Geoff Hamill

Geoff Hamill can be contacted at gshamill@pocahontastimes.com

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...

A group of nine volunteers spent their Saturday morning cleaning up an eight-mile stretch of Edray Road between Clover Lick and Route 66. In the photo, front row, left to right: Tina Runyon, Lacy the Collie and George Snyder; Back row, left to right: Tom Epling, Cyndy Epling, Judy Perry, Dwight Perry. Not pictured: Bob Runyon, Earl Tollman and Jennifer Snyder. Bob Runyon photo.
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, April 9th, 2014
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Volunteers clean up Edray Road

A group of nine volunteers spent their Saturday morning cleaning up an eight-mile stretch of Edray Road between Clover Lick and Route 66. In the photo, front row, left to right: Tina Runyon, Lacy the Collie and More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, April 9th, 2014
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Local band comes in second place

Pocahontas County band Cold Ethyl won Second Place in the Battle of the Bands on March 29 at Stuart’s Smokehouse in Alderson. Threat Point, from Scranton, Pennsylvania won First Place. In the photo, left to 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 9th, 2014
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No floodplain variance for Nationwide building

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 More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, April 9th, 2014
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Anglers enjoy sunny weekend weather

It was difficult to find an unoccupied pulloff along Knapps Creek this weekend, as droves of anglers plied the water for trout. In the photo, Tim Lafferty, of Wyoming County, pulls a rainbow trout out of the creek. More...