PCHS Band ends marching season, ready for concert stage

The Pride of Pocahontas Warrior Marching Band had a successful season, taking second place at three competitions and winning the title: Region 13, Division 2A Champions. The band will have a Christmas concert Sunday, December 11, at 2 p.m. at PCHS. Photo courtesy of Bob Mann

The Pride of Pocahontas Warrior Marching Band had a successful season, taking second place at three competitions and winning the title: Region 13, Division 2A Champions. The band will have a Christmas concert Sunday, December 11, at 2 p.m. at PCHS. Photo courtesy of Bob Mann Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Marching season was a whirlwind of events for More...

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By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

NANOGrav using GBT to study Einstein’s prediction

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer   Theoretical physicist Albert Einstein passed away near the time that the Green Bank Observatory was coming in to being, yet, today, his theories and predictions are connected in many More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

BOE denies endorsement request from School Building Research Committee

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer At the Pocahontas County Board of Education meeting Monday night, members of the School Building Research Committee, led by Jay Miller, presented a proposal to research the reasons behind More...

The Green Bank Telescope is the primary instrument in the Breakthrough Listen search for extraterrestrial intelligence. The project is part of Breakthrough Initiatives, founded by Yuri Milner and Stephen Hawking. Photo courtsey of Patrick Samansky, AP
By Suzanne Stewart On Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

GBT integral part of search for extraterrestrial intelligence

The Green Bank Telescope is the primary instrument in the Breakthrough Listen search for extraterrestrial intelligence. The project is part of Breakthrough Initiatives, founded by Yuri Milner and Stephen Hawking. More...

Pocahontas County Veterans Honor Corps commander Rick Wooddell recognizes local veterans at the annual Veterans Day dinner Friday at the Pocahontas County Opera House. B. Nottingham photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

Veterans Day Dinner ~ honoring all who served

Pocahontas County Veterans Honor Corps commander Rick Wooddell recognizes local veterans at the annual Veterans Day dinner Friday at the Pocahontas County Opera House. B. Nottingham photo Brandon Nottingham Staff More...

Last Wednesday afternoon and evening, hundreds of Green Bank Observatory supporters convened at the Science Center auditorium and overflow room to speak their minds at the National Science Foundation public comment meetings. The standing room only crowd applauded the speakers, which included government officials, teachers, students, scientists and astronomers. Those in attendance were from West Virginia,  Pennsylvania, Virginia, Alabama and other states, as well as students from other countries. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

Hundreds show support for GBO at NSF meetings

Last Wednesday afternoon and evening, hundreds of Green Bank Observatory supporters convened at the Science Center auditorium and overflow room to speak their minds at the National Science Foundation public comment More...

Green Bank resident Bob Sheets looks through the collection of artifacts found on his land where colonial  Fort Warwick was located in the 1700s. Among the items is an oval piece of glass with a profile carving of King George III, shown below. S. Stewart photos
By Suzanne Stewart On Thursday, November 10th, 2016

Small artifact a big find at Fort Warwick

Green Bank resident Bob Sheets looks through the collection of artifacts found on his land where colonial Fort Warwick was located in the 1700s. Among the items is an oval piece of glass with a profile carving More...