Travelocity Gnome roams into Pocahontas County

The Travelocity Roaming Gnome visited Pocahontas County last week and took in the sights at several winter hotspots, including Snowshoe Mountain Resort, where he tried snowboarding. Photo courtesy of Travelocity Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer As part of the West Virginia Division of Tourism’s promotion of winter adventures, the Travelocity Roaming Gnome More...

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By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

911 center gets much needed upgrade

Standing in the newly remodeled 911 Dispatch Center from left: 911 director Michael O’Brien, Alvon Ryder, Carol Smallridge, deputy director Travis Cook, Jeff Jackson, Angie Wilfong, Bridget Shaw and Jonathan Moore. More...

By Brandon Nottingham On Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

Dunmore Community Center holds annual meeting

Dunmore Community Center hosts square dances with live music by local bands, as well as monthly Saturday night BINGO and Sunday breakfast. Brandon Nottingham Staff Writer Members of the Dunmore Community Center More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

Yew Mountain Center – a place to relax and learn

Nestled in the beautiful mountains of Pocahontas County in Lobelia is the newly formed Yew Mountain Center, a retreat where individuals and groups can enjoy the wilderness and learn about the traditions of Appalachia. More...

By Jaynell Graham On Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

Law enforcement and schools partner to ‘Handle With Care’

ANDREA DARR, Director of West Virginia Center for Children’s Justice and designer of the Handle With Care program. J. Graham photo Jaynell Graham Editor “Do kids understand trauma? “Can they talk about it? “Find More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

Boy Scout Camp will remain open for primitive camping

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer The Boy Scouts of America Buckskin Council Executive Board recently released information concerning the future of several camp sites in West Virginia, including Dilley’s Mill Buckskin More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

Garber shares love of books as Linwood librarian

Dunmore resident Rebecca Garber is the new librarian at Linwood Community Library. Garber took the position after former librarian Cree Lahti became the director of Pocahontas County Free Libraries. S. Stewart photo Suzanne More...