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GoMarlinton looks to quit OnTrac program

OnTrac appears to have gotten off track in Marlinton. During its meeting on Monday afternoon, community improvement group GoMarlinton discussed ending its participation with the OnTrac program. OnTrac is a prerequisite program for communities that...

Planned power outage

Mon Power has scheduled a planned power outage to upgrade facilities for Thursday, November 1. The outage will occur from 9 a.m. to noon and will affect approximately 700 customers in the vicinity of...

A look at the school levy

Michael Holstine Committee for Student Success Like most households, there are always things on my to-do list that I just never seem to have the money to do, or when the money is saved something comes...

SBA project will benefit all schools

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer On November 9, Interim Superintendent of Schools Terrence Beam and board of education president Emery Grimes presented the Pocahontas County Schools’ project to the School Building Authority in Charleston, in hopes of...

BOE makes plans for worst case scenarios

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer School shootings and crisis situations are never an easy topic to discuss, but at the Pocahontas County Board of Education meeting Monday evening, Shawn Dunbrack, of the West Virginia Department of Homeland...

GVEDC and PCCOC to host Timber Roundtable

The Greenbrier Valley Economic Development Corporation and the Pocahontas County Chamber of Commerce will hold a Timber Industry Roundtable Thursday, October 19, at 1 p.m. at the Edray Business Park on Seneca Trail, north...

Jenkins joins in protesting EPA overreach

State Sen. Evan Jenkins attended a town hall meeting June 25 sponsored by the West Virginia Farm Bureau to discuss the impact of proposed regulations by the EPA regarding the “Ditch Rule.”   In March,...

Journey to better broadband takes time, patience and perseverance

Jaynell Graham Editor The West Virginia Legislature established a Governor appointed Broadband Enhancement Council in 2015 to address the need for better broadband service to many areas in the state, especially rural counties. The 13-member council has...