‘Something better to do’

Brandon Nottingham Staff Writer   The Pocahontas County Prevention Coalition had planned to host a free showing of  the movie “The Secret Life of Pets” Friday night to start off a year-long program called “Something Better To Do.”  That event was canceled due to bad weather, but will be rescheduled. The Pocahontas County Prevention Coalition More...

by Brandon Nottingham | Published 2 months ago
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

School transportation strives for a safe ride, every time

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Whether it’s purchasing new buses to replace old ones or implementing route options during inclement weather, the Pocahontas County Schools transportation department, headed by director More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

Computer science – catch the bug

Computer science and math teacher Laurel Dilley, right, gets the attention of her students in computer science class as Green Bank Observatory computer scientist Ray Creager, at the end of the table, prepares to More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

BFD/Cass dispute put to rest

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Members of the Bartow-Frank-Durbin fire and rescue squad, Cass volunteer fire department, Pocahontas County fire board and Pocahontas County EMS authority met at the Green Bank Observatory More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

PCHS team to represent state in Verizon App Challenge

Five Pocahontas County High School students worked together to create an app for the Verizon Innovative Learning App Challenge and won first place in the state. The team will move on to the national competition. More...

By Brandon Nottingham On Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

Diller entertains the home crowd

Widely known as a banjo player, Dwight Diller said the fiddle was “his instrument” during his performance at the Durbin Public Library Saturday. B. Nottingham photo Brandon Nottingham Staff Writer Pocahontas More...

By Brandon Nottingham On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

HSPC making life better for four-footed friends

HUMANE SOCIETY OF Pocahontas County board members, l-r, Laura Finch, Nancy Maddalena, Chip Adkins, Trish McNaull and Laura Dean Bennett work to raise awareness and ensure the humane treatment of animals. Not More...