Former GBHS teacher returns for visit

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer They say you can’t go home again, but when your home is Pocahontas County, you know that saying doesn’t pertain to you. Regardless of how long a person has been gone, at...

Riley receives Helen M. Lewis Community Service Award

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Sarah Riley is an Appalachian girl and she’s not going to apologize for that. Instead, in 1995, she and her mother, Susan Burt, developed a program for Appalachian girls and called it...

Students and staff honored at Super Scholars

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer On May 17, Pocahontas County Schools Superintendent Terrence Beam and school principals recognized students in grades three through 12 who have excelled academically in the 2015-2016 school year. Beam also recognized nominees...

VFW District 10 officials discuss redistricting

Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) District 10 held a business meeting last Sunday at the City Building in Summersville. District 10 Commander Bill Sanford officiated and State Junior Vice Commander Bob Kish represented the...

Back found guilty by jury

Jaynell Graham Editor   A jury was seated December 15 in a case the State of West Virginia vs Tracy Back, 55, of Buckeye. Back was arrested August 3, 2016 by Chief Deputy T. A. McCoy and, according...

Production company plans documentary on life in the Quiet Zone

To the outside world, living without cell service would be considered a nightmare. For Green Bank residents, it’s a fact of everyday life living in the National Radio Quiet Zone. The NRQZ was established in...

GBEMS after-school is a SPLASH

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer As part of the after-school program – SPLASH – at Green Bank Elementary-Middle School, site coordinator Lesa McCarty organizes special projects for the students to do after they finish their school work. Last...