Good police work leads to arrest of fleeing Baltimore man

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By Sarah Mansheim Restraint and good police work led to the arrest of an African American teenager from Baltimore accused of trying to run down a Lewisburg police officer last weekend. While national news repeatedly highlights the killings of African American suspects during arrests, officers were able to arrest Joshua Jerome Brown, 19, on Sunday without More...

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Sgt. Jeff Vance (left), Corp. Mike Arbaugh, Corp. John McClintic, Deputy Chief Chris Teubert, Mayor John Manchester, Lt. Jeromy Dove, Chief Tim Stover, Receptionist Amber Hunter and Municipal Court Clerk Kelly Gwinn
By admin On Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

National Police Week proclaimed

In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls as Police Week. Currently tens of thousands of law enforcement More...

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By admin On Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

Fire fees protested at council meeting

By Peggy Mackenzie During a public hearing lasting close to two and a half hours, the city’s rural fire service fee ordinance was a contested topic at the Lewisburg City council meeting Tuesday evening, with one More...

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By admin On Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

Leaking tank issue solution sought

By Brenda Boykin An issue before the Alderson Town Council at the Monday night meeting was a consideration to pursue litigations against Pittsburg Tank for their work on the Flat Mountain water tank. The cost to More...

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By admin On Friday, May 15th, 2015

GCC approves funding to libraries

By Peggy Mackenzie More than a dozen self-labeled “Library Supporters” brought their physical presence to bear on the Greenbrier County Commission at Tuesday morning’s meeting, as the commissioners struggled More...

Justice announces bid for gubernatorial seat - Local business owner Jim Justice announced Monday that he is bidding for the Governor’s office at the 2016 election. (Photo by Leah Deitz)
By admin On Friday, May 15th, 2015

Jim Justice vying for Governor’s Office

Justice announces bid for gubernatorial seat – Local business owner Jim Justice announced Monday that he is bidding for the Governor’s office at the 2016 election. (Photo by Leah Deitz) By Leah Deitz Local More...

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By admin On Friday, May 15th, 2015

Foxfire Webcam is live over Lewisburg

Foxfire Realty’s webcam overlooking downtown Lewisburg Foxfire Realty’s webcam overlooking the Lewisburg downtown historic district is live. The state-of-the-art webcam, CamFoxfire, is broadcasting 24 hours More...

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By admin On Friday, May 15th, 2015

GROW Project branches out

By Peggy Mackenzie In a recent newsletter,  Director Meike Schleiff stated she will return to Haiti this summer to renew discussions with the Haitian team about the next steps in store for GROW Haiti as the international More...

Among those pictured at the Rainelle ground-breaking ceremony: USDA State Director Bobby Lewis (left), Region 4 representative Chrissy Hanna, Mayor Andy Pendleton, council persons Randy Pendleton and Eddie Midkiff, Gov. Representative Kim Gross, Monica Venable, Michael Browning, representative for U.S. Senator Joe Manchin, and Senator Ron Miller.
By admin On Friday, May 8th, 2015

Rural Fire Service Fee still proceeding through Lewisburg Council

Rural Fire Service Fee still proceeding through Lewisburg Council By Peggy Mackenzie The Lewisburg City Council recently voted to approve the first reading of a Rural Fire Service Fee to generate revenue from rural More...

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By admin On Friday, May 8th, 2015

Water system improvements come to Rainelle

Water system improvements come to Rainelle By Peggy Mackenzie The town of Rainelle has needed clean drinking water for a long time, says Mayor Andrea Pendleton. Infrastructure problems have plagued this western More...