The Hive helps grow successful businesses

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer There is a boom of young entrepreneurs and small businesses coming to West Virginia to help grow the economy, and the West Virginia Hive Network is here to help. The Hive, headquartered in...

A perfect day at the Great Greenbrier River Race

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer It was hard to argue with anyone in Marlinton last Saturday who said, “This is the perfect day,” regarding the gorgeous weather which came just in time for the 32nd Annual Great...

BOE brainstorms plans for the future

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer At the Pocahontas County Board of Education meeting Monday afternoon, board members discussed options for the current board office, as well as funding sources for future projects. Superintendent Terrence Beam began by asking...

Master Gardeners look to expand Horticulture Program for students

Marlinton Middle School is out in front with its high tunnel and horticulture program currently in place. Now Master Gardeners Jan Cozart and Dondi Stemple are looking to build on that success by...

Nationwide Insurance gets floodplain ordinance waiver

During a special meeting on Tuesday afternoon, Marlinton Town Council unanimously approved a floodplain ordinance waiver for Jim Bialek to build a new Nationwide Insurance office building on Main Street in Marlinton. After clarifying...

Sharpes receive award for Conservation Farm of the Year

The West Virginia Conservation Farm of the Year competition showcases the best examples of farms owned and operated by people who are dedicated to conservation. Cooperating farms in each county are nominated by their...

Dominion reps field questions from commission

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer The Pocahontas County Commission had a full agenda for its Tuesday morning meeting and it kept commissioners in their seats past noon. Bob Orndorff, State Policy Manager for Dominion, was present...

Libraries launch into the new year

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer Those of you who know me, know that I am a regular library patron.  Honestly, I don’t know what we’d do without our libraries – the resources available there continue to amaze...