Open House at historic Fort Warwick

If you have a family connection to militia members who may have served at Fort Warwick between 1774 and 1783, if you are a history buff or if you are just curious, you are...

Dominion donates $5,000 for local families

The holidays will be happier for Pocahontas County families, thanks to a generous donation from Dominion Virginia Power. On Monday afternoon, the company donated $5,000 to the Pocahontas County Family Resource Network (FRN) food...

GBO hosts art show

Brandon Nottingham Staff Writer The Green Bank Observatory hosted a special art show last Friday, featuring the work of teacher Alison Flegel’s Green Bank Elementary-Middle School art class. Flegel challenged the students to build 3D models...

Preserving Pocahontas

A wagon loaded with Pioneer Days visitors arrives in the parking lot at the Pocahontas County Historical Society Museum on July 11, 1970. Pocahontas County Pioneer Days was started in 1967 by the Historical...

Ryder joins 1,000 Point Club

Pocahontas County High School Lady Warrior senior Sarah Ryder joined the 1,000 Point Club Monday night during the game against East Hardy. Ryder was congratulated by her coaches, teammates and parents, Ellen Ryder and...

The stately skeleton trees of winter

Laura Dean Bennett Contributing Writer I love sycamore trees. This time of year, if you’re anywhere near a creek or a river, you’re probably going to see lots of them. With the surrounding background of gray, leafless trees...