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Volunteers recognized at annual dinner

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Christmas is a time for giving and, each year, the Marlinton Woman’s Club honors Pocahontas countians who give the gift of themselves to the community with an annual Christmas dinner at...

Last Run nails Farm-to-Table event

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer It’s difficult to say that a meal has been 100 percent sourced in West Virginia – from appetizers, entrées, dessert and even drinks – but last Thursday, 70 diners experienced just that...

‘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...

CNN picks Mountain Music Trail as top spot to visit

Pocahontas County Convention and Visitors Bureau Director Cara Rose scored a huge coup recently when CNN picked the Mountain Music Trail as the place to visit in West Virginia in 2014. CNN travel writer Katia...

U.S. Senate candidate visits Snowshoe

West Virginia Secretary of State and U.S. Senate candidate Natalie Tennant visited Snowshoe on Saturday to speak with voters and enjoy the sights and sounds of the Wine and Jazz Festival. Tennant was traveling with...

Senator Manchin connects with students via Skype

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Pocahontas County High School students in Sherman Taylor’s and Wanda Hrabina’s civics classes were joined by U.S. Senator Joe Manchin, via Skype, last week to discuss issues West Virginia and the United...

Superintendent supports Common Core Standards

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer In 2010, the education systems in the United States switched to the Common Core Standards, a curriculum with higher educational standards for children in grades kindergarten through 12th. While West Virginia implemented the...

My journey to the land of my ancestors

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer   On June 11, I set off on the adventure of a lifetime – two weeks in Scotland and Ireland. The journey to get there was an adventure in itself – delayed flight after delayed flight,...