A season of rebirth

As an integral symbol of Ireland and St. Patrick’s Day, shamrock plants (Oxalis regnalli) are often on display this time of year.  One is even available for your inspection in the window at The Pocahontas Times...

Wreaths Across America

The Pocahontas County Veterans Honor Corps participated in the annual Wreaths Across America ceremony at both the Arbovale Cemetery and Mountain View Cemetery in Marlinton on Saturday. At left, the Honor Corps places wreaths...

County greatly benefits from Hotel Occupancy Tax

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Hundreds of thousands of visitors come to Pocahontas County each year to explore and experience the beauty of the unique attractions the county has to offer. As a result of their visits,...

Birthday Celebration at Little Levels Heritage Fair

The decision to situate the annual Little Levels Heritage Festival on the grounds of the Pearl S. Buck Birthplace in Hillsboro and holding it at the end of June was originally made to honor...

Artist showcases talent at Snowshoe

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer The WV Market at Snowshoe Resort focuses on selling wares made by West Virginians – whether it be jewelry, sculptures, paintings or maple syrup – the market is filled with examples of...

Superintendent stresses importance of community feedback

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer The Pocahontas County Board of Education is required to follow a long list of policies and procedures – created on both the state and county level – to ensure that all students receive...

Getting the wheels turning for possible IMBA designation

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer With the possibility of receiving an International Mountain Bike Association Ride Center designation in the near future, Pocahontas County Convention and Visitors Bureau Executive Director Cara Rose is focused on ensuring...

‘Fish Bowl’ grant winner

Jill Wong, owner of Our Town Boutique in Marlinton, was the winner of the “FISH BOWL” grant event held at the Hillsboro Fire Department May 3.  Pocahontas County Chamber of Commerce sponsors the event...