Paying it forward

MUCH HAS BEEN reported about the hours and expense involved in operating a
rescue squad, but few people are aware of the time and sacrifice responders put in to
attain certification for the benefit of the people whom they serve. In addition to hours
of class and study, each man or woman must complete 750 hours of volunteer clinical
time. Photo courtesy of Marlinton Fire and Rescue

MUCH HAS BEEN reported about the hours and expense involved in operating a rescue squad, but few people are aware of the time and sacrifice responders put in to attain certification for the benefit of the people whom they serve. In addition to hours of class and study, each man or woman must complete 750 hours of volunteer clinical time. Photo courtesy More...

by Cailey Moore | Published 2 months ago
By Cailey Moore On Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

Commission to seek FERC scoping meeting

Cailey Moore Staff Writer For the third meeting in a row, it was standing room only Tuesday evening in the Pocahontas County Commission room as interested parties gathered to hear the commission’s decision More...

Left photo: The Pocahontas County Chamber of Commerce honored Pocahontas Memorial Hospital as the Business of the Year at its annual dinner March 17. From left, Chamber president Bill Jordan, PMH board members Cathy Mosesso, Freda Jackson, PMH staff Terry Wagner, Kathy Irvine, Cheryl Cain, PMH CEO Barbara Lay and Chamber vice-president Ben Wilfong. Right photo: Chamber president Bill Jordan presented Marlinton resident Mark Strauss with the Individual of the Year award. S. Stewart photos
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

Chamber honors Strauss, PMH

Left photo: The Pocahontas County Chamber of Commerce honored Pocahontas Memorial Hospital as the Business of the Year at its annual dinner March 17. From left, Chamber president Bill Jordan, PMH board members Cathy More...

A large crowd gathered Thursday night in the Mountain Lodge Ballroom at Snowshoe Resort to meet, mingle, ask questions, offer opinions and voice concerns with regard to the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline. D. Moore photo
By Cailey Moore On Wednesday, March 16th, 2016

Two-way conversations at ACP Open House

A large crowd gathered Thursday night in the Mountain Lodge Ballroom at Snowshoe Resort to meet, mingle, ask questions, offer opinions and voice concerns with regard to the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline. D. Moore More...

Participating in the Appalachian Bloodhound man-trailing training weekend were, from left: Andy Mantilla and Mazie; Tara Young, Annette Compton and Esther Lou; Michael Carpenter, DeWayne and Salina King and Ginger; Don Shelton and Winston; Michelle Mantilla and Findley; Michael Helms, Sandy Weik and Oliver; Rose and Paul Williams and Jed; Jim Hebb, Dave Sharp, and Dave Weik and Gunsmoke Festus. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

A bloodhound’s nose knows where you are

Participating in the Appalachian Bloodhound man-trailing training weekend were, from left: Andy Mantilla and Mazie; Tara Young, Annette Compton and Esther Lou; Michael Carpenter, DeWayne and Salina King and Ginger; More...

By Jaynell Graham On Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

ACP, LLC amends most recent proposed route

ATLANTIC COAST PIPELINE, LLC amended its alternate route following last week’s county commission meeting after hearing concerns about the pipeline passing by the entrance of Snowshoe Mountain Resort and in More...

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By Cailey Moore On Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016

Crowd gathers for Dominion presentation

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 More...