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Highland Telephone Cooperative Technical manager Chad Kimball displays a device called a DSLAM at the company’s headquarters in Monterey. HTC is currently working on a project to bring fiber-to-the-home broadband service to customers in Monterey and plans to provide the super-fast service to all customers in Highland County within five years. The More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

CNN picks Mountain Music Trail as top spot to visit

The Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys perform at the Pocahontas County Opera House. The venue and the group are both part of the Mountain Music Trail, a five-county tourism and cultural promotional project. CNN picked More...

Jim Bialek at the site where he wants to build a Nationwide Insurance office. FEMA regulations require that he build six feet off the ground at the site, which lies four feet below the Greenbrier River floodplain elevation of 2,128 feet.
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Nationwide Insurance gets floodplain ordinance waiver

During a special meeting on Tuesday afternoon, Marlinton Town Council unanimously approved a floodplain ordinance waiver for Jim Bialek to build a new Nationwide Insurance office building on Main Street in Marlinton. More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Future of Cass Railroad questioned on social media

Rumors began to circulate in early April about a change in management at Cass Scenic Railroad State Park. On April 3, a Facebook page, “Save the Cass Railroad,” was launched and updates citing anonymous sources More...

Jim Bialek at the site where he wants to build a Nationwide Insurance office. FEMA regulations require that he build six feet off the ground at the site, which lies four feet below the Greenbrier River floodplain elevation of 2,128 feet.
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

No floodplain variance for Nationwide building

Jim Bialek at the site where he wants to build a Nationwide Insurance office. FEMA regulations require that he build six feet off the ground at the site, which lies four feet below the Greenbrier River floodplain More...

Zander Srodes spoke at Pocahontas County High School Monday hoping to inspire the students to find a cause they are passionate about and make a change through their actions. S. Stewart photo
By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Srodes challenges students to make a change in the world

Zander Srodes spoke at Pocahontas County High School Monday hoping to inspire the students to find a cause they are passionate about and make a change through their actions. S. Stewart photo In his 24 years of life, More...

Marlinton resident Roger Trusler, left, received the 2014 Community Involvement Award for an individual. Allegheny Mountain Radio, represented by Melodie Wallace, right, received the 2014 Community Involvement Award for a business.  S. Stewart photos
By Greg Hamons On Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

Chamber recognizes outstanding community involvement

Marlinton resident Roger Trusler, left, received the 2014 Community Involvement Award for an individual. Allegheny Mountain Radio, represented by Melodie Wallace, right, received the 2014 Community Involvement Award More...