Housing Authority vows to help fire-affected owners

<!-- _ During an emergency meeting of the Marlinton Housing Authority on Wednesday, members vowed to do everything within their power to help owners of fire-affected properties in Marlinton rebuild at the...

Your nest is my nest

Dave Curry Contributing Writer Bluebirds and tree swallows have much in common, including habitat and food sources. oth are also cavity nesters and have the same nesting requirements. In fact, with used woodpecker holes and...

County benefits from Airbnb bookings

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer There are several web-based businesses which focus on booking vacations and lodging, including Trivago, Travelocity and Airbnb. The later began as a site for individuals to use to rent a room or...

Guests fork over funds at Farm-to-Fork event

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer The air was crisp, and the temperature was just right at the Linwood Library Saturday as folks gathered for the fourth annual Farm-to-Fork fund-raiser for Linwood Daycare. As guests visited under the pavilion,...

BOE discusses issues surrounding work stoppage

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer At the Pocahontas County Board of Education meeting Monday evening, emotions overflowed as the board discussed the current situation with the school employee work stoppage. The work stoppage began February 22 and continues...

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 wonderful party ~ a great upcoming season

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer The third annual  Pocahontas County Opera House Season Preview Party was held June 15. The black, white and gold decor lent an air of elegance to the gathering, as guests enjoyed...

MTC approves fireworks, festival and water project

Jaynell Graham Editor At Monday night’s meeting, Marlinton Town Council approved a contract with Hamburg Fireworks, of Lancaster, Ohio, to provide a fireworks display Friday, July 6, for the town’s annual July 4th celebration, at a...