Flood Watch in effect

The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a Flood Watch for Pocahontas County, effective Friday afternoon, March 13, through Saturday evening, March 14. Persistent rain will overspread the Middle Ohio Valley and portions of the Central Appalachians beginning Friday. One to two inches of rain is possible through Saturday in the watch area. After More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

Veterans News

Veterans News Geoff Hamill Staff Writer Town Hall Meeting at Beckley VA Beckley VA Medical Center will host a town hall meeting on Tuesday, March 24, 2015, at 5 p.m.  The event will be held in the Chapel of the More...

By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

County Commission to consider hiring attorney

The Pocahontas County Commission scheduled a special meeting on March 11 at 8:30 a.m. to consider and act on the employment of a full-time attorney for the Commission. During a budget meeting on Monday morning, More...

Overall winners at the Pocahontas County Science Fair were, from left: first place tie, Madeline Ray and Irish Simmons; second place, Sarah Warder; and third place, Daphne Hilleary. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

Young minds explore sciences at county Science Fair

Overall winners at the Pocahontas County Science Fair were, from left: first place tie, Madeline Ray and Irish Simmons; second place, Sarah Warder; and third place, Daphne Hilleary. S. Stewart photo Suzanne Stewart Staff More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

BOE discusses new construction, consolidation

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Each year, the School Building Authority reviews dozens of applications for funding from county boards of education, dolling out grants as funds allow. With the use of Qualified Zone More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

February Weather

Jason Bauserman Contributing Writer Wow! February was a record-breaking month for cold and snow. The average high temperature was 28.8 degrees and the average low temperature was 5.4 degrees.  The mean temperature More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

House Finance Committee passes FY2016 budget

Miranda Kessel Communications Director WV House of Delegates   The House Finance Committee adopted the Fiscal Year 2016 Budget which restores funding to transportation, higher education, veterans, seniors and special More...

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