School-business partners support classroom innovation

Scott Yoak, Aerospace Specialties, Inc. (left); Pre-Engineering Instructor, Kevin Warfield and Tag Galyean representing Tag Studio

Approximately 100 area businesses assist schools in Greenbrier County through school-business partnerships recognized by the WV Education Alliance School-Business Partnership Program. Partnership programs encompass a wide variety of activities and can involve staff development, instructional development, guidance, mentoring, tutoring, incentives and More...

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Amber Smidi of Luxe Salon
By admin On Friday, January 23rd, 2015

New Hair Salon combines state-of-the-art techniques with earth- smart products

By Sarah Mansheim When Amber Smidi opened Luxe Salon in downtown Lewisburg, she knew she wanted to do something different. A Greenbrier County transplant originally from Florida, Smidi noticed that despite the eco-friendly More...

By admin On Friday, January 23rd, 2015

Tamarack seeking specific artisan’s products by March 1 for next Jury Session

Tamarack is looking for a few good artisans, who create specific products for sale in the artisan retail center. According to Artisan Services Coordinator Robin Watson, Tamarack seeks production pottery, stained More...

By admin On Friday, January 23rd, 2015

Historic preservation development grants available

Applications are now available for historic preservation development grants through the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) of the West Virginia Division of Culture and History. Submissions must be postmarked More...

By admin On Friday, January 23rd, 2015

Program launched to train farmers market vendors in West Virginia

“It’s a farmers market, and it sells things.” This is the extent of the information that most farmers market vendors have when they begin selling at market, according to Larry Lower, a market manager with More...

By admin On Friday, January 23rd, 2015

FSA reminds livestock producers of upcoming deadline

Jan. 30, 2015, is the deadline to apply for assistance if you suffered qualifying disaster related livestock or grazing losses between Oct. 1, 2011 and December 31, 2014. The Livestock Indemnity Program and the More...

By admin On Friday, January 23rd, 2015

Social Enterprise: WV town working to bring healthy local food after only grocery store closed

Last fall Alderson lost its only fresh grocery store, a story familiar for small towns across West Virginia. Fortunately, the Alderson Community Food Hub, a community-based nonprofit focusing on improving food access More...

By admin On Friday, January 23rd, 2015

Smart Business Seminar offered February 4 at DSLCC

“Work smart, not hard!” is the theme of a free half-day Smart Business Seminar hosted by the Dabney S. Lancaster Community College Non-Credit Program and the DSLCC Office of Transition Programs on Wednesday, More...

By admin On Friday, January 23rd, 2015

Greater West Virginia Better Business Bureau offers tips and advice for consumers

TODAYS TOPIC: Watch for Fake Gmail Messages in Your Inbox THE CONCERN: Have a Gmail account? Watch out for scam emails posing as messages from Google. They may look like official notices about your account, but More...

By admin On Monday, January 19th, 2015

Cookie monsters on high alert

By David Esteppe Girl Scout cookie season kicked off on Jan. 9. Local Area Service Unit Administrator Emily Shirey says all of the favorites are back, and there is excitement about two new cookies this year. Rah More...