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Planned Power Outage – Slaty Fork area

A planned outage to perform maintenance is slated for Monday, October 20, (note “make-up” day is Wednesday, October, 22). The outage will occur between noon and 1 More...

A look at the school levy

Michael Holstine Committee for Student Success Like most households, there are always things on my to-do list that I just never seem to have the money to do, or when the money More...

Middle school students feed the birds

Green Bank Elementary-Middle School AmeriCorps Christin Shinaberry and Marlinton Middle School AmeriCorps Jean Srodes are piloting a joint project with students called Feeding More...

Production company plans documentary on life in the Quiet Zone

To the outside world, living without cell service would be considered a nightmare. For Green Bank residents, it’s a fact of everyday life living in the National Radio Quiet More...

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Warriors crush Tygarts Valley, 44-6

The Pocahontas County Warriors hosted the Tygarts Valley Bulldogs for their Homecoming football game on Friday night. The 44-6 victory for the Warriors was entirely predictable. Pocahontas More...

Big night for PCHS soccer at Stillwell Park

PCHS senior Phillip Green races around a Petersburg Viking defender. The Pocahontas County Warrior soccer squads treated a large crowd at Stillwell Park last Thursday to two More...

West slips past Warriors, 21-7

Cary Robertson hauls in a touchdown pass from Dalton Irvine in the second quarter of Friday night’s game against Greenbrier West. The Cavaliers of Greenbrier West charged More...

eTimes for October 16, 2014

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

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

Pres. Poca web 10-2 Preserving Pocahontas

A group of upper grade students at Green Bank Academy in 1905-06. The teacher was Professor...

Preservation News

Huntersville Tradition Days is going on this weekend and Preserving Pocahontas will be there on Saturday...

Kevin Gillispie

Kevin Dean Gillispie, HM3 retired Navy, age 47, of Waynesboro, Virginia, passed away Monday, October 13, 2014, in Waynesboro, Virginia. Funeral service is Saturday, October 18, 3 p.m. at Wallace and Wallace More...

Charles Gum..

Charles H. Gum, Sr., age 84, of Arbovale, formerly of Cass, passed away Saturday, October 11, 2014, at Beckley VA Regional Hospital. Born July 28, 1930, at Cass, he was a son More...

Dan McCord..

Dan Alan McCord, age 66, of Sterling, Virginia, passed away Saturday, September 13, 2014, at his residence following an extended illness. Born February 15, 1948, in Norton, Kansas, More...

Lawrence Price..

Lawrence Richard Price, age 85, of Marlinton, passed away Wednesday, October 8, 2014, at Pocahontas Memorial Hospital in Buckeye. Born October 17, 1928, at Spring Creek, he was More...

Fiddle Fare fiddlers revealed

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

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..

Hammons Musical Heritage Celebrations returns to Pocahontas County Opera House

The Pocahontas County Opera House is pleased to bring back the “Hammons Musical Heritage Celebration” as part of Marlinton’s Autumn Harvest..

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..

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, Marilyn Ryder Alvaro, Doris Ella Cooper Lustine, Phyllis Shumaker Merrell and Ward Jackson. Second row, JoAnne Beverage Gardner, Kenneth Townsend, Mary Louise Bowers Workman, Dorothy Weatherholt Kellison, Patricia Landis McNeill and Robert Sheilds. Third row, Adele Friel Loudermilk, Mary Jarvis Currence, Martin Bell, Steve Smith, Fred Burns, Jr., Don Ervine and Richard Sharp. On Saturday, July 12, members of the Marlinton High School Class of 1954 gathered at the Pocahontas Community Wellness Center in Marlinton to celebrate their 60th class reunion. Classmates were greeted with the Marlinton High School Fight Song, then enjoyed sweet rolls and coffee. They found their seats by the place..

Bad Men of Greenbrier

Pocahontas Sheriff and Deputy Take Them July 1914 In June 1913, Theodore Hoke, aged fifty years, and Jesse Hoke, his son, ages 24 years, were tried in More...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: As a property owner I attended one of the Dominion Gas Atlantic Coast Pipeline Open Houses last month. The company reps were friendly, helpful and answered questions readily and the aerial maps of the area overlaid with tax map property boundaries within the path being studied for the proposed..

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: Saturday was an absolutely beautiful day for the 2014 Roadkill Cook-off and Autumn Harvest Festival in Marlinton, sponsored by the Pocahontas County Chamber of Commerce.  With an estimated 15,000 to 18,000 people in attendance, it was a fantastic showcase day More...

Field Notes

Last Friday, it rained lightly all day.  First time in a long time that we have seen that.  Not a lot..

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, October 15, 1914 Kenny Weiford’s family, of Warwick, has been stricken with a scourge of typhoid fever. On September 5th,..

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, October 15, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp   The Department of Natural Resources announces that a..