Geoff Hamill

Geoff Hamill can be contacted at gshamill@pocahontastimes.com

The 2014 Pocahontas County High School Warriors soccer team. Front row, left to right: Connor Pyles, Matthew Pritt, Trey Walton, Logan Burks, Kendel Ober and Kevin Bennett. Back row, left to right: Chad Friel, Austin Hubbert, Brandon Cassell, Phillip Green, Patrick Collins, Shane Alderman and Conlin Halterman. The Warriors open their season on August 26 at 7 p.m. at Warrior Field against Philip Barbour.
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, August 20th, 2014
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Warrior soccer focused on endurance

The 2014 Pocahontas County High School Warriors soccer team. Front row, left to right: Connor Pyles, Matthew Pritt, Trey Walton, Logan Burks, Kendel Ober and Kevin Bennett. Back row, left to right: Chad Friel, Austin More...

Former Army paratrooper Bucky Taring casts a line into the Elk River during a visit to Elk Springs Resort last week. Beside Taring is Fred Bell, a Dominion employee and volunteer fishing guide.
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, August 20th, 2014
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Dominion sponsors Wounded Warrior fishing trip

Former Army paratrooper Bucky Tarring casts a line into the Elk River during a visit to Elk Springs Resort last week. Beside Tarring is Fred Bell, a Dominion employee and volunteer fishing guide. For the fourth More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, August 20th, 2014
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PCHS golfers aim for another super season

Members of the Pocahontas County High School Golf Team before their August 13 match against Tygarts Valley, l-r: Stephen Mick, Brandon Wilfong, Brandon Halterman, Matt Rao, Chase Alkire and Austin Sharp. The squad More...

The Pocahontas Memorial Hospital Auxiliary held a luncheon at Dorie's Restaurant on Monday to celebrate the group's 42 years of service to the hospital. The Auxiliary raises money for PMH through various activities, including the Christmas Love Lite Tree, the PMH Gift Shop and community health fairs. Several Auxiliary and PMH officers attended the luncheon, including Auxiliary President Doris Jean Weatherholt, PMH CEO Barbara Lay and PMH Board of Trustees President Dr. Robert Must. During the event, special honors were bestowed upon Mary Broce to recognize her 26 years and more than 5,000 hours of volunteer service to the residents of Pocahontas County. In the photo, left to right, Weatherholt, Broce and Must.
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, August 13th, 2014
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PMH Auxiliary recognizes long-time volunteer

The Pocahontas Memorial Hospital Auxiliary held a luncheon at Dorie’s Restaurant on Monday to celebrate the group’s 42 years of service to the hospital. The Auxiliary raises money for PMH through various More...

A timeline provided by Dominion executives during a meeting with the Highland County Board of Supervisors on August 5, 2014.
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, August 13th, 2014
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Dominion says pipeline decision expected soon

A public participation timeline provided by Dominion executives during a meeting with the Highland County Board of Supervisors on August 5, 2014. The courtroom in Highland County, Virginia was filled to capacity More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, August 13th, 2014
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Commission funds East Fork tank demolition

East Fork Industrial Park coordinator John Simmons speaks to the Pocahontas County Commission last Thursday morning. Simmons recommended demolishing tanks at the industrial park rather than registering them with More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, August 13th, 2014
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Barksdale Basketball Camp winners

Three-Miss Champion Charity Warder Ladder Champion Kira Bircher Two-straight Foul Shots Champion Marlee McLaughlin Swish Champion Alexa Taylor Long Shot Champion Madeline Pritt Free Throw Runner-Up Peyton Coleman Free More...