On this West Virginia Morning, as an alternative to the indoor shopping extravaganza known as Black Friday, a movement called “hashtag opt outside” urges people to get closer to parks, trails, community areas and the joy of being outdoors on that particular day. Randy Yohe took full advantage of the Friday alternative, going on a Blackwater Falls State Park birding hike.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
A new center for women recovering from substance use disorder opened this month in Greenbrier County.
Seed Sowers is a non-profit organization that helps women, 18 or older, who are recovering from substance use disorder. There are 16 listed eligibility requirements on the website including using substances at least two weeks before applying, being able to pass an on-site drug screen, and agreeing to stay at the house for six months to one year.
Other parts of the program include mental and behavioral health services, criminal justice remediation, training and employment.
One village home in Dawson will be available for visitors during an open house, planned for Saturday Nov. 20 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Other buildings are still being developed. The homes which will house 11 women each, are expected to be completed in about a year.