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Levy imperative to upgrade schools

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer With the news from the School Building Authority (SBA) that Pocahontas County Schools received a $100,000 reserve grant which will lead to the county receiving a $13 million grant, interim superintendent Terrence...

Pride of Pocahontas hits the road

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer They may be Warriors most of the time, but this year, the Pocahontas County High School Pride of Pocahontas marching band is channeling their inner cowboys and cowgirls for this year’s field...

A family’s mission to restore oldest house in Cass

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer In the mid-1880s, Allen Craig Burner – a farmer and carpenter – left his childhood home in Green Bank to find a place to build his new house. He found a clearing...

Clouds disperse for Huntersville Traditions Day

Cailey Moore Staff Writer In the rainy days leading up to the Huntersville Traditions Day Festival, everyone was certain that the weekend would follow suit. Much to everyone's surprise, the rain held off and allowed Saturday's...

Mayor’s Wall installed at Marlinton Town Hall

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Pocahontas County is rich in history and one way to celebrate the history of Marlinton is to recognize the individuals who served as mayors of the town. A project began in 2004 with...

Local WVSP Detachment Commander retires

After 25 years of service with the West Virginia State Police, a well-known local officer retires this week. Sergeant Glenn Galloway hangs up his trooper's hat on April 17. Eighteen years of Galloway's distinguished...

Deputy acted quickly to alert residents during fire

Decisive action by a Pocahontas County Sheriff's deputy during the November 10 fire in Marlinton likely saved lives. Just after 2 a.m. on that early Sunday morning, Deputy Brian Shinaberry was conducting a routine patrol...

Opponents likely to block RAD proposal

During a special meeting of the Pocahontas County Commission on Monday afternoon, Snowshoe Mountain CEO Frank DeBerry said opponents of a proposed resort area district (RAD) appear to have enough signatures to block the...