Pipeline generates environmental concerns

PipelineHikeHL

A coalition of energy companies, including Dominion Resources, Inc., plans to build a 42-inch gas pipeline through Shavers Fork in this area south of Cheat Bridge and north of Fish Hatchery Run. Construction would involve blasting a trench through the river bed and burying the pipeline under the river. The West Virginia Department of Natural Resources More...

by Geoff Hamill | Published 1 month ago
RADInfoMeeting3Sep14sm
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

DeBerry takes RAD trip to local communities

The Pocahontas County Commission voted down Snowshoe Mountain, Inc.’s petition to create a resort area district (RAD) on August 19. Commissioners Jamie Walker and William Beard cited the large number of questions More...

Author and native Pocahontas Countian Jack Moore visited Green Bank Public Library last week and shared stories from his past, as well as information on the books he has written. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

Author shares memories of life in Pocahontas County

Author and native Pocahontas Countian Jack Moore visited Green Bank Public Library last week and shared stories from his past, as well as information on the books he has written. S. Stewart photo He may be a published More...

ManchinatNRAO01banner
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

Manchin talks economics in Green Bank

Senator Joe Manchin, right, speaks with a National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) employee during an economic forum in Green Bank on August 26. Manchin talked about different funding options to keep the Green More...

Green Bank residents Luann and Marilyn Creager watch as Virginia crafter, Nathan Jenkins demonstrates wood carving on his spring-pole lathe at the Labor Day event at the Green Bank Gallery Saturday. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

Artists share talents at Green Bank Gallery

Green Bank residents Luann and Marilyn Creager watch as Virginia crafter, Nathan Jenkins demonstrates wood carving on his spring-pole lathe at the Labor Day event at the Green Bank Gallery Saturday. S. Stewart photo To More...

Although he wasn’t born in West Virginia, former Pocahontas County resident Wayne Worth considers the state home and holds it in a special place in his heart. Above, Worth in 2013 with a birthday card he made for the sesquicentennial celebration. Photo courtesy of Wayne Worth
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

Worth takes a journey through the Wild and Wonderful

Although he wasn’t born in West Virginia, former Pocahontas County resident Wayne Worth considers the state home and holds it in a special place in his heart. Above, Worth in 2013 with a birthday card he made More...

CoCommDominionbanner
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

Dominion representatives meet with County Commission

Robert Orndorff, Dominion Resources Manager for State and Local Affairs, standing right, answers questions about a proposed pipeline during a Pocahontas County Commission meeting on August 19. Dominion is planning More...