Geoff Hamill

Geoff Hamill can be contacted at gshamill@pocahontastimes.com

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, December 10th, 2014
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West Virginia wreath making for family fun

A homemade wreath is a one-of-a-kind creation and a fun family project. This West Virginia pine wreath, adorned with fern fronds, pine cones and lichen, was made for less than five dollars. The only store-bought More...

The 2014-2015 Pocahontas County High School Boys Basketball Team. Front row, left to right: J.D. Hensler, Stephen Mick, Cary Robertson, Adam Irvine, Braxton Rider and Dalton Irvine. Back row, left to right: Mark Jordan, Chase Erlewine, Drake Morgan, Jared Taylor, Conlin Halterman, Brandon Wilfong, Levi Ryder, Danny Kimble, Chad Friel, Brandon Halterman, Briar Wilfong, Brady Jones, Trey Peyton, Morgan Baldwin and Ryan Brumfield.
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, December 10th, 2014
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Warriors impressive in pre-season action

The 2014-2015 Pocahontas County High School Boys Basketball Team. Front row, left to right: J.D. Hensler, Stephen Mick, Cary Robertson, Adam Irvine, Braxton Rider and Dalton Irvine. Back row, left to right: Mark More...

West Virginia Veterans of Foreign Wars District 10, which includes Pocahontas County, held a business meeting on Sunday afternoon. During the meeting, the group discussed a proposed VFW re-districting in West Virginia, which would reduce the number of districts from 10 to five. In the photo, left to right: Post 4484 Quartermaster John Wickline, Post 4484 Chaplain Nathan Nutter, District 10 Commander Bill Sanford, Post 4484 Commander and Past State Commander Kelly Goddard, Randy Facemire, State Junior Vice Commander Bob Kish and Summersville Post Commander Jim Moyer. Not pictured: Marlinton Post 4595 Commander Geoff Hamill. G. Hamill photo.
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, December 10th, 2014
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VFW District 10 officials discuss redistricting

West Virginia Veterans of Foreign Wars District 10, which includes Pocahontas County, held a business meeting on Sunday afternoon. During the meeting, the group discussed a proposed VFW re-districting in West Virginia, More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014
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McHenry pitches RAD alternative to Commission

Retired Marine Corps officer Bill McHenry distributes copies of his slideshow briefing during a Pocahontas County Commission meeting on December 2. McHenry presented a briefing on recommended revisions to the state More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014
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Dominion cited for water pollution violations

In this photo accompanying a DEP consent order, a portion of a Marshall County slope, where Dominion Transmission built an eight-inch natural gas liquids pipeline, has collapsed into a streambed. Dominion has proposed More...

By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014
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Marlinton Council raises water rates

Plant Manager Dale McKenney in the Marlinton Water Plant. Engineers have advised the Town Council to upgrade the aging plant or face the possibility of a total malfunction.A senior state infrastructure official More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Friday, November 28th, 2014
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Stony Bottom veteran helped humanitarian project

Homer Hunter with two Vietnamese children near Danang in 1965. While serving as a Marine in Vietnam, Corporal Hunter helped a Catholic missionary start a laundry service at a refugee camp, which enabled the camp More...