Two Greenbrier teams advance to Destination Imagination’s Global Finals

  After achieving honors for creativity, teamwork and innovation in regional and state academic tournaments, two teams from Greenbrier County have earned the right to compete in Destination Imagination’s Global Finals, the world’s largest celebration...

Golden Horseshoe winners applauded by BOE

  The Golden Horseshoe test has been administered in West Virginia to eighth grade students each year since 1931 and is the longest running program of its kind in any state. Only 221 students are honored...

WVU, Marshall, WVSOM presidents thank Gov. Justice, legislators for ‘freedom’ bill

  On Apr. 25, West Virginia University President Gordon Gee, Marshall University President Jerome Gilbert and West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine President Michael Adelman issued a joint statement following Gov. Jim Justice’s signing of...

Lewisburg Citizen’s Party candidates speak to Democratic Women’s Club

  Lewisburg Citizen’s Party candidates spoke to members of the Greenbrier County Democratic Women’s Club at their April meeting. Candidates spoke about plans to build a new fire station and upgrade the water plant, build...

Simulated disaster at airport provides first responders valuable training opportunity

By Peggy Mackenzie Surrounded by emergency vehicles, fire trucks and the Greenbrier County Homeland Security mobile emergency operations center, students from Davis Stuart and Greenbrier East and West high schools simulated accident victims on the...

West Virginians urged to call Gov. Justice and tell him to sign broadband bill

  While West Virginia ranks 48th in the United States for overall broadband internet service, House Bill 3039, which seeks to establish broadband enhancement and expansion policies, sits on Governor Jim Justice’s desk. HB 3093 passed...

Via Air faces acrimonious airport officials at community meeting

The community gathered last Thursday, Apr. 13, at the Greenbrier Valley Convention & Visitors Bureau at the second Via Air-hosted gathering, and things got tense as Greenbrier Valley Airport (GVA) Manager Stephen Snyder aired...

Lewisburg development projects highlight meeting

At the Tuesday night Lewisburg City Council meeting, Zoning Officer Chuck Smith reported on three large construction developments from the planning commission. One project is the Enterprise Rent-A-Car concession, which has relocated from the...

Thousands jam streets for a taste of chocolate

  Lewisburg Chocolate Festival 2017   (Photo and text by Sarah Mansheim) Close-up of the chocolate “stained glass” display at Harmony Ridge Gallery, created by Greenbrier Sporting Club Executive Pastry Chef Amy Mills. The display depicted famous West...

Children’s memorial flag raising set for April 28

  On Apr. 3, Lewisburg Mayor John Manchester signed a Proclamation declaring Friday, Apr. 28 Children’s Memorial Flag Day. He was joined in his signing by representatives from the Children’s Home Society. On Apr. 28, the...