Maxwell, 54, chief executive officer of Vixen Vodka, based in...

Summer a good time to tune up with yoga
Summer a good time to tune up with yoga

“I really hate the way yoga keeps my body youthful and fit,” said absolutely no one EVER.

And why would they? Everywhere you look, there are new products being sold claiming to burn fat, remove the muffin top and magically grow...

Fregola Salad with Broccoli and Onions
Fregola Salad with Broccoli and Onions

On a recent trip to Philadelphia, I purchased a bag of fregola (also fregula). It is commonly referred to as a type of pasta, although there are those who disagree. Pasta is generally made of flour and a liquid, while fregola is made of coarse...

Hernshaw teenager fighting Lyme disease for past five years
Hernshaw teenager fighting Lyme disease for past five years

While mowing his family’s yard at his Hernshaw home in July 2009, Caleb Norman was bitten on the ankle by a deer tick. A bulls-eye rash surfaced on his ankle a few hours later, and he began experiencing flu-like symptoms.

Five years...

Red, White and Bike
Red, White and Bike

What says summertime more for a child than riding their bicycles around the neighborhood or celebrating the Fourth of July by watching fireworks and enjoying other related activities?

The St. Albans Riverfest, celebrating their 20th...

Pink taxi nears retirement from C&H fleet
Pink taxi nears retirement from C&H fleet

A distinctively pink taxi is being put out to pasture, so to speak, on Charleston’s East End.

C&H Taxi, which owns and operates the vibrant pink cab, is preparing to retire the vehicle from regular shifts in coming days, after a...

CrossFit Never Give Up features varied workouts in supportive atmosphere
CrossFit Never Give Up features varied workouts in supportive atmosphere

During a morning workout session at the new CrossFit Never Give Up fitness facility in South Charleston, cheers of encouragement rang out as a woman hoisted a barbell and weights over her head.

It’s the kind of camaraderie and support...

Area Upward Bound youth attend Teen Summit Against Drugs at WVSU
Area Upward Bound youth attend Teen Summit Against Drugs at WVSU

The dangers of drug abuse among teenagers were brought into sharp focus during the first Teen Summit Against Drugs at West Virginia State University.

The event on Wednesday, July 2, in the Wilson Student Union was sponsored by the WVSU Upward...

Celebrate the Fourth with a blueberry cherry pie
Celebrate the Fourth with a blueberry cherry pie

The sour cherry season is finished in this area, and the yield was not big this year due to late frosts that killed the blossoms. Blueberries are just beginning to ripen. They, too, were affected by the early spring cold spell, but they are now...

Fourth annual FAN Night tabbed for July 11 at Power Park
Fourth annual FAN Night tabbed for July 11 at Power Park

The JeffersonWhitney Foundation, a Hurricane-based, nonprofit organization that advocates for the special needs community, is presenting its fourth annual FAN Night at Appalachian Power Park in Charleston on Friday, July 11.

FAN, similar to...

CAMC to offer tour, sibling ‘prep’ class Thursday
CAMC to offer tour, sibling ‘prep’ class Thursday

If you’re expecting a new family member in the near future, the staff at CAMC Women and Children’s Hospital can offer some preliminary preparation (and reassurance) for the new arrival.

On Thursday, July 3, the CAMC Women and...

Soccer’s popularity growing in the Kanawha Valley
Soccer’s popularity growing in the Kanawha Valley

As soccer continues to grow in the United States, it does so in West Virginia and the Kanawha Valley, as well.

More than 18 million watched the U.S. against Portugal in the World Cup on ESPN on June 22, setting a record as the most-viewed soccer...

West Virginia State University students earn top honors for graphic narratives

A trio of West Virginia State University students swept top honors in the graphic narrative category in the annual writing competition sponsored by West Virginia Writers Inc.

Scotty White, Frank Larnerd and Katarina Dedicova finished first,...

Bows and arrows, Mongolian-style
Bows and arrows, Mongolian-style

Archery is a sport that appeals to many, but when Michael Kane and Keith Mosteller get out their bows and arrows, they use equipment of a style dating to ancient Asia.

The two friends use Mongolian-style bows from the period of Ghenghis Khan.

Southridge Church volunteers return from mission trip to Nicaragua
Southridge Church volunteers return from mission trip to Nicaragua

A recent trip to the Central American country of Nicaragua was a bonding experience for 11 members of Southridge Church in South Charleston.

Southridge Church Lead Pastor Marc Sundstrom led the group of volunteers; they departed June 5 and...

Nitro teacher leaves legacy in hearts and minds of students
Nitro teacher leaves legacy in hearts and minds of students

The stands at the Nitro football field were filled with hundreds of people, but there was no cheering.

On Monday evening, June 30, students, teachers and other members of the Nitro community gathered for a memorial and candlelight vigil...

4-H Horse Camp teaches riding disciplines, horse care
4-H Horse Camp teaches riding disciplines, horse care

From beginners to seasoned riders, the Southern District 4-H Horse Camp at Camp Virgil Tate teaches the young participants everything from how to ride a horse to the proper care and feeding of one.

The annual camp, which ran the week of June 15,...

Secret Santa Foundation to host benefit golf tournament Aug. 4

The first week of August may seem a bit early to start thinking about Christmas, but not for the Secret Santa Foundation.

To help hundreds of local children in December, the foundation will host a fundraising golf tournament on Monday, Aug. 4,...

Ms. Groovy’s moving on up with catered cuisine
Ms. Groovy’s moving on up with catered cuisine

After nearly three years in business on Charleston’s West Side, Ms. Groovy’s Cafe and Catering keeps on trucking -- all over the Mountain State.

Proprietor Jeni Pettigrew Burns is focusing more on the catering aspect of her...

Former WVU standout stars for USA in the World Cup
Former WVU standout stars for USA in the World Cup

Once every four years, the global sport of football, or soccer as its known here in the United States, takes center stage for the planet’s most watched sporting event.

For many Americans it’s the only time the sport is given any...

Bacon Ranch Pea Salad
Bacon Ranch Pea Salad

I cannot begin to count the number of times my mother would tell me to “eat your peas,” when I was a child. She implied they were good for me.

The peas my mother served were usually straight from the can. They didn’t taste...

Elkview-based martial artists triumph at Parkersburg tourney
Elkview-based martial artists triumph at Parkersburg tourney

Members of the Dueling Dragon Martial Arts Academy in Elkview attended the Battle of Champions Karate and Jujitsu Tournament in Parkersburg on June 14, returning with an impressive array of trophies for their skills.

Students Jake Nichols and...

Rock Lake Arts Camp in July to feature arts, crafts, drama and dance
Rock Lake Arts Camp in July to feature arts, crafts, drama and dance

Drama, dance, singing, arts and crafts -- it’s all free at the Rock Lake Arts Camp in South Charleston.

The fourth annual Rock Lake Arts Camp is gearing up for its July 28 start, but organizers are getting a jump on the event by...

St. Albans Riverfest kicks off Thursday, June 26 at Roadside Park
St. Albans Riverfest kicks off Thursday, June 26 at Roadside Park

The bridge is back, and so is the St. Albans Riverfest.

The 20th version of the annual event kicks off at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 26, at Roadside Park, and continues through Sunday, June 29.

The four-day, family-friendly festival features a...

Richmond Elementary School principal wins statewide recognition
Richmond Elementary School principal wins statewide recognition

Richmond Elementary School Principal Terry Sauvageot doesn’t like being in the spotlight, preferring instead to shower attention on her students and staff.

But at the end of the school year, the veteran educator happily accepted a...

Quilt and wall hanging exhibition on display at Culture Center
Quilt and wall hanging exhibition on display at Culture Center

The West Virginia Division of Culture and History’s annual exhibition, “Quilts and Wall Hangings 2014,” was unveiled in the Great Hall of the Culture Center, State Capitol Complex in Charleston on May 23.

The juried...

Church youth volunteers, adult leaders to visit St. Albans for outreach work

Approximately 85 to 100 young work camp volunteers and adult leaders will be visiting the St. Albans area over the next several weeks to work on home repairs for the needy.

The five groups, under the ministry of the Advocacy & Workcamps...

South Charleston High student selected for Duke University summer business institute
South Charleston High student selected for Duke University summer business institute

Studying business at an Ivy League school is the dream of Donovan “D.J.” Spencer, a rising senior at South Charleston High School.

That goal is getting a boost this summer, as Donovan is learning about the business world at a...

St. Francis School expanding its preschool program
St. Francis School expanding its preschool program

In collaboration with Kanawha County Schools, St. Francis School at 525 Holley St., St. Albans, is adding another preschool class for 4-year-olds for the 2014-2015 school year.

Principal Erin Sikora said, “The demand in St. Albans for...

Asian Sugar Snap Peas
Asian Sugar Snap Peas

I like traditional flat snow peas and my husband likes sugar snap peas, a cultivar group of peas with rounded, edible pods. This year, we grew both. The rabbits in the neighborhood also prefer the flat peas, so we have an abundant crop of sugar snap...

Vendors, parade participants still sought for Chesapeake Town Fair

The third annual Chesapeake Town Fair will take place on Saturday, July 5.

An 11 a.m. parade will start at Chesapeake Elementary School, with line-up beginning at 10 a.m. Prizes will be awarded to the top three entrants (floats, marching groups,...

Children gather at Beyond the Backyard Outdoor Adventure Camp
Children gather at Beyond the Backyard Outdoor Adventure Camp

Ashton Young felt the excitement when he pulled in a nice-sized catfish.

The St. Albans boy was one of many kids who stood in line for, at times, nearly an hour to get his chance to haul in a big one under the fishing tent at the Beyond the...

Soap Box Derby marks 45th year at Little Creek Park in South Charleston
Soap Box Derby marks 45th year at Little Creek Park in South Charleston

On a sun-splashed Saturday morning, the excitement kept building.

Wheels were spun, car bodies were polished and weighed and helmets were adjusted prior to the start of the Kanawha Valley Soap Derby Association races on June 7.

According...

‘Woofstock’ grooves into Coonskin
‘Woofstock’ grooves into Coonskin

Hundreds tuned in, turned on and took part (and their pets) in the first-time “Woofstock” happening June 15 at the Schoenbaum Amphitheater in Coonskin Park, Charleston.

Inspired partially by the renowned Woodstock concert of August...

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie
Strawberry Rhubarb Pie

This is the time of year when strawberries and rhubarb are in season and at their peak. I like to combine them in jams, compotes and pie.

I wasn’t always a fan of rhubarb, a species of plant in the Polygonaceae family, with crisp stalks...

Fruth Pharmacy in Nitro celebrates grand re-opening in new store
Fruth Pharmacy in Nitro celebrates grand re-opening in new store

Those comfy rocking chairs and friendly faces are still there at the new location of Fruth Pharmacy in Nitro.

On Friday, June 6, Fruth Pharmacy officials and local dignitaries participated in a ribbon-cutting ceremony marking the grand...

St. Paul’s United Methodist in Nitro offering new summer program for children

St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Nitro will lead children on a world tour this summer, but they won’t have to venture from the church on 20th Street.

The church is introducing a new summer program for children ages 4 through...

Giving broken skateboards a new purpose
Giving broken skateboards a new purpose

When some people are bored, they set around, dabbling in this and that, whatever to occupy the mind.

It is during these times that a person’s creativity tends to come out, either in the form of a piece of art on a sheet of paper or...

Community garden taking shape at Cross Lanes United Methodist Church
Community garden taking shape at Cross Lanes United Methodist Church

Soon, tomatoes, peppers and other vegetables will be growing in a new community garden that is being installed at Cross Lanes United Methodist Church.

The raised bed garden is a program of the Healthy Cross Lanes Initiative, a collaborative...

Kanawha Valley Chapter DAR to re-dedicate Daniel Boone marker

The Daniel Boone historic marker at Daniel Boone Park in Charleston will be re-dedicated Saturday, June 14, by the Kanawha Valley Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

The ceremony will start at 1 p.m. at Daniel Boone Park, which...

The Vintage Vaporium in South Charleston offers alternative to cigarettes
The Vintage Vaporium in South Charleston offers alternative to cigarettes

The world of electronic cigarettes, or “e-cigarettes,” encompasses much more than the products you might find on display at the corner convenience store.

The Vintage Vaporium at 610 1/2 D St. in South Charleston is a recently...

The Vintage Vaporium in South Charleston offers alternative to cigarettes
The Vintage Vaporium in South Charleston offers alternative to cigarettes

The world of electronic cigarettes, or “e-cigarettes,” encompasses much more than the products you might find on display at the corner convenience store.

The Vintage Vaporium at 610 1/2 D St. in South Charleston is a recently...

St. Albans native pens crime thrillers set in familiar locales
St. Albans native pens crime thrillers set in familiar locales

To gaze at Bob Maroney’s bookshelves, one might think he’s got a definite dark side. But the books about murders and serial killers are just research materials for this new author’s crime thrillers.

Maroney, who grew up in...

Senior Corps hosting yard sale June 7
Senior Corps hosting yard sale June 7

The Senior Corps volunteers of United Way will sponsor a yard sale on Saturday, June 7, at the corner of Court and Smith streets in downtown Charleston.

The sale will take place from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Hot dogs, chips and drinks will be available...

South Charleston Fire Department’s station No. 3 re-opens near Weberwood
South Charleston Fire Department’s station No. 3 re-opens near Weberwood

During the derecho wind storm two years ago, a large tree fell on the South Charleston Fire Department’s station No. 3, which covers the Weberwood and Montrose areas of the city.

Luckily, with the on-duty firefighters out on a call when...

County’s public pools provide cooling summer succor
County’s public pools provide cooling summer succor

If you need some summertime diversion with a swimming pool immersion, but you don’t belong to a private club or have a rustic, Norman Rockwellesque swimmin’ hole nearby, there are some affordable public options throughout the area. Below...

Kanawha County Public Library system announces summer reading programs

The Kanawha County Public Library system has some tasty reading choices planned for its annual summer reading programs.

If you love reading, gardening and making healthy choices, you’ll want to join one of the library’s three...

St. Albans Success Clubs spreading strategies for success throughout community
St. Albans Success Clubs spreading strategies for success throughout community

In St. Albans, there are signs of success everywhere -- literally.

Thanks to the efforts of the St. Albans Success Club, “success signs” bearing words of wisdom and strategies for attaining good character and success in life are...

‘Open Stage’ bridges church, community on West Side
‘Open Stage’ bridges church, community on West Side

There’s area talent being mined and refined in a “cavern” every month on Charleston’s West Side.

The talent might be a gifted musical soloist, duo, trio or band. A deft-of-hand magician. A wry, insightful comedian. A...

Local girls a hit in the ring
Local girls a hit in the ring

On a warm Wednesday evening, at a nondescript warehouse just off Patrick Street, a number of young boxers prepare for another intense training session, sweat already forming on their brows.

Standing at one end of the gym (erected in October by...

Youth 4-H summer day camps coming to Coonskin Park

The 4-H Science Camp for youths ages 9 to 12 and the 4-H Cloverbud Camp for ages 5 to 8 will be offered from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 23 to June 27 at Coonskin Park in Charleston.

Each day camp costs $75, which includes a daily lunch.

The...

Local author releases new adventure novel
Local author releases new adventure novel

Charleston adventure author Eric Douglas’ latest novel, “Heart of the Maya,” is now available.

The book is the fifth in the Mike Scott adventure series. In this story, murder, kidnapping and the theft of an ancient Mayan...

Enjoy a spring delicacy with Asparagus Salad
Enjoy a spring delicacy with Asparagus Salad

Asparagus is a spring delicacy that should be planted in more West Virginia gardens, according to the West Virginia University Extension Service.

It is not difficult to grow and the plants will yield tasty stalks for 15 years or...

St. Francis School offering open enrollment for 2014-15 school year

St. Francis School, 525 Holley St., St. Albans, is accepting registrations for the 2014-2015 school year for grades preschool through five.

An open house is planned from noon to 2 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 10.

Preschool programs are offered...

Local mother seeks to raise awareness of controversial, little-known disorder
Local mother seeks to raise awareness of controversial, little-known disorder

Hurricane Middle School student Jaiden Reed is an exemplary student, maintaining a 4.0 grade point average, and a gifted musician, an All-State saxophone player, eighth chair in the county.

And, for the past year and a half, until recently, her...