MTC approves temporary RV variances

Jaynell Graham Editor Marlinton Town Council held a special meeting last Tuesday night to address the issue of a temporary variance to the town’s ordinance which currently restricts RV parking within town limits to 30 days...

Savor the Flavor

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer It’s amazing, when you think of it, how from season-to-season here in Pocahontas County, natures seems to give us what we need. And right now, I am craving something sweet. The frozen, snowy...

Road Closure

The Division of Highways has announced the planned temporary closure of Pocahontas County Route 1, Back Mountain Road, beginning Monday, August 20 and continuing through Saturday, August 25, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m....

Forestry team recognized by state BOE

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer While West Virginia Board of Education meetings are usually all business and no play, the board did find time at its January 9 meeting to celebrate the achievements of the Pocahontas County...

Commission breezes through short agenda

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer The Pocahontas County Commission quickly dispatched its March 20 agenda. The meeting began at 5:30 p.m., and if you were late, you missed it. Money was the primary topic as the...

Area near Dyer closed for helicopter logging operation

Monongahela National Forest has closed an area to all public entry while a helicopter is used to lift cut trees from a timber sale on the Gauley Ranger District. The closure begins Monday, December...

Temporary Road Closure

The Division of Highways has announced the planned temporary closure of Pocahontas County Route 8, also known as Sheets Road, near Dunmore. The closure is scheduled to begin at 6 a.m. Tuesday, September 4....

Commission has light, but productive agenda

Laura Dean Bennett Contributing Writer The Pocahontas County Commission heard from Dunmore resident Amy Scott during public input/hear callers at its meeting Tuesday morning. Scott advised the commissioners that the Pocahontas County Commission is listed on the...