BOE receives Innovation Zone grant

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Family Resource Net-work executive director Laura Young delivered exciting news to the board of education at its meeting Monday night – the news that Pocahontas County Schools has been awarded a three-year Innovation Zone grant. This is the second partnered IZ grant for the BOE and FRN. The first, titled “Warriors on More...

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Design firm OWPR, of Winchester and Roanoke/Blacksburg, Virginia, designed this computer rendering of what the Northern Pocahontas Wellness Center will look like once built. The NPWC board is seeking grants and donations for construction of the center. S. Stewart pohto
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, January 6th, 2016

New Year, New Design – Northern Pocahontas Wellness Center reveals plans

Design firm OWPR, of Winchester and Roanoke/Blacksburg, Virginia, designed this computer rendering of what the Northern Pocahontas Wellness Center will look like once built. The NPWC board is seeking grants and More...

Elke Taylor, of Dunmore, started this orange tree from seed several years ago and has enjoyed the fruits of her labor ever since. She also has several lemon trees that bear fruit, and a grapefruit tree, which has yet to add to the fruit basket. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015

Taylor turns home into citrus grove

Elke Taylor, of Dunmore, started this orange tree from seed several years ago and has enjoyed the fruits of her labor ever since. She also has several lemon trees that bear fruit, and a grapefruit tree, which has More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015

Levy imperative to upgrade schools

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer With the news from the School Building Authority (SBA) that Pocahontas County Schools received a $100,000 reserve grant which will lead to the county receiving a $13 million grant, interim More...

Chris, Sarah and Kya Eves pause in front of Marlinton Presbyterian's Christmas tree following MPC's Christmas play Sunday evening. The Eves hope to share Chris' Australian and Malaysian Christmas experiences with Kya in the coming years. Photo courtesy of Cailey Moore
By Cailey Moore On Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015

Christmas around the world

Chris, Sarah and Kya Eves pause in front of Marlinton Presbyterian’s Christmas tree following MPC’s Christmas play Sunday evening. The Eves hope to share Chris’ Australian and Malaysian Christmas More...

Left photo, Pocahontas County Vietnam Veterans of American Chapter president Norris Long, right, presents World War II veteran Harold Crist with a Certificate of Appreciation at the chapter’s Christmas dinner Thursday evening. Right photo, VVA chapter member Joe Smith, right, presents a Certificate of Appreciation to Korean Conflict era veteran Kenneth Faulknier. The chapter also honored World War II veteran Sherman Beard, who was unable to attend the dinner. S. Stewart photos
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, December 16th, 2015

VVA honors local veterans at dinner

Left photo, Pocahontas County Vietnam Veterans of American Chapter president Norris Long, right, presents World War II veteran Harold Crist with a Certificate of Appreciation at the chapter’s Christmas dinner More...

The Pocahontas County Veterans Honor Corps participated in the nationwide Wreaths Across America ceremony Saturday at Arbovale Cemetery. Above, Steve Fierbaugh places a wreath as fellow Honor Corps members Sam Arbogast, Jerry Taylor, Norris Long, Barry Sharp and Willard Pingley wait to place wreaths, as well. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, December 16th, 2015

Honor Corps participates in Wreaths Across America ceremony

The Pocahontas County Veterans Honor Corps participated in the nationwide Wreaths Across America ceremony Saturday at Arbovale Cemetery. Above, Steve Fierbaugh places a wreath as fellow Honor Corps members Sam Arbogast, More...