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McKelvy brings Beatrix Potter to life

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer History was brought to life at Hillsboro Library Friday as a beloved 19th century children’s book author talked about her life and inspiration for her first and most famous book, “The Tale...

Chamber honors DGVR, Gail Hyer for community involvement

The individuals and businesses supporting and promoting tourism and Pocahontas County were recognized at the annual Pocahontas County Chamber of Commerce dinner Saturday night, at the Pocahontas County Opera House. Each year, the chamber selects...

Region 4 holds quarterly meeting in Marlinton

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer At the Region 4 Planning and Development Council meeting last week, executive director John Tuggle reported on several opportunities coming to West Virginia and the region, including a potential...

Linwood has got it ‘growing’ on

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer West Virginia has a lot of small towns – those blink and you’ll miss them kind of towns. But there’s one in Pocahontas County trying to break that mold. A town looking...

Sherbs celebrates 101 years

Jaynell Graham Editor “I’m not going to get old,” 101 year old Hazel Sherbs said, with a twinkle in her eye. And, indeed, when it comes down to enjoying life, she is not old at all. As...

The Discovery begins

PLANS FOR DISCOVERY Junction have gone from paper to site preparation. The park was two years in the planning stage, and just a few months in fundraiser mode. Tuesday morning the US Forest Service had its equipment...

What’s on that vacant lot?

Jaynell Graham Editor If things go according to plan, the vacant lot adjacent to the Pocahontas County Opera House will be vacant no more. A committee appointed by the Marlinton Town Council took on the blank slate...

Crowd gathers for Dominion presentation

Cailey Moore Staff Writer It was standing room only at Tuesday's Pocahontas County Commission meeting as interested parties gathered to listen to Dominion Technical Consultant Robert Orndorff present a proposed alternative route for the Atlantic Coast...