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By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, February 14th, 2014
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Bomb threat at WGMS

Western Greenbrier Middle School was the scene of a bomb threat at lunchtime on Tuesday, Feb. 11. No explosives were found during a search by state troopers that included bomb-sniffing dogs. Teachers and nearly More...

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By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, February 14th, 2014
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Spa City considers proactive water emergency planning

image courtesy of/ Pixabay During the monthly council meeting on Monday evening, council member G.P. Parker aired an idea he’d been mulling over in light of the chemical spill in Charleston last month, as well More...

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By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, February 14th, 2014
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Greenbrier Historical Society receives $15,500 in grants

Elizabeth McMullen, executive director of the Greenbrier Historical Society, was at the county commission meeting on Tuesday anticipating the approval and signing of three Community Participation grant applications More...

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By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, January 31st, 2014
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Too soon to declare water supply safe

The Freedom Industries chemical spill story has drawn international attention, but researchers say it is hardly unique, since coal mining and processing have damaged West Virginia’s drinking water for years in More...

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By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, January 24th, 2014
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Chemical spill aftermath: legislation proposed, additional chem leak & chapter 11 bankruptcy

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin on Monday was joined by U.S. Senator Joe Manchin, Senate President Jeff Kessler, and House Speaker Tim Miley in announcing new proposed legislation to implement an above ground storage tank More...

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By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, January 17th, 2014
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Investigations follow chemical spill

 About 300,000 West Virginians have learned the hard way that we take clean, fresh water for granted. It’s reasonable to expect that what comes out of the tap is safe to drink, cook with and use for bathing, More...

By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, January 17th, 2014
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Nonprofits needed to partner with O-school students

In the first meeting of the new year, the Greenbrier County Commission reelected Karen Lobban as President of the Commission and affirmed the year’s meeting days and times and Courthouse hours. Additionally, they More...

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By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, January 10th, 2014
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River City sewer rates and regs approved

Ronceverte’s Ordinance 2013-05 governing sanitary sewer service rates to all customers had its second reading and public hearing Monday evening at the council meeting. Mayor David Smith heard two customers remarks More...

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By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, January 10th, 2014
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Mercury plummets to record lows for WV

Brutal, life-threatening cold descended over the East and the South early last week, sending single digit temperatures from New York and Washington to Atlanta, Nashville and Birmingham – where many people More...

By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, January 10th, 2014
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Lewisburg’s first comprehensive plan Open House held at GVC

Around 35 Lewisburg residents attended an Open House held Tuesday evening at the Greenbrier County Visitors Center on Washington Street to learn about the city’s comprehensive plan update. Large tablets on easels More...