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PCHS ProStart program recognized for excellence

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer It’s been a busy semester for Pocahontas County High School ProStart teacher Teresa Mullen and her culinary arts students. This year, the program competed in two state level competitions in which the...

County math classes set an example

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer At the Pocahontas County Board of Education meeting Monday afternoon, the math departments were once again the stars of the show, as math coach Joanna Burt-Kinderman and superintendent Terrence Beam shared news...

MES students adopt a sea turtle

Third and fourth graders from Marlinton Elementary School collected quarters for four weeks to raise money to adopt a sea turtle. Every time a quarter was added to the jar, the student stapled a paper...

Dean’s Den is open

Dean’s Den at the intersection of Rts. 92 and 84 in Frost held its official grand opening last Thursday with an open house, complete with free pork barbecue sliders. Members of the community and...

Sheets and Inter-State ~ shining examples of success

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Pocahontas County Chamber of Commerce held its annual dinner Thursday night at the Pocahontas County Opera House. Area business representatives met to recognize outstanding service to the community, as well as...

Getting down to business

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Eighth grade students from Green Bank Elementary-Middle and Marlinton Middle schools got a glimpse of the business world last week at the 25th annual Eighth Grade Luncheon at Snowshoe Mountain Resort. The luncheon...

Sharing sweet stories

The second Mountain State Maple Day Saturday was greeted by bright sunshine and maple-centric activities, including tours at Frostmore Farm near Frost. Co-owner Adam Taylor explains the process of cooking down the sap which...

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...