MTC plans to put houses in order

Marlinton Town Council adhered to one of its ordinances and scheduled its meeting for 7:30 Monday night. Council meetings, for many years, have begun at 7 p.m., but in a search of the records and minutes, Mayor Sam Felton uncovered the meeting time discrepancy. Council will make it right next month by amending the ordinance to reflect the seven o’clock More...

by Jaynell Graham | Published 2 months ago
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

School year going well at GBEMS

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer At the Local School Improvement Council (LSIC) and Pocahontas County Board of Education meeting Monday afternoon at Green Bank Elementary-Middle School, principal Ricky Sharp and student More...

Curtis Fleming, host of Fly Rod Chronicles. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

GBEMS kicks off after-school program

Curtis Fleming, host of Fly Rod Chronicles. S. Stewart photo Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Green Bank Elementary-Middle School kicked off its after-school program, Project SPLASH, last week with guest speaker, host More...

By Jaynell Graham On Friday, September 30th, 2016

The worst is over

The Greenbrier River at Marlinton will crest well below flood stage. According to Pocahontas County Emergency Management Director Michael O’Brien, the National Weather Service in Charleston predicts an 11-foot More...

A garden in Dunmore was flooded Friday morning. A large number of pumpkins were strewn about in the garden and into the yard next door. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Friday, September 30th, 2016

County deals with high water

A garden in Dunmore was flooded Friday morning. A large number of pumpkins were strewn about in the garden and into the yard next door. S. Stewart photo At the construction of a temporary bridge and road at the More...

By Jaynell Graham On Friday, September 30th, 2016

Candlelight vigil ~ Domestic Violence Awareness Month

The Pocahontas County Family Refuge Center Outreach will host a Candlelight Vigil Tuesday, October 4, at 7 p.m. at the Gazebo on Main Street in Marlinton, as it continues in its work to bring awareness, prevention More...

By Pocahontas Times On Friday, September 30th, 2016

Flood Warning extended to 2:45 p.m. Friday

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON WEST VIRGINIA HAS EXTENDED THE * FLOOD WARNING FOR… SOUTHEASTERN POCAHONTAS COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN WEST VIRGINIA… * UNTIL 2:45 PM EDT THE NATIONAL WEATHER More...