Dominion Energy Asks Neighbors to Help Keep Communities Safe

By Abby Dufour / April 3, 2020

April designated as National Safe Digging Month to promote safety near underground utilities. Safe digging practices are more important than ever as hospitals, healthcare providers and first responders focus on coronavirus response.

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AMR Partners with MGW to Expand Internet Access with “Drive-in” Wifi Locations

By Abby Dufour / April 3, 2020

With the increased number of people tele-working and communicating with their medical providers remotely, as well as students continuing their education at home, the demand for internet connectivity has risen. MGW has partnered with several businesses/locations including WCHG Radio station in Hot Springs.

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4-7-20 Pocahontas County Commission Meeting Agenda

By Tim Walker / April 2, 2020

The Pocahontas County Commission will hold its April 7th meeting at 8:30 a.m. Please Note: This meeting is closed to the public who can view it live on the commission’s Facebook page and telephone in comments.

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Pocahontas Memorial Hospital Discusses Their Financial Issues with the County Commission

By Tim Walker / April 1, 2020

Barr and Hammer explained that due to the coronavirus situation, the hospital’s revenues dropped dramatically in the third week of March, threatening their ability to meet their upcoming payroll.

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Federal and State Officials Launch West Virginia Coronavirus Fraud Task Force

By Heather Niday / April 1, 2020

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced March 31st, 2020 the formation of a West Virginia Coronavirus Fraud Task Force to identify, investigate and prosecute fraud related to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. He is joined in this effort by US District Attorneys Mike Stuart and Bill Powell, representing the Southern…

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Small Business Administration Offers Loans Under CARES Act

By Scott Smith / April 1, 2020

SBA seeks to aid small businesses with needed capital

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The Pocahontas Family Resource Network Needs Your Support to Help the Community

By Tim Walker / March 30, 2020

“What we are seeing now is that Mountaineer Food Bank does not have a lot of inventory on their website that we can order, and I believe that’s happening probably because of the hording that’s going on.”

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Virginia Governor Issues Stay At Home Order

By Scott Smith / March 30, 2020

Restrictions in place until June 10th

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Financial Assistance for Home Rehabilitation

By Mickey Frank Thomas / March 27, 2020

The Federal Department of Community and housing development has financial assistance available in the form of grants and low interest loans to homeowners who have failed septic systems, no indoor bathroom or no potable water in their homes. I spoke with Kenneth Rodgers, who isa rural housing specialist with the…

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Highland Helpline Established Pt.2

By Scott Smith / March 26, 2020

Helpline an outgrowth of services already in place

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