Geoff Hamill

Geoff Hamill can be contacted at gshamill@pocahontastimes.com

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, March 4th, 2015
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Forest Service restoring Upper Greenbrier watershed

A Forest Service work crew places a tree in a stream bed last year as part of the Upper Greenbrier North Watershed/Aquatics restoration project. Trees in the stream control flow, reduce erosion, and create pools More...

By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, March 4th, 2015
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How well is your well?

The Pocahontas County Water Resources Task Force and West Virginia University Extension Service co-sponsored a water well information workshop on Friday night at the Marlinton Municipal Building. The purpose of More...

By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, March 4th, 2015
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Snowstorm costs Marlinton more than $25,000

The atrocious snowstorm of February 21 was more than just an inconvenience – it cost the Town of Marlinton a lot of money. During Monday night’s Town Council meeting, Mayor Joe Smith said the storm forced More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, March 4th, 2015
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Commission approves courthouse upgrades

The Pocahontas County Commission and Commission Assistant Sue Helton inspect the second floor of the courthouse on Tuesday morning. Helton took the lead in advocating for major upgrades on the floor, including new More...

Navy jets like this F-18 fly training missions over Pocahontas County throughout the year. Some local residents have complained about the sudden shock of the jet noise while driving or while relaxing at home.
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, March 4th, 2015
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Complaint channel available for jet noise

Navy jets like this F-18 fly training missions over Pocahontas County throughout the year. Some local residents have complained about the sudden shock of the jet noise while driving or while relaxing at home. Military More...

By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, March 4th, 2015
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Local reps vote on veterans issue

The Charleston Gazette reported on March 2 that the West Virginia Senate voted down a measure – that had been approved in the House – to direct $1.5 million of state lottery profits to construction projects More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, March 4th, 2015
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Pocahontas County Day at State Capitol

Several Pocahontas County elected representatives and officials attended the first Pocahontas County Day at the State Capitol last Friday. Among the attendees were Delegates Denise Campbell and Bill Hartman, Commissioners More...