Reigning Royalty

The 51st Miss Pocahontas pageant was held Sunday at the Pocahontas County High School auditorium. Winners are, from left: Miss Pocahontas Michaela Evans-Everette, daughter of Salania Evans; Little Miss Pocahontas Rylynn Barlow, daughter of Hunter...

New radar map reveals the Moon’s hidden geology

GBO News and Information As the public prepares for the August 21 eclipse, astronomers have released a striking new radar view of the Moon. Researchers from the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum are using...

Spreading kindness with Painting Pocahontas

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer If there’s one thing in the natural world that there is no shortage of, it’s rocks. Whether they are bumpy, smooth or porous, the earth is covered in pebbles, stones, rocks and...

Minghini racing toward the Olympics

To say that Snowshoe native Bobby Minghini was born to snowboard is definitely an understatement. From a very young age Minghini took to the snow like a fish to water. “I started skiing when I was...

The Lions and the Lab

Green Bank residents raising pup for Leader Dog program After retiring from their business, Sheets GMC, in 2012, Charles and Carolyn Sheets decided they needed to find something that would keep them busy. As active members...

Beard, McLaughlin win primary election

Bearing in mind that results are still unofficial, it appears that Pocahontas County will have at least one new member on its County Commission on January 1. Dunmore farmer David McLaughlin won Tuesday's Democratic...

High Rocks music students present benefit concert

A tremendous community effort has materialized to help the victims of last weekend's destructive fire in Marlinton. Donors have filled the Marlinton Municipal Building auditorium with household goods, far beyond the victims' needs. Relief...

Officials, groups provide views on gas pipeline

Elected officials, candidates for office, and organizations in West Virginia have begun staking out positions on a proposal to build a large-diameter natural gas pipeline from West Virginia to North Carolina. Four major U.S. energy...