County commissioners got an update from architects and engineers Tuesday about a proposed courthouse annex projected to cost about $4 million, including upgrades to the existing historic courthouse.
Circuit Clerk Earl ﾓButchﾔ Michael is cagey about whether or not heﾒll seek the office heﾒs held since 1980.
Floodwaters are receding in Marlinton, but the rushing current has left its mark on the town.
Lower Second and Third Avenues were hardest hit and Main Street businesses were spared by inches.
Stormwater runoff remained on Main Street at 6 p.m., but had receded by 7 p.m.
In the second week of the filing period for the May Primary Election, no one has filed to run for the Pocahontas County Board of Education.
Set your FM radio for 91.9 now in Little Levels and youﾒll hear mostly static. Depending on the time of day the static may be interrupted intermittently with strains of classical music from some distant station.
County commissioners voted Tuesday to write a letter to the Department of Transportation in support of Snowshoe Resort-area property owners who fear that a proposed quarry on U.S. Rt. 219 will devalue their investment and ruin the areaﾒs tourism industry.
Three county offices and three board of education seats are up for grabs this year, but candidates werenﾒt knocking down the courthouse door this week to file for them.
The end of a decade did not necessarily mean the end of some of the county commissionﾒs more controversial topics and, indeed, 2009 ushered in a couple more for the countyﾒs lead governmental agency.
Faced with the possibility of obtainingﾗor losing federal stimulus moneyﾗcounty commissioners argued both sides of the coin Tuesday while discussing the construction of a courthouse annex.
Pocahontas Memorial Hospital continued to experience financial woes in 2009, posting an anticipated loss of more than $600,000; however, the news for the county-owned hospital wasnﾒt all bad, thanks to Our Ambulance Service, which hospital management says is saving lives.
An altercation of unknown origin on Caesarﾒs Mountain led one man to shoot his brother on Friday, December 18.
The county commission voted Tuesday to write a letter to the Buckskin Council of Boys Scouts of America in Charleston stating their support for the camp at Dilleyﾒs Mill and promising to back up that statement with a no-strings-attached $11,000, if the council needs the money to make the camp bre
Oil and gas industry representatives held a public meeting in Marlinton Monday night, sharing a wealth of information about leasing definitions and good practices in both the leasing and drilling processes.
A boundary dispute between West Virginia and Virginia on the High Top of Allegheny Mountain will be passed on to the West Virginia Legislature during its next session.
Crime may not pay, but itﾒs going toﾠ cost more if youﾒre caught.
Marlinton Town Council voted last Tuesday night to raise court fees from $65 to $90. Violating a town ordinance costs the offender $30, but a state offense, such as speeding, will be $90.