Senior athletes honored at Athletic Banquet

Brandon Nottingham Staff Writer Students, family, and faculty gathered at Pocahontas County High School May 17 to recognize the academic and athletic achievements of this year’s students. Everyone in attendance enjoyed a dinner prepared by the...

CVB unveils Hospitality SuperStar program

Brandon Nottingham Staff Writer Earlier this month, the Pocahontas County Visitors Bureau began a program called the Pocahontas County Hospitality SuperStar. The purpose of the program is to seek out businessowners and employees throughout the county who...

Alpha Matter is Fish Bowl winner

Linda Simmons COC Liaison The Pocahontas County Chamber of Commerce held its fourth “Fish Bowl” Grant Program May 4 at the Marlinton Municipal Building, with 37 people in attendance. The Snowshoe Foundation provided a $500...

Students celebrate Spanish culture at Foreign Language Festival

Brandon Nottingham Staff Writer Pocahontas County High School hosted its annual Foreign Language Festival Sunday. There was a good turnout for the event, but attendance has gone down over the years. “We just aren’t as big as we...

Celebrating National Nursing Home Week

Members of the Green Bank Senior Choir lifted their voices at Pocahontas Center last Wednesday – and encouraged residents to do the same. The choir helped to celebrate National Nursing Home Week. Choir members...

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...

Author shares new children’s book with students at HES

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Hillsboro Elementary School students were treated to a special visit Monday from author Debbie Mowbray, who read her new children’s book, Roly Poly and the Ooey Gooey Play Date. Formerly from Pocahontas County,...