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

  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 the One Room University (ORU) pilot program began in 2011, enrollment has increased every semester except one. At ORU, local students take college More...

by Geoff Hamill | Published 1 month ago
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...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

Pioneer Days graced with good weather and good crowd

Devin and Joshlynn Burgess enjoy a ride at the Pioneer Days carnival on Saturday. The kids were at the carnival with their parents, Frank and Tiffany Burgess, of Marlinton. The 48th annual Pioneer Days festival More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

Recount shows RAD opponents need votes

On Saturday morning, the Pocahontas County Commission will conduct a special meeting to determine the fate of a proposed resort area district (RAD) at Snowshoe Mountain Resort. A RAD is a public corporation, governed More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

PSC holds wastewater hearing in Marlinton

Dozens of attendees crammed into the council chamber at Marlinton’s Municipal Building last Friday for a public hearing on a proposed Snowshoe area sewage system. Administrative Law Judge Keith George, seated More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

Opponents likely to block RAD proposal

Snowshoe property owner and employee Elisa Colpitt speaks during a Pocahontas County Commission meeting on Monday evening. The public meeting was to hear comments about a proposed resort area district (RAD) at Snowshoe. More...