In the event of an emergency in Pocahontas County, who actually answers the phone when you call 911?
Some folks have no idea, others suggest the sheriff's department, while some think the call is routed through the state, but none of these is the case.
Allegheny Mountain Radio is in the process of revamping its emergency manual, so it only makes sense that they reached out to the Pocahontas County Office of Emergency Services.
A new women's self-defense course began Tuesday at the Pocahontas County Courthouse. The course, taught by Sheriff David Jonese, is free, and open to anyone in the community.
Hillsboro-area residents have a new one-stop option for lots of services, thanks to a new enterprise opened by Jim Burton.
"I purchased the entire building about four and a half months ago, and we've done a lot of renovations. Brought it up-to-date more or less," said Burton.
A 17-year-old Dunmore resident brought her musical stylings to Marlinton Saturday to perform at the Dirt Bean Ohana Cafe.
A miscalculation in the Pocahontas County Public Service District budget is giving the PSD board reason to feel more confident about its plan to develop a new wastewater treatment facility at Linwood. The board will decide the beleaguered plant's location next week.
Snowshoe Mountain Resort's latest restaurant offering is sure to enliven the palate, as Sunset Cantina offers southwestern foods in the eastern Alleghenies.
The Pocahontas County Solid Waste Authority held its annual election of officers last week at its regular monthly meeting at the Pocahontas County Courthouse. At the conclusion, there were no changes in personnel.
"You want to go caving next week?"
I hesitated. I'm guess I'm slightly claustrophobic - I don't even like sitting in the back seat of most cars, let alone low-crawling through tunnels in the dark. I'd been in caves before when I was a kid, but I'd never actually been "caving".
The Public Service District made more progress toward resolving the issues it faces in constructing a wastewater treatment facility in the Snowshoe area during a special meeting last week, according to PSD board president Tom Shipley.
The Warriors lost at home last week to the Tucker County Mountain Lions, 70-58. The Warriors played hard throughout the night, even bringing the score to within three points in an exciting fourth quarter surge.
Jackie Moore has been a mechanic his entire life, but it wasn't until the past five or six years that he started rebuilding some of the most beautiful cars you'll see in Pocahontas County. Moore found plenty of potential projects growing up in this area.
Public Service District board members reviewed their January bills one by one at a meeting Friday at Jerry Holder's office in Linwood. Board members worked nearly four hours trying to find money in the budget to pay regular monthly bills.
If you're looking for a place to have a beer in town, your options are pretty limited. Fortunately, the sole bar in Marlinton's city limits offers a wide variety of spirits and gratifying bar food, all at a reasonable price and in a quiet, comfortable atmosphere.
The hunt begins at nightfall, when the brave young hunters are loaded onto a modified snow cat for a slow, lumbering ride to the Sasquatch Headquarters next to Shavers Lake at Snowshoe.