Geoff Hamill

Geoff Hamill can be contacted at gshamill@pocahontastimes.com

The Pocahontas Memorial Hospital Auxiliary held a luncheon at Dorie's Restaurant on Monday to celebrate the group's 42 years of service to the hospital. The Auxiliary raises money for PMH through various activities, including the Christmas Love Lite Tree, the PMH Gift Shop and community health fairs. Several Auxiliary and PMH officers attended the luncheon, including Auxiliary President Doris Jean Weatherholt, PMH CEO Barbara Lay and PMH Board of Trustees President Dr. Robert Must. During the event, special honors were bestowed upon Mary Broce to recognize her 26 years and more than 5,000 hours of volunteer service to the residents of Pocahontas County. In the photo, left to right, Weatherholt, Broce and Must.
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, August 13th, 2014
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PMH Auxiliary recognizes long-time volunteer

The Pocahontas Memorial Hospital Auxiliary held a luncheon at Dorie’s Restaurant on Monday to celebrate the group’s 42 years of service to the hospital. The Auxiliary raises money for PMH through various More...

A timeline provided by Dominion executives during a meeting with the Highland County Board of Supervisors on August 5, 2014.
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, August 13th, 2014
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Dominion says pipeline decision expected soon

A public participation timeline provided by Dominion executives during a meeting with the Highland County Board of Supervisors on August 5, 2014. The courtroom in Highland County, Virginia was filled to capacity More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, August 13th, 2014
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Commission funds East Fork tank demolition

East Fork Industrial Park coordinator John Simmons speaks to the Pocahontas County Commission last Thursday morning. Simmons recommended demolishing tanks at the industrial park rather than registering them with More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, August 13th, 2014
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Barksdale Basketball Camp winners

Three-Miss Champion Charity Warder Ladder Champion Kira Bircher Two-straight Foul Shots Champion Marlee McLaughlin Swish Champion Alexa Taylor Long Shot Champion Madeline Pritt Free Throw Runner-Up Peyton Coleman Free More...

Pocahontas County landmark Travelers Repose and the Civil War battlefield on the property will be offered at auction on September 27. Travelers Repose was the first stage coach stop west of the Alleghenies, built along the Staunton-Parkersburg Turnpike. In the photo, left to right, neighbors Julia and Jason Bauserman and caretaker Tamsyn Hall stand outside the 1869 farmhouse, built on the foundation of an earlier house destroyed by fire.
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, August 13th, 2014
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Travelers’ Repose to be sold at auction

Pocahontas County landmark Travelers Repose and the Civil War battlefield on the property will be offered at auction on September 27. Travelers Repose was the first stage coach stop west of the Alleghenies, built More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, August 13th, 2014
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Marlinton Council approves water loan application

Marlinton Water Supervisor Dale McKenney at the Marlinton water plant in April 2014. Water rates in Marlinton will increase by 8.3 percent this fall as the town begins the next phase of water system improvements. More...

During a meeting in Durbin last Thursday, West Virginia Wilderness Lovers founder Laura Ragland uses a visual aid to show the diameter of a 42-inch pipeline proposed for northern Pocahontas County, shown by the black hoop. The red and white hoop represents the controversial 36-inch Keystone pipeline. Moderator Bill McNeel is seated on the left.
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, August 13th, 2014
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Pipeline opponents meet in Durbin

During a meeting in Durbin last Thursday, West Virginia Wilderness Lovers founder Lauren Ragland uses a visual aid to show the diameter of a 42-inch pipeline proposed for northern Pocahontas County, shown by the More...