Broadband council approves regional backbone build

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WVBDC members Judge Dan O’Hanlon and Citynet CEO Jim Martin during a council meeting at NRAO on July 23. The National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) in Green Bank hosted a two-part broadband Internet conference last Wednesday. The first part of the conference was a meeting of the West Virginia Broadband Deployment Council (WVBDC), a state More...

by Geoff Hamill | Published 2 days ago
The McGlaughlin house, the oldest dwelling in Marlinton, is close to completion. Pictured outside the house are Pocahontas County Historic Landmarks Commission member Dennis Driscoll and contractor Colt Zendik. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

McGlaughlin House restoration nears completion

The McGlaughlin house, the oldest dwelling in Marlinton, is close to completion. Pictured outside the house are Pocahontas County Historic Landmarks Commission member Dennis Driscoll and contractor Colt Zendik. More...

Chemical spill booms and pads collect diesel in the East Fork of the Greenbrier River in Bartow after the tanker truck wreck last week. The truck caught fire and officials are unsure how much of the diesel leaked into the river. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

Clean-up continues after Bartow blaze

Chemical spill booms and pads collect diesel in the East Fork of the Greenbrier River in Bartow after the tanker truck wreck last week. The truck caught fire and officials are unsure how much of the diesel leaked More...

OPPONENTS OF THE proposed resort area district for Snowshoe and Silver Creek resorts fell short of the number of votes needed to delay the process. Twenty-five percent or 458 votes would have delayed it for a year. The final count was 443, just 15 votes shy of reaching their objective. The county commission will act on the RAD petition at its August 19 meeting. G. Hamill photo
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

RAD opponents fall short in close vote

OPPONENTS OF THE proposed resort area district for Snowshoe and Silver Creek resorts fell short of the number of votes needed to delay the process. Twenty-five percent or 458 votes would have delayed it for a year. More...

ALICIA TALLMAN IS the Assistant Coordinator of the One Room University in Marlinton. She is sometimes a student, as well, taking advantage of the availability of online courses. G. Hamill photo
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

ORU gets better broadband for video classes

  ALICIA TALLMAN IS the Assistant Coordinator of the One Room University in Marlinton. She is sometimes a student, as well, taking advantage of the availability of online courses. G. Hamill photo Since More...

The Pocahontas County Arts Council Durbin Art Gallery held its grand opening Saturday. The gallery features high-end art by local artists and artisans. The building is also a new home to the Pocahontas Convention and Visitors Bureau visitors center in Durbin. Above, PCAC Treasurer Eric Werner, CVB executive director Cara Rose and PCAC secretary Cynthia Gurreri admire the artwork during the open house. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Durbin Art Gallery has grand opening

The Pocahontas County Arts Council Durbin Art Gallery held its grand opening Saturday. The gallery features high-end art by local artists and artisans. The building is also a new home to the Pocahontas Convention More...

By Jaynell Graham On Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

Tanker fire at Bartow

A TANKER TRUCK carrying 7,500 gallons of diesel overturned and burned on the bridge at the intersection of Rt. 250/92/28 at Bartow Tuesday afternoon. According to 911 Director Shawn Dunbrack the driver of the truck More...