Recent Events

Nearly 200 Randolph County residents took part in the 8th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day march on Jan. 16th, and nearly 500 were in attendance for the program held in the Pocahontas Community Center.

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Upcoming Events

The Eddie Mae Herron Center is hosting a variety of events all month long to celebrate Black History Month. February 18th at 8am will be the Annual Old fashion Community Hog Butchering followed by a pot luck lunch.

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Memory Brick

As a fundraiser to help with Herron Center expenses, the Herron Center is selling memory bricks to create a sidewalk from the old school to the "swinging girls" statue recently added to the school playground (the Herron Center grounds).

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Miss Eddie Mae

The students and those who knew her well just called her “Miss Eddie Mae”. It is in her honor that the group of people who spearheaded and conducted the efforts to restore the former St. Mary’s Church/Pocahontas Colored School have given the building the name “The Eddie Mae Herron Center”.

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