GBO receives $1.3M grant from NSF

U.S. Senators Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) and Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced $1,345,903 for the Green Bank Observatory (GBO) through the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Associated Universities...

Hurricane Florence – potential impact on Pocahontas County

Michael O’Brien, Director Pocahontas County Homeland Security and Emergency Management Emergency Management officials are actively preparing for the arrival of Hurricane Florence beginning Thursday, September 13. We are coordinating with the Red Cross, county school officials...

DeBerry to be named President and COO of Washington resort

With the recent announcement of Alterra Mountain Company’s intent to purchase Crystal Mountain Resort in Washington, Frank DeBerry, currently of Snowshoe Mountain, will be named President and Chief Operating Officer of the destination upon...

Students share ideas, accomplishments with BOE

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer With just a month of school under their belts, several Pocahontas County High School students had new ideas and projects to share with the Pocahontas County Board of Education at its meeting...

Preparing for the worst, hoping for the best

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer When Homeland Security is mentioned, it usually conjures up thoughts of terrorist attacks or terrorist threats. While that is the case in some instances, Homeland Security also focuses on other threats which,...

Cases of Lyme disease increasing in Pocahontas County

Lyme disease has seen a dramatic increase across the state of West Virginia in recent years. According to data from the Department of Health and Human Resources, there were 97 reported cases of...

Guests fork over funds at Farm-to-Fork event

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer The air was crisp, and the temperature was just right at the Linwood Library Saturday as folks gathered for the fourth annual Farm-to-Fork fund-raiser for Linwood Daycare. As guests visited under the pavilion,...