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Winter Storm Watch in effect The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a winter storm watch in effect from late Tuesday night through late Wednesday night for Pocahontas County. The storm may produce freezing rain...

Kountry Kreations highlighted in WV Executive

For the Real WV section of the Fall 2014 issue of West Virginia Executive magazine, production assistant Maggie Matsko chose to highlight state crafters in a Holiday gift guide story. One of the six items...

HES students take ALS challenge

We’ve all seen them – the video clips of people dumping ice water and ice on themselves and each other to raise awareness of the disease Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, or ALS. When the fourth grade...

BOE holds efficient meeting

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer The Pocahontas County Board of Education met Monday night and held a short, yet productive meeting. In financial management, the board approved the following: • Bank Reconciliations, Employee Payroll, Grant Award and Budget Adjustments. •...

County math program draws attention statewide

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer At the Pocahontas County Board of Education meeting Monday evening, superintendent Terrence Beam shared information about the county math program, which was provided by math coach Joanna Burt-Kinderman. Beam said Burt-Kinderman noted several...

Marlinton council approves variance for new downtown building

Nationwide Insurance broker Jim Bialek told Marlinton Town Council Monday night that his business will have a new home on Main Street by July 1. The businessman plans to build a 24-by-50 foot office...

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...

NSF press release regarding GBO funding

Here is additional information pertaining to present funding for the Green Bank Observatory: The NSF sent a press release to clarify the current and future funding for the GBO and the process leading up to...