Crowd gathers for Dominion presentation

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POCAHONTAS COUNTY RESIDENTS kneeled, sat and stood throughout the county commission room Tuesday as Dominion Technical Consultant Robert Orndorff presented an alternate route for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline to the commission. Front row: Assessor Tom Lane, County Commission Candidate Jo Debra Gandee; second row: retired Dominion advisor Ben Hardesty More...

by Cailey Moore | Published 2 months ago
Architect Randy Jones explains the design of the proposed Green Bank Wellness Center at a special Northern Pocahontas Community Wellness meeting last week. Jones was contracted by NPCW to design the building which includes a full size gymnasium, fitness room and four-lane pool. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016

NPCW unveils center plans

Architect Randy Jones explains the design of the proposed Green Bank Wellness Center at a special Northern Pocahontas Community Wellness meeting last week. Jones was contracted by NPCW to design the building which More...

Durbin resident and businessman Kenneth “Buster” Varner has expanded his business from just Varner’s Construction Company to nearly a dozen businesses in the past 33 years. Here, Varner takes a break at the auto parts store to visit with the office cat. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016

It’s at Varner’s

Durbin resident and businessman Kenneth “Buster” Varner has expanded his business from just Varner’s Construction Company to nearly a dozen businesses in the past 33 years. Here, Varner takes a break at the More...

The Elk River Ramblers, from left: Terry Richardson, Paul Marganian and Galen Watts, perform at the annual Opry Night Saturday at the Pocahontas County Opera House. C.D. Moore photo
By Cailey Moore On Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

Night at the Opry

The Elk River Ramblers, from left: Terry Richardson, Paul Marganian and Galen Watts, perform at the annual Opry Night Saturday at the Pocahontas County Opera House. C. D. Moore photo Cailey Moore Staff Writer Seats More...

By Cailey Moore On Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

Chamber hears from CASA

Cailey Moore Staff Writer The Pocahontas County Chamber of Commerce had a guest speaker at its meeting last week. Greenbrier and Pocahontas Counties CASA Executive Director Jenny Castle, of the 11th Judicial Circuit More...

By Cailey Moore On Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

Special Commission updates

Cailey Moore Staff Writer Following its February 16 meeting, the Pocahontas County Commission called an emergency session, Friday, February 19, to discuss the fate of the Pocahontas County Day Report Center in light More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

ACP to adopt alternate route through national forests

ATLANTIC COAST PIPELINE, LLC plans to adopt the GWNF-6 alternate route for its pipeline. The alternative route, in blue, was selected to comply with a request from the US Forest Service to avoid Cheat Mountain More...