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Area near Dyer closed for helicopter logging operation

Monongahela National Forest has closed an area to all public entry while a helicopter is used to lift cut trees from a timber sale on the Gauley Ranger District. The closure begins Monday, December...

12th Annual Turkey Trot held at GBO

The 12th annual Turkey Trot to benefit the William Dilley Scholarship Fund and the Pocahontas County High School Track team took place Saturday in less than stellar weather. Even with the snow, slush and...

Hacks of Winter

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer The calendar may insist that the first day of winter isn’t until the Winter Solstice on December 21, but here in Pocahontas County, we know better. It’s time to batten down the...

Duncan named President and COO of Snowshoe Resort

Snowshoe and Alterra Mountain Company announced this week that Patti Duncan has been selected as President and Chief Operating Officer of Snowshoe Mountain Resort. Duncan has been with the destination since 2000, serving most...

PCHS on the cutting edge

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer At the Pocahontas County Board of Education Local School Improvement Council meeting at Pocahontas County High School Monday afternoon, the board learned about several programs utilizing cutting edge technology which will give...

Honor Corps visits schools, local veterans

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer The week of Veterans Day is always busy for the Pocahontas County Veterans Honor Corps. Each year, the organization visits all the county schools as well as Pocahontas Center to educate students...

POW/MIA ceremony

The Pocahontas County Veterans Honor Corps holds a POW/MIA Remembrance Ceremony each year at its Veterans Day dinner to honor service men and women who have not returned home. Honor Corps Commander Rick Wooddell...