A healthy bit of spring cleaning

Laura Dean Bennett Contributing Writer Now that spring is here, it’s time to clear your body and mind and prepare for the active, warm days of summer.  Tonics have, for many generations, been an ancient rite of...

Planned power outage May 7

Service interruption for emergency power line repairs for parts of Pocahontas County is scheduled for Sunday, May 7 Mon Power will need to interrupt electric service for several areas of Pocahontas County. Mon Power...

GBEMS hosts volunteers

Brandon Nottingham Staff Writer Green Bank Elementary Middle School hosted a Volunteer Appreciation Brunch Thursday to say “thank you” to any and all who volunteered their time to help during the school year. The event was...

A touch of spring

Marlinton Woman’s Club Beautification Committee members, l to r: Vada Wilson, Louise Barnisky and Cindy Sabota, added color to the planters on Main Street last week. The flowers topped off a two-week clean-up...

Commission deals with full and varied agenda

Laura Dean Bennett Contributing Writer Snowshoe Resort COO Frank DeBerry, a member of the Snowshoe Resort Area District committee, presented the RAD Petition for review at the Pocahontas County Commission meeting Tuesday. The petition was signed...

The sarvisberry tree ~ a harbinger of spring

Laura Dean Bennett Contributing Writer After waiting for it for so long, it seems like when spring finally comes to our mountains, it comes overnight.  You can watch the trees getting ready to bud for weeks and...

Life in a tunnel

Brandon Nottingham Staff Writer Many people have no idea as to the hard work that goes into owning and operating a farm or raising a big garden. But Fane and Sandy Irvine spend every day of...