The Herald-Dispatch Discover Communities RSS 2015-08-01T22:27:45-04:00 urn:uuid:e264f3e1-aba5-42fa-9517-7ddcc1999eaf Original content available for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons license (Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported), except where noted. Directory of W.Va. public officials, workers The Herald-Dispatch urn:uuid:129b3590-fa48-47ba-ba06-1d4c13894c55 2015-07-21T09:13:29-04:00 <p> Prepared by the League of Women Voters</p> Milton attractions The Herald-Dispatch / 2015 urn:uuid:864646f4-9161-4f1c-a772-e5577c7cf7aa 2015-07-05T18:22:34-04:00 <p> Attractions, shopping and dining.</p> Milton fast facts The Herald-Dispatch / 2015 urn:uuid:cd4e3d4a-9cc6-4529-80ab-02609a22fb0f 2015-07-05T18:19:05-04:00 <p> <strong>ORIGIN</strong>: Named for Milton Rece, a large landowner and the first Postmaster in the area when the town was incorporated in 1876.</p> Gallery: Gift idea -- Herald-Dispatch photos of the Tri-State The Herald-Dispatch urn:uuid:4377d489-b37c-42e2-be40-b9de6ba48f01 2015-07-02T16:07:00-04:00 <p> Are you wracking your brain for gifts for that hard-to-buy-for person?</p> Putnam County attractions The Herald-Dispatch / 2015 urn:uuid:5d579c0b-1de8-4e67-94fe-fa86cd8564a0 2015-07-02T16:45:49-04:00 <p> Attractions, golf, shopping, dining.</p> Putnam County highlights The Herald-Dispatch / 2015 2015-07-02T16:42:27-04:00 <p> ORIGIN: Putnam County was formed in 1848 from Kanawha, Cabell and Mason counties. The county was named for Israel Putnam, a New England patriot, who served as a general in the Revolutionary War.</p> Lawrence County attractions The Herald-Dispatch / 2015 urn:uuid:2b0c5341-c8f5-4abb-8ee6-3e19a2a81d9f 2015-07-02T16:35:12-04:00 <p> Attractions, golf, bowling, shopping, dining.</p> Lawrence County highlights The Herald-Dispatch / 2015 urn:uuid:a3e2d948-dcce-44c3-bcee-00c1678f36ad 2015-07-02T16:27:17-04:00 <p> <strong>ORIGIN</strong>: Named for Capt. James Lawrence, commander of the frigate Chesapeake during the war of 1812. Founded Dec. 20, 1816. Burlington was first county seat. County seat subsequently moved to Ironton.</p> Barboursville Dining The Herald-Dispatch / 2015 urn:uuid:ca81e23a-2773-4d68-973e-800fe697eff9 2015-07-02T16:24:13-04:00 Barboursville Highlights The Herald-Dispatch / 2015 urn:uuid:08cafb39-e58f-439e-967b-961869e9529d 2015-07-02T16:21:23-04:00 <p> <span class="abody"><b>ORIGIN:</b></span><span class="abody"> Barboursville was established in 1813. Named after Virginia Gov. James Bar&#173;bour (1812-1814), the village was the county seat of Cabell County from 1814 until 1887.</span></p>