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Pocahontas County fortunate in wake of flooding

Cailey Moore Staff Writer On June 23, threats of flash flooding loomed over the southern end of Pocahontas County throughout the day, but early reports indicated that no flooding was to be expected on the Greenbrier...

Beam addresses location and repair issues

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer After the failure of the 2017 proposed school levy, Pocahontas County Schools Superintendent Terrence Beam knew it was time to pursue other options for the future of Marlinton Elementary School. As Beam has...

Keepers of history – the women of the Civil War

Most accounts out of the Civil War era in the United States – whether it is from the perspective of the North or South, soldier or innocent bystander – it is usually from the mouths...

A new view for Sheets

Cailey Moore Staff Writer Eighty-seven and a half year old Clarence Sheets has lived a full life and experienced many of the joys a long life brings. However, he has also begun to experience the not-so-wonderful...

Commission approves courthouse upgrades

The Pocahontas County Courthouse is a stately structure that adds dignity to the Town of Marlinton. The Victorian Romanesque stone building was built in 1894, three years after the county seat moved from Huntersville....

NANOGrav using GBT to study Einstein’s prediction

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer   Theoretical physicist Albert Einstein passed away near the time that the Green Bank Observatory was coming in to being, yet, today, his theories and predictions are connected in many ways to the...

Habitat for Humanity honors veterans at demo day

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer It was chilly Monday morning when volunteers gathered at the Almost Heaven Habitat for Humanity build sites in Durbin. Volunteers and Veterans were on hand for a special program as well as...

Historical Society remembers Buckeye poet laureate

The old Buckeye School is a bookstore now, an appropriate use for a building where children learned to read and write. Row upon row of dusty books fill the cloakrooms and classrooms where kids...