Celebrating 100 Years

Supporters respond to GBO Draft EIS

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Following the release of its Draft Environmental Impact Study regarding the future of the Green Bank Observatory, the National Science Foundation held a public comment meeting November 30 to allow individuals...

Commission approves RAD

Laura Dean Bennett Contributing Writer The Pocahontas County Commission made a historic decision during its morning session Tuesday. After four years, three attempts and the completion of a lengthy legal process, Snowshoe is now officially a Resort...

American roots, Chinese heart ~ Lubin-Tyler follows Pearl S. Buck’s footprints in China

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer To know the life of award winning author Pearl S. Buck, it is important to begin at the Pearl S. Buck Birthplace in Hillsboro, but to really understand her writing and passion,...

Turkey Trot has record year

The 2017 Turkey Trot at the Green Bank Observatory had a record number of entries Friday as folks came out to support a good cause and burn off some calories from Thanksgiving dinner. Thirty-four...

The year the turkey got away

Laura Dean Bennett Contributing Writer I came across a picture by Norman Rockwell the other day, titled, Cousin Reginald Catches the Thanksgiving Turkey. It put me in mind of an old family story from way before I...

Ag department develops plant and meat markets

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer The agriculture department at Pocahontas County High School has become a multi-faceted educational experience, spanning plant and animal sciences. While most of the Career and Technical Education classes have one Simulated Workplace...

Warrior Welding has that spark

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer When welding returned to Pocahontas County High School six years ago, students jumped at the chance to take the Career and Technical Education class. Learning skills to gain certification and becoming...