PCHS students awarded scholarships

Suzanne Stewart Staff WriterAs the school year begins to wind down and the months until graduation turn into weeks, the senior class at Pocahontas County High School is preparing for the future by applying for...

The long road to tea

Laura Dean Bennett Staff WriterBefore and during the American Revolution, many tavern signs were made with a political statement in mind, but the whimsical sign of the The Tea Kettle and Tabby Cat in Wenham,...

Robins ~ the heralds of spring

Laura Dean Bennett Staff WriterIt’s been a long, cold winter.This is the time of year that we’re all anxious for our very last snowstorm to come and go, and we’re glad for every tiny sign...

Pearl S. Buck Birthplace will host writing workshop series

There’s no better setting for aspiring writers to discover and hone their skill than at the home of world-renowned author and humanitarian Pearl S. Buck, one of only a few writers to have...

Deer Creek B&B ~ From place of worship to place of rest

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writerust off the Potomac Highlands Trail on Wesley Chapel Road in Green Bank, there is a quaint two-story white building with a long history.From the outside, it is clear the building...

County holds annual Social Studies Fair

Suzanne Stewart Staff WriterPocahontas County students converged on Pocahontas County High School March 30 for the annual county Social Studies Fair, as a venue to present their knowledge of subjects ranging from U.S and world...

Melissa’s Knit and Hobby celebrates second anniversary

Laura Dean Bennett Staff WriterAnyone who has ever opened a new business knows that it takes hard work, perseverance and a lot of luck to successfully make it past your first two years.Melissa’s Knit and...

Folklife Program coming to the Opera House

State folklorist Emily Hilliard will bring the West Virginia Folklife Program, a project of the West Virginia Humanities Council, to the Pocahontas County Opera House Thursday, April 19, for a public interest meeting.“What...