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Watoga First Day Hike 2019

Ken Springer, Watoga Park Foundation The first day of 2019 started and ended with a heavily overcast sky, but that did not dissuade hikers from participating in the First Day Hike at Watoga State Park....

Marlinton Public Notices

Marlinton Town Office will be closed Monday, January 21, in Observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Garbage pickup will resume Tuesday, January 22.   Free Day at Pocahontas County Landfill for residential garbage is the last...

‘The Fables of Aesop’ ~ kid-style

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer The Marlinton Kids After-School Club presented its debut performance Friday evening at the Pocahontas County Opera House. The program was sponsored by Pocahontas County Parks and Recreation and the Pocahontas County Opera House...

Slaty Fork Post Office to reopen Monday, October 22

Customer Appreciation event Friday, October 26. The Slaty Fork Post Office will reopen Monday, October 22, following necessary renovations. The newly remodeled post office will be open from 9:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Monday through Friday...

Mary Broce ~ a friendly face, a faithful heart

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer Mary Broce, of Buckeye, has reached the venerable age of 91, and she is in a remarkably good physical and mental state. She has been a resident at Pocahontas Center for a...

One Room University honors Beulah Moore

Mary Elaine Diller Contributing Writer “May this facility stand as a beacon to the future and serve the needs of this community and county for years to come.” So reads, in part, the prayer for City...

Arbovale honors the fallen at Memorial Day Ceremony

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer In the 150th celebration of Memorial Day, originally known as Decoration Day, the Arbovale community and Arbovale Cemetery Association continued its tradition of honoring the memory of Veterans and community members. United States...

Get ready for spring – cleaning that is

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer Mary Dilley is the kind of person who believes in cleaning the right way. Mary is my go-to expert about these kinds of things, and she assures me that now is the...