Mountain Music Trail at the Fair

Three Greenbrier Valley bands, performing on the Sprint Free Stage, will headline Mountain Music Trail Day at the State Fair of West Virginia Saturday, August 19. Rush Run Philharmonic will offer a mix of...

Harmony Creek Junction on stage at the Opera House

Harmony Creek Junction will take the stage at the Pocahontas County Opera House, Friday night, July 21, at 7:30 p.m. Harmony Creek Junction, formed in 2010 through a class offered at Greenbrier East High...

Getting creative to fund art program

Bonnie Gifford Contributing Writer When Art teacher Margaret Baker reviewed her 2017-18 budget for art supplies for the Marlinton Middle and Elementary Schools, she knew she needed to get fiscally creative.  How could she purchase quality...

Opera House Season Preview Party

"It was the best of times..." Volunteers, supporters and fans of the Pocahontas County Opera House were treated to a gala evening Friday for the preview of upcoming shows for the 17th annual performance season. A...

Opera House to host season preview party

Arla Ralston Contributing Writer The Pocahontas County Opera House will host its second annual Season Preview Party Friday, June 16, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The Preview Party is a chance for folks from the community to...

Trail runners return to Watoga

David Elliott Contributing Writer The second annual Watoga State Park Mountain Trail Challenge – Half Marathon and 5K trail races will take place Saturday, August 12.  The 118 runners who took part last year had high...

Opera House will celebrate Memorial Day with Ladies for Liberty

On Memorial Day weekend, the Pocahontas County Opera House will present a swinging, patriotic performance by the Ladies for Liberty Saturday, May 27, at 7:30 p.m. Veterans and active service members are admitted free of...

What’s that sound?

Bonnie Gifford Contributing Writer The crash of breaking glass.  The wail of a siren.  The crack of gunfire. Sounds emerge from the darkness of the theater and meld, seemingly effortlessly, with the action on the stage.  Closer...