Commission on Aging receives ‘windfall’ from GCC

By Peggy Mackenzie During a very brief Greenbrier County Commission meeting on Tuesday evening, the commissioners voted to approve $17,000 of “found” funds to the Greenbrier County Committee on Aging. The motion was made by Commissioner Lowell Rose, who was instrumental in finding part of the funds for the nonprofit entity by reaching a favorable More...

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By admin On Friday, February 27th, 2015

Former prosecutor’s license suspended

By Jaynell Graham, Editor The Pocahontas Times Mountain Media The Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia filed a Memorandum Decision and Mandate Feb. 10 which suspended Donna Meadows-Price’s license to practice More...

By admin On Friday, February 27th, 2015

WV Senate leaders introduce Medical Marijuana Bill

West Virginia Sen. Majority Leader Mitch Carmichael (R-Ripley) introduced a bill this week that would allow state residents with debilitating medical conditions, such as cancer, multiple sclerosis, and HIV/AIDS, More...

By admin On Friday, February 27th, 2015

Tobacco tax increase introduced

Senate Minority Leader Jeff Kessler (D-Marshall), along with four of his fellow Democrats, introduced legislation this week to increase the state’s cigarette tax. “West Virginia has the highest adult smoking More...

By admin On Friday, February 27th, 2015

Generation West Virginia supports SB 459 expanding broadband access

  Generation West Virginia (GWV) is pleased to announce their support for Senate Bill 459 as legislation important to better attracting and retaining young talent in the state. The bill would provide for the More...

By admin On Friday, February 27th, 2015

The Seasons declared deficiency free for second year in a row

The Seasons, a Genesis HealthCareSM Senior /Independent Living Facility located in Lewisburg, this week announced they have recently been declared Deficiency Free on their Annual Health Survey for a second year More...

By admin On Friday, February 27th, 2015

Paid sick leave bill introduced

Senate Minority Leader Jeff Kessler (D-Marshall) and five of his fellow Democrats introduced legislation this week creating the Earned Sick Time Act. Senate Bill 528 (SB 528) creates the Earned Sick Time Act in More...

By admin On Friday, February 27th, 2015

HospiceCare 10K Run and Walk to lead off Chocolate Festival

HospiceCare is pleased to announce the annual HospiceCare 10K Race will be held on Saturday, Apr. 11 at 9 a.m. as part of the Lewisburg Chocolate Festival and will benefit the new Peyton Hospice House. The scenic More...

By admin On Friday, February 27th, 2015

New local Red Cross Director named

The American Red Cross West Virginia Region’s Chief Executive Officer, Erica Mani has named Stephanie Meadows as the new Executive Director for the American Red Cross of Southeast West Virginia, headquartered More...

By admin On Friday, February 27th, 2015

New BBB advertising standards reflect 21st Century advertising in traditional and new media

The Better Business Bureau has made comprehensive changes to its cornerstone product, the BBB Code of Advertising, to reflect the many new ways advertisers reach consumers via websites, social media, texting and More...