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By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, December 27th, 2013
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Pocket park proposed for Lewisburg

The City of Lewisburg stands to gain a small park, located in the Rolling Hills residential area, provided the home owners authority (RHHOA) can get a two-thirds majority of the homeowner membership to approve the More...

By Peggy MacKenzie On Tuesday, December 24th, 2013
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Birthplace of Rivers monument designation hits a snag

The Birthplace of Rivers national monument initiative was the topic of opposing views at the commission meeting of Tuesday, Dec. 17. Those against the initiative included Pocahontas County Commissioner Bill Beard More...

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By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, December 20th, 2013
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911 Center proposes fee increase

A proposed ordinance to increase by $1 the monthly wireline enhanced 911 emergency telephone system to get the county’s consolidated emergency communications system up to the current technological standard was More...

By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, December 20th, 2013
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GCC erred in approving paid holidays to county employees

Judge James J. Rowe reversed a decision made by the Greenbrier County Commission in which he ruled that body had no authority to designate. At issue is the decision the commission made at the regularly scheduled More...

By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, December 13th, 2013
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Revised sewer ordinances get first reading – Ronceverte City Council

The Ronceverte City Council approved the first reading of two revised ordinances to 1) establish Ronceverte’s sewer use regulations and 2) to provide for increased rates, charges and fees for sanitary sewer services More...

By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, December 13th, 2013
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Pomponio announces plans to retire; governor to appoint new judge

Greenbrier County Circuit Judge Joseph C. Pomponio, Jr. recently announced he plans to retire from office in February 2014. With two years yet to go on his 8-year term, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin will have to appoint More...

By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, December 6th, 2013
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Sexual assault charge means lifetime registry as sex offender for Rainelle man

A Rainelle man, who plead guilty to molesting a minor, was given probation on Monday. Randy Allen McClung, 22, was originally indicted in 2011 on five felony counts of third degree sexual assault. Prosecution later More...

By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, December 6th, 2013
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Middle school teacher charged with narcotics possession

An Eastern Greenbrier Middle School teacher was arrested on narcotics charges at the school on Friday, Nov. 22. Charged with three counts of possession of a controlled substance, was Brandi Lynn McGraw, 33, of Lewisburg. According More...

By Peggy MacKenzie On Wednesday, November 27th, 2013
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Plans advance to use Sears kit house as violent crime task force center

Prosecuting attorney Patrick Via approached the County Commission with a request to begin cleaning and painting the interior of the Sears Kit House adjacent to the courthouse in preparation for its occupancy by More...

By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, November 22nd, 2013
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Montwell Park plans begin to take shape

A project update for Montwell Park was presented to the Lewisburg City Council Tuesday by Appalachian Mountain Advocates member Joe Lovett. He said the first order of business is to begin construction of the farmers More...