Pritt will not appear on ballot for assessor

The State Supreme Court of Appeals ruled 4 to 1 Monday that Erik Wells would not be on the ballot in Kanawha County in the November general election. Wells had filed to run for...

Flood Watch in effect

The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a Flood Watch for Pocahontas County, effective Friday afternoon, March 13, through Saturday evening, March 14. Persistent rain will overspread the Middle Ohio Valley and portions of...

Floodplain change confounds local residents

A recent change to Marlinton's floodplain map by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has baffled and angered town residents. FEMA published a new floodplain map in 2012 that affected about...

No water yet for four Durbin households – – update

Update: PSD board chairman Tom Shipley reported on February 20 that a PSC engineer was on-site on February 19 and assisted with a temporary repair that restored water service to the four affected households....

‘Stupid’ costs TOM time and money

Jaynell Graham Editor   At Monday night’s Marlinton Town Council Meeting, Mayor Sam Felton gave a detailed report about progress that has been made and problems that have been dealt with in the past month.  While improvements in...

Building Consensus

by Jay Miller I am part of an informal committee of county residents that wants to understand the reasons why the November 8 school levy referendum did not gain approval from county voters. We...

Secretary of VA holds town hall meeting in Lewisburg

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer The National Guard Armory in Lewisburg was filled with veterans of all branches of service Friday as they gathered for a Town Hall meeting led by Senators Joe Manchin and Shelly Moore...