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Congressman Nick Rahall visited Pocahontas County on Monday to hear details of a Board of Education proposal to occupy the Edray Business Center for vocational training. Several other politicians and community leaders attended the briefing. In the photo, left to right: State Senator Ronald Miller, Marlinton Mayor Joe Smith and Rahall. Congressman Nick More...

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During the Masters session Thursday at Allegheny Echoes, banjo master Dan Wilson, center, explained to the crowd that he brought a few “notes” for the group to look over during its jam session. Playing with Wilson were, from left: Scott Holstein, Bob Lieving, Brandon Shuping and Chris Stockwell. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

The hills are alive with the sounds of bluegrass

During the Masters session Thursday at Allegheny Echoes, banjo master Dan Wilson, center, explained to the crowd that he brought a few “notes” for the group to look over during its jam session. Playing with More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

Tourists and locals enjoy Little Levels Heritage Fair

The Little Levels Heritage Fair parade enters downtown Hillsboro on Saturday afternoon. The sleepy little town of Hillsboro came bustling to life last weekend for the 17th Annual Little Levels Heritage Fair. For More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

GNCC rocks Snowshoe Mountain for seventh year

Professional racers round the turn just after the start of the GNCC AMSOIL Snowshoe cross-country motorcycle race on Sunday afternoon. Thousands of spectators converged at the mountain resort over the weekend for More...

West Virginia Wesleyan College assistant professor of history and gender studies Dr. Katharine Antolini gives a presentation, “Mothers of Martyrs: Women and Civil War Commemoration,” June 20 at the Huntersville School as part of the Huntersville Traditions West Virginia Day celebration. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

Keepers of history – the women of the Civil War

West Virginia Wesleyan College assistant professor of history and gender studies Dr. Katharine Antolini gives a presentation, “Mothers of Martyrs: Women and Civil War Commemoration,” June 20 at the Huntersville More...

HealthNet Aeromedical crew members give a safety class to school children at French Creek Elementary School on June 5, 2014. The crew had nearly completed the class when they were alerted to respond to the scene of a traffic accident in Buckhannon. Crew members, left to right: pilot Frank Figueroa, flight paramedic Carl McCormick and flight nurse Austin Browning. G. Hamill photo.
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

Medevac crews highly trained and dedicated

HealthNet Aeromedical crew members give a safety class to school children at French Creek Elementary School on June 5, 2014. The crew had nearly completed the class when they were alerted to respond to the scene More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

Happy Day, West Virginia

Photo from freegreatimages.com You remained loyal to your country when others raised arms against her. You thrived in rugged mountains where others cannot dwell. You provided energy for industry and homes for decades More...