Highland Helpline Established – Pt. 1

By Scott Smith / March 26, 2020

Phone number to assist Highland Residents with physical needs.

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An Inspiring Story of a Former Drug Abuser and Seller

By Tim Walker / March 22, 2020

Robbie’s story is perhaps the most inspirational one I have ever heard, and she wishes to pass on that inspiration and hope to others who may now find themselves in that same terrible situation she used to be in.

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Covid-19 Forces Furloughs at Omni Homestead Resort

By Danny Cardwell / March 19, 2020

On Wednesday, March 18th the Omni Homestead Resort announced that it would be activating furloughs and reducing the hours of staff to remain in compliance with the best medical advice about ways to combat the corona virus. According to United Nations world travel organization tourism has been one of the…

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Part 2, Effects on Students and Staff of the Pocahontas Schools Virus Shutdown

By Tim Walker / March 19, 2020

In this second and final part of out interview with Pocahontas School Superintendent Terrence Beam about the effects of the virus shutdown of our schools, Beam answers more of our questions about those effects.

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Part 1, Effects on Students and Staff of the Pocahontas Schools Virus Shutdown

By Tim Walker / March 19, 2020

To better understand the impact of the current Coronavirus of the Pocahontas County schools, we are presenting a two-part story in which we discuss these impacts with School Superintendent Terrence Beam.

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Bath County Moving Forward with Short-Term Rental Ordinance

By Abby Dufour / March 18, 2020

There was a public hearing held on a proposed ordinance to require short-term rental operators to register within 30 days with the commissioner of the revenue to allow for assessment and payment of transient occupancy taxes.

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Virginia Governor Issues Emergency Health Order

By Scott Smith / March 18, 2020

State and local law enforcement can enforce provisions

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Highland Medical and Government Announcements

By Scott Smith / March 17, 2020

Reactions to coronavirus pandemic

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Highland County Public Library Update

By Mickey Frank Thomas / March 17, 2020

This is Tomi Herold from the Highland County Public Library. The Highland County Public Library will remain closed on March 21, as previously planned.  We apologize for the inconvenience. The library plans to follow state and local government guidance on closings and program cancellations. We are taking steps to wipe…

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3-17-20 Pocahontas County Commission Meeting Agenda

By Tim Walker / March 15, 2020

The Pocahontas County Commission will hold its March 17th regular meeting starting at 5:30 p.m. at their office in the County Courthouse in Marlinton with the following very short agenda.

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