Filmmakers return to county to film dark comedy

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer The creators of the Cass-based film “Angel’s Perch” have returned to Pocahontas County to film the dark comedy “Auld Lang Syne,” at Snowshoe Mountain Resort. Penned by Kimberly Dilts, the script began in an unusual way. “Instead of with the story, I started with what our limitation was, which was location,” More...

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By Suzanne Stewart On Friday, June 5th, 2015

Marlinton Town Council candidate forum

Candidates for Marlinton Town Council attended a candidate forum Thursday evening hosted by the Marlinton Woman’s Club. Following are video clips from the event. Question 1: Why do you want to be a town council More...

By Jaynell Graham On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

Frustration simmers on both sides of proposed fire fee

Marlinton Town Council was prepared to have the first reading of the Fire Protection Ordinance relating to proposed fire fees at its meeting Monday night, when yet another wrench was thrown into the works. This More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

O’Brien appointed 911 Director

Cailey Moore Staff Writer After weeks of speculation, applications, interviews and discussions concerning the hiring of a new 911/Office of Emergency Services Director, an appointment was made at Tuesday’s Pocahontas More...

United States Army Staff Sergeant Jeremy Thompson presents Brice Galloway, left, and Patrick Collins with certificates of appreciation for their dedication and service to the United States. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

Awards and scholarships presented at Senior Awards Night

United States Army Staff Sergeant Jeremy Thompson presents Brice Galloway, left, and Patrick Collins with certificates of appreciation for their dedication and service to the United States. S. Stewart photo Suzanne More...

Receiving the William Dilley Track Scholarship Award were Stephen Mick, left, and Cary Robertson, right. The award was presented by Mali Minter, center. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

Student athletes honored at annual banquet

Receiving the William Dilley Track Scholarship Award were Stephen Mick, left, and Cary Robertson, right. The award was presented by Mali Minter, center. S. Stewart photo Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer It takes a special More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

Student transfers cause concern for board of education members

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer After approving the transfer of two Marlinton Middle School students to Green Bank Elementary-Middle School for the 2015-2016 school year, board of education members voiced concern at More...

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