Kickstart ‘The Blue’

Work begins on the Blue Sulphur Spring Pavilion

Work begins on the Blue Sulphur Spring Pavilion Getting a “kickstart” is a good thing when it means raising money for a great cause. The “Friends of the Blue” Sulphur Spring Pavilion are launching a kickstarter campaign to raise money for its stabilization and restoration. The campaign will begin with a kick-off party at the Greenbrier Convention More...

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View of the still smoldering derailed tank cars along a tributary of the Kanawha River. (APphoto/Office of the Governor of West Virginia, Steven Wayne Rotsch)
By admin On Friday, February 27th, 2015

Train derailment probe underway

View of the still smoldering derailed tank cars along a tributary of the Kanawha River. (APphoto/Office of the Governor of West Virginia, Steven Wayne Rotsch) By Peggy Mackenzie A week after the oil train derailment More...

A Dominion Resources map showing a preferred and five alternative Atlantic Coast pipeline routes through the Monongahela National Forest and Pocahontas County.
By admin On Friday, February 27th, 2015

Seven pipeline routes identified through Pocahontas County

By Geoff Hamill The Pocahontas Times Mt. Media During recent public meetings, citizens have expressed confusion about potential routes for Dominion Resource’s proposed 42-inch natural gas pipeline through Pocahontas More...

Derailed oil tanker train cars burn near Mount Carbon on Monday. (The Charleston Daily Mail, Marcus Constantino)
By admin On Friday, February 20th, 2015

Massive explosions follow train derailment

Derailed oil tanker train cars burn near Mount Carbon on Monday. (The Charleston Daily Mail, Marcus Constantino) By Peggy Mackenzie During a heavy snowstorm on Monday afternoon, a train hauling Bakkan crude oil More...

Dee Ann Keene was last seen on Feb. 28, 2014. She is described as being 5 feet, 5 inches tall and 120 pounds. Anyone with any information about Keene’s whereabouts is asked to call the Lewisburg detachment of the West Virginia State Police at 304-647-7600.
By admin On Friday, February 20th, 2015

Benefit concert slated for missing Renick woman

Benefit concert slated for missing Renick woman By Sarah Mansheim Nearly a year has elapsed since a Greenbrier County woman went missing. Dee Ann Keene of Renick was last seen on Feb. 28, 2014. She was reported More...

A postcard (approximate date: latter 1920s) showing downtown White Sulphur Springs when the Midland Trail went through features the Greenbrier Pharmacy building (at right) as well as Main Street in the center of town. (Courtesy of C. Michael Williams)
By admin On Friday, February 13th, 2015

WSS building still serving Spa City after 100 years

A postcard (approximate date: latter 1920s) showing downtown White Sulphur Springs when the Midland Trail went through features the Greenbrier Pharmacy building (at right) as well as Main Street in the center of More...

Funds are being collected to help improve the Dick Pointer Cemetery on Church Street in Lewisburg.
By admin On Friday, February 13th, 2015

Improvements planned for Dick Pointer Cemetery

Improvements planned for Dick Pointer Cemetery By Sarah Mansheim The Lewisburg in Bloom Committee is raising funds for a cemetery improvement and beautification project for the Dick Pointer Cemetery on Church Street More...

Booms on Anthony Creek remain in place collecting diesel fuel remnants.
By admin On Friday, February 6th, 2015

Diesel cleanup update

By Peggy Mackenzie According to 911 Executive Director Al Whitaker, “It still looks as though the clean up efforts following the diesel fuel spill of Jan. 30 will continue through next week.” Whitaker said Core More...

Gas prices creeped closer to $2 a gallon in Pocahontas County, but may be on the increase. Low gas prices are the result of high supplies of crude oil and lower demand worldwide. U.S. crude oil production increased to more than 9 million barrels per day (bpd) last year and is expected to increase to nearly 10 million bpd by the end of 2015, a level of production not seen since 1970.
By admin On Friday, February 6th, 2015

Gas prices on the rise, but how much?

Gas prices creeped closer to $2 a gallon in Pocahontas County, but may be on the increase. Low gas prices are the result of high supplies of crude oil and lower demand worldwide. U.S. crude oil production increased More...

Two tankers supplied free water to the community at the West Virginia Fairgrounds free parking area from dawn to dark on Monday following the diesel spill which occurred on Friday, Jan. 23. People arrived in droves all day, volunteers claimed, using every kind of container from plastic bottles to trash containers and gas cans. (Photo by Peggy Mackenzie)
By admin On Friday, January 30th, 2015

Diesel spill brings water woes to Greenbrier Valley

By Sarah Mansheim Greenbrier County residents on the Lewisburg city water system were without water this week after a diesel delivery truck crashed and spilled nearly 4,000 gallons of fuel into a tributary. The More...