Commission approves courthouse upgrades

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The Pocahontas County Commission and Commission Assistant Sue Helton inspect the second floor of the courthouse on Tuesday morning. Helton took the lead in advocating for major upgrades on the floor, including new carpeting and painting. The total cost of the upgrades exceeds $33,000. Pictured left to right: Helton and Commissioners David Mclaughlin, More...

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By Jaynell Graham On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

NAPA’s got it – come and get it

If you haven’t been to NAPA lately, then you haven’t been to NAPA. Lots of changes have taken place there in the past couple of months. Although the store, located just off Rt. 219 above Marlinton, has helped More...

Snowshoe Mountain photo.
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Legislature to reconsider RAD statute

Snowshoe Mountain photo. The fight over a Snowshoe resort area district (RAD) has reached the State Legislature. After Snowshoe Mountain, Inc., agreed to changes to the original RAD statute, Delegate Bill Hartman More...

A Dominion Resources map showing a preferred and five alternative Atlantic Coast pipeline routes through the Monongahela National Forest and Pocahontas County. Dominion has stated its intent to survey just the preferred route (shown in blue) and MNF-5 (shown in black). MNF-5 label added by The Pocahontas Times. Dominion Resources map.
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Seven pipeline routes identified through Pocahontas County

A Dominion Resources map showing a preferred and five alternative Atlantic Coast pipeline routes through the Monongahela National Forest and Pocahontas County. Dominion has stated its intent to survey just the preferred More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

Commission approves pipeline letters of support

Fred Burns, Jr., of Marlinton, speaks during a Pocahontas County Commission meeting on February 11. Burns told the commission that he supports construction of a proposed natural gas pipeline in northern Pocahontas More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

No county fire fee in counties around Pocahontas

Marlinton Fire Department Safety Officer Coy Beverage and Assistant Chief J.P. Duncan display a set of firefighter air packs. The department’s air packs average 10 years in service and must be replaced after More...

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
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

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 More...