On Saturday December 21st the Highland County Arts Council will welcome two young Americans who’ve made a name for themselves in European classical music performance. They also have a very strong tie to one particular Highland County resident. Violinist Rachelle Hunt and Cellist Katie Tertell will perform several classical pieces for violin and cello at…

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Congresswoman Carol Miller met with a small group of constituents at the Green Bank Observatory in early December.  In his introduction, GBO Business Manager Mike Holstine said she serves on the transportation and infrastructure committee, oversight and reform committee and the House select committee on climate crisis.  Prior to her election to represent the West…

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WV Music Hall of Fame pianist Bob Thompson hosts the holiday concert Joy to Lewisburg December 15th at the WV School of Osteopathic Medicine at 6pm.  Joining Thompson will be Landau Eugene Murphy Jr and Mountain Stage host Larry Groce. Thompson said the event began a few years ago when Lewisburg attorney William DePaulo approached…

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West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey warned consumers to avoid falling prey to a new twist on a Social Security scam where the caller attempts to steal personal information while claiming to represent an attorney general’s office. According to a press release from Morrisey’s office, last week dozens of West Virginians reported receiving such calls.…

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Mill Point West Virginia is a blink-and-you’ll-miss-it wide spot off the twisty mountain roads of Pocahontas County, West Virginia.  It’s also the home of Bill Hefner, a luthier – a maker of stringed instruments – who isn’t just making guitars, he’s passing his tradition of meticulous craftmanship down to the next generation. A Music Filled…

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“I’ve always really been interested in offering opera in non-traditional ways.” Liz Cass, co-founder of LOLA, Local Opera Local Artists who will present the first ever opera performance at the Pocahontas County Opera House on Saturday, October 12th. “And so I thought I’ll start a small professional opera company here in Austin.” To launch this…

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