Sometime in the New Year, Hillsboro will get a new town hall. Nothing extravagant - just a little building where the town can keep its records and conduct business and customers can pay their sewer and water bills.
The Pocahontas County Solid Waste Authority will hold a meeting on December 1 at 7 p.m. in the courthouse jury room. This is a combined meeting for November and December.
Hillsboro is moving ahead with its mission to determine its correct boundaries.
There's a mystery to be solved at the Fran Manor apartment complex in Marlinton.
Why would a landlord allow a nice apartment complex to deteriorate and sit vacant?
The bitter fight over a sewage system for the Snowshoe-area entered a Public Service Commission (PSC) hearing room in Charleston on Monday morning, when an initial status conference in the legal action was held.
Ocala, Florida resident Vaughan Roberts is on a mission to honor fallen troops and remind citizens of their hard-earned right to vote. The former Navy gun crewman plans to play Taps at all of the nation's Veterans Administration (VA) cemeteries by Election Day 2012.
A standing-room-only crowd attended the Marlinton council meeting on November 10 to express concern about proposed water rate increases.
The PCHS football Warriors fell to undefeated Bishop Donahue, 34-14, in a first-round playoff game in Moundsville on Saturday afternoon.
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A fixture on the corner in downtown Marlinton for 60 years, French's Diner will close its doors on November 28.
The Pocahontas County High School varsity football team qualified for the state playoffs and will play a first-round game against the Bishop Donahue Bishops on Saturday, November 13 at John Marshall High School in Glen Dale (north of Moundsville).
Fourteen PCHS Warriors were named to the 2010 All-Potomac Valley Conference II (PVC) football team and LB/OL Seth Doss was named Co-Defensive Player of the Year. PVC coaches prepared the roster, which was released on November 4.
I've read accounts of the ordeal faced by Confederate soldiers climbing up Cheat Mountain, through a spruce forest in the dark, but I didn't really appreciate what those soldiers went through until I visited the Gaudineer Scenic Area (GSA).
Update - November 7: The #14 PCHS Warrior football team plays a first-round playoff game against the #3 Bishop Donahue Bishops at John Marshall High School in Glen Dale (north of Moundsville) on Saturday, November 13 at 1:30 p.m. See the print edition Thursday for a playoff preview.
Citing a change in circumstances and a change in course, the Pocahontas Public Service District (PSD) board withdrew support for a proposed 1.5 million gallon per day (gpd) sewage plant on Snowshoe Drive last week and canceled the contract with the engineering firm that developed the plan.
Environmental engineering and consulting firm Potesta and Associates, Inc., has been doing well in Pocahontas County recently.