Watoga State Park 80th Anniversary Celebration

Watoga State Park is one of Pocahontas County’s first travel destinations.Watoga State Park was developed by the Civilian Conservation Corps.It officially became a state park July 1, 1937, and a birthday party will...

20th Annual Little Levels Heritage Fair and Pearl S. Buck Birthday Celebration ~...

Music in the Levels: A stop on the Trail   The 20th annual Little Levels Heritage Fair and Pearl S. Buck Birthday Celebration is back on track for this year.The disastrous June 23, 2016 flood led...

Seniors honored at annual Awards Night

Suzanne Stewart Staff WriterThe achievements of Pocahontas County High School Class of 2017 were honored Thursday at the senior awards night ceremony.Donors presented awards and scholarships to seniors, recognizing their academic prowess and to assist...

Senior athletes honored at Athletic Banquet

Brandon Nottingham Staff WriterStudents, 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 WriterEarlier 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 LiaisonThe 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 WriterPocahontas 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...