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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
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How’s the Internet next door?

Highland Telephone Cooperative Technical manager Chad Kimball displays a device called a DSLAM at the company’s headquarters in Monterey. HTC is currently working on a project to bring fiber-to-the-home broadband More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
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Suds & Duds cakewalk raises $150 for animal shelter

Suds and Duds Laundromat and Thrift Shop hosted a cakewalk on Saturday to benefit the Pocahontas County Animal Shelter. During the event, Shelter Manager Robin Robertson presented certificates of appreciation to More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
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CNN picks Mountain Music Trail as top spot to visit

The Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys perform at the Pocahontas County Opera House. The venue and the group are both part of the Mountain Music Trail, a five-county tourism and cultural promotional project. CNN picked More...

By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
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Flood insurance relief becomes law

Senator Joe Manchin wrote a letter to Marlinton Mayor Joe Smith with good news – on March 21, President Barack Obama signed into law the Homeowners Flood Insurance Affordability Act. Senator Manchin and Congressman More...

Jim Bialek at the site where he wants to build a Nationwide Insurance office. FEMA regulations require that he build six feet off the ground at the site, which lies four feet below the Greenbrier River floodplain elevation of 2,128 feet.
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
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Nationwide Insurance gets floodplain ordinance waiver

During a special meeting on Tuesday afternoon, Marlinton Town Council unanimously approved a floodplain ordinance waiver for Jim Bialek to build a new Nationwide Insurance office building on Main Street in Marlinton. More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
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Pics: Warriors sweep doubleheader from Union

PCHS catcher Morgan Mason arrives safely after stealing third base against the Union Tigers on April 12. Mason is one of seven freshmen on the Warriors’ 14-man roster. In the photo, left to right: PCHS Head More...

By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
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PCHS teacher accused of sexual assault

State Police charged a Pocahontas County High School vocational-agriculture teacher with three felony counts of sexual abuse by a guardian, after a former student accused the teacher of engaging in sexual relations More...