State Fair wraps up its 91st year

Long lines at the ticket booth were a drawback to the State Fair’s record-breaking opening weekend. (Photo by Jonathan Collins)

Long lines at the ticket booth were a drawback to the State Fair’s record-breaking opening weekend. (Photo by Jonathan Collins) By Peggy Mackenzie The State Fair of West Virginia wrapped up another year of festivities and exhibits under the new management of CEO Kelly Collins. The 10-day fair ran from Aug. 14 through 23 in Fairlea. Collins said the More...

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By admin On Sunday, August 30th, 2015

Greenbrier County students go back to school, again

By Sarah Mansheim Greenbrier County public school students returned to school last Monday, returning for their “second first day of school,” after breaking for the State Fair. This unusual schedule reflected More...

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By admin On Sunday, August 30th, 2015

As golf fans take the money and run, Jim Justice and insurance company duke it out over who’s left holding the bag

By Sarah Mansheim It’s a good thing he handed out cash. When two golfers hit a hole-in-one during The Greenbrier Classic last month, spectators in the grandstands received hundred dollar bills from Greenbrier More...

By admin On Sunday, August 30th, 2015

Solid waste employee injured by runaway garbage truck

By Sarah Mansheim An employee of Greenbrier Valley Solid Waste was injured this week when the garbage truck he was operating rolled over him. According to information provided by the Lewisburg Police Department, More...

By admin On Sunday, August 30th, 2015

Water and sewer rate increase in Alderson

By Brenda Boykin Mayor Travis Copenhaver has been warning citizens for some time now that the town was going to have to increase the water and sewer rates. Michael Griffith, accountant for the town of Alderson, More...

By admin On Sunday, August 30th, 2015

GCC tables Health Dept. request to issue citations

By Peggy Mackenzie A Greenbrier Health Department representative asked the Greenbrier County Commission to allow litter control officers to write citations to violators at the Tuesday night meeting. Complaints of More...

By admin On Sunday, August 30th, 2015

Thorough testing says the air is safe

By David Esteppe After over 15 months of action regarding the concern over the air quality inside of the Nick J. Rahall Technology and Business Center, the executive director of the Greenbrier Valley Economic Development More...

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By admin On Sunday, August 30th, 2015

Protest forming against Dick Cheney’s visit to WV

By Peggy Mackenzie A grassroots rally is forming to protest former Vice President Dick Cheney’s visit to West Virginia next Thursday. Cheney will address West Virginia’s political and economic elites as the More...

By admin On Sunday, August 30th, 2015

Lewisburg receives Enrichment Award

The City of Lewisburg received one of several Community Enrichment Awards from the West Virginia Municipal League earlier this month at the League’s Annual Meeting in Wheeling. Lewisburg received the award for More...

By admin On Sunday, August 30th, 2015

Housing Choice Voucher waiting list to open

On Sept. 14, at 10 a.m., Greenbrier County Housing Authority will open the waiting list for Housing Choice Vouchers (Section 8) for Greenbrier, Monroe and Pocahontas counties. Applications will be taken by phone More...