MMS inducts first National Junior Honor Society members

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Joining in a tradition of junior high/middle schools across the country, Marlinton Middle School formed a National Junior Honor Society chapter. The first National Junior High Honor Society was formed in 1929. The MMS...

LLHF committee preparing for summer festivities

Brandon Nottingham Staff Writer Ruth Taylor hosted a gathering the Little Levels Heritage Fair Committee at her home in Seebert last Sunday. The committee got together to finalize the plans and coordination for this year’s Little...

CVB holds annual partners luncheon

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer At the annual Pocahontas County Convention and Visitors Bureau partners luncheon, individuals and businesses celebrated another successful year of providing a one-of-a-kind unique experience to visitors of Pocahontas County. CVB executive director Cara...

GGRR ~ A fun time for everyone

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Great weather and amazing people made the 31st Great Greenbrier River Race one heck of a ride last weekend. Swarms of participants and well-wishers gathered in Marlinton to celebrate the beauty of the...

Watoga’s Brooks Memorial Arboretum is getting a facelift

Brandon Nottingham Staff Writer Many people don’t realize what a special place Watoga State Park really is. One thing that makes it special is that it is home to the Brooks Memorial Arboretum. The Arboretum is...

County comes together for Children’s Memorial Flag Day

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Members of the community gathered at the Pocahontas County Courthouse Thursday to commemorate Children’s Memorial Flag Day, a day to remember children who suffer from abuse and neglect. The event included two speakers,...

Into the woods

MAMA BEAR ROSE and her cubs, Bud and Petals, were released to the wild Thursday. Rose investigated the surroundings a few times before bringing the cubs out of the “family’s” enclosure. Once outside, the fun began...