Pearl S. Buck ~ topic of annual UC Builders Luncheon

Phyllis Lubin-Tyler Contributing Writer Although its been a tough winter, I am happy to share with you that the first  2019 “on the road” event was a success. The University of Charle-ston Builders Luncheon in the Erma...

The Young Country Tour comes to Opera House

The Pocahontas County Opera House presents American Idol semi-finalist Chase Likens and WalMart-to-Grand Ole Opry singing sensation Kayla Slone on Saturday, March 1, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15. Youth 17 and younger are admitted...

‘Sherlock Holmes, The Final Adventure’ set for May 15 and 16

Sherlock Holmes says goodbye to “...the first, and last, great love of my life…”  The Final Adventure cast members from left:  standing:  Bob Martin, Wolf Knight, Dwayne Kennison, Clint Carte, Chris Curry.  lying:  Jamie...

Play Festival auditions

Auditions for the upcoming Opera House Playfest will be held Wednesday, December 30, from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Marlinton Municipal Building. The Playfest will be performed in May 2016.   This is...

Something for everyone at the Opera House this summer

New Orleans jazz? Check. Old time? Check? Folk? Yep. Bluegrass? Absolutely. Blues? We’ve got that, too. Did we mention the skinny German juggler? This summer the Pocahontas County Opera House will host a veritable kaleidoscope of performers on its stage,...

‘Gallery of Love’ open house

Valentine’s Day will soon be upon us, and members of the Pocahontas County Artisan Co-op are readying the 4th Avenue Gallery in the Marlinton Depot for their “Gallery of Love” Open House, which will...

Opera House presents Music in the Mountains Old-Time Festival

Local musicians, artisans, community members and visitors will come together to experience and celebrate mountain music, craft and dance in the making during the Music in the Mountains Old-Time Festival at the Pocahontas County...

My favorite Christmas movies

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer What could be more fun than settling in on the couch with a bowl of popcorn and a Christmas movie? Now’s the time to rent or buy a few movies to have on hand...