VPAS Medicare Insurance Counselors Can Help During Open Enrollment Period

By Bonnie Ralston / September 28, 2022

Medicare’s Open Enrollment Period is October 15 to December 7

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Mosaic Garden Adds Beauty to Downtown Marlinton

By Heather Niday / September 27, 2022

It began as the brainchild of Chris Bartlett and Anne Walker, both members of the Pocahontas County Arts community.  Cynthia Gurreri, President of the Pocahontas County Arts Council, says they wanted to create a mosaic-themed garden in front of the 4th Avenue Arts Gallery that is located in the former…

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Architect Presents Information About the County Jail Building at Commission Meeting

By Tim Walker / September 27, 2022

VanNostrand said that his initial examination of the jail is that it is “structurally sound, and the walls were built to not move.”

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Hannah Woodzell Talks Doris L. Via Cancer Fund and Fall on Main

By Danny Cardwell / September 26, 2022

The Doris L. Via Cancer Fund is hosting Fall on Main. A two day Fall Festival with live music, crafters, food vendors and games for the kids. I sat down with Hannah Woodzell, a longtime volunteer before becoming a board member, to talk about the event and what participants can…

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Pocahontas BOE Meeting Agenda for the September 26th Meeting

By Tim Walker / September 25, 2022

The Pocahontas County Board of Education’s next meeting will be held on Monday, September 26th at Marlinton Elementary School. There will be a Local School Improvement Council Meeting beginning at 3:00 pm, followed by the regular meeting beginning at 4:15 pm.

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See Virginia’s Elk Population – In Person or Online

By Bonnie Ralston / September 23, 2022

The Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources has free tours and an elk cam

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Highland County EDA’s September Meeting

By Bonnie Ralston / September 23, 2022

A Regional Housing Study focus group meeting will be held October 13 in Monterey

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes to List the Tricolored Bat as Endangered

By Heather Niday / September 22, 2022

White-nose Syndrome is pushing the Tricolored Bat closer to extinction

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Efforts of Pocahontas County to Secure USDA Reconnect Grants Being Blocked

By Tim Walker / September 20, 2022

Morris said this keeps happening because a local carrier exercises its power to challenge these applications, claiming it already provides high speed internet in those areas.

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Cranberry Shindig is Sunday, September 25

By Heather Niday / September 20, 2022

Everyone is invited to the 33rd annual Cranberry Shindig Sunday, Sept. 25th from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Cranberry Mountain Nature Center in the Monongahela National Forest per a press release from the US Forest Service.  You can bring the whole family to enjoy a day of mountain…

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