Geoff Hamill

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DAY REPORT CENTER Director Tammie Alderman reported to the County Commission about the success of the Center’s gardening project. Produce from the garden is distributed through the local food bank as well the Pocahontas County Senior Citizens organization. The project will be expanded next year as a means to develop skills of the gardeners and provide even more fresh vegetables for county residents. G. Hamill photo
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014
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Commission gets more PILT money than expected

DAY REPORT CENTER Director Tammie Alderman reported to the County Commission about the success of the Center’s gardening project. Produce from the garden is distributed through the local food bank as well More...

OPPONENTS OF THE proposed resort area district for Snowshoe and Silver Creek resorts fell short of the number of votes needed to delay the process. Twenty-five percent or 458 votes would have delayed it for a year. The final count was 443, just 15 votes shy of reaching their objective. The county commission will act on the RAD petition at its August 19 meeting. G. Hamill photo
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014
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RAD opponents fall short in close vote

OPPONENTS OF THE proposed resort area district for Snowshoe and Silver Creek resorts fell short of the number of votes needed to delay the process. Twenty-five percent or 458 votes would have delayed it for a year. More...

ALICIA TALLMAN IS the Assistant Coordinator of the One Room University in Marlinton. She is sometimes a student, as well, taking advantage of the availability of online courses. G. Hamill photo
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014
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ORU gets better broadband for video classes

  ALICIA TALLMAN IS the Assistant Coordinator of the One Room University in Marlinton. She is sometimes a student, as well, taking advantage of the availability of online courses. G. Hamill photo Since More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Friday, July 18th, 2014
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Pioneer Days highlights video

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, July 16th, 2014
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Pioneer Days graced with good weather and good crowd

Devin and Joshlynn Burgess enjoy a ride at the Pioneer Days carnival on Saturday. The kids were at the carnival with their parents, Frank and Tiffany Burgess, of Marlinton. The 48th annual Pioneer Days festival More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, July 16th, 2014
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Must adds color to downtown Marlinton

Artist Molly Must, of Asheville, North Carolina, and her father, Dr. Robert Must, of Hillsboro, apply a segment of a mural to the side of Motor Parts building in Marlinton on Monday afternoon. The Civil War theme More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, July 16th, 2014
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Recount shows RAD opponents need votes

On Saturday morning, the Pocahontas County Commission will conduct a special meeting to determine the fate of a proposed resort area district (RAD) at Snowshoe Mountain Resort. A RAD is a public corporation, governed More...