911 dispatcher answers call about her son

Pocahontas County native Jerry Curry VanReenen, left, with her five-year-old son, James, at the University of Virginia hospital. James spent 13 days in the hospital after he had an accident involing a lawn mower. During an open house at the hospital, James had his face painted like a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle. Photo courtesy of UVA Health System

Pocahontas County native Jerry Curry VanReenen, left, with her five-year-old son, James, at the University of Virginia hospital. James spent 13 days in the hospital after he had an accident involing a lawn mower. During an open house at the hospital, James had his face painted like a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle. Photo courtesy of UVA Health System Calm, More...

by Suzanne Stewart | Published 4 weeks ago
The High Street Jazz Band, from Morgantown, performs at the Marlinton Opera House on June 20, 2014. Ticket receipts from the show were donated to the the Opera House.
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

High Street Jazz Band performs riotous concerts

  “The more music we play, the more people will dance, and then those people will go teach others to dance. Suddenly the whole world will be dancing. Suddenly the world will be a much better place.” – More...

By Pocahontas Times On Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

Public Notice

 The West Virginia Department of Agriculture will conduct aerial treatments for biological suppression of black flies on the New, Bluestone and Greenbrier rivers on Friday, June 27, between 8:30 a.m. and 7 p.m., More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

Hotel tax collection trending upward

The past winter was a cold one and that’s the kind of winter they like at Snowshoe Mountain Resort. The resort had a successful ski season and that’s good news for the Pocahontas County Commission, which More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

Marlinton submits projected utilities budget

Mayor Joe Smith says Marlinton’s water plant is in dire need of major upgrades. In the photo, Marlinton water supervisor Dale McKinney in the plant. Higher rates are on the horizon for Marlinton water and More...

Cyclists gather in front of the National Radio Astronomy Observatory Science Center Saturday before heading out on a guided ride around northern Pocahontas County during the third annual Space Race Rumpus. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

Fun for the whole family at Rumpus

Cyclists gather in front of the National Radio Astronomy Observatory Science Center Saturday before heading out on a guided ride around northern Pocahontas County during the third annual Space Race Rumpus. S. Stewart More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

Durbin council hires Cain as flood control manager

At its regular meeting June 10, Durbin town council appointed Cass resident David Cain as the town’s flood control manager. Cain addressed council, explaining his concerns about the information provided by flood More...