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Eighth Grade students broaden knowledge at business luncheon

Pocahontas County eighth grade students from Marlinton Middle and Green Bank Middle schools traveled to Snowshoe Mountain Resort last week for the annual business luncheon hosted by the Pocahontas County Convention and Visitors Bureau. Along...

Citynet CEO talks broadband with county commission

A top West Virginia technology executive attended the Pocahontas County Commission meeting on Tuesday morning to talk about a project that could improve broadband Internet service at Snowshoe Mountain Resort. Jim Martin, CEO of...

Band students experience college as members of Honor Bands

Each year, the top high school band students in West Virginia and surrounding states converge on West Virginia University, Marshall University and Virginia Tech to participate in each university’s honor band. Band directors nominate students...

Boxley to expand Mill Point operation

With the assistance of a low-interest government loan, Boxley Materials Company plans to expand its Mill Point limestone production facility to include the production of agricultural lime. The company currently operates three rock crushing...

Travel writers visit Marlinton

Six travel writers visited Marlinton last Friday to hear some old-time music and learn about local attractions. The journalists were part of a larger group being hosted at a conference in Charleston by Travel...

Senior Citizens kicking off ‘March Madness’

While basketball fans are getting prepared for March Madness, Pocahontas County seniors are getting ready for their own month-long celebration. Pocahontas County Senior Citizens will hold its own March Madness, a month full of events...

PCHS grad producing wolf documentary

“Our first grandfather was given the task of naming everything. And he called to the creator and he asked, 'Why does everything have a partner and I don't?' And the creator gave him the...

HES cafeteria “grand opening”

Hillsboro Elementary School students were presented with hard hats as they got off the bus or were dropped off by mom or dad at school Tuesday. Not because they were in danger, but because...