Geoff Hamill

Geoff Hamill can be contacted at gshamill@pocahontastimes.com

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, March 25th, 2015
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New wood stove regulations take effect this year

After the brutally cold winter we just experienced in Pocahontas County, nobody wants to hear about new wood stove regulations. But new Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) wood stove emissions standards take effect More...

By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, March 25th, 2015
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Commission approves $6.1 million budget

During its regular meeting on March 17, the Pocahontas County Commission approved a budget for fiscal year 2015-2016. The $6,110,101 budget includes estimated property tax revenue of $2,689,774 and a lowball estimate More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, March 18th, 2015
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Watoga Foundation organizes, elects officers

The Watoga Foundation appointed board members and elected officers during its first official meeting on March 14. Pictured at the conclusion of the meeting in Watoga Cabin 19, left to right, back row: board members More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, March 18th, 2015
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New RAD law keeps voting restriction intact

Prior to 2013, the word ‘rad’ was used at Snowshoe to refer to an excellent snowboarding run, an extra-large Cheat Mountain pizza or the latest hit on i-Tunes. Now the word ‘RAD’ refers to More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, March 18th, 2015
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Commission hires full-time attorney

During a special meeting on March 11, the Pocahontas County Commission hired attorney Robert Martin on a full-basis to provide legal advice to the Commission. Martin, seen here during a Commission meeting on June More...

Plant Manager Dale McKenney in the Marlinton Water Plant. Engineers have advised the Town Council to upgrade the aging plant or face the possibility of a total malfunction.
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, March 18th, 2015
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Marlinton Council approves budget

Plant Manager Dale McKenney in the Marlinton Water Plant. Engineers have advised the Town Council to upgrade the aging plant or face the possibility of a total malfunction. Marlinton Town Council conducted a special More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, March 18th, 2015
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FERC accepting pipeline comments until April 28

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) announced that it will complete an environmental impact study (EIS) of the proposed Atlantic Coast pipeline project and is seeking public comments to assist its staff More...

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