Subscribe Today

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

I hope citizens see a certain irony in the advertisement for bids for a trash truck in last week’s paper, which was the same week the trash truck broke down. The dumpsters have been...

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

Please note: This weekly column is called The Mayor’s Corner for a reason. The items of interest that I submit to The Pocahontas Times for publication are my own comments about situations or items of...

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

It was my pleasure to attend the annual Marlinton Woman’s Club’s Community Christmas Dinner last Thursday at the Opera House. As the volunteers and various clubs and organizations were introduced and their numerous programs were...

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

Monday morning, one week ago, we woke up to rising water in Marlinton. It was another one of those mornings when I wished Jacob Marlin had found a hollow tree on Beard Heights to...

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

If you are in business within the corporate limit of the Town of Marlinton, you are required to have both a State and a Town Business License. You can obtain a classification chart from...

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

Eyesores in any community are a little like a squeaky door at your house. If you let it go long enough, you no longer “see” them. Cleaning up visual liabilities is important and will...

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

Growing pains are a normal part of everyday life and business expansion, in particular. The gas well drilling and pipeline construction in West Virginia is no different. The influx of workers is going on...

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

The toughest part about being busy is that it makes it hard to say “thank you” as often as it needs to be said. In this, the last Mayor’s Corner of 2018, a few...