FRN seeks disaster volunteers

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Pocahontas County Family Resource Network (FRN) employee Rebecca Campbell and VISTA Sterling “Buster” Wiggins carry donated household goods out of a storeroom at the FRN. Wiggins is working on a plan to help coordinate volunteer efforts during an emergency. The FRN is currently seeking volunteers to sign up for an emergency workforce. For more info, More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

Civil suit against county settled for $75,000

A civil suit against the Pocahontas County Commission and the Pocahontas County Sheriff’s Department will not go to trial because the parties agreed to a monetary settlement of $75,000. In October 2012, Jessica More...

Fiddler Paolo Marks performs for a crowd of nearly 90 people at the FiddleFare fundraiser for the Pocahontas County Opera House last Friday at The Fiddlehead. Marks was one of four fiddlers to perform at the event. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

FiddleFare raises funds for Opera House

Fiddler Paolo Marks performs for a crowd of nearly 90 people at the FiddleFare fundraiser for the Pocahontas County Opera House last Friday at The Fiddlehead. Marks was one of four fiddlers to perform at the event. More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Friday, October 24th, 2014

State Rail Authority takes over Cass trains

No job or wage cuts for Cass employees A Heisler steam locomotive pulls a train at Cass Scenic Railroad State Park. G. Hamill photo. The mighty steam locomotives at Cass have worked hard since the early 1900s and More...

Several state and local officials attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new lime plant at the Boxley quarry in Mill Point last Thursday. In the photo, West Virginia Agriculture Commissioner Walt Helmick cuts the ribbon at the new plant. Pictured, left to right: Greenbrier Valley Conservation District Chairman Tim Van Reenen, West Virginia Conservation Agency Director Brian Farkas, Marlinton Recorder Robin Mutscheller, Mill Point Supervisor Howard Walker, Delegate Bill Hartman, Helmick, State Senator Greg Tucker, Delegate Denise Campbell, Agriculture Department Eastern Operations Director Mike Teets and Pocahontas County Commissioner Jamie Walker.
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

Boxley opens new lime plant

Several state and local officials attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new lime plant at the Boxley quarry in Mill Point last Thursday. In the photo, West Virginia Agriculture Commissioner Walt Helmick cuts More...

West Virginia State Senate District 11 candidates Robert Karnes, left, and incumbent Seantor Greg Tucker, right, answered questions on state and local issues during a forum on October 15. A video of the full forum can be found on the video page.
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

State Senate candidates discuss issues

West Virginia State Senate District 11 candidates Robert Karnes, left, and incumbent Seantor Greg Tucker, right, answered questions on state and local issues during a forum on October 15. A video of the full forum More...

By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

Jenkins talks issues in Frost

Evan Jenkins, Republican candidate for the U.S. Congress, Third District.The Pocahontas Times and Allegheny Mountain Radio hosted a forum for U.S. Congress District 3 candidates at the AMR studio in Frost last Wednesday More...