County employees oppose insurance change

During its meeting on October 21, the Pocahontas County Commission changed the county’s dental and vision insurance provider from the West Virginia Association of Counties (WVAC) to Guardian. The Guardian plan is slightly less expensive than the WVAC plan, with similar coverage. The county does not subsidize the plan and employees pay 100 percent More...

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By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

Jansky lecturer seeks to answer age-old question – Are We Alone?

It is a question that has been asked through the centuries – Are We Alone? Is there intelligent life on other planets or in other galaxies in the universe? With today’s technology, astronomers, around the world, More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

BOE approves band support and new substitute policy

Kelly Taber Allegheny Mountain Radio   Pocahontas County Board of Education members voted on several measures on Monday evening, including a new policy for substitute personnel and financial support for high More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

A look at the levy

by Nancy Martin Committee for Student Success On November 4, Pocahontas County Schools will ask voters to approve the FIRST special school excess levy for educational needs. Voting FOR the levy will help Pocahontas More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

Firefighters request $60/$100 county fire fee

Several firefighters attended the Pocahontas County Commission meeting last Tuesday and requested that the Commission institute a $60 per household fire fee in the county. The commission deferred action on the request More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

Pride of Pocahontas to compete at ACCs

The Pocahontas County High School Marching Warriors return to the field of competition Saturday at the Tournament of Bands Atlantic Coast Conference, in Hershey, Pennsylvania. This is only the second time the band More...

Anita Workman and her son Keaton Baldwin. Baldwin was expelled from the South Eastern Youth Football League three weeks ago. The mother claims the expulsion was unjustified and is seeking an apology from league officials.
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

S.E. Youth Football League expels Pocahontas player

Anita Workman and her son Keaton Baldwin. Baldwin was expelled from the South Eastern Youth Football League three weeks ago. The mother claims the expulsion was unjustified and is seeking an apology from league More...