Local luthier Paolo Marks has been making violins and cellos in his Lobelia workshop for years, but he just recently finished his first mandolin.
Earlier in the week, Marlinton town council members received a recommendation from the town sign committee on how to best proceed with hanging business signs in town.
Roger Spencer, of Middlebourne, likes to take a trip around the state every year shooting scenic photographs. Last summer, the United States Postal Service approached Spencer about using one of his shots for the new West Virginia state stamp.
Paolo Marks has been making violins and cellos for years now, and he's been playing music most of his life.
It takes more than last weekend's frigid temperatures and driving snow to repel determined campers from the annual Boy Scout Winter Camporee at the Cranberry Glades campground.
The Marlinton sign committee met earlier this week to discuss three different options they plan to present to Marlinton town council members on Monday.
Community Care of West Virginia has been working with families in the state for nearly 30 years, providing low-cost medical expertise and services. In November, Community Care started working in Pocahontas County schools, providing on-site medical care for students.
In a six-hour-long, marathon meeting last Tuesday, Pocahontas County commissioners addressed a full agenda, and were able to successfully fund all requests from local groups for assistance through the county hotel/motel tax.
Representatives from Pocahontas County Schools, the Pocahontas County Farmers Market, the WVU Extension office, High Rocks, farmers and elected officials all met at the McClintic Library in January to talk about expanding local foods in the county.
The Greenbrier Valley Economic Development Corporation hosted two presentations last week at its office in Lewisburg to try and help improve local farm and produce operations.
During the mayor's report at Marlinton Town Council, mayor Joe Smith said he was pleased with the turnout for the annual Christmas Parade in town, and wanted to thank organizers and Lauren Bennett of Pocahontas County Parks and Rec for their hard work.
The long-awaited wastewater management project at Snowshoe has taken another step toward completion. The Pocahontas County Public Service District voted last summer to build the centralized facility at site 7, on Snowshoe Drive.
The Wailers — the iconic reggae band formed by legendary musician Bob Marley in the late 1960s — came to Pocahontas County recently and performed at The Connection night club at Snowshoe.
With Pocahontas County's relatively brief growing season, it just makes sense to do everything you can to get a few more months of production out of your garden in early spring and the tail-end of fall. Some gardeners are using high tunnels, or hoop houses, to do just that.
Work crews from Kyle Construction are making headway on the new Wellness Center in Marlinton.