Dirt Bean to re-open on 3rd Avenue

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Kristy Lanier stands at the location where she will re-open her popular Dirt Bean Café and Bike Shop. The new location is on Third Avenue in Marlinton, adjacent to the Pocahontas County Opera House and across the street from City National Bank. Lanier is currently renovating the interior space and said she plans to re-open in August. The original Dirt More...

by Geoff Hamill | Published 5 months ago
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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

Great day at Snowshoe Wine and Jazz Festival

Young people, old people and everyone in-between enjoyed a gorgeous Saturday afternoon for Snowshoe’s 15th Annual Wine and Jazz Festival. The event featured gourmet food, wine sampling and entertainment by More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Friday, May 2nd, 2014

Boxley crews clean up Greenbrier River Trail

On a Saturday morning before the Great Greenbrier River Race, 50 Boxley Materials Company employees and family members cleaned up the Greenbrier River Trail between Marlinton and Buckeye. The volunteers from several More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

More trout for the Greenbrier

Cody Sharp, of Marlinton, stocks the Greenbrier River with a net-full of trout last week. A local trout stocking program was started to increase tourism and promote economic development of downtown Marlinton. The More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Suds & Duds cakewalk raises $150 for animal shelter

Suds and Duds Laundromat and Thrift Shop hosted a cakewalk on Saturday to benefit the Pocahontas County Animal Shelter. During the event, Shelter Manager Robin Robertson presented certificates of appreciation to More...

The Pocahontas County Historical Society and Bill Barnett, owner of Anna Wallace’s birthplace, have been working for two years to have a sign honoring Wallace put up at Mill Point. The sign was delivered last week, but $1,000 needs to be raised to complete payment. Anyone who wishes to help can send a check, payable to the Pocahontas County Historical Society, to Bill McNeel, Attn: Anna Wallace Sign Fund, 810 Second Ave., Marlinton WV 24954.
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

New marker honors Anna Wallace

The Pocahontas County Historical Society and Bill Barnett, owner of Anna Wallace’s birthplace, have been working for two years to have a sign honoring Wallace put up at Mill Point. The sign was delivered last More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Local band comes in second place

Pocahontas County band Cold Ethyl won Second Place in the Battle of the Bands on March 29 at Stuart’s Smokehouse in Alderson. Threat Point, from Scranton, Pennsylvania won First Place. In the photo, left to More...