The board of education visited Green Bank Elementary-Middle School Monday night for the first LSIC (Local School Improvement Council) meeting of the year.
Committee heads presented information and gave updates on programs at the school.
The Green Bank Artisans Cooperative Gallery reopened its doors Saturday after a few months of repair and restructuring.
When some co-op members decided to focus on the 4th Street Gallery in Marlinton, the upper end members made the choice to start over.
Parents and faculty at Green Bank Elementary-Middle School shared concerns at the board of education public forum Monday night, over the inequality students face.
Julie Dillon, parent of two, inquired as to the difference in the math program at Green Bank and Marlinton Middle School.
It was a bittersweet day Saturday for the cast and crew of the Cass-based movie “Angel’s Perch.” The group gathered at the Artist’s Gallery in Green Bank for the shoot for the movie about a man who returns home to assist his grandmother, who is suffering from Alzheimer’s Disease.
Concerned citizens and state officials met at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory in Green Bank Sunday to discuss the continued fight to save the Green Bank facility from the National Science Foundation’s recommendation of divestiture.
Due to a generous donation from a fellow Baptist church in North Carolina, the Hebron Baptist Church in Green Bank is fully equipped to offer the Center Shot archery class.
The board of education held a brief meeting Monday night to discuss business and upcoming events.
Student representative Cassidy Rao gave an update on the students of Pocahontas County High School.
The Baxter Presbyterian Church annual Harvest Day will be Saturday, September 29. The day will feature the community quilt, displayed above by George and Kestra Pritchard, and will begin with a church service at 11 a.m., followed by dinner.
The Northern Pocahontas Wellness Center committee is moving in the right direction as plans continue for a facility in Green Bank. The committee shared several updates at the September 12 meeting.
Almost Heaven Habitat for Humanity CEO and Executive Director Michelle Connor gave an update during the September 11 Durbin Town Council meeting on progress the organization has made in town.
Dunmore Country Mart and Bakery owners Kevin and Amanda Fraser and Christine Osborne may be new to Pocahontas County, but owning a bakery has been in the family for a long time.
When librarian Vicki Terry took over the position as director of Pocahontas County Free Libraries, she made an interesting discovery. The lease agreement for the Hillsboro Community Library building between the PCFL and the board of education expired in 2007.
According to Magistrate Court records, the following individuals were either arrested or had activity in their cases.
Burlin Bedford Alderman, 41, of Marlinton, appeared in court September 10 on a charge of possession of a firearm by a prohibited person. Bond was set at $500.