Geoff Hamill

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A discarded sofa sits along Knapps Creek on Route 39 near Marlinton. Litter has been shown to have an impact on tourism revenue.
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, April 15th, 2015
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Litter a growing problem in Pocahontas County

What should be a beautiful landscape in Pocahontas County is ruined by litter. This scene could be anywhere in the county but is along a popular fishing spot on Knapps Creek near Frost. G. Hamill photo. It boggles More...

By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, April 15th, 2015
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Maxwelton VA clinic closes again

Less than two months since re-opening, the VA Clinic in Maxwelton is closing again. The VA closed the clinic in April 2014 after several employees complained about air quality and air testing found formaldehyde More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, April 15th, 2015
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Free writing workshop in Hillsboro on Saturday

Award winning writer Sarah Elkins will present a free writing workshop at the Pearl S. Buck Birthplace in Hillsboro on Saturday at 1 p.m. The topic of the workshop is “The Gateway Between the Human and Natural More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, April 15th, 2015
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Local WVSP Detachment Commander retires

West Virginia State Police Sergeant Glenn Galloway with former President Bill Clinton at the Lewisburg Airport in 2003. During his 25-year police career, Galloway met several dignitaries, including former President More...

President Barack Obama signs into law a bill improving the Veterans Affairs health care system Aug. 7, 2014, at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. The law dramatically expands veteran access to private care, adds medical staff and facilities, and streamlines the firing of VA executives found to be incompetent or guilty of manipulating patient data. Government photo.
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, April 8th, 2015
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VA expands Veterans Choice Program

President Barack Obama signs into law a bill improving the Veterans Affairs health care system Aug. 7, 2014, at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. The law dramatically expands veteran access to private care, adds medical staff More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, April 8th, 2015
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Commission will not pay Price legal bills

Pocahontas County Board of Education Technology Coordinator Ruth Bland speaks to the Pocahontas County Commission during Tuesday morning’s Commission meeting. Pictured, left to right: Commissioners Jamie Walker, More...

The Marlinotn Town Council in session on Monday evening, left to right: Councilmember Sue Helton, Recorder Robin Mutscheller, Mayor Joe Smith, and Councilmembers Loretta Malcomb, Norris Long and David Zorn.
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, April 8th, 2015
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Marlinton defers action on fire fee

The Marlinton Town Council in session on Monday evening, left to right: Councilmember Sue Helton, Recorder Robin Mutscheller, Mayor Joe Smith, and Councilmembers Loretta Malcomb, Norris Long and David Zorn. Marlinton More...

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