Three Green Bank residents submitted a proposal for the county-owned Green Bank Industrial Park property situated along Rt. 92.
Part of that property is now leased to Jacob Meck, who operates a solid waste disposal operation and storage units.
Life is full of surprises.
And they come at the darndest times.
After 20 years at The Pocahontas Times, I’ll be leaving at the end of this week.
It’s been an adventure, to say the least.
The 11th Circuit’s Chief Judge has asked for a special prosecutor to investigate Pocahontas County’s prosecuting attorney to determine if she should be removed from office for “malfeasance, misfeasance or neglect.” The petition was filed in Pocahontas County Circuit Court last Thursday.
A second civil suit has been filed against a former Pocahontas County Deputy Sheriff, who has been indicted for 59 counts of sexual misconduct.
Education—worth the risk
This brave Muslim girl’s name is now a household word, synonymous with the fight for equality in education for girls in a world where women are devalued as humans and treated as property by men.
4-H memories still linger
County commissioners delayed action on Prosecuting Attorney Donna Meadows Price’s legal fees last Tuesday, essentially telling her it’s a win or lose situation.
Hillsboro parents were well-versed in two topics at a Pocahontas County Board of Education open forum Monday night—their children’s lunch menus and lack of extra-curricular classes at the county’s smallest school.
In the weeks of summer post-derecho, many Pocahontas County residents were disgruntled if not downright upset at the apparent lack of planning before the storm.
Ever felt really lucky?
Me neither. At least most of the time.
But every now and then a lot of luck comes my way.
Circuit Judge James Rowe sent a former deputy to jail for the weekend, citing the “serial nature” of the sexual misconduct crimes for which the man is indicted.
Facing trial for nearly 60 counts of sexual misconduct, former Pocahontas County deputy Brad Totten is also facing jail.
Faced with a potential $71,000 in comp time costs for courthouse employees, county commissioners hired a wage and hour expert attorney last Tuesday to help formulate a policy.
It’s been a decade since then-editor Bill McNeel wrote a county commission story that lauded Slaty Fork/Snowshoe area stakeholders for agreeing on a location for a sewage treatment plant that would serve the valley and the resort. Everyone agreed.