According to geologists, the Appalachian Mountains were once the centerpiece of the ancient supercontinent Pangaea, towering as high or higher than the Himalayas. Eons have rounded off the old mountains and replaced glaciers with trees, forming a range as beautiful as any in the world.
Late spring/early summer and late summer/early fall are great times to go hiking. Mid-summer heat is uncomfortable, makes the bugs really bad and there's not a lot of water flowing.
The Pocahontas County Public Service District (PSD) could face fines as much as $25,000 per day for every water discharge violation at its three sewage plants as a result of a lawsuit filed Monday morning by the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (DEP).
Marlinton Mayor Dennis Driscoll reported Tuesday that the town council approved legal action to remove new phosphorus limits from the municipal sewage treatment plant's water discharge permit.
After a suggestion from a Buckeye woman to increase recycling in the county, the Pocahontas County Solid Waste Authority (SWA) formed a committee to brainstorm recycling ideas.
PCHS running back Jesse Hoke rushed for 264 yards on 35 carries and three TDs Friday night to lead the Warriors to a 24-8 road victory at Tucker County.
It's hard to imagine a little town nicer than Dunmore. Wildflower-filled pasturesﾠ surround the town, once again surrounded by forested hilltops.
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PCHS running back Jesse Hoke rushed for 264 yards and three TDs on 35 carries Friday night to lead the Warriors to a 24-8 road victory at Tucker County.
Two members of the three-man Pocahontas County Public Service District (PSD) board admitted failure in response to a formal complaint filed by Snowshoe Mountain, Inc., and five area landowners at the West Virginia Public Service Commission (PSC).
David Rigby, professional engineer and president of Waste Water Management, Inc., presented his design for a Snowshoe-area sewage system at the Snowshoe Property Owners Council (SPOC) meeting on August 14 at Snowshoe.
Just six months ago, Wayne Arbogast was at death's door -ﾠ lying in a Virginia hospital bed with no brain activity. Doctors said there was little hope. His insurance company wanted him out of the hospital and moved into a nursing home.
Somebody tried to shrink the town of Hillsboro in 1910 but it looks like they didn't go through all the necessary steps.
Marlinton council will consider action to avoid potentially costly upgrades to its sewage treatment plant. The council discussed the issue at its regular meeting on August 11.
On August 16, Snowshoe Mountain, Inc., and five Snowshoe-area landowners filed a complaint with the Public Service Commission (PSC) against the Pocahontas County Public Service District (PSD) for failure to complete construction of a sewage treatment plant for the Snowshoe area.
Allegheny Echoes Instructor Concert, June 25, 2010
John Mosey on guitar
Allegheny Echoes is a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of Appalachian folk music. Every year the group conducts a week-long series of classes and concerts in Marlinton, West Virginia.