CVB holds annual partners luncheon

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer At the annual Pocahontas County Convention and Visitors Bureau partners luncheon, individuals and businesses celebrated another successful year of providing a one-of-a-kind unique experience to visitors of Pocahontas County. CVB executive director Cara...

Farmers Market opening in three locations

The Pocahontas County Farmers Market has expanded to three locations for the late spring/summer season. President Sandy Irvine said the Marlinton market, located at the mini-park will open Saturday, May 24, 8:30 a.m. to noon....

Rotary donates to Discovery Junction

Marlinton Mayor Sam Felton, center, receives a $2,000 check from Marlinton Rotary Treasurer Kendall Beverage on the now vacant lot beside the Pocahontas County Opera House. After two years of planning and design work, the...

Tomblin appoints Boso as new state senator

On Friday, Governor Earl Ray Tomblin appointed Gregory L. Boso, of Summersville, to represent residents of the 11th District in the West Virginia Senate. Boso’s appointment fills the vacancy created when Senator Clark Barnes...

911 center gets much needed upgrade

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer After the June 2016 flooding, Pocahontas County 911 Director Michael O’Brien knew some thing needed to change. At the time, the 911 center had three small terminals in a small office which had...

General Election Candidate Forum – In Favor of the Excess School Levy

Allegheny Mountain Radio hosted a General Election Candidate Forum on October 26 for House of Delegates, 43rd District and State Senate, 11 District candidates. The forum also included Cara Rose, who spoke in favor...

Two ‘faithful donors’

Jaynell Graham Editor Joyce Mullins, of Edray, reached an impressive and helpful milestone Friday when she topped the 18 gallon mark for donating blood to the Red Cross Bloodmobile. Mullins first felt called to be a...

BOE praises students’ test scores

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer The Pocahontas County Board of Education was thrilled Monday evening as Superintendent Terrence Beam and Director of Student Services Ruth Bland reported on the results from last year’s standardized tests. Students in third...