Junior Fireman ~ training for a noble work

Bartow-Frank-Durbin Volunteer Fire Department member Jessica Varner, right, with her buddy Devin DeHaven, who dreams of being a fireman one day. Varner went through the Junior Fireman program and now trains new recruits. Photo courtesy of Buster Varner Brandon Nottingham Staff Writer When a house catches fire, who do you call? The fire department – More...

by Brandon Nottingham | Published 2 months ago
By admin On Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

Sutton ~ living a full and busy life

Arbovale resident Elizabeth “Liz” Sutton, is an artist of many mediums – photography, jewelry, textiles, soaps, lip balms, and more. Sutton’s wares are available at the Green Bank Gallery and This, That More...

The Pride of Pocahontas Warrior Marching Band had a successful season, taking second place at three competitions and winning the title: Region 13, Division 2A Champions. The band will have a Christmas concert Sunday, December 11, at 2 p.m. at PCHS. Photo courtesy of Bob Mann
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

PCHS Band ends marching season, ready for concert stage

The Pride of Pocahontas Warrior Marching Band had a successful season, taking second place at three competitions and winning the title: Region 13, Division 2A Champions. The band will have a Christmas concert Sunday, More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

NANOGrav using GBT to study Einstein’s prediction

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer   Theoretical physicist Albert Einstein passed away near the time that the Green Bank Observatory was coming in to being, yet, today, his theories and predictions are connected in many More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

BOE denies endorsement request from School Building Research Committee

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer At the Pocahontas County Board of Education meeting Monday night, members of the School Building Research Committee, led by Jay Miller, presented a proposal to research the reasons behind More...

The Green Bank Telescope is the primary instrument in the Breakthrough Listen search for extraterrestrial intelligence. The project is part of Breakthrough Initiatives, founded by Yuri Milner and Stephen Hawking. Photo courtsey of Patrick Samansky, AP
By Suzanne Stewart On Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

GBT integral part of search for extraterrestrial intelligence

The Green Bank Telescope is the primary instrument in the Breakthrough Listen search for extraterrestrial intelligence. The project is part of Breakthrough Initiatives, founded by Yuri Milner and Stephen Hawking. More...

Pocahontas County Veterans Honor Corps commander Rick Wooddell recognizes local veterans at the annual Veterans Day dinner Friday at the Pocahontas County Opera House. B. Nottingham photo
By Brandon Nottingham On Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

Veterans Day Dinner ~ honoring all who served

Pocahontas County Veterans Honor Corps commander Rick Wooddell recognizes local veterans at the annual Veterans Day dinner Friday at the Pocahontas County Opera House. B. Nottingham photo Brandon Nottingham Staff More...