Garth Newel music students wow crowd at annual concert

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Not many people would say there is a direct correlation between science and music, but each year, when Garth Newel Music Center emerging artist fellows give a concert at the NRAO...

Manchin nominates Robertson for USMMA

U.S. Senator Joe Manchin nominated Pocahontas County High School senior Cary Robertson for attendance at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) in Kings Point, New York. Robertson, the son of Joe and Diane Arbogast,...

Summer readers ride Durbin Rocket

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Youngsters who participated in the summer reading program – On Your Mark, Get Set, Read! – at the Durbin and Linwood libraries, were treated to a reward ride on the Durbin Rocket last Thursday. Durbin...

Toy Drive honors Dekema

The Snowshoe Foundation held a Toy Drive as a tribute to the memory of the late David Dekema, vice president of Marketing and Lodging at Snowshoe Mountain Resort. Dekema passed away unexpectedly November 20,...

Prosecutors describe goals for 2014

In an interview on January 23, Pocahontas County Prosecuting Attorney Eugene Simmons and Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Robert Martin described the goals they want their office to achieve in 2014. Foremost among those goals is...

Top 10 stories of 2013

As we reflect back on 2013, stories about the good, the bad and the ugly rise vie for a place among the most memorable and life-changing events reported in The Pocahontas Times during the...

Snowshoe Mountain begins RAD process

The process to create a Snowshoe resort area district (RAD) began during the March 18 Pocahontas County Commission meeting, when Snowshoe Mountain President and Chief Operations Officer Frank DeBerry delivered a petition for the...

It’s at Varner’s

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Durbin may seem like a small town with only a few businesses, but one of its own has turned his initial business venture – Varner’s Construction Company – into an enterprise which...