High Water Alert

911 and Emergency Management are receiving some reports of high water throughout the county. Travel with Caution. To report high water call the Pocahontas County 911 Center at 304-799-4567.

Marlinton boil water advisory – Lakeview & Smith Additions

The Town of Marlinton issued a boil water advisory on Tuesday, May 20, due to a power outage at the south water tank. Marlinton water customers in the Lakeview Addition and Smith Addition neighborhoods...

Slaty Fork Post Office to reopen Monday, October 22

Customer Appreciation event Friday, October 26. The Slaty Fork Post Office will reopen Monday, October 22, following necessary renovations. The newly remodeled post office will be open from 9:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Monday through Friday...

Candidates continue to file for upcoming election

As of Tuesday, January 23, the following candidates had filed for office for the May 8, 2018 Primary Election: For U. S. Senate Thomas (Tom) Willis (R), Martinsburg Evan Jenkins (R) Huntington Don Blankenship (R) Martinsburg U. S. House...

Quilters join stitches at annual gathering

Cailey Moore Staff Writer The Pearl S. Buck Quilting Party began in 1996 on a stormy drive south in the middle of winter. "Louise McNeel and I went to Jackson's Mill to a three-day quilting party in...

Grand Jury returns 29 indictments

According to Pocahontas County Circuit Clerk Connie Carr, 29 indictments were returned by the Grand Jury during the December Term of Court. The following cases were heard before the Honorable Judge James J. Rowe and...

Stream cleanup is strictly hands-on effort

Jaynell Graham Editor A lot of work has been going on in and along streams in Pocahontas County, with some of the results being more visable than others. One need only take a drive on Rt....

IRS phone scam returns

Please be advised that the IRS “lawsuit” scam is making the rounds in the county again. A reader called in to report the name and number that appeared on her caller ID: Shawn Miller;...