Geoff Hamill

Geoff Hamill can be contacted at gshamill@pocahontastimes.com

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, February 11th, 2015
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Big square dance in Dunmore

Mudhole Control provided the music Saturday night for a well-attended square dance at Dunmore Community Center. Ellen and Eugene Ratcliffe, of Monterey, Virginia, called the dance. Pocahontas County Parks and Recreation More...

A big crowd attended the National Wild Turkey Federation fundraising banquet and membership drive at the Pocahontas County Opera House on Saturday night. Money raised will support a variety of habitat improvement and education programs.
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, February 11th, 2015
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National Wild Turkey Federation holds Marlinton bash

A big crowd attended the National Wild Turkey Federation fundraising banquet and membership drive at the Pocahontas County Opera House on Saturday night. Money raised will support a variety of habitat improvement More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, February 11th, 2015
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Commission holds special meeting on pipeline letter

A standing-room only crowd attended the Pocahontas County Commission meeting on February 6 to provide comments on a proposed Commission letter in support of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. Eleven local residents spoke More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, February 4th, 2015
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New veterinary office opens in Marlinton

Frankford Veterinary Hospital now operates a clinic in Marlinton two days a week. Frankford Veterinary founder Dr. Julie Gibson said the new clinic has been very busy since it opened in December. In the photo, clinic More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, February 4th, 2015
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Gas prices on the rise, but how much?

A rapid decrease in gasoline prices over the past six months has been a welcome relief to Pocahontas County households – especially those on tight budgets. Gasoline prices in the U.S. declined for 123 straight 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, February 4th, 2015
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Marlinton Council approves water rate increase

Marlinton Council approved a floodplain waiver for Zach Chittum to build on the two lots formerly occupied by the Old Bank Building and Dirt Bean Ohana. According to Mayor Joe Smith, Chittum is in final negotiations More...

Pocahontas County High School basketball performance leaders includes scoring leader Jimmy Hensler, left, with 235 points; assist leader Cary Robertson, center, with 110 assists; and rebound lader Dalton Irvine, right, with 160 boards.
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, February 4th, 2015
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Coach: Warriors can win out “if they do the right things”

Pocahontas County High School basketball performance leaders include scoring leader Jimmy Hensler, left, with 235 points; assist leader Cary Robertson, center, with 110 assists; and rebound leader Dalton Irvine, More...