Floodplain change confounds local residents

A recent change to Marlinton's floodplain map by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has baffled and angered town residents. FEMA published a new floodplain map in 2012 that affected about...

Commission opposes proposal to scrap phone books

The phone book could be a thing of the past if the local telephone company has its way. Frontier Communications petitioned the West Virginia Public Service Commission (PSC) for permission to stop providing printed...

GBEMS beautification plan enters phase one

Following the destruction and clean-up after last summer’s derecho, the land surrounding Green Bank Elementary-Middle School was a bit bare. The large area of pine trees has been cleared out, leaving the landscape wide...

Japanese documentary filmed at NRAO

“What do we need to know about to discover extraterrestrial life in space?” In 1960, Dr. Frank Drake, Ph.D., pondered this question as he researched radio astronomy at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory in Green...