Financial and pavilion conditions don’t deter Durbin

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer They say things are always darkest before the dawn, and while things are looking dark to Durbin Town Council, the members and community leaders are looking forward to the dawn. At the town council meeting March 10, councilmembers were informed the town finances are in bad shape, but with the help of Rick Barkley, new treasurer More...

by Suzanne Stewart | Published 2 weeks ago
Eight-year-old Tristen O’Steen snowboarding in a recent competition at Massanutten Resort in Virginia. Photo courtesy of Valerie O’Steen
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

County youth nationally ranked snowboarder

Eight-year-old Tristen O’Steen snowboarding in a recent competition at Massanutten Resort in Virginia. Photo courtesy of Valerie O’Steen Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer For eight-year-old Tristen O’Steen, snowboarding More...

By Pocahontas Times On Friday, March 13th, 2015

Flood Watch in effect

The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a Flood Watch for Pocahontas County, effective Friday afternoon, March 13, through Saturday evening, March 14. Persistent rain will overspread the Middle Ohio More...

By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

Veterans News

Veterans News Geoff Hamill Staff Writer Town Hall Meeting at Beckley VA Beckley VA Medical Center will host a town hall meeting on Tuesday, March 24, 2015, at 5 p.m.  The event will be held in the Chapel of the More...

By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

County Commission to consider hiring attorney

The Pocahontas County Commission scheduled a special meeting on March 11 at 8:30 a.m. to consider and act on the employment of a full-time attorney for the Commission. During a budget meeting on Monday morning, More...

Overall winners at the Pocahontas County Science Fair were, from left: first place tie, Madeline Ray and Irish Simmons; second place, Sarah Warder; and third place, Daphne Hilleary. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

Young minds explore sciences at county Science Fair

Overall winners at the Pocahontas County Science Fair were, from left: first place tie, Madeline Ray and Irish Simmons; second place, Sarah Warder; and third place, Daphne Hilleary. S. Stewart photo Suzanne Stewart Staff More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

BOE discusses new construction, consolidation

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Each year, the School Building Authority reviews dozens of applications for funding from county boards of education, dolling out grants as funds allow. With the use of Qualified Zone More...