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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...


Forest Service issues Final Decision to permit the ACP route on national forests

The USDA Forest Service issued a final record of decision (ROD) Friday to authorize the use of National Forest System lands for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline Project (ACP Project), and approve project-specific amendments for...

BOE facing infrastructure issues at PCHS

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer At Monday evening’s Pocahontas County Board of Education meeting, maintenance director Ron Hall and Pocahontas County High School sanitation plant operator Morgan McComb addressed major issues with the PCHS sewer system. McComb, who...

Two charged with multiple felonies

A quick response from Pocahontas County Sheriff’s Department Chief Deputy Dave Walton led to the recovery of lottery tickets stolen from Buckeye County Mart, as well as the capture of two individuals wanted...

GBEMS shows its love for grandparents

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer It was a grand old day at Green Bank Elementary-Middle School November 10 as the school celebrated with grandparents and “grandfriends” with an art show and musical entertainment. Family Involvement Committee member Lucy...

PCHS hopes to add cross country to sports program

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer At the Pocahontas County Board of Education meeting Monday, the board discussed several ideas and plans concerning the athletic department at Pocahontas County High School. Athletic director Kristy Tritapoe told the board that...

Veterans News

Importance of national veterans organizations It's important for veterans to be members of national veterans organizations, such as the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), American Legion and Disabled American Veterans (DAV). Veterans didn't always have...

McLaughlin gets third sentencing trial

Convicted murderer Billy Ray McLaughlin, 53, formerly of Stony Bottom, has been granted a third sentencing trial in Greenbrier County Circuit Court. The third sentencing trial was ordered because a juror in the second...