A lot of attention has been paid lately to the health and economic benefits of locally grown fruits and vegetables. But at least one local doctor is interested in growing a different kind of local crop: healthcare professionals.
What story would you tell if you had a camera and one week in an unfamiliar place? That was the question a group of 11 students from Western Kentucky University faced as they spent spring break in Pocahontas and Greenbrier counties.
Working with wood isn't rocket science. But for one of the artisans at the cooperative gallery in Green Bank, it's a lot more fun.
The Pocahontas County Opera House's annual Opry Night has come to represent some of the best in local traditional and country music talent from the Allegheny Highlands of West Virginia.
One more week.
That's how soon representatives with Frontier Communications say they will be able to improve connection speeds for high-speed Internet customers.
Taking a drive or a walk on any given snowy day, you might see a small, feathered flash of color flit across your path. While Pocahontas County is a favorite spot among area bird watchers in the spring and summer months, there are quite a few to see during the winter, too.
Winter is the time for wool. And there's likely no place in Marlinton with more of it than Cheryl's Beauty and Beyond.
For six weeks this autumn, part of the nation's museum will be making its home right here in Marlinton.
The second half of the Pocahontas County Opera House's 2010-2011 Performance Series gets underway with the return of a local favorite in February.
Even after some 40 years of working with wood, Bruce Stewart says there's always more to learn.
"I continue to hone my skills and enjoy learning new techniques," says Stewart.
If youﾒve been to a recent festival, farmers market or craft show in Pocahontas County, chances are, youﾒve seen the clay creations of Cynthia Gurreri. Or perhaps you or someone in your householdﾗyoung or oldﾗhas participated in one of her art classes.
What started as a simple gift for their daughter 20 years ago has grown into a lucrative and fulfilling post-retirement trade for David "Woody" and Brenda Harman.
Bluegrass and old-time music round out the first half of the 2010-2011 performance season at the Pocahontas County Opera House this November.
Have you ever wanted to learn to play a new instrument or travel to a foreign country? Starting this week, students at an after-school program at the Pocahontas County Opera House are doing just that.
The Pocahontas Times moved from its century-old home on Second Avenue more than a year ago, but the lights are still on in the simple grey building that sits behind Marlinton Presbyterian Church.