Coping with COVID-19: Upshur Countians dig in and pitch in
Staying fit during a time when citizens have been ordered to stay at home is local CrossFit coach Jena Fealy’s focus and her way to help other people who want to stay active while homebound. / Photo courtesy Jena Fealy

Coping with COVID-19: Upshur Countians dig in and pitch in

“During recent weeks, as we’ve all anguished about the arrival into our community of this invisible challenger, the coronavirus, I have observed the best of our humanity,” the mayor of…

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Every day, they’re hustlin’: Local residents turn to internet-supported side gigs
Selling Pampered Chef products helped Erica Byrd make a lifestyle change -- all while making some extra cash.

Every day, they’re hustlin’: Local residents turn to internet-supported side gigs

Everywhere you look, people of all ages are finding new ways to stretch the proverbial nickel into a dime, often with the help of the internet. From selling Scentsy and…

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Ollie goes to school: Certified therapy dog offers love, acceptance to students in PALS program
Ollie, a two-year-old sheepadoodle, is a certified therapy dog who provides emotional support and validation for students in the PALS program at B-UMS. / Photo by Kim F. Howard

Ollie goes to school: Certified therapy dog offers love, acceptance to students in PALS program

See Ollie run. See Ollie jump. See Ollie ... go to school? Although there has been a lot of national media attention given to therapy dogs in recent years, some…

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