Filing period closes for County, State and National offices

According to the West Virginia Secretary of State’s office, the following candidates had filed for county offices as of the January 31 deadline: County Pocahontas County Clerk: Melissa (Missy) Bennett (D) Pocahontas County Circuit Clerk: Connie M. Carr (D) County Commissioner: Jamie Walker (R); Ben Wilfong (D); Jo Debra Galford Gandee (D); Jesse A. More...

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By Jaynell Graham On Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

Routine business a welcome break for MTC

Ryder’s Contracting works to clear snow from the Ninth Street and Fifth Avenue intersection in Marlinton. Alderman’s Excavating, as well as the town crew, worked tirelessly to clear more than 100 truckloads More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

Common Core repealed, few changes made

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer State Superintendent of Schools Dr. Michael Matriano met with the county superintendents last week to discuss changes which will take place in the education system next year. Included More...

By Cailey Moore On Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

Annual Cupp Run Challenge returns

Cailey Moore Staff Writer Blustery weather on top of Snowshoe Mountain did little to deter locals and resort guests from participating in the Cupp Run Challenge, and according to Snowshoe PR Specialist Shawn Cassell, More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

USFS rejects Atlantic Coast’s planned route through national forests

Jeremiah Shelor Natural Gas Intelligence The U.S. Forest Service (USFS) on Tuesday [January 19] denied Atlantic Coast Pipeline LLC’s (ACP) special use permit application to cross the Monongahela and George Washington More...

Teresa Mullen
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

Mullen named PCHS Teacher of the Month

Teresa Mullen Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer ProStart teacher Teresa Mullen was named Pocahontas County High School teacher of the month for December. In her sixth year as a teacher at the school, Mullen said it More...

Dewayne Lambert
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

Sophomore named student of the month

Dewayne Lambert Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Pocahontas County High School sophomore Dewayne Lambert was selected by the staff as December student of the month. A young man of few words, Lambert said he was surprised More...