Good police work leads to arrest of fleeing Baltimore man


By Sarah Mansheim Restraint and good police work led to the arrest of an African American teenager from Baltimore accused of trying to run down a Lewisburg police officer last weekend. While national news repeatedly highlights the killings of African American suspects during arrests, officers were able to arrest Joshua Jerome Brown, 19, on Sunday without More...

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Sgt. Jeff Vance (left), Corp. Mike Arbaugh, Corp. John McClintic, Deputy Chief Chris Teubert, Mayor John Manchester, Lt. Jeromy Dove, Chief Tim Stover, Receptionist Amber Hunter and Municipal Court Clerk Kelly Gwinn
By admin On Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

National Police Week proclaimed

In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls as Police Week. Currently tens of thousands of law enforcement More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

Fire fees protested at council meeting

By Peggy Mackenzie During a public hearing lasting close to two and a half hours, the city’s rural fire service fee ordinance was a contested topic at the Lewisburg City council meeting Tuesday evening, with one More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

Leaking tank issue solution sought

By Brenda Boykin An issue before the Alderson Town Council at the Monday night meeting was a consideration to pursue litigations against Pittsburg Tank for their work on the Flat Mountain water tank. The cost to More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

Man commits suicide during traffic stop

West Virginia State Police have released information about a suicide that occurred during a traffic stop in Pocahontas County. On Friday, May 15, at approximately 10:16 p.m., Senior Trooper R. A. Waid of the Marlinton More...

Dick Pointer Cemetery on Church Street in Lewisburg
By admin On Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

Cemetery restoration coming along nicely

By Sarah Mansheim The Dick Pointer Cemetery is looking great! Thanks to monetary and physical labor donations, the historic African American cemetery on Church Street is being restored. The restoration is a project More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

Jimmy Johnson honored; Sen. Kessler speaker at Democratic Executive Committee Dinner

By Peggy Mackenzie The annual Greenbrier County Democratic Executive Committee’s rally and dinner, held at the Elks Country Club on May 15, brought out all the local Democratic dignitaries, such that nearly half More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

City of Lewisburg seeks declaratory judgment

  On May 18, 2015, the City of Lewisburg filed a procedural legal action seeking a declaratory judgment from the Circuit Court of Greenbrier County to assist in correcting an error affecting the processing More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

Briefly… 05.23.15

Auto Woodland Cemetery Association meeting Notice is hereby given to all persons living in the community of Auto; and persons having lived in said community for a period of time, that a meeting of the Auto Woodland More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

Lawsuit claims ethics commission complaint led to firing of WVSOM employee

By Sarah Mansheim A former osteopathic school employee is suing the school, its president, and her former supervisor for firing her after she blew the whistle on alleged misappropriations to the state ethics commission. Roberta More...