Durbin Council appoints Findley mayor

Durbin Councilmember Jeremy Bauserman gives the oath of office to newly appointed mayor Danielle Findley at the town council meeting February 10. Also pictured are councilmembers, from left: Sheila Varner, Bob Gray, Mike Vance and Shirley Tracy. S. Stewart photo

Durbin Councilmember Jeremy Bauserman gives the oath of office to newly appointed mayor Danielle Findley at the town council meeting February 10. Also pictured are councilmembers, from left: Sheila Varner, Bob Gray, Mike Vance and Shirley Tracy. S. Stewart photo Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer At the February 10 Durbin Town Council meeting recorder Danielle More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

Federal funding changes for Pocahontas County

Pocahontas County will continue to receive two important allotments of federal funds, but another allotment has ended. The county will receive Payments in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) money and county schools will receive More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

Commission holds special meeting on pipeline letter

A standing-room only crowd attended the Pocahontas County Commission meeting on February 6 to provide comments on a proposed Commission letter in support of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. Eleven local residents spoke More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

Superintendent supports Common Core Standards

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer In 2010, the education systems in the United States switched to the Common Core Standards, a curriculum with higher educational standards for children in grades kindergarten through More...

Marlinton residents Mark and Jamie Strauss recently bought the Marlinton Laundromat and reopened the business under the name Clean Cow Coin Laundry. The business is a laundromat and thrift shop combined. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

Clean up at the Clean Cow

Marlinton residents Mark and Jamie Strauss recently bought the Marlinton Laundromat and reopened the business under the name Clean Cow Coin Laundry. The business is a laundromat and thrift shop combined. S. Stewart More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Friday, February 6th, 2015

County Commission pipeline meeting on Wednesday

The Pocahontas County Commission will hold a special meeting on Wednesday, February 11 at 5 p.m. The agenda follows: Discussion and/or Action – Letter to Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for Support or Opposition More...

Plant Manager Dale McKenney in the Marlinton Water Plant. Engineers have advised the Town Council to upgrade the aging plant or face the possibility of a total malfunction.
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

Marlinton Council approves water rate increase

Marlinton Council approved a floodplain waiver for Zach Chittum to build on the two lots formerly occupied by the Old Bank Building and Dirt Bean Ohana. According to Mayor Joe Smith, Chittum is in final negotiations More...