Advisory: FLASH FLOOD WATCH

A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for Pocahontas and surrounding counties through late tonight. Rounds of showers and thunderstorms are expected into tonight. In the muggy air, any shower could contain a downpour. The soil in many areas is wet from previous rain. If repetitive or prolonged showers occur, flash flooding along small streams is possible. More...

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By Jaynell Graham On Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

Embezzlement charge against former prosecutor dismissed

Senior Status Judge Thomas H. Keadle has granted a dismissal of the embezzlement charge against former Pocahontas County Prosecutor Donna Meadows Price. Special assistant prosecutor Kristin Cook informed the court More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

Circuit Court News

According to Pocahontas County Circuit Court Clerk Connie Carr, the following cases were heard August 15 before the Honorable Judge Robert E. Richardson: In a change of plea hearing in the case the State vs Robert More...

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By Jaynell Graham On Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

A not so impossible dream

  Seventy-four year old Wayne Smith and his 70 year old brother Lloyd are on a road trip. Supported by their church, family and friends, the pair left South Boston, Virginia, Sunday evening, August 10, about More...

Travelers' Repose in Bartow will be offered at auction on September 27.
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

Group seeks help in protecting Travelers’ Repose

Travelers’ Repose in Bartow will be offered at auction on September 27. Like the Confederate troops that dug in on the property in 1861, a regional preservation group has mobilized to protect Travelers’ More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

Judge issues decision in Snowshoe wastewater case

Administrative Law Judge Keith A. George, seated facing assembly center, hears public comments during a Public Service Commission hearing in Marlinton on July 11, 2014. An administrative law judge with the West More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

Durbin Council looks to improve DDHF

The carnival at Durbin Days Heritage Festival did not live up to expectations this year and at its regular meeting August 12, Durbin Town Council discussed ways to change the festival. The mayorless council was More...