The Best of West Virginia Awards

We asked our readers for their thoughts on everything from the best pastries to the most beautiful views.

Augusta Heritage

A mountain festival draws visitors from around the world.

Mother’s Day Turns 100

The Anna Jarvis Birthplace Museum in Grafton celebrates the 100th anniversary of the holiday.

Among the Wooded Hills

No need to travel to New England for a lesson on colonial history. Just sneak a peek with us inside this unique Charleston home.

Be Hope, Be Light

The lessons Jake Harriman learned as a boy in West Virginia inspired him to join the fight to end extreme poverty.

Household Helpers

These common ingredients will have you cleaning—and saving cash—in no time.

A Junkin’ Journey

Deb and Jeff Hartshorn make discarded trash bloom into stunning works of art.

Agents of Change

For 100 years, WVU Extension Service has been helping individuals and communities across West Virginia come up with solutions for needs of all kinds.

At Home With History

A 19th century historic home in Sabraton brings Christmases past to life.

Holding Down the Fort

Fort New Salem in Harrison County preserves a way of life long forgotten.

Made in West Virginia Awards

Meet the winners of the 2013 Made in West Virginia Awards.

Deck the Walls

Every year a touch of Christmas graces each room of this Colonial Revival home in Parkersburg’s historic district. Greenery and glitter abound in a celebration of the magic.

Wild at Home

A Putnam County man’s trophy room reflects his passion for the hunt.

West Virginians Who Rock: Kim Brown Knopf

The West Virginia woman at the helm of a bedding industry empire shares her path to success as well as a few tips on grabbing a little shut-eye.

The Counter Culture

In locally owned pharmacies across the state, the old drugstore culture provides a sense of community and continuity.

The Best of West Virginia Awards 2013

The votes are in! Readers from all corners of the state have weighed in on their favorite eateries and entertainment venues, celebrities and care providers, shopping spots and scenic escapes. Here’s the scoop on the best that the Mountain State has to offer.

The Spark That Ignites

On a farm outside Morgantown, a remarkable WVU alum spends long days making guns the old-fashioned way.

Building A Better Future

Almost Heaven Habitat for Humanity celebrates 25 years of building houses and hope.

150 Reasons to Love West Virginia

In its sesquicentennial year, here are 150 reasons to celebrate West Virginia.

Becoming West Virginia

Look back at why and how West Virginia became a state.