RIF time again for the BOE

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer At the Pocahontas County Board of Education meeting Monday evening, Superintendent Terrence Beam informed board members that he delivered several RIF and transfer letters earlier in the month. Each year, during RIF – Reduction In Force – season, Beam and the board evaluate the number of staff and look for ways to reduce More...

by Suzanne Stewart | Published 2 weeks ago
By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

Building Consensus

THIS MAP GIVES some interesting insight into the world of school levies. The thirteen (unshaded) counties without school levies are not distributed evenly across the state but tend to be clustered near the Virginia More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

Sheriff warns of scams

Pocahontas County Sheriff Jeff Barlow advises residents that his office has received several complaints regarding ongoing scams in the county. This is a list of the scams that the sheriff’s department is aware More...

By Jaynell Graham On Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

MTC meeting short, hopeful and productive

Jaynell Graham Editor   Marlinton Town Council met Monday night and flew through its agenda, most of which focused on improvements to the municipality. Wayne Hypes, president of Dunn Engineering, updated council More...

By Brandon Nottingham On Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

Elliott keeps the trains running

BRUCE ELLIOTT KNOWS how to take a hobby to the extreme. As owner/operator of the Piedmont Division of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad in Green Bank, the know-ledge he has gained in the past 63 years is on display More...

By Jaynell Graham On Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

Alert: Frontier Telephone Outage

Frontier Communications reports a major telephone outage in the town of Marlinton. This is due to a major card outage. Frontier has personnel working on the issue. There are approximately 825 residences that More...

By Jaynell Graham On Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

Snowshoe Foundation raises funds, gives recognition, makes a difference

RANDOLPH COUNTY RESIDENT and second year D & E student Zandra Kelley received the $14,000 Highland Scholarship at the Snowshoe Foundation Winter Gala Friday night. Pictured, l to r: D &E Assistant More...