Statewide Education Summit focused on helping WV children succeed slated October 20

To raise awareness about the critical need to provide every child with a quality public education, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin and The Education Alliance this week announced the second annual statewide education summit, Excellence in Education: It’s Everyone’s Business, on Oct. 20 at Embassy Suites Charleston. “As a former teacher and as a father, I More...

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By admin On Friday, October 17th, 2014

Wellspring of Greenbrier, Inc. celebrates 10 year Anniversary

Wellspring of Greenbrier, Inc. will celebrate 10 years of out-reach ministry and service to Greenbrier County this month. The nonprofit organization began Oct. 3, 2004, with assistance from Lewisburg United Methodist More...

By admin On Friday, October 17th, 2014

USDA expands access to credit to help more beginning and family farmers

Agriculture Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden has announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will improve farm loans by expanding eligibility and increasing lending limits to help more beginning and family More...

By admin On Friday, October 17th, 2014

Kmart investigating payment system intrusion

On Oct. 9, Kmart’s Information Technology team detected their payment data systems had been breached and immediately launched a full investigation working with a leading IT security firm. The investigation to More...

Aaron and Sparrow Huffman bought the General Lewis Inn in August. The new property owners say they are equally balanced in their work and home lives. “We’ve been doing this juggling act forever,” says Sparrow Huffman. “It’s just another ball in the air.”
By admin On Friday, October 10th, 2014

The General Lewis Inn: talking rumors, renovations and restaurant menus with the new owners

By Sarah Mansheim Early last spring, the buzz hit the street. The General Lewis was for sale. As the months rolled along into summer, scuttlebutt continued: Sparrow and Aaron Huffman were buying it. Sparrow Huffman’s More...

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By admin On Friday, October 10th, 2014

Generation West Virginia welcomes first Executive Director

Natalie Roper to build on organization’s momentum to reduce “brain drain” in West Virginia Generation West Virginia (GWV) is pleased to announce Natalie Roper as its first executive director. With an interdisciplinary More...

By admin On Friday, October 10th, 2014

Chamber Career Day 2014 for Greenbrier County approaching

Greater Greenbrier Chamber of Commerce is once again hosting a fun-filled morning for all 10th graders throughout the county on Thursday, Nov. 13 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. for Career Day. The Chamber hopes to encourage More...

By admin On Friday, October 3rd, 2014

HCA gives $1 million in aid for Ebola Response to CDC Foundation

HCA, which operates 164 hospitals and 114 surgery centers in 20 states and England, and the CDC Foundation this week announced a $1 million cash donation by HCA to the CDC Foundation to help support international More...

By admin On Friday, October 3rd, 2014

SBA expands Impact Investment Fund

Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), Maria Contreras-Sweet, has announced an expansion of the Impact Investment Fund, a feature of the Small Business Investment Company (SBIC) Program. More...

By admin On Friday, October 3rd, 2014

Five new members elected to Vision Shared Board of Directors

The Vision Shared Board of Directors elected Christine Campbell, Karen Facemyer, Steve Kominar, Eric Lewis and Erica Mani as the newest members of the board. Each member will serve a three-year term. The new additions More...