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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...

Clean-up continues after Bartow blaze

“Every action has an equal and opposite reaction.” Newton’s Third Law of Motion. On Tuesday, July 22, a Petroleum Carriers, LLC, tanker truck carrying 7,800 gallons of diesel fuel was traveling Route 29 north in...

Busy commission agenda, wide range of topics

Laura Dean Bennett Contributing Writer Twenty-nine citizens were in attendance at the Pocahontas County Commission’s January 16 meeting. In the hear caller/public input portion of the evening, Doug Bernier asked if the commission had received a response...

Craft supply store opens in Hillsboro

Cailey Moore Staff Writer A dreary week did not deter Melissa Totten, of Mill Point, from celebrating the opening of her craft supply store as Melissa's Knits and Hobby, LLC opened its door for the...

New program shows students the ‘marvelous world of music’

The music department at Green Bank Elementary-Middle School has gone digital with Quaver’s Marvelous World of Music, a new music curriculum that is operated online. The program was developed by Graham Hepburn, the Director of...

BOE plans for possible work stoppage

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Superintendent Terrence Beam arrived late for the Pocahontas County Board of Education meeting Monday evening, because he was in Charleston all day, meeting with the other 54 state superintendents to discuss the...

Preparing for the worst, hoping for the best

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer When Homeland Security is mentioned, it usually conjures up thoughts of terrorist attacks or terrorist threats. While that is the case in some instances, Homeland Security also focuses on other threats which,...

First-ever GRT Marathon a big hit

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer More than 150 running enthusiasts converged on Pocahontas County coming from as far away as New York to participate in the first Greenbrier River Trail Marathon Sunday. Organized by Pocahontas County native Kellyn...