Keeping the tradition alive


  Thirteen-year-old Trevor Lee Hammons, of Marlinton, took the fourth place award in the 59-year-old and younger “Old-Time Banjo” contest at the 38th Annual Vandalia Gathering May 25. Trevor is the son of Trampas and Teresa Hammons and the great-grandson of the late Lee Hammons. He has been playing old-time music for nearly five years. He very More...

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By Drew Tanner On Thursday, May 29th, 2014

Something for everyone at the Opera House this summer

New Orleans jazz? Check. Old time? Check? Folk? Yep. Bluegrass? Absolutely. Blues? We’ve got that, too. Did we mention the skinny German juggler? This summer the Pocahontas County Opera House will host a veritable More...

By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, May 15th, 2014


Diana Clarke, Lisa Burns and Andrew Lacasse will appear in the Pocahontas County Drama Workshop presentation of the comedy “Cahoots.” Performances will be Friday, May 16, and Saturday, May 17, at 8 p.m. at More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, May 15th, 2014

Tarter presents talk on mussels at Cranberry Mountain Nature Center

  Mussels: The “living Rocks”  of our streams will be presented at the Cranberry Mountain Nature Center Saturday, May 17, beginning at 10 a.m. Guest speaker, US Forest Service wildlife biologist Kim Tarter, More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

A Taste of West Virginia at Green Bank Gallery

by Rich Laska Contributing Writer Folks who think Appalachian Outlaws is the best of mountain culture would be astounded by the range of specialty foods produced in the Mountain State. Taste for yourself. Come More...

By Bonnie Gifford On Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

Drama workshop ‘Cahoots’ features new cast members

Each year, the Pocahontas County Drama Workshop generates thespian magic by drawing area residents into the theatrical fold to create a unique performance for the community. Part of the enchantment includes taking More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

AMR 12th annual bluegrass jamboree

It is going to be a rocking good time in Bath County on Saturday, April 12, when WCHG, Allegheny Mountain Radio hosts the 12th Annual Bluegrass Jamboree culminating a week of fundraising activities for the station. On More...