Footage from the former county jail building made its way to Facebook during the election season, raising the concern—and hackles—of county commissioners at their regular meeting last Thursday.
Community groups were awarded a total of $43,000 from the Pocahontas County Commission's discretionary funds on Thursday.
A week after the remnants of Hurricane Sandy slammed the region, schools are back on a regular schedule, the phones work, the roads are clear and all but a handful of people in Pocahontas County have electricity once again.
Hurricane Sandy left its destructive mark throughout the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, and right here in Pocahontas County Monday afternoon and into Tuesday.
The staff at the The Pocahontas Times worked feverishly to produce this week's edition between two long power outages that affected Marlinton and much of Pocahontas County as the remnants of Hurricane Sandy battered the region.
[Updated Wednesday, October 31, 10:00 a.m.]
Pocahontas County Emergency Management Director Shawn Dunbrack says MonPower officials indicate the Green Bank/Arbovale area should have power fully restored by 4:00 p.m. today.
Will large scale commercial gas drilling come to the Monongahela National Forest as companies seek to cash in on the natural gas trapped in the Marcellus shale?
Forest Supervisor Clyde Thompson isn't betting on it.
The Hammons family carried on ancient traditions of fiddling, banjo playing, ballad singing and story telling at their remote mountain home in Pocahontas County. Over the generations, their influence has had a pervasive and enduring effect on West Virginia’s regional mountain music.
The stage of the Pocahontas County Opera House will be alive with music throughout the day during the 27th Annual Autumn Harvest Festival and West Virginia Roadkill Cook-off on Saturday, September 29.
It has been about four years since the Pocahontas County Courthouse saw a flurry of activity as landmen sought to secure leases from local landowners to tap into the natural gas trapped in the Marcellus shale.
Downtown Marlinton received a bright addition along its main thoroughfare last Thursday, with the installation of a barn quilt square on the Fourth Avenue Gallery.
The sounds of rifles and artillery fire will fill the air the weekend of October 13 and 14 during Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park's biennial Civil War reenactment.
The sounds of clinking chains, hoofbeats and the plow-blade slicing the earth greeted visitors to the Pearl S. Buck Birthplace, Sunday afternoon.
Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys
September 1, 2012
Four-time Grammy Award winner David Holt and rising acoustic music star and Grammy nominee Josh Goforth join together to bring to life the joy and spirit of old time mountain music and stories at the Pocahontas County Opera House Saturday, September 8, at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets are $10.