Autumn Harvest County Fair Exhibit rules

All exhibits must be registered for competition at the Snowshoe Career Center at the corner of Main Street and Second Avenue, between 1 and 5 p.m. Friday, September 26. All exhibits will be recorded and tagged by volunteers All categories are open to any adult or youth who desires to enter exhibits. Exhibit categories are: ·         Baked Goods ·         More...

by Pocahontas Times | Published 4 weeks ago
LLOYD SMITH AND his brother, Wayne, in back, take off from Buckeye Country Mart on Thursday with their sights on home. The brothers, along with Wayne’s son and motor home driver Randy Smith, arrived back home to  South Boston and Virgilina, Virginia, on Friday evening - 20 days and 1,404 miles after their adventure began on August 10. “It wasn’t always easy,” Randy said. “But I’d do it again in a New York minute.” J. Graham photo
By Jaynell Graham On Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

They’re back

Lloyd Smith and  his brother, Wayne, in back, take off from Buckeye Country Mart on Thursday with their sights on home. The brothers, along with Wayne’s son and motor home driver Randy Smith, arrived back home More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

Manchin discusses proposed gas pipelines

Senator Joe Manchin during an economic forum at the Green Bank Telescope research facility on August 26, 2014. Pictured with Manchin is Senator Jay Rockefeller Legislative Assistant Suzanne Bentzel. The development More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

Radiology in the spotlight at PMH

The Pocahontas Memorial Hospital (PMH) Board of Trustees receives department updates during its regular monthly meetings. During the August meeting last Thursday, the Board heard an update on one of the hospital’s More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

Marlinton Rotary celebrates 75th anniversary

Members of the Marlinton Rotary Club celebrated the club’s 75th anniversary with a dinner at Mountain Quest in Frost on August 26. During the event, new club members Joe Smith, Linda Simmons, Donald Bechtel More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

BOE searching for subs

In most jobs, when a person is sick or has a doctor’s appointment, they simply take the day off and work continues as normal for his or her co-workers. In the education system, it’s a little different. If a More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

Commission leaves Community Corrections with Randolph County

The Pocahontas County Commission in session on September 2, 2014. Left to right: Commissioners Jamie Walker, David Fleming and William Beard. Pocahontas County Community Corrections is currently partnered with the More...