Geoff Hamill

Geoff Hamill can be contacted at gshamill@pocahontastimes.com

By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
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Flood insurance relief becomes law

Senator Joe Manchin wrote a letter to Marlinton Mayor Joe Smith with good news – on March 21, President Barack Obama signed into law the Homeowners Flood Insurance Affordability Act. Senator Manchin and Congressman More...

Jim Bialek at the site where he wants to build a Nationwide Insurance office. FEMA regulations require that he build six feet off the ground at the site, which lies four feet below the Greenbrier River floodplain elevation of 2,128 feet.
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
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Nationwide Insurance gets floodplain ordinance waiver

During a special meeting on Tuesday afternoon, Marlinton Town Council unanimously approved a floodplain ordinance waiver for Jim Bialek to build a new Nationwide Insurance office building on Main Street in Marlinton. More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
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Pics: Warriors sweep doubleheader from Union

PCHS catcher Morgan Mason arrives safely after stealing third base against the Union Tigers on April 12. Mason is one of seven freshmen on the Warriors’ 14-man roster. In the photo, left to right: PCHS Head More...

By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
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Video: Caleb Mullenax 2-RBI Single vs. Union

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
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PCHS teacher accused of sexual assault

State Police charged a Pocahontas County High School vocational-agriculture teacher with three felony counts of sexual abuse by a guardian, after a former student accused the teacher of engaging in sexual relations More...

The Pocahontas County Historical Society and Bill Barnett, owner of Anna Wallace’s birthplace, have been working for two years to have a sign honoring Wallace put up at Mill Point. The sign was delivered last week, but $1,000 needs to be raised to complete payment. Anyone who wishes to help can send a check, payable to the Pocahontas County Historical Society, to Bill McNeel, Attn: Anna Wallace Sign Fund, 810 Second Ave., Marlinton WV 24954.
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
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New marker honors Anna Wallace

The Pocahontas County Historical Society and Bill Barnett, owner of Anna Wallace’s birthplace, have been working for two years to have a sign honoring Wallace put up at Mill Point. The sign was delivered last More...

By Geoff Hamill On Thursday, April 10th, 2014
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PCHS teacher arrested for sexual assault

On Tuesday, April 8, Corporal M.A. Agee, of the Marlinton Detachment of the West Virginia State Police, arrested Ms. Sammantha Bartley, of Marlinton, 25 years of age, for three counts of sexual assault by a guardian. More...