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MTC addresses infrastructure – water improvement project moves forward, sewage treatment upgrade needed

Jaynell Graham Editor   Marlinton Town Council had a three-item agenda at Monday night’s meeting, the third item of which, took up most of council’s time, and will continue to do so going forward.After approving payment of...

Watoga Trail Report

Ken Springer Watoga Trail FoundationTalking Trees The Wood Wide WebIn the early 1990s, there was a popular comedy series on TV called Northern Exposure. It was set in Alaska in a fictional town named Cicely;...

A space for creativity

Laura Dean Bennett Staff WriterAs anyone who knows the community can tell you, Hillsboro is a hub of creativity and 37 Hill Street is at the heart of a lot of it.Melissa’s Knit and...

Watoga Trail Report

Ken Springer Watoga Trail FoundationSitting under a tree can make you live longer – Unless, of course, lighting strikes the tree or it topples over on you.Outdoor writers, poets and naturalists like John Muir have long...

Commission updated on ACP construction

Tim Walker AMR ReporterAt Tuesday morning’s Pocahontas County Commission meeting, Commission President David McLaughlin reported that he had spoken with Denise Campbell, the Community Liaison for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP).“I talked to Denise...

Circuit Court

According to Pocahontas County Circuit Clerk Connie Carr, the following hearings were held August 21 before the Honorable Judge Jennifer P. Dent:In arraignment hearings:Joseph Tawney, 37, of Marlinton, failed to appear for his arraignment...

MES bus shelter project a go

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer   At the August 20 Pocahontas County Board of Education meeting, Marlinton Elementary School Local School Improvements Council member J.L. Clifton reported that the plan to build a bus shelter at the...

Commission addresses Community Corrections grant

Tim Walker AMR ReporterCommunity Corrections and Day Report director Daniel Arbogast met with the Pocahontas County Commission at its August 20 meeting to report that Community Corrections received only $51,000 from its grant applications. This...

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