February Weather

Jason Bauserman Contributing Writer Wow! February was a record-breaking month for cold and snow. The average high temperature was 28.8 degrees and the average low temperature was 5.4 degrees.  The mean temperature of 17.1 degrees was 11.5 degrees below normal. That is the largest departure from normal, either high or low, in my 24 years of record keeping. More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

House Finance Committee passes FY2016 budget

Miranda Kessel Communications Director WV House of Delegates   The House Finance Committee adopted the Fiscal Year 2016 Budget which restores funding to transportation, higher education, veterans, seniors and special More...

By Pocahontas Times On Monday, March 9th, 2015

Flood Watch

The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a Flood Watch effective Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday evening. Rain is expected with a warm front Tuesday into WEdnesday. the combination of snow melt More...

By Pocahontas Times On Monday, March 9th, 2015

Advisory: Greenbrier River forecast to reach near flood stage on Wednesday

The National Weather Service is predicting the Greenbrier River at Buckeye will reach near Flood Stage with a height of 14 feet on Wednesday, March 11.   Flood stage at Buckeye is 15 feet. This will mean that More...

By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

How well is your well?

The Pocahontas County Water Resources Task Force and West Virginia University Extension Service co-sponsored a water well information workshop on Friday night at the Marlinton Municipal Building. The purpose of More...

By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

Snowstorm costs Marlinton more than $25,000

The atrocious snowstorm of February 21 was more than just an inconvenience – it cost the Town of Marlinton a lot of money. During Monday night’s Town Council meeting, Mayor Joe Smith said the storm forced More...

Navy jets like this F-18 fly training missions over Pocahontas County throughout the year. Some local residents have complained about the sudden shock of the jet noise while driving or while relaxing at home.
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

Complaint channel available for jet noise

Navy jets like this F-18 fly training missions over Pocahontas County throughout the year. Some local residents have complained about the sudden shock of the jet noise while driving or while relaxing at home. Military More...