General Election Candidate Forum – Pocahontas County Commission

Pocahontas County Commission candidates, from left: Jesse Groseclose, John Leyzorek and Jamie Walker.

Pocahontas County Commission candidates, from left: Jesse Groseclose, John Leyzorek and Jamie Walker. Allegheny Mountain Radio hosted a General Election Candidate Forum on October 25 for Pocahontas County Commission and Pocahontas County Sheriff candidates. The forum also included Allen Johnson, who spoke against the proposed Excess School Levy. The More...

by Suzanne Stewart | Published 3 months ago
By Jaynell Graham On Thursday, October 20th, 2016

Capito visits GBO

US Senator Shelley Moore-Capito visited the Green Bank Observatory Friday to learn more about the facility with regard to past and current research as well as the need for government funding and funding partners More...

US Senator Joe Manchin, right, visited the Green Bank Observatory last week to discuss the future of the facility with business manager Mike Holstine, left , and director Karen O’Neil. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, October 12th, 2016

Manchin offers voice to GBO

US Senator Joe Manchin, right, visited the Green Bank Observatory last week to discuss the future of the facility with business manager Mike Holstine, left , and director Karen O’Neil. S. Stewart photo Suzanne More...

Much like the founding of the Green Bank Observatory, a group effort went into unveiling the newly renamed facility at its inauguration ceremony Saturday. From left: GBO business manager Mike Holstine; Geoffrey Hemplemann, of Representative Evan Jenkins’ office; Associated Universities, Inc. President and CEO Dr. Ethan Schreier; Peggy Hawse, of US Senator Joe Manchin’s office; Pocahontas County Commissioner David McLaughlin; J.T. Jezierski, of US Senator Shelley Moore Capito’s office; and GBO director Karen O’Neil pull the cords to unveil the new name and logo, shown at right. S. Stewart photos
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, October 12th, 2016

Green Bank Observatory – planting seeds for the future

Much like the founding of the Green Bank Observatory, a group effort went into unveiling the newly renamed facility at its inauguration ceremony Saturday. From left: GBO business manager Mike Holstine; Geoffrey More...

Cree Lahti is the new Pocahontas County Free Libraries director, taking the seat of Vicky Terry, who recently retired. Lahti had served as librarian at Linwood Community Library since 2009. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

Lahti quietly changes library positions

Cree Lahti is the new Pocahontas County Free Libraries director, taking the seat of Vicky Terry, who recently retired. Lahti had served as librarian at Linwood Community Library since 2009. S. Stewart photo Suzanne More...

Members of the Tennessee Order of Confederate Rose attended Huntersville Traditions Day Saturday to honor four Civil War Confederate soldiers with a grave stone placement ceremony. Above, Vonda Dixon, left, sprinkles Georgia dirt on the grave of Private David R. Dodd, Company E, 14th Georgia Infantry as fellow mourners watch. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

Four fallen Civil War soldiers honored at HTD

Members of the Tennessee Order of Confederate Rose attended Huntersville Traditions Day Saturday to honor four Civil War Confederate soldiers with a grave stone placement ceremony. Above, Vonda Dixon, left, sprinkles More...

Long lines formed in front of the RoadKill Cook-off booths Saturday as visitors waited to taste the culinary creations found only at this one-of-a-kind festival. For more photos from the event, turn to page 10. Photo courtesy of Tom Walker
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

Thousands attend Autumn Harvest/RoadKill Cook-off

Long lines formed in front of the RoadKill Cook-off booths Saturday as visitors waited to taste the culinary creations found only at this one-of-a-kind festival. For more photos from the event, turn to page 10. More...