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By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, April 18th, 2014
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White Sulphur Springs has a new police chief; Wallcoen retires

Having given his notice to retire, White Sulphur Springs police chief Bill Wallcoen, whose last day on the job is May 1, was applauded for “a job well done” for the two years of service he has given to the city. More...

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By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, April 18th, 2014
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Lewisburg news, updates & meetings

During the Tuesday evening council meeting Lewisburg Mayor John Manchester provided the council with an update on the latest legislation from state lawmakers in Charleston, spawned by the lack of oversight of above More...

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By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, April 4th, 2014
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Delegates forum held at GVT

The Greenbrier Chamber of Commerce presented a W V House of Delegates forum hosted by the Greenbrier Valley Theatre Tuesday evening, with Radio WRON’s Mike Kidd moderating the event. The five contenders for the More...

By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, April 4th, 2014
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‘We want to make our town shine’: Rainelle Mayor Andrea Pendleton

Andrea “Andie” Pendleton, Mayor of Rainelle, is on a mission to sell 500 American flags. Stating she had a dream years ago in which she could “see Rainelle with flags flying all across it.” Four years ago More...

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By Peggy MacKenzie On Thursday, April 3rd, 2014
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Commission approves 2014-2015 fiscal budget 2-1

Pixabay The Greenbrier County 2014-2015 fiscal year budget was approved with a vote of 2-1 at Tuesday’s commission meeting with Commissioner Mike McClung opposing. The $11.3 million budget will go to Charleston More...

By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, March 21st, 2014
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Four Lewisburg residents honored at Governors’ Arts Awards Ceremony

In celebrating some of West Virginia’s best artists and art supporters, the 2014 Governor’s Arts Awards ceremony, held at the Culture Center in Charleston on Mar. 13, included the Arts in Education Award; the More...

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By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, March 14th, 2014
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Ronceverte gets grant funding boosts

  At the Ronceverte City Council meeting on Wednesday evening, Doug Hylton announced that the River City has received $13,650 from the WV Historic Preservation Society for a study to restore Brick Hill “to More...

By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, March 14th, 2014
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Public commentary – a privilege or a right?

An item on the county commission meeting agenda entitled “develop a policy on public commentary,” caught the eye of some residents concerned that the commentary option, a voluntary option provided at each commission More...

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By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, March 7th, 2014
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A beacon for the homeless

The homeless are strangely invisible in the average community. In most cases, homelessness is a temporary circumstance not a permanent condition. A more appropriate measure of the magnitude of homelessness is the More...

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By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, February 21st, 2014
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In recognition of John C. Norman, Sr.

Shanklin’s Grand Theatre today February is Black History Month and cannot go by without mentioning John Clavon Norman, Sr., the second African-American to become a licensed architect in the state of West Virginia. More...