Highland County Economic Development Authority’s October Meeting

By Bonnie Ralston / October 21, 2021

Business Incentive Grant applications are now available and talks are ongoing with T-Mobile on providing cell service

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Broadband Service Problems in the Upper End of Pocahontas County Discussed

By Tim Walker / October 20, 2021

At the October 14th Pocahontas County Broadband Council meeting, Mike Holstein explained the problems the upper end of Pocahontas County is experiencing in getting high speed broadband service.

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Highland Medical Center COVID Booster Shot Information

By Scott Smith / October 18, 2021

HMC will contact patients as booster shots are approved and become available

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Highland Historical Society End of Season Update

By Bonnie Ralston / October 18, 2021

Two current exhibits are closing on October 30. Museum open by appointment with permanent exhibits during the winter.

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Agendas for Pocahontas Commission’s Special & Regular Meetings on October 19th

By Tim Walker / October 17, 2021

On Tuesday October 19th, the Pocahontas County Commission will hold both a Special Session at 10:00 am and a regular meeting at 5:30 pm.

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Monongahela National Forest Recreation Sites Closing For The Winter

By Heather Niday / October 15, 2021

Some sites remain open year round, but toilet facilities may not be available during the winter.

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Virginia Absentee Ballots Require Witness Signature

By Bonnie Ralston / October 14, 2021

Ballots are being received without the required signatures.

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Pocahontas BOE Votes to Keep Parents Choice on Masks until January 11, 2022

By Tim Walker / October 13, 2021

Board member Sam Gibson argued for a mask mandate and was the only board member to vote against Morgan McComb’s motion to not have a mask mandate even be considered until January 11th.

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Highland Business Incentive Grant Applications Available

By Bonnie Ralston / October 13, 2021

Application deadline is December 6.

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World Restart a Heart Day 2021 is October 16th

By Heather Niday / October 12, 2021

Last month, Brian Buckley, a health researcher in the Washington, D.C., area gave cardiopulmonary resuscitation or CPR to a man after he had collapsed from a heart attack on a local bike trail. As a former lifeguard, Buckley knew that starting CPR quickly can double or triple a cardiac arrest…

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