33rd Annual Great Greenbrier River Race ~ Saturday, April 27

Nothing says “Springtime in Pocahontas County” like the annual Great Greenbrier River Race. In its 33rd year, this triathlon attracts hundreds of runners, kayakers/canoeists and bikers – and spectators – as one of the first...

Seven Questions with…

1. Were you born in Pocahontas County? Yes. My family has lived in Pocahontas County for many generations. We have five generations living in Pocahontas County. It is very much home. 2. What is your favorite...

The Appalachian Cat Head Biscuit

Cara Rose, Executive Director Pocahontas County Convention and Visitors Bureau What is it about biscuits? I think what makes the Appalachian biscuit better than Pillsbury’s is the art of making something delicious – fast, with simple...

Compass – Spring 2019

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Keeping warm on a cold winter’s night

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer This is the time of year when the cold tries to seep into our bones and terms like Hot Toddy seep into our consciousness. Probably everybody has heard of hot toddies. But I...

DOH snowplow drivers encourage ‘safety first’

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer “The best advice I can give drivers is just to slow down!” said Jason Cassell, PW3 Equipment Operator, at the Green Bank Division of Highways garage. That is traight from the horse's,...

Cass Company houses offer a cozy and historic stay

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer In 1901, Cass was founded as a company town by the West Virginia Pulp and Paper Company when it began harvesting the timber from the forests in the nearby mountains. The town included...

Old Spruce Brewing opening this spring

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer When Lawrence Walkup came to Snowshoe Mountain Resort as Food and Beverage Director 15 years ago, he didn’t necessarily intend to open his own brewery, but this spring, he will unveil his new business...

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