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Watoga First Day Hike 2019

Ken Springer, Watoga Park Foundation The first day of 2019 started and ended with a heavily overcast sky, but that did not dissuade hikers from participating in the First Day Hike at Watoga State Park....

Five million miles and more

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Jacob and Malinda Meck, of Green Bank, held an employee appreciation dinner for all their employees Saturday. During the event, they recognized one individual who may only have one year under his...

Commission hears proposal for environmental oversight

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer At the request of the Pocahontas County Commission, representatives of Core Environmental Services, Inc. of Lewisburg, gave a presentation at Tuesday’s meeting as to their capabilities in assisting the county with...

Sweet William by the side of the road

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer As you drive the roads of our county this time of year, you are sure to notice a lot of tall lavender and white flowers clinging to the sides of rocky,...

Durbin Lions get the facts about diabetes

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer At the Durbin Lions Club meeting last Tuesday, physician’s assistant Rachel Taylor and LPN Kelly Meck gave a presentation on the signs of diabetes and ways to treat or avoid the disease. “Just...

Commission addresses short, but interesting agenda

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer The Pocahontas County Commission addressed a brief, but diverse slate of issues at Tuesday morning’s meeting. Commissioners approved a suggestion by Cassie Lawson of the Region 4 Planning and Development to allow...

Many and varied were the topics at MTC

Jaynell Graham Editor Marlinton Town Council received a disturbing report Monday night with regard to damage to the flowers on Main Street and outside the town office. Monies from the Main Street Beautification fund had been used...

Marlinton Public Notices

Marlinton Town Office will be closed Monday, January 21, in Observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Garbage pickup will resume Tuesday, January 22.   Free Day at Pocahontas County Landfill for residential garbage is the last...

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