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Welcome to the Communities News Directory at West Virginia Explorer. Be sure to visit our Communities Travel Guide for information about communities in West Virginia.

Gift of vacation cabin aids flood recovery in Greenbrier Valley

Steve and Annette Marchetti's donation of a highland cabin in the Greenbrier Valley has boosted flood recovery in the region and attracted a new...

W.Va. resort ranked among top five Mother’s Day destinations

Mothers Day at Adventures on the Gorge
Adventures on the Gorge has been named one of the top five Mother’s Day destinations in the U.S. by national travel and realty magazine...

National Park visitors spent more than $58 million in so. W.Va.

Sandstone Falls, Summers County, New River Gorge Region
A new report issued by the National Park Service indicates 1,347,957 visitors to national parks in southern West Virginia spent $58,604,300 in nearby communities...

Strong real estate performance reflects increasing confidence in W.Va., southern Va.

Real estate in West Virginia
Three years of strong commercial and residential real estate performance reflect increasing consumer and business confidence across West Virginia and southwest Virginia, according to...

World War I city, Nitro commemorates centennial May 13 at new...

Marker at Nitro City Hall, Nitro, WV, Putnam County, Metro Valley Region
Born of the military need for explosives during the first World War, the city of Nitro, West Virginia, celebrates its centennial May 13 with...

Townhomes near Beckley greet strong demand from WVU Tech

Responding to a marked uptick in inquiries, officials at Cranberry Woods Towhomes near Beckley, West Virginia, say they're preparing for an increased demand from...

Registration open for historic real estate finance training in W.Va.

Buildings on Market Street, Spencer
The National Development Council will host the first of a two-part Historic Real Estate Finance Professional Certification series to Fairmont State University May 8-12, 2017,...

Revisiting the tale of West Virginia’s lost Branch Mountain Treasure

Helmick Rock on South Branch Mountain
Tales of hidden treasure appear throughout the annals of West Virginia history. Legends of hoards buried by prehistoric peoples, by retreating soldiers, by reclusive misers...

Lodging diversifies as Fayetteville gains visibility

New River Gorge Bridge in winter
Inns, cabins, hotels, and campgrounds – the diversity of lodging in the Fayetteville area is growing as year-round tourism increases, according to the executive...

Log cabin researchers encounter rare, mysterious circumstances

A pioneering team of scholars who are dating old log structures in West Virginia has discovered rare, previously undocumented examples of log construction and...

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Countryside in West Virginia
Sponsoring a page at WVExplorer.com is a great way to recognize a friend or loved one while sharing your love for the Mountain State....

Vagabond chef finds fertile ground in upper Ohio Valley

WHEELING, W.Va. -- After years spent in cafes and kitchens across the West, blogging chef Matthew Welsch has returned to his native Ohio Valley,...

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