July Weather

The tropical rain forest climate continued through the whole month of July. Temperatures were very close to normal. July had 24 days of measurable rainfall for a whopping total of 7.45 inches. That is the 11th wettest month in the past 24 years. The previous month of June with 7.10 inches was the 14th wettest and April 2015 with 6.87 inches stands as More...

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By Jaynell Graham On Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

Forward, positive momentum on display at MTC meeting

Marlinton Mayor Sam Felton apologized to the Town Council at Monday night’s meeting, saying it was hard to give his mayor’s report in just a few sentences. He said he hoped to streamline it in the future. The More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

Substance abuse prevention moving in right direction

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer At a Prevention Summit held Friday at the Inn at Mountain Quest, individuals and organizations gathered to discuss the success of drug prevention efforts in Pocahontas County. Pocahontas More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

Carr elected State FFA officer

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer At the annual State FFA convention this summer, Pocahontas County High School graduate and former FFA chapter president Kindra Carr, of Bartow, was elected southeastern region Vice President. Carr More...

By Cailey Moore On Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

Quilters join stitches at annual gathering

Cailey Moore Staff Writer The Pearl S. Buck Quilting Party began in 1996 on a stormy drive south in the middle of winter. “Louise McNeel and I went to Jackson’s Mill to a three-day quilting party in More...

By Cailey Moore On Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

County Commission lends its support

Cailey Moore Staff Writer The Pocahontas County Commission meeting was buzzing Tuesday morning as members and supporters from four different organizations gathered in search of funding. Mountain Resource Conservation More...

By Cailey Moore On Thursday, July 30th, 2015

PCHS: You were made for this

Cailey Moore Staff Writer Kevin Bennett, Matt Rao and Pocahontas County Young Life Staff Associate David Moore, along with 94 other students from Nicholas and Webster counties, recently made their way to Goshen, More...

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