FiddleFare raises funds for Opera House

Fiddler Paolo Marks performs for a crowd of nearly 90 people at the FiddleFare fundraiser for the Pocahontas County Opera House last Friday at The Fiddlehead. Marks was one of four fiddlers to perform at the event. S. Stewart photo

Fiddler Paolo Marks performs for a crowd of nearly 90 people at the FiddleFare fundraiser for the Pocahontas County Opera House last Friday at The Fiddlehead. Marks was one of four fiddlers to perform at the event. S. Stewart photo It was a night brought to you by the number four – four fiddles, four entrées and four West Virginia brewed beers. As More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Friday, October 24th, 2014

State Rail Authority takes over Cass trains

No job or wage cuts for Cass employees A Heisler steam locomotive pulls a train at Cass Scenic Railroad State Park. G. Hamill photo. The mighty steam locomotives at Cass have worked hard since the early 1900s and More...

Several state and local officials attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new lime plant at the Boxley quarry in Mill Point last Thursday. In the photo, West Virginia Agriculture Commissioner Walt Helmick cuts the ribbon at the new plant. Pictured, left to right: Greenbrier Valley Conservation District Chairman Tim Van Reenen, West Virginia Conservation Agency Director Brian Farkas, Marlinton Recorder Robin Mutscheller, Mill Point Supervisor Howard Walker, Delegate Bill Hartman, Helmick, State Senator Greg Tucker, Delegate Denise Campbell, Agriculture Department Eastern Operations Director Mike Teets and Pocahontas County Commissioner Jamie Walker.
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

Boxley opens new lime plant

Several state and local officials attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new lime plant at the Boxley quarry in Mill Point last Thursday. In the photo, West Virginia Agriculture Commissioner Walt Helmick cuts More...

West Virginia State Senate District 11 candidates Robert Karnes, left, and incumbent Seantor Greg Tucker, right, answered questions on state and local issues during a forum on October 15. A video of the full forum can be found on the video page.
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

State Senate candidates discuss issues

West Virginia State Senate District 11 candidates Robert Karnes, left, and incumbent Seantor Greg Tucker, right, answered questions on state and local issues during a forum on October 15. A video of the full forum More...

By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

Jenkins talks issues in Frost

Evan Jenkins, Republican candidate for the U.S. Congress, Third District.The Pocahontas Times and Allegheny Mountain Radio hosted a forum for U.S. Congress District 3 candidates at the AMR studio in Frost last Wednesday More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

House of Delegates candidates attend forum

The Pocahontas Times and Allegheny Mountain Radio hosted a forum for House of Delegates District 43 candidates on Monday evening. Democratic candidates William Hartman and Denise Campbell, and Republican candidates More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

County Commission candidates discuss issues

The Pocahontas Times and Allegheny Mountain Radio hosted a forum for Pocahontas County Commission candidates on Monday evening. Democratic candidates William Beard and David McLaughlin and Republican candidate Charles More...