Ensuring a secure voting process

Missy Bennett Pocahontas County Clerk Voting is one of the most powerful privileges a citizen can have. By voting, people have a voice in government by deciding who will represent them. Citizens should be well-informed on the issues and the candidates before going to the polls. In Pocahontas County, we must have clean and fair elections that people More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

It’s been built, let them come

An open house was held at the Edray Industrial Park Wednesday as a step toward finding a business enterprise that might be interested in the site. Pictured, l to r: Prosecuting Attorney Eugene Simmons, GVEDC president More...

By Pocahontas Times On Monday, October 24th, 2016

Boil Water Advisory has been lifted

The Town of Marlinton reports that as of Monday, October 24, the Boil Water Advisory has been lifted for all water customers on Ninth Street, Ninth and 10th avenues, Hamilton Hill, along Rt. 39 and Thomastown. Please More...

By Jaynell Graham On Thursday, October 20th, 2016

Hospitality industry supports Brunch Bill

‘Are we about tourism or not?’ ~ Frank DeBerry   The 2016 West Virginia Legislature passed, and Governor Earl Ray Tomblin signed into law Senate Bill 298, known as the “Brunch Bill,” with the stipulation More...

By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, October 20th, 2016

Superintendent answers levy questions

As the general election draws near, Pocahontas County Superintendent of Schools Terrence Beam continues to receive questions concerning the proposed school levy and how the funds will be used if the levy passes. On More...

By Jaynell Graham On Wednesday, October 12th, 2016

You had to see it to believe it

THIS CLEAR VIEW of the entrance to the new Buckeye Home, Farm, Lawn and Garden Center would not have been possible at any time Saturday. The store and lot were busy from morning until into the night for the grand More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, October 12th, 2016

MES sprinkler system on last leg

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer   At the Pocahontas County Board of Education meeting Monday night, State Fire Marshal Tim Mouse addressed the board’s concerns about the sprinkler system and fire alarm system at More...