Geoff Hamill

Geoff Hamill can be contacted at gshamill@pocahontastimes.com

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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...

An American Toad was observed during Saturday's herpetology hike at Watoga State Park. Just two species of toad, the American and Fowler's, are found in West Virginia. Both can be found in Pocahontas County. The American Toad makes a shrill, high-pitched call. Contrary to popular belief, people do not get warts from toads.
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, July 9th, 2014
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Sssssssssssssnake hike at Watoga

Throughout the summer, Watoga State Park Assistant Superintendent Kelly Smith and Park Naturalist Chreyle Bogss have led monthly hikes into the wilds of Watoga to teach and learn about the infinite wonders of nature. More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, July 9th, 2014
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Caring for the flowers

Marlinton Councilwoman Louise Barnisky tends to flowers in large containers on Main Street in Marlinton. Barnisky started caring for the flowers after the passing of Zendik Farm owner Arol Wulfing, whose workers More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, July 9th, 2014
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Athletes run 76-mile GBRT for charity

Five athletes ran and biked the entire 76-mile length of the Greenbrier River Trail on June 21 to raise funds for Payton House Hospice in Lewisburg. Donors pledged as much as $3 per mile and the Robert C. Byrd Clinic More...

By Geoff Hamill On Tuesday, July 8th, 2014
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New media link at top of page

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By Geoff Hamill On Tuesday, July 8th, 2014
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High Street Jazz Band video highlights

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