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The sarvisberry tree ~ a harbinger of spring

Laura Dean Bennett Contributing Writer After waiting for it for so long, it seems like when spring finally comes to our mountains, it comes overnight.  You can watch the trees getting ready to bud for weeks and...

Williams River Road update

Julie Fosbender, USFS The Williams River Road is not open to through traffic (e.g. from the Highland Scenic Highway all the way downstream to Dyer) because of a big slide just downstream of the Three...

2017 4-H and FFA Ham, Bacon, Egg Show and Sale

Forty-five Pocahontas County 4-H and FFA members showcased their many hours of hard work Saturday evening as they exhibited and sold hams, bacons and eggs from their 4-H and FFA projects. The annual sale...

Celebrating National Nursing Home Week

Members of the Green Bank Senior Choir lifted their voices at Pocahontas Center last Wednesday – and encouraged residents to do the same. The choir helped to celebrate National Nursing Home Week. Choir members...

Teaberry ~ it’s more than a gum

Laura Dean Bennett Contributing Writer A while ago I got to thinking about teaberry gum and went to looking around to see if I could buy some.  Well, you probably knew this already, but it’s not easy...

Pat White to attend Snowshoe’s WVU Mountaineer Family Camps

Snowshoe Mountain, together with the West Virginia University Alumni Association and Adventure West Virginia, has announced that Mountaineer Football legend Pat White will take part in the inaugural WVU Mountaineer Camps this summer. The...

Homegrown care – Three professionals return home to practice medicine

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer As Dorothy said in The Wizard of Oz, “There’s no place like home,” and three young women took that sentiment to heart when it came time to begin their careers as medical...

County commission ~ full agenda

Laura Dean Bennett Contributing Writer Lynn Marie Knight and Beth Little, from the Pocahontas County Water Resource Task Force Board, and Heidi Hickson, of the Pocahontas County Public Service District Board, appeared before the Pocahontas County...