Open house for proposed underground research facility held at Linwood

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Last Wednesday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) held an open house-style public meeting at Linwood Library to share a Draft Environmental...

Adaptive Sports Center dedicated in Begg’s memory

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer In 1983, challenged athlete and Valley Head resident David Begg joined the Challenged Athletes of West Virginia Adaptive Sports Program at Silver Creek Resort. By 1996, Begg filed for 501(c)3 non-profit status...

Dean’s Den opening in Frost

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer There’s been a small store at the Frost intersection ever since Bessie Grey opened her doors around 1946. It’s had several owners, has gone in and out of business, and has been...

The wild things are in your backyard

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer Anyone who lives in Pocahontas County knows where the wild things are – they’re all around us. For those who’d like to bring some of these creatures in a little closer to...

Marlinton Council votes to expand cell service choices

Jaynell Graham Editor In his Mayor’s Report at Monday night’s Town Council Meeting, Sam Felton said if anyone was in doubt about the need to begin work on the water plant, those doubts should be laid...

Youth and Government ~ a great opportunity

Haley Spencer Eighth Grade - MMS Last week, eighth grade students from Marlinton and Green Bank Middle schools had the opportunity to travel to Charleston to attend the Youth and Government seminar. We arrived on February...

What is happening here?

Sometimes a photo just begs for a funny caption. Take, for instance, this shot of Rose and her cubs, Thorn and Brier, residents of Point of View Farm at Beard. When it crossed my...

Sugar flows sweetly

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Saturday may have been a dreary, cold day, but things were steamy in the Fort Warwick sugar shack in Green Bank where visitors enjoyed a tour, lesson and taste test during the...