Hiking the hills of Pocahontas County

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer As autumn paints our mountain vistas with the colors of fall, Pocahontas County visitors, and residents alike, will have no trouble finding adventures aplen-ty as they mosey along the highways and...

‘It’s Your History’ ~ Signs record the past for the future

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Like many of the trails in Pocahontas County, the West Fork Trail which begins in Durbin, is 22-miles of a reclaimed railroad trail. Where Chesapeake & Ohio Railway line trains used...

Journey to Marlinton

Cara Rose, Executive Director Pocahontas County Convention and Visitors Bureau Every time I drive eastward over the Virginia line toward Staunton, a short trip by today’s standards, I am overcome with the beauty of this journey. ...

Seven Questions with…

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...

‘Playfest’ returns to the Opera House

PlayFest will return in May, presenting another evening of short plays, sponsored by the Pocahontas County Drama Workshop. The festival will be performed Friday and Saturday, May 18 and 19, at the Pocahontas County...

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...

Our love affair with the Highland Scenic Highway

Cara Rose Pocahontas County CVB The drive across the Highland Scenic Highway is remarkable any day of the year, but a trip across the Highland Scenic Highway in fall is nothing short of spectacular.  The pristine...

Fan favorites return to Opera House stage

The Opera Pocahontas County Opera House will welcome back old friends and familiar audience favorites this spring, with performances by world music ensemble Lone Raven, folk musician John McCut-cheon, the Davis & Elkins College...