Geoff Hamill

Geoff Hamill can be contacted at gshamill@pocahontastimes.com

By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, August 6th, 2014
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McLaughlin gets third sentencing trial

Convicted murderer Billy Ray McLaughlin, 53, formerly of Stony Bottom, has been granted a third sentencing trial in Greenbrier County Circuit Court. The third sentencing trial was ordered because a juror in the More...

All-State first team Tristin Day returns as a senior this season, bringing along her intensely competitive spirit.
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, August 6th, 2014
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Roundball coaches give December forecast

All-State first team Tristin Day returns as a senior this season, bringing along her intensely competitive spirit. It’s a long time till December, but the Pocahontas County High School varsity basketball coaches More...

Marlinton Fire Department President Thomas Barnisky speaks to Marlinton Town Council on Monday night. Barnisky told Council it had failed to make necessary repairs to fire hydrants and demanded that the repairs be completed.
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, August 6th, 2014
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Marlinton Fire Department demands action on hydrant repairs

Marlinton Fire Department President Thomas Barnisky speaks to Marlinton Town Council on Monday night. Barnisky told Council it had failed to make necessary repairs to fire hydrants and demanded that the repairs More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, August 6th, 2014
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Veterans to Agriculture director visits Marlinton

Army combat veteran James McCormick, director of the West Virginia Veterans and Warriors to Agriculture program, speaks with Marine Corps veteran Alice Arbuckle during an information meeting on July 30. McCormick More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, August 6th, 2014
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Broadband summit focuses on rural upgrades

A Frontier Communications map shows the broadband speeds in various parts of the county, provided by the company now and by the end of 2014. Areas within approximately 3.5 miles of a Frontier central office (shown More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, August 6th, 2014
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Wagon training along the Greenbrier River

A mule-powered wagon train passed through Marlinton enroute to Cass last Wednesday. Paul Fuchs, of New Martinsville, his son Paul, Jr., and grandsons Noah and Levi were transiting the 76-mile length of the Greenbrier More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, July 30th, 2014
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Broadband council approves regional backbone build

WVBDC members Judge Dan O’Hanlon and Citynet CEO Jim Martin during a council meeting at NRAO on July 23. The National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) in Green Bank hosted a two-part broadband Internet conference More...