BOE looks at alternate routes for project funding

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer   When the proposed school levy failed at the General Election, the Pocahontas County Board of Education began looking for alternatives to improve school facilities. Superintendent Terrence Beam said the board plans to apply for a grant through the West Virginia School Building Authority to replace the sewage system at More...

by Suzanne Stewart | Published 1 month ago
By Brandon Nottingham On Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

ProStart team wins Cast Iron Cook-off

The Pocahontas County High School ProStart Team won first place at the Third Annual Junior Cast Iron Cook-off Challenge. Pictured, l to r: PCHS cook Kim McComb, Britteny Sharp, Brandal Carr, Amber Pritt and ProStart More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

West Virginia Land Trust helps protect Civil War battle site

A trench line is visible at Camp Bartow near the campground of the 31st Virginia Infantry, a storied regiment with local ties. Courtesy photo The West Virginia Land Trust recently purchased property at Camp Bartow, More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

MFD First Due Fire Fee hits another snag

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer At the Marlinton Town Council meeting Monday night, members of the Marlinton Fire Department and residents in the first due area expected to hear the first reading of the Title VI Fire More...

By Brandon Nottingham On Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

GBEMS students ‘Bake for Good’

Students in Erin Baldwin’s class at Green Bank Elementary-Middle School made rolls Monday and donated them to the Family Resource Network in Marlinton. Students worked hard to mix the dough and tie the rolls in More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

Commission hears from the past, present and future

Laura Dean Bennett Contributing Writer Tuesday’s Pocahontas County Commission meeting began right on time with an interesting and varied agenda. Commissioner David McLaughlin reported that the ad seeking More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

Jeanie’s Stylin’ Salon welcomes Sherry Alderman

Sherry Alderman, of Hillsboro, is now a stylist at Jeanie’s Stylin’ Salon in Hillsboro. Along with cutting and styling hair, Alderman offers manicures, pedicures and facial waxing. S. Stewart photo Suzanne Stewart Staff More...