Commission distributes 2016 Hotel/Motel tax

Cailey Moore Staff Writer Last Tuesday’s Pocahontas County Commission meeting garnered a full house as representatives from numerous nonprofit organizations gathered in anticipation of the 2016 Hotel/Motel tax allotments. Each organization was given an opportunity to speak, and many provided the commission with annual updates on their respective More...

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By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

BOE pursuing technology grant

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer At Monday night’s meeting, the Pocahontas County Board of Education gave technology coordinator Ruth Bland permission to pursue a grant through Polycom and Frontier. Bland explained More...

By Cailey Moore On Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

Pageant donations to go to FRN

Cailey Moore Staff Writer Each month, the Pocahontas County Family Resource Network offers an ABC – About Babies and Children – program, where expectant mothers and mothers with children under the age of four More...

By Pocahontas Times On Friday, January 22nd, 2016

Governor Tomblin Issues Statewide State of Preparedness

1/20/2016 Governor urges all West Virginians to take steps to stay safe during winter weather CHARLESTON, W.Va. (January 20, 2016) – Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin today issued a statewide State of Preparedness, mobilizing More...

By Jaynell Graham On Friday, January 22nd, 2016

Winter Storm Jonas hits town today

Pocahontas could receive 18” – 30” depending on location. Homeland Security and Emergency Management liaison Shawn Dunbrack provided the following information from Thursday evening’s weather briefing. More More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

Durbin Council receives sewer project update

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer At the Durbin Town Council meeting January 12, Region 4 executive director John Tuggle gave an update on the town’s proposed sewer project. The project was developed several years More...

By Cailey Moore On Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

Bringing Marlinton up to code

Cailey Moore Staff Writer Change is happening in Marlinton, and for Code Enforcement Officer Dave Watkins, the focus has shifted toward dilapidated buildings, abandoned vehicles and 911 address issues throughout More...