Geoff Hamill

Geoff Hamill can be contacted at gshamill@pocahontastimes.com

The area along Fourth Avenue in Marlinton, outside of the Greenbrier River floodplain, would seem to be a good place for residential or commercial development, but the area is blighted by ramshackle structures, like the three in the photo. Marlinton Code Enforcement Officer David Watkins  will have the mission to deal with dangerous and unsightly conditions like these, but the ultimate responsibility to take action on blighted properties is Marlinton Town Council's. G. Hamill photo.
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015
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Fourth Avenue blight

The area along Fourth Avenue in Marlinton, outside of the Greenbrier River floodplain, would seem to be a good place for residential or commercial development, but the area is blighted by ramshackle structures, More...

PCHS senior Bobbie McNabb in action against Tucker County last year. McNabb was the Lady Warriors' leading scorer against Tucker on January 21.
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015
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Freshman leads Tucker to win over Pocahontas

Contributing Writer Bruce McKean PCHS senior Bobbie McNabb in action against Tucker County last year. McNabb was the Lady Warriors’ leading scorer against Tucker on January 21. The #5 ranked Pocahontas County More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015
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Kisner: “They couldn’t catch this old hillbilly”

On the left, a B-26 Marauder bomber flying a mission over Europe in World War II. On the right, Frank resident Dabney Kisner, who served as a bomber/navigator on a B-26 crew during the war. Kisner’s position More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015
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Commission cuts funding for libraries, parks

The Pocahontas County Commission didn’t take much time to decide how to provide hotel/motel tax money to two more groups in 2015. Following a recommendation by Commissioner Jamie Walker, the Commission simply More...

By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015
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Snowshoe wastewater project real estate certified

A major milestone on the long journey toward a Snowshoe-area wastewater treatment system was passed on January 23, when legal counsel for the Pocahontas Public Service District (PSD) issued a preliminary title opinion, More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015
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Marlinton gets Small Cities Block Grant up to $1.5 M

State and local officials attended a ceremony last Thursday in Charleston, when Governor Earl Ray Tomblin formally presented the Town of Marlinton with a $500,000 Small City Block Grant. The money will be used to More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Thursday, January 22nd, 2015
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PICS: Warriors beat East Hardy, 80-74

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