First WV Renaissance Fair to open this year

By Sarah Richardson (Photo courtesy of WV Renaissance Festival Facebook page)Two jousters make contact On Tuesday, Feb. 13, the WVU Building at the State Fairgrounds was packed with people, some in full medieval garb. The reason? An informational meeting, hosted by Taso Stavrakis and his partner Dawn Kieninger, about the upcoming West Virginia Renaissance Festival, scheduled to happen this June. The pair have been traveling around the country for 30 years attending and working at different Renaissance festivals, and have decided to open and operate one right here in Greenbrier County. The fair will be located north of Lewisburg, on Route 60, close to Alta, and is scheduled to begin the weekend ...

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O’Shea’s All About Beauty Hair Salon reopens on Court Street

Eddie Booze (left), Gerry O’Shea, Kathnell O’Shea, and Kim O’Shea stand in front of the new storefront, located close to the Lewis Theatre. O’Shea’s is once again in ...

#Justice4Minden to protest in Green Space on Saturday

There will be a protest at the Green Space in downtown Lewisburg on Saturday, Feb. 10, at 11:30 a.m. for the #Justice4Minden advocacy group. Minden is a town located in Fayette ...

Hanna participates in grant award ceremony

Fayette County Commission President Matt Wender (left); Commissioner Hanna; Cassie Hughart – Region 4 Staff; Jamie Baker – Region 4 Staff; Chief of Staff Mike Hall; ...

NIP tax credits still available from New River CTC Foundation

Neighborhood Investment Program (NIP) tax credits remain available to support student scholarships at New River Community and Technical College. This year the New River CTC Foundation ...

WV Legislature hears plan to move farmers markets to Dept. of Agriculture

By Jim Workman, West Virginia Press Association An increased role of agriculture in West Virginia could serve as a solution to the state’s economic diversity problem, officials ...

12th Annual Lewisburg Chocolate Festival tickets on sale now

Life in Lewisburg is about to get a little sweeter. The 12th Annual Lewisburg Chocolate Festival...

Entertainment Calendar – February 16-25

  Friday, February 16 Patrick O’Flaherty, Irish Pub, 5 p.m. Jim Snyder, Hill & Holler, 6...

Chris Young tickets go on sale this Friday

State Fair Officials are excited to announce that the Chris Young concert tickets will go on...

Miluk’s ‘Mat’ ters – February 17, 2018

WE WE ARE ARE REGIONAL REGIONAL CHAMPIONS CHAMPIONS!! No, I’m not stuttering, I am just so proud of this team ...

Miluk’s ‘Mat’ ters – February 10, 2018

It’s time for the REGIONALS! This Saturday at 10 a.m. we will be going to Beckley to defend our Regional Championship..

Miluk’s ‘Mat’ ters

The Greenbrier East Wrestlers have been very busy! In a matter of five days, we won the County Championships, beating Greenbrier..

Civil Air Patrol attends State Legislative Day

Maj. Harold Moloney (left), C/2d Lt. Emily Boggs, C/CM Sgt. Catalina Ziegler, Senator Stephen Baldwin, and Lt. ...

WV Library Commission announces 2018 award winners

The West Virginia Library Commission is proud to announce the winners of its 2018 Librarian of the Year and Library Champion..

Elder Abuse Committee recognized by WV Senate

On Thursday, Feb. 1, Senator Stephen Baldwin welcomed the Elder Abuse Awareness Committee of Greenbrier County to the WV Senate for..