VA-led consortium launches ‘brain bank’ for research on PTSD

A consortium led by the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) has launched the first brain tissue biorepository (also known as a “brain bank”) – to support research on the causes, progression and treatment of PTSD affecting Veterans. The national brain bank will follow the health of More...

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By admin On Friday, July 3rd, 2015

Greenbrier County 911 Weekly Snapshot

By Sarah Mansheim Last week, Greenbrier County 911 took 455 calls. Of note: Two hold-up alarms were reported: one on June 23 at 10:18 a.m. in Rupert and one on June 26 at 10:07 a.m. in Lewisburg. One animal control More...

Kim Estep, GVMC Marketing Director (left); Andrea Pendleton, Mayor of Rainelle and Rob Calhoun, GVMC CEO
By admin On Friday, July 3rd, 2015

Greenbrier Valley Medical Center provides flowers for City of Rainelle beautification project

Greenbrier Valley Medical Center assisted the city of Rainelle in their beautification efforts by sponsoring the hanging baskets and brackets for city lamp posts. The flowers are Red Angel Wing Begonias and will More...

June Virgilio
By admin On Friday, July 3rd, 2015

Greenbrier Valley Medical Center announces new chief nursing officer

June Virgilio Greenbrier Valley Medical Center has announced that June Virgilio, RN, MBA, CENP, FACHE, has been appointed Chief Nursing Officer. Virgilio began her position on June 1 and brings over 20 years of More...

By admin On Friday, July 3rd, 2015

DEP announces Environmental Excellence winners

West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection Cabinet Secretary Randy Huffman presented 23 Environmental Awards of Excellence this week during a ceremony at DEP headquarters in Charleston. The DEP’s annual More...

On July 1, the new Mountaineer Automotive Pre-owned dealership opened on Route 219 north of Lewisburg. This is the previous location of the old John W. Eye “Big Sandy Superstore.” There are over 75 handpicked vehicles in the inventory and on pristine display outside while major renovations are going on inside to prepare for a soon to be announced grand opening. Finance Manager Matt Harrah says the massive indoor showroom will be spectacular once the renovations are complete. Mountaineer will also be dealing in new Mitsubishi cars and currently has 15 of them on the lot. (Photo by David Esteppe)
By admin On Friday, July 3rd, 2015

Mountaineer Automotive Pre-owned open

On July 1, the new Mountaineer Automotive Pre-owned dealership opened on Route 219 north of Lewisburg. This is the previous location of the old John W. Eye “Big Sandy Superstore.” There are over 75 handpicked More...

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By admin On Friday, July 3rd, 2015

Trillium Performing Arts announces new Business Coordinator and School Administrator

Trillium Performing Arts, a cornerstone of the Greenbrier Valley’s vibrant cultural resources, announces a transition of lead staff. The position of Business Coordinator and School Administrator passes from Larry More...

Richard Grist, Broker Foxfire Realty (left) and Paul Grist, Broker Grist Real Estate Associates
By admin On Friday, July 3rd, 2015

Grist family expands real estate footprint

Paul Grist of Foxfire Realty has announced his new firm, Grist Real Estate Associates. Richard Grist will continue to own and operate Foxfire Realty. As a real estate broker, Richard primarily markets farms and More...

By admin On Friday, July 3rd, 2015

July workshops focus on landowner opportunities to protect drinking water

The City of Lewisburg, Greenbrier River Watershed Association, and the West Virginia Land Trust will hold three informational meetings in July about opportunities for landowners to protect their property as part More...

By admin On Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

VA campaign encourages public to help raise PTSD awareness

As the country recognizes Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Month, the VA National Center for PTSD (NCPTSD) is inviting the public to participate in its “PTSD Awareness: June 2015” campaign, which More...