Last weekend search and rescue teams from West Virginia and surrounding states converged on the Buckskin Scout Reservation in Pocahontas County for their annual search and rescue training. Teams came from as far away as Ohio and Pennsylvania to participate.
Small blues signs, indicating dining and lodging in Marlinton, are causing a big stir this week. Marlinton mayor Joe Smith said the signs could be in violation of state laws, and possibly even federal guidelines since Route 39 was designated as a scenic byway.
Permaculture isn't a new term or technique, but it's a concept that's gaining a lot of attention in gardening and self-sustainability circles.
Mayor Joe Smith updated town council members with the latest news during the mayor's report at Marlinton Town Council's regular meeting Monday night.
Watch a video slideshow of the 2012 Little League Grand Opening at Stillwell Park accompanied by Trista Bennett singing our national anthem.
The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection and the West Virginia Public Service Commission recently filed a response to the Pocahontas County Public Service District's proposed wastewater facility. According to PSD board president Tom Shipley, the response was a good one.
According to the Solid Waste Authority, the green box fee has remained at $98 since 2006, and it isn't going up in 2012.
A Wild Edibles Festival was held at the Hillsboro Library Saturday morning. The event was the first in a series, part of the Calvin W.
Mike Murphy has been dirt-racing modified cars for about nine years now, and according to him, the sport is quickly gaining popularity.
Minor issues are complicating a proposed site for a Habitat for Humanity build, the agency's director told Durbin Town Council last Tuesday night.
The Pocahontas County High School Warrior baseball team has a reason to be pleased this season, they have new bats they needed to be compliant with a new state safety regulation.
There's a lot going on at Community Care of Marlinton, which found its home in the former Senior Citizens building on Third Avenue.
Dalton Walker, of Hillsboro, recently represented Pocahontas County High School in the SkillsUSA West Virginia State Leadership and Skills Conference in Martinsburg. Walker won a gold medal for placing first in the carpentry competition.
In a special meeting last Thursday, the Pocahontas County Solid Waste Authority met with environmental resources specialists Carol Throckmorton and Nicole Hunter, from the West Virginia Solid Waste Management Board, and talked about the SWAs recent performance review.