FBI investigates FEMA flood mapping

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Questions about the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s floodplain mapping have gone beyond inquiries into the agency’s technical expertise. The FBI is now investigating whether graft and corruption were involved in FEMA’s re-mapping of oceanfront condominiums out of the floodplain. Previous Pocahontas Times articles have focused More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

Snowshoe Mountain begins RAD process

The process to create a Snowshoe resort area district (RAD) began during the March 18 Pocahontas County Commission meeting, when Snowshoe Mountain President and Chief Operations Officer Frank DeBerry delivered More...

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By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

The Lions and the Lab

Green Bank residents raising pup for Leader Dog program After retiring from their business, Sheets GMC, in 2012, Charles and Carolyn Sheets decided they needed to find something that would keep them busy. As active More...

At the Food and Fun Day hosted by the Pocahontas County Senior Citizens Saturday, participants were treated to good food and entertainment. Utilizing the new cafeteria at Hillsboro Elementary School, Janet Kershner-Vanover, Doris Sharp and Brenda Workman served lunch. All proceeds from the event go to the Meals on Wheels program. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

Food and fun raise funds for Meals on Wheels

At the Food and Fun Day hosted by the Pocahontas County Senior Citizens Saturday, participants were treated to good food and entertainment. Utilizing the new cafeteria at Hillsboro Elementary School, Janet Kershner-Vanover, More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

Rahall fields questions from Chamber of Commerce

Pocahontas County Chamber of Commerce members held a teleconference with U.S. Congressman Nick Rahall at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory on Monday afternoon. Rahall was unable to be present in person due More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

Snowshoe broadband grant approved

The West Virginia Broadband Deployment Council approved a $713,000 grant to Citynet, Inc., to provide broadband Internet service to Snowshoe Mountain Resort. Citynet will build a microwave link between Bridgeport More...

A state-OF-the-art kitchen was added during construction of the new cafeteria at Hillsboro Elementary School. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

HES cafeteria dedicated

A state-OF-the-art kitchen was added during construction of the new cafeteria at Hillsboro Elementary School. S. Stewart photo April 23, 2012 – the board of education received great news from then Superintendent More...