Additional scoping period and public meetings set

FERC has announced an additional scoping period for communities impacted by the GW-6 and other recently adopted alternative routes. The scoping period will be open until June 2. Two public meetings have been scheduled in Pocahontas and Bath counties. Here are the details: Friday, May 20 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Marlinton Community Wellness Center 320 9th More...

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By Jaynell Graham On Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

MTC issues have a familiar ring

To quote the late, great Yogi Berra, “it was déjà vu all over again” at Monday night’s Marlinton Town Council meeting as council revisited the issue of the fire fee. Councilmember Mark Strauss made a motion More...

Mitchell Chevrolet recently held a test drive campaign to raise funds for the athletic department and sophomore class at Pocahontas County High School. Sales representative Brian Tankersley, left, presented checks to, from left: assistant principal Kristy Tritapoe, and sophomore class representatives – Meggan Long, president; Cora Hedrick, vice president; Hunter Tankersley, secretary; and Makayla Malcom, treasurer. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

Mitchell Chevrolet test drive benefit

Mitchell Chevrolet recently held a test drive campaign to raise funds for the athletic department and sophomore class at Pocahontas County High School. Sales representative Brian Tankersley, left, presented checks More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

Superintendent of Schools answers your questions

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Superintendent Terrence Beam asked to have a question and answer session with the help of The Pocahontas Times, as another means of providing information to the public. Questions were More...

Forest Service AmeriCorps Kendra Sultzer, left, watches as Amanda Burns and Jaylee Doss use a seed spreader to plant wildflowers in the pollinator garden at the Marlinton ranger station. The girls are members of the Brushy Flat Bushwackers 4-H club and volunteered to help seed the garden. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

Forest Service plants pollinator garden

Forest Service AmeriCorps Kendra Sultzer, left, watches as Amanda Burns and Jaylee Doss use a seed spreader to plant wildflowers in the pollinator garden at the Marlinton ranger station. The girls are members of More...

Students at Green Bank Elementary-Middle School participate in different projects during the after-school SPLASH program. Last week, students completed butterfly houses they built from kits. Painting their houses are, from left: Jacob Taylor, Trenton Gray, Hayden Meeks, Destiny Meeks and Shan Snelson.    S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

GBEMS after-school is a SPLASH

Students at Green Bank Elementary-Middle School participate in different projects during the after-school SPLASH program. Last week, students completed butterfly houses they built from kits. Painting their houses More...

Jamal Sanchez, Lindsay Assem, Brad Swanson, and Pocahontas County Young Life Staff Associate David Moore spent their morning painting Marlinton's gazebo in preparation for the upcoming Great Greenbrier River Race. Assem, Sanchez, Swanson and the rest of their group traveled 14 hours from central Massachusetts to work in Pocahontas County for a week. C. D. Moore photo
By Cailey Moore On Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

Massachusetts teens help ‘Make Marlinton Shine’

Jamal Sanchez, Lindsay Assem, Brad Swanson, and Pocahontas County Young Life Staff Associate David Moore spent their morning painting Marlinton’s gazebo in preparation for the upcoming Great Greenbrier River More...