I Remember…

Miss Daisy Driving Miss Daisy. Was it a song, TV show or movie? Shame on me. I can’t remember! Since I’m not allowed to drive, I feel like Miss Daisy when I have someone drive me around. There’s...

I Remember…

Laughter Rx for health. Good medicine for body and soul. A feeling of joy, with a sound that might be a light and hardy giggle, chortle, guffaw or chuckle – we all have our distinct laugh. Just...

Cass Scenic Railroad State Park

Full Moon Hike - June 9   Cass Scenic Railroad State Park has monthly Full Moon Hikes scheduled for the summer months. The first will be held Friday, June 9, beginning at 9 p.m. There is no charge,...

The school is gone, the memories remain

From the time she was a little girl, Green Bank native Louise Brown Butcher knew what she wanted to be – a teacher. “I always wanted to be a teacher,” she said. “My older brother taught...

I Remember…

Veterans Day Stand up and give honor to our brave men and women. Regardless if battles were called wars or conflicts, they stood up for each of us. They stood up for America. So many endured pain of...

The sweetness of the shagbark hickory

Laura Dean Bennett Contributing Writer Just a few weeks ago, the leaves of the shagbark hickory trees were glowing golden along the edge of my woods, and their nuts are keeping the squirrels busy. I’ve always admired...

I Remember…

The Pocahontas County Senior Centers will have their annual picnic at Watoga State Park September 15. I am looking forward to good food and spending time with friends – old and new. Anticipating that picnic...

August 5 ~ Nafisi headlines Lewisburg Literary Festival

The 2017 Lewisburg Literary Festival will feature Azar Nafisi, an enthusiastic crusader for books and literature, as the festival’s main speaker Saturday, August 5, at 7 p.m. at Carnegie Hall. This event is free and...