Mon Power installs new equipment to lessen outages

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Loosing power is a burden – a burden the residents of Pocahontas County have suffered numerous times in the past few years. Whether it was from bad storms or downed trees, the power lines seemed to bow easily to the pressure. In order to ensure that customers do not suffer long outages again, Mon Power had a solution – two day-long power outages. More...

by Suzanne Stewart | Published 1 month ago
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

Whooo doesn’t love owls?

Pocahontas County Nature Club hosts owl talk Naturalist, birder and nature photographer Doug Jolley, of Braxton County, shared his knowledge on and photography of owls at the Pocahontas County Nature Club event More...

By Pocahontas Times On Sunday, October 19th, 2014

Planned Power Outage – Slaty Fork area

A planned outage to perform maintenance is slated for Monday, October 20, (note “make-up” day is Wednesday, October, 22). The outage will occur between noon and 1 p.m. Approximately 435 customers will More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

A look at the school levy

Michael Holstine Committee for Student Success Like most households, there are always things on my to-do list that I just never seem to have the money to do, or when the money is saved something comes along that More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

Middle school students feed the birds

Green Bank Elementary-Middle School AmeriCorps Christin Shinaberry and Marlinton Middle School AmeriCorps Jean Srodes are piloting a joint project with students called Feeding the Flying Flock. The students have More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

Production company plans documentary on life in the Quiet Zone

To the outside world, living without cell service would be considered a nightmare. For Green Bank residents, it’s a fact of everyday life living in the National Radio Quiet Zone. The NRQZ was established in 1958 More...

Hillsboro Elementary School students sing a song during an open house at the Hillsboro Senior Center last Friday afternoon. The center held the open house to celebrate its new expanded space in the former school cafeteria.
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

Hillsboro Senior Center celebrates expansion

Hillsboro Elementary School students sing a song during an open house at the Hillsboro Senior Center last Friday afternoon. The center held the open house to celebrate its new expanded space in the former school More...