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August 11 and 12 ~ Blues, Brews and Barbecue Festival at Snowshoe Mountain

Friday, August 11 7:30 p.m. – Musical entertainment featuring Ministers of Soul Saturday, August 12 3 to 6:30 p.m. – Registration at the Village Plaza event tent located at the top of the stairs next to...

Autumn Harvest Festival Fair

Ann Turner Coordinator The Harvest Festival Fair is fast approaching, and we hope all the gardeners, homemakers, craf-ters, seamstresses, quilters, artists and photographers – young and old – are planning ahead. Entry day is Friday, September...

A different kind of hunt

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Every hunter has his tools of the trade, but what kind of hunter needs a shovel and a cane? A ginseng hunter. It might not be mobile prey, but ginseng is a hot...

Water Witching

Reprinted from January 21, 1965 edition of The Pocahontas Times Water witching has bobbed up in conversations several times the past few months so we began to look for some information on the subject. Did...

Watoga Trail Report

Ken Springer Watoga Park Foundation Interview with a litterbug On a recent crisp, clear morning, I started up the park entrance road from Seebert, and my initial good mood suddenly became somber. I was greeted by one...

Bad Men of Greenbrier

Pocahontas Sheriff and Deputy Take Them July 1914 In June 1913, Theodore Hoke, aged fifty years, and Jesse Hoke, his son, ages 24 years, were tried in the circuit court of Greenbrier county upon a charge...

I Remember…

Journey traveled with Dr. Soriano Journey traveled over the many years Forty-two years have passed. Respect for your knowledge and still Respect for your caring heart. We worked together from the beginning. Journey traveled over the many years. Side by side,...

New Hope Lutheran Church ~ A legacy and mission of hope

Jaynell Graham Editor New Hope Lutheran Church just off Rt. 39 in Minnehaha Springs is one of five churches in the Mountain Lutheran Parish which is served by Pastors Jason and Jess Felici. The pastors are young,...