AG Morrisey asks legislature to explore ‘24/7 Sobriety Program’ substance abuse initiative

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey sent a letter to Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles Trump and House Judiciary Committee Chairman John Shott urging them to explore the 24/7 Sobriety Program substance abuse recidivism initiative during the 2016 legislative session. “My office continues to address the drug problem in West Virginia, More...

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By admin On Friday, January 8th, 2016

Five innovators compete for funding at The Hive in Beckley on January 19

Five innovators compete for funding at The Hive in Beckley on January 19 It only takes a quick glance around West Virginia’s communities to recognize how important a role entrepreneurs play in our quality of life. More...

Robert Bittenger Jr., Coldwell Banker and Feed the Need (left); Amber McHale, executive director for Greater Greenbrier Chamber of Commerce; and Keith Shaver, Coldwell Banker and Feed the Need
By admin On Friday, January 8th, 2016

Chamber donates to area charities

Robert Bittenger Jr., Coldwell Banker and Feed the Need (left); Amber McHale, executive director for Greater Greenbrier Chamber of Commerce; and Keith Shaver, Coldwell Banker and Feed the Need The Greater Greenbrier More...

An Award of Appreciation was presented to Tammy Jordan, owner and president of Fruits of Labor Cafe and Bakery, and Roy W. Lynch, III, executive chef and culinary instructor at Fruits of Labor for their dedication, devotion and commitment to the Rainelle community by the Rainelle Police Chief JP Stevens and Mayor Andy Pendleton, representing the Town of Rainelle on Dec. 23. Fruits of Labor’s Seeds of Recovery Culinary program was created to help those in the Greenbrier County Drug Court overcome addiction and substance abuse by training participants in nutrition, agriculture and the culinary arts. “You have committed yourself to helping those in need,” Pendleton said during the presentation. “The program has proven to be a great success.” Pictured: Rainelle Police Chief JP Stevens; Tammy Jordan, president at Fruits of Labor; Rainelle Mayor Andy Pendleton and Roy W. Lynch, III, CEC, executive chef and lead culinary instructor at Fruits of Labor, Inc.
By admin On Friday, January 8th, 2016

Fruits of Labor receives Appreciation Award

An Award of Appreciation was presented to Tammy Jordan, owner and president of Fruits of Labor Cafe and Bakery, and Roy W. Lynch, III, executive chef and culinary instructor at Fruits of Labor for their dedication, More...

By admin On Friday, January 8th, 2016

Annie’s Project: Risk management for farm women to be offered by WVU Extension Service

Annie’s Project: Risk management for farm women to be offered by WVU Extension Service Annie’s Project is a popular program which provides risk management education for women in agriculture and is coming to More...

Fritz’s Pharmacy earns accreditation for orthotics, prosthetics and pedorthics from the American Board for Certification
By admin On Friday, January 1st, 2016

Fritz’s Pharmacy earns accreditation for orthotics, prosthetics, pedorthics from American Board for Certification

Fritz’s Pharmacy and Wellness Center in Ronceverte has received accreditation from the American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics and Pedorthics Inc. (ABC), an independent, nonprofit organization More...

A view inside the Lewisburg Winter Farmers Market at the fairgrounds on Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Photo courtesy of Shannon Patrick-Beatty)
By admin On Friday, January 1st, 2016

Pre-planning by area farmers pays off

Pre-planning by area farmers pays off By David Esteppe This is the second year of the indoor winter farmers market at the West Virginia State Fairgrounds. Thanks to the use of high tunnels and elite farming skills, More...

By admin On Friday, January 1st, 2016

Lewisburg is trying to pass a nondiscrimination ordinance, and all anyone can talk about is bathrooms

By Sarah Mansheim It’s not about bathrooms. But, some area church leaders and a statewide lobbying agency have made sure that bathrooms are the only thing people are talking about. Last month, Lewisburg City Council More...

By admin On Friday, January 1st, 2016

Committee on Aging cuts Fairlea hours

By Sarah Mansheim Thanks to a budget shortfall, the Fairlea site of the Greenbrier County Committee on Aging is cutting its hours. The community center will now close at 1 p.m. The facility will continue to serve More...

By admin On Friday, January 1st, 2016

Dispute between airport authority and Aerospace Specialties dismissed

By Peggy Mackenzie A dispute between the Greenbrier County Airport Authority (GCAA) and Aerospace Specialties of West Virginia alleging breach of contract was dismissed by mutual consent of all parties on Dec. 8, More...