Pearl S. Buck Birthplace will host writing workshop series

There’s no better setting for aspiring writers to discover and hone their skill than at the home of world-renowned author and humanitarian Pearl S. Buck, one of only a few writers to have...

Experience peaceful cabin living

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer Watoga State Park, the largest and one of the most popular state parks in West Virginia is situated in 10,100 acres of shady, pristine forest in the mountains of Pocahontas County. Watoga...

32nd Annual Great Greenbrier River Race

Saturday, April 28 Register by April 13 at Tristateracer.com Mandatory meeting at 10:30 a.m. at the Gazebo on Main Street in Marlinton. Triathlon begins at 11 a.m. Nothing says “Spring” like the crowd of racers, friends, family and...

Snowfall quiets even the quietest of nights

Cara Rose, Executive Director, Convention and Visitors Bureau When the glitter of frost blankets the fence post, like a child waits for Santa, we eagerly anticipate the first snowfall in the Alleghenies and the consequence of...

People You Meet – Tammy Shoemaker

Age: 50 Occupation: Pocahontas County Convention and Visitors Bureau Information Specialist at Cass Scenic Railroad State Park and Snowshoe Mountain Resort Education: Graduated from Pocahontas County High School in 1984 Family: Step-son, Drew Caloccia, a student at...

Compass: Winter 2016

Deer Creek B&B ~ From place of worship to place of rest

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer ust off the Potomac Highlands Trail on Wesley Chapel Road in Green Bank, there is a quaint two-story white building with a long history. From the outside, it is clear the building...

Nola’s House ~ a sentimental business

Jaynell Graham Editor   Nearly every school, home and corner in Marlinton holds memories for the people who were raised here. One such home is on 10th Avenue. It was built for Robert and Alta Rose in 1903...