Southern States Co-op donates to putt-putt project

Southern States - Marlinton Co-op Manager Robert Lee, left, presented a check for $500 to Watoga Foundation board member Alfred Dean, Jr. for the foundation’s proposed putt-putt course at the state park. Pictured, l to r: Lee, Dean, Mary Dawson, David Elliott, Jody Spencer and Frankie Hammons. S. Stewart photo

Southern States – Marlinton Co-op Manager Robert Lee, left, presented a check for $500 to Watoga Foundation board member Alfred Dean, Jr. for the foundation’s proposed putt-putt course at the state park. Pictured, l to r: Lee, Dean, Mary Dawson, David Elliott, Jody Spencer and Frankie Hammons. S. Stewart photo Watoga State Park Foundation, Inc. More...

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The sycamore’s spectacular branches and peeling camouflage-colored bark make a dramatic display, even in winter.
By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

The stately skeleton trees of winter

The sycamore’s spectacular branches and peeling camouflage-colored bark make a dramatic display, even in winter. Laura Dean Bennett Contributing Writer I love sycamore trees. This time of year, if you’re anywhere More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

Commission reorganizes for the new year

Laura Dean Bennett Contributing Writer The first item on the Pocahontas County Commission agenda Tuesday was the reorganization of the board for 2017. It didn’t take long for Commissioner Bill Beard to be unanimously More...

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By Brandon Nottingham On Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

New year, new you

Rhonda Withers Brandon Nottingham Staff Writer Every year, people say the same things: “I want to lose weight. I’m going to start working out. I’m going to change.” But that’s not always the case. Most More...

By Jaynell Graham On Wednesday, December 28th, 2016

Winter Storm Warning

The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow in the higher elevations in the mountains in northern West Virginia. This warning is in effect for Pocahontas County. Snow More...

By Jaynell Graham On Wednesday, December 28th, 2016

Back found guilty by jury

Jaynell Graham Editor   A jury was seated December 15 in a case the State of West Virginia vs Tracy Back, 55, of Buckeye. Back was arrested August 3, 2016 by Chief Deputy T. A. McCoy and, according to Magistrate More...

A cappella group Accidentals from the University of Georgia, visited Green Bank Elementary-Middle School last week and performed a selection of songs for the staff and student body. B. Nottingham photo
By Brandon Nottingham On Wednesday, December 28th, 2016

Accidentals raise their voices at GBEMS

A cappella group Accidentals from the University of Georgia, visited Green Bank Elementary-Middle School last week and performed a selection of songs for the staff and student body. B. Nottingham photo Brandon Nottingham Staff More...