Geoff Hamill

Geoff Hamill can be contacted at gshamill@pocahontastimes.com

The 2014-2015 Pocahontas County High School Girls Basketball Team. Front row, left to right: Michelle Murphy, Sarah Ryder, Olivia Knisley, Natalie Hartzell, Tristan Day, Bobbie McNabb, Kayleigh Arbogast and Melissa Murphy. Back row, left to right: Mary Kelley, Briana Mills, Caitlyn Sparks, Haley Bennett, Courtney Cohenour, Tiffany Hoover, Lindsey Hartzell and Brittany Sharp. Not pictured: Andra Taylor and Lauren Shisler.
By Geoff Hamill On Friday, November 28th, 2014
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Roundball squads prepare for action

The 2014-2015 Pocahontas County High School Girls Basketball Team. Front row, left to right: Michelle Murphy, Sarah Ryder, Olivia Knisley, Natalie Hartzell, Tristan Day, Bobbie McNabb, Kayleigh Arbogast and Melissa More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Friday, November 28th, 2014
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Snowstorm blasts Pocahontas County

A snowstorm barreled into Pocahontas County on the day before Thanksgiving, depositing up to eight inches of heavy, wet snow. Electrical service was disrupted in most of the county starting at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, More...

Pocahontas Memorial Hospital EMS Chief Travis Copenhaver speaks to the Pocahontas County Commission on November 18. Copenhaver discussed plans to deploy two rapid response paramedics in the county, who could arrive at an emergency scene faster than an ambulance. Copenhaver asked the Commission if two paramedic vehicles could be added under the county's liability insurance.
By Geoff Hamill On Friday, November 28th, 2014
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Commission contributes to Green Bank Observatory

Pocahontas Memorial Hospital EMS Chief Travis Copenhaver speaks to the Pocahontas County Commission on November 18. Copenhaver discussed plans to deploy two rapid response paramedics in the county, who could arrive More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Friday, November 28th, 2014
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Property rights focus of GRWA pipeline meeting

Attorney Joe Lovett, Executive Director of the non-profit Appalachian Mountain Advocates, speaks during a meeting in Green Bank on November 14. Lovett provided advice to landowners whose property is in the path More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Friday, November 28th, 2014
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Huge turnout for county archery team

The 2012 Hollywood blockbuster, The Hunger Games, became so popular that it’s no longer called simply a “movie.” The Hunger Games and its three sequels now are known as a “multimedia franchise.” The More...

Residents of a multi-county area formed the Dominion Pipeline Monitoring Coalition (DPMC) this fall to ensure legal and regulatory compliance by Dominion Resources and its contractors involved in the construction of a proposed gas pipeline through the area. If Dominion's pipeline proposal goes to construction, DPMC will utilize a small fleet of four aircraft, as well as ground monitoring, to assure compliance with regulatory procedures and permits. In the photo, two DPMC pilots and their planes with a number of observers and ground volunteers. Photo courtesy of the DPMC.
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, November 19th, 2014
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Highland scientist leading pipeline opposition

Residents of a multi-county area formed the Dominion Pipeline Monitoring Coalition (DPMC) this fall to ensure legal and regulatory compliance by Dominion Resources and its contractors involved in the construction More...