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History and technology on commission agenda

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer Region 4 Planning Council representative Jane Baker addressed the Pocahontas County Commission at its October 16 meeting about the potential benefits of a Community Development Block Grant from the West Virginia...

‘An old loner’ shares his story

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer Harry Simmons was born in Staunton, Virginia, in 1928. According to my calculations, that makes him a grand age of 90 years old this year. I recently visited with him at Pocahontas...

HES students teach BOE a thing or two

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer At the Pocahontas County Board of Education Local School Improvement Council meeting Monday afternoon at Hillsboro Elementary School, the students took charge and showed the board members how they learn in the...

Slaty Fork Post Office is now open for business

Customer Appreciation event Friday, October 26 The Slaty Fork Post Office reopened October 22, following, what the postal service referred to as, necessary renovations. The newly remodeled post office will be open from 9:30 a.m. until...

Rt. 28/92 closed south of Bartow intersection

Pocahontas County Homeland Security and Emergency director Mike O'Brien advises that Potomac Highlands Trail (Rt 28/92) just south of the Bartow intersection (before the bridge), is closed until further notice due to an accident....

Magistrate Wilfong suspended without pay

Jaynell Graham Editor The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals made and entered an order against Pocahontas County Magistrate Carrie E. Wilfong October 4, 2018 during its Regular Term, resulting in Wilfong being suspended without pay...

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...

Hunters Helping the Hungry to partner with PCHS FFA

Jennalee Meck FFA Reporter The Pocahontas County agriculture program will partner with the Hunters Helping the Hungry Organization, and process donated venison for local food banks. There is a need and a demand for...