Geoff Hamill

Geoff Hamill can be contacted at gshamill@pocahontastimes.com

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, July 16th, 2014
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VFW focusing on help for local vets

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4595 has launched an initiative to re-energize the local post and increase direct assistance to local vets. During a meeting on July 9, incoming Post Commander Geoff Hamill discussed More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, July 16th, 2014
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Gridders tackle Energy Express

Members of the Pocahontas County High School football team took a break from summer workouts to read with students in the Energy Express summer learning program last Friday. Players participated in a number of interactive More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, July 16th, 2014
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PSC holds wastewater hearing in Marlinton

Dozens of attendees crammed into the council chamber at Marlinton’s Municipal Building last Friday for a public hearing on a proposed Snowshoe area sewage system. Administrative Law Judge Keith George, seated More...

By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, July 16th, 2014
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Supreme Court upholds green box fees

The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals held that Pocahontas County homeowners must pay a mandatory garbage collection fee, known as the “green box fee,” even if they don’t use the county-operated refuse More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, July 9th, 2014
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Opponents likely to block RAD proposal

Snowshoe property owner and employee Elisa Colpitt speaks during a Pocahontas County Commission meeting on Monday evening. The public meeting was to hear comments about a proposed resort area district (RAD) at Snowshoe. More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, July 9th, 2014
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Marlinton Council renews State Police contract

Marlinton Town Council in regular session on July 7. Council agreed to purchase a water eductor for the Marlinton Fire Department, at a cost of $3,515. The device is used to draw water from rivers and other water More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, July 9th, 2014
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Genealogy Group documenting the past to benefit the future

Ruckman Cemetery on Stephen Hole Road A dedicated group of volunteers is on a mission to document every burial site in the county. The Pocahontas County Genealogy Group already has indexed 143 cemeteries and published More...