AMR News

Creative writing workshop to be held in Richwood on Saturday

Any writers, or aspiring writers, are invited to a free creative writing workshop this Saturday in Richwood. Diana Clarke, originally from Worcester, Massachusetts, is an AmeriCorps volunteer at High Rocks, and she’s helping to organize

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Commerce Secretary talks about the discussions surrounding Cass Railroad

Cass Scenic Railroad has been drawing a countless number of tourists to Pocahontas County since it first opened as a state park in June 1963. AMR has learned that recent discussions between the Department of

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BARC Electric Cooperative is planning a community solar program

BARC also wants customers to be aware of new website services and changes in payment methods and billing

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Spring fitness in full swing at the Wellness Center

Despite this week’s cold snap, spring is, kind of approaching. The staff at the Pocahontas County Community Wellness Center invites anyone that feels like they might need to shed some extra winter pounds to pop

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American Chestnut reintroduction included in the Lower Cowpasture Restoration Project

The American Chestnut Foundation is working with the US Forest Service on this effort in Bath and Alleghany counties

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Suspicious fire in Hot Springs – authorities ask AMR listeners for leads

A suspicious fire was reported in Bath County Friday night, and investigators are looking for help from AMR listeners. An abandoned structure at 77 Thomastown Rd. in Hot Springs was destroyed in the fire, and

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