County native to pen true crime series

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Pocahontas County native John Dean has always had a knack for writing. Whether it was in his journalism class at Pocahontas County High School or for the Register-Herald, Dean was particularly interested...

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...

Proposed gas pipeline passes through Pocahontas County

A Virginia energy company is considering construction of a massive natural gas pipeline through northern Pocahontas County. The proposed 42-inch pipeline would transport gas nearly 500 miles from Utica and Marcellus shale gas production...

County comes together for Children’s Memorial Flag Day

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Members of the community gathered at the Pocahontas County Courthouse Thursday to commemorate Children’s Memorial Flag Day, a day to remember children who suffer from abuse and neglect. The event included two speakers,...

Stony Bottom veteran helped humanitarian project

At six-foot, five inches, Homer Hunter is hard to miss. The big man from Stony Bottom is a familiar face around Pocahontas County. He plays guitar and is well-known for his performances with old-time...

County native organizing marathon

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Dunmore native Kellyn Cassell, who now lives in North Carolina, is thrilled about the newest race in Pocahontas County – a race he has organized with the help of friends and family. "It's...

Painters go to new heights on GBT

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer There is no denying that the Green Bank Telescope is a one-of-a-kind instrument, and the individuals who work with it are making some of the most groundbreaking discoveries in astronomy, science and engineering. With the...

Dominion, LEPC and first responders meet

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Dominion Energy representatives and others involved in the planning and construction of the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline met with first responders and members of the Pocahontas County Local Emergency Planning Committee last...