The long road to tea

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer Before and during the American Revolution, many tavern signs were made with a political statement in mind, but the whimsical sign of the The Tea Kettle and Tabby Cat in Wenham,...

Mountain Times. June 2014

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Elk River Ramblers – life, music and a day job

Convey – to cause to pass from one place or person to another. – Merriam Webster Dictionary As we travel this road of life we often come in contact with unforgettable sights, sounds and voices. Someone...

Wild Edibles Festival offers insight on plants and herbs

Organizers of the Wild Edibles Festival are doing things a little different this year. In its third year, the Calvin W. Price Appalachian Enrichment Series program is giving attendees an opportunity to be hands-on. “We’re...

Cass to host Christmas-themed Elf train

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer   The Cass Scenic Railroad State Park usually closes for the season after its Halloween train in October, but due to high demand for seasonal trains, Mountain Rail Adventures is hosting a special...

‘The things you need, close to home’

“It shows the value of Trent’s that it didn’t close when the by-pass went in.” ~ Suzanne Stewart   There is a rare jewel in the Green Bank/Arbovale area.  The first thing that might come to mind...

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...

Take a trip to the past at model train display

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Snuggled away on North Fork Loop in Green Bank, in a simple red building with black trim, is a portal to the past – specifically the 1950s, when the B&O railroad was...