Thanksgiving feasts are always in need of something special.
Can a sprinkle of artisanal salt noticeably pump up the experience?
Let's meet a new Appalachian salt-maker in West Virginia and find out.
J.Q. Dickinson Salt-Works is nestled in the Kanawha River Valley, just southeast of the capital city of Charleston in the small town of Malden (not to be confused with Maldon, a sea salt brand from the U.K.). It's mostly pasture land, with cows nearby.
Law enforcement officials are investigating the shooting of a West Virginia man by a police officer.
Sgt. B. D. Humphreys of the Kanawha County Sheriff's Office says the early Wednesday shooting sent a 28-year-old South Charleston man to the hospital. He said Mickey Davis is in the intensive care unit.
Unemployment rates dropped in 51 of West Virginia's 55 counties in October.
WorkForce West Virginia says Jefferson County had the lowest unemployment rate in the state at 3.2 percent, followed by Monongalia County at 3.9 percent, and Berkeley and Hampshire counties each at 4 percent.