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1. Were you born in Pocahontas County? I was born here in Marlinton. I’ve lived here my entire life. 2. What is your favorite thing about living in Pocahontas County? I think it’s community. I love the...

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...

A la Carte – new owner, same great atmosphere

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Almost a year ago, chef David Carte decided to take a leap of faith and become owner and operator of the Fiddlehead Restaurant at Snowshoe. It was one of those perfect timing kind...

Dunmore – a gem among logging towns

Nestled among the logging towns of Cass, Sitlington and Raywood, Dunmore was a booming little town with its own economy, including farms, stores and schools. The original settlement was founded between 1740 and 1750 by...

Stonecoal Campground ~ a secret slice of heaven

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Nestled in the mountains by the Shavers Fork of the Cheat River just over the county line in Randolph County, is the well-hidden, but very cozy Stonecoal Campground. Maintained by the Greenbrier District...

Jimmy Hats – From the top of the mountain for the top of your...

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Yes, men knit. In fact, they were the first knitters to craft textiles. Carrying on that tradition, Jimmy Moorman, who owns and operates Jimmy Hats from his home at Snowshoe, with his wife,...

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...

Spring into Spring at Watoga State Park

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer After a long winter, it’s finally time for Pocahontas Coun-ty’s hills, valleys, forests and rivers to come alive with the sounds and sights of spring. In anticipation of the changing season, Cranberry...

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