With Election Day less than two weeks away, some Pocahontas County seniors are feeling the need to campaign for a levy that will be on the ballot November 7th to fund the county senior centers.

But they’ve encountered some dissent, even within the ranks of the Senior Programs, and some hope this isn’t a reflection of voter sentiment.

Read More

With Election Day less than two weeks away, some Pocahontas County seniors are feeling the need to campaign for a levy that will be on the ballot November 7th to fund the county senior centers.

But they’ve encountered some dissent, even within the ranks of the Senior Programs, and some hope this isn’t a reflection of voter sentiment.

Read More

Senior citizens in Green Bank met Thursday to discuss the option of passing an excess levy to shore up the Pocahontas County Senior Programs budget.

Voters will decide on the levy this November in the general election.

Senior board member and County Commissioner Reta Griffith said funding for the senior programs has been in a continuous downward spiral for several years.

Read More

This November, Pocahontas County will vote on whether to pass an excess levy to fund the county’s Senior Programs. One County Commissioner has called the levy a long shot and admits that Pocahontas County does not tend to vote for taxes. The president of the Green Bank senior satellite group says even she has not made her mind. The Green Bank group plans an information meeting August 10th to get the public dialogue started.

Read More