Local reps vote on veterans issue

The Charleston Gazette reported on March 2 that the West Virginia Senate voted down a measure – that had been approved in the House – to direct $1.5 million of state lottery profits to construction projects to benefit veterans. Delegate Isaac Sponaugle (D-Pendleton) and Delegate Don Perdue (D-Wayne) sponsored an amendment to direct the money More...

by Geoff Hamill | Published 3 weeks ago
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

The Marr Foundation offers a getaway in the mountains

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer After losing their dear friend, Allen Marr, John and Dawn Meyer decided to honor his memory by turning his bed and breakfast into a getaway for families with special needs children. “The More...

Snowshoe Ski and Snowboard Team has members ages six to 18 who race in competitions at ski resorts throughout the east coast during the winter season.
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

Snowshoe Ski and Snowboard Team has competitive spirit

Snowshoe Ski and Snowboard Team has members ages six to 18 who race in competitions at ski resorts throughout the east coast during the winter season. Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Snowshoe Ski and Snowboard team More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

Virtual Vietnam Wall brings the names to you

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer It’s a haunting image. Two large black triangles stretched out beside each other – with names etched into the rough stone – the names of 58,300 men and women who lost their lives More...

By Pocahontas Times On Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

Governor Tomblin issues Statewide State of Preparedness

Governor urges all West Virginians to take steps to say safe during potential severe weather Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has issued a statewide “State of Preparedness,” mobilizing state resources to help keep West More...

By Pocahontas Times On Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

Winter Storm Watch

The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a Winter Storm Watch for Pocahontas and Randolph counties. A Freezing Rain Advisory is in effect until 1 p.m. Tuesday. The Winter Storm watch is in effect from More...

By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Maxwelton VA clinic re-opens Friday

Beckley Veterans Administration Hospital Director Karin L. McGraw announced on Monday that repairs to improve the air quality at the Maxwelton Veterans Community Clinic in Greenbrier County have been completed and More...