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BOE approves band support and new substitute policy

Kelly Taber Allegheny Mountain Radio   Pocahontas County Board of Education members voted on several measures on Monday evening, including a new policy for substitute personnel More...

A look at the levy

by Nancy Martin Committee for Student Success On November 4, Pocahontas County Schools will ask voters to approve the FIRST special school excess levy for educational needs. Voting More...

Firefighters request $60/$100 county fire fee

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Several firefighters attended the Pocahontas County Commission meeting last Tuesday and requested that the Commission institute a $60 per household fire fee in the county. The More...

Pride of Pocahontas to compete at ACCs

The Pocahontas County High School Marching Warriors return to the field of competition Saturday at the Tournament of Bands Atlantic Coast Conference, in Hershey, Pennsylvania. This More...

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Man handles Pocahontas, 38-10

PCHS senior Dalton Irvine races around left end to score on the first play of the fourth quarter. The bigger Man Hillbillies overpowered Pocahontas, 38-10. The Man Hillbillies More...

UPDATE: Regional soccer championship match Tuesday at Princeton High School

The Pocahontas High School Warriors soccer team will play their regional championship match against Pikeview on Tuesday at 5 p.m. at Princeton High School. The match was previously More...

PCHS Boys blank Nicholas 6-0 to win Sectional Championship

The Pocahontas County Warriors following their 6-0 victory over Nicholas County in the Region III, Section I Championship in Summersville Thursday night. The Pocahontas County More...

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Pres. Poca. web.10-30 Preserving Pocahontas

  Class picture of students at Marlinton Grade School taken on the steps of the Marlinton...

pres. Poca.web 10-23-14 Preserving Pocahontas

The Polar Axis Shaft for the 140-foot telescope at Green Bank arrives at Bartow for offloading...

Pres. Poca. web 10-9-14 Preserving Pocahontas

Students and teacher at the Alderney School. This school was located on Back Mountain Road at...

James Sheets

James A. “Jimmy” Sheets, Jr., age 62, of Port Republic, Virginia, formerly of Green Bank, passed away peacefully Wednesday, October 22, 2014, at University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville, More...

Carolyn Swecker..

Carolyn Jean Friel Swecker, age 74, of Valley Head, passed from this life late Monday evening, October 20, 2014, at her home surrounded by family. Born Sunday, March 31, 1940, More...

James Sheets..

James A. “Jimmie” Sheets, age 62, of Port Republic, Virginia, formerly of Green Bank, passed away peacefully Wednesday, October 22, 2014, at University of Virginia Medical More...

Carolyn Swecker..

Carolyn Jean Friel Swecker, age 74, of Valley Head, passed from this life late Monday evening, October 20, 2014, at her home surrounded by family. Per Carolyn’s request, More...

Raya Brass Band brings Balkan beat to Marlinton

The flavor of the Balkans, by way of Brooklyn, will come to the Pocahontas County Opera House Saturday, November More...

Fiddle Fare fiddlers revealed

The Pocahontas County Opera House has announced the names of the four fiddlers who will provide music for the Fiddle Fare..

Opera House features ‘Cameos of Civil War Women’

Seldom-told stories of the women of the American Civil War will come to life on the stage of the Pocahontas County..

First time principal brings years of experience to MES

Principal Greg Ball

Principal Greg Ball When Greg Ball, formerly of North Carolina, decided it was time to leave the classroom to More...

Students see the good and bad on Choice Bus

The Mattie C. Stewart Foundation Choice Bus is a sort of time machine – a glimpse into a future without an..

GBHS Class of ‘64 holds reunion

Green Bank web. Class reunion The Green Bank High School Class of 1964 held its 50th reunion at the Arbovale Community Center Saturday, October 4. The organizing committee, consisting of David J. Cain, Jane Carpenter Gordon, Donna Riley Depue, Kay Sheets Bream, Lucy Brown Hughes and Norris Long, did an excellent job organizing the event and..

MHS Class of ’54 reunion

Marlinton High School Class of 1954 pictured l to r: Front row, Freda Underwood Thompson, Shirley Kelly Smith, Nancy Ward Currence, Barbara Varnery Kelly, More...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: I am writing this letter concerning the expulsion of Keaton Baldwin from the South Eastern Youth Football League. Keaton and my son, Robert, have been friends since kindergarten. They have played on the same team for six years. Keaton loves football. Keaton is also a member of 4-H and..

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: Pocahontas County faces another “extreme extraction” crossroads in the face of a proposed major pipeline that would traverse our northern region. This is but a microcosm of the “extreme extraction” crossroads portending the future of our nation and the More...

Field Notes

The annual special antlerless deer hunt was recently completed over the October 17th and 18th weekend at the National Radio Astronomy..

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, October 29, 1914   JOB’S HEIR Allow me to contribute the following letter, which I received from a party from..

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, October 29, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp   When the Cass Train finished its last trip for..