Christmas Homes Tour in Alderson

Beautiful Christmas tree in an entry hall during 2012 Christmas Homes Tour

Old and new, large and small, there will be a beautifully decorated house for everyone’s taste and style during the Christmas Homes Tour in Alderson from 1-5 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 14. Four lovely church sanctuaries with trees and poinsettias as well as the Historic 1896 C&O Train Depot, a model train show in the Fellowship Hall of the Alderson More...

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By admin On Monday, December 1st, 2014

VA to accept proposals for new scheduling system

New system will replace 30-year-old legacy scheduling system As part of The Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) ongoing effort to improve Veterans’ access to healthcare, VA announced recently it has issued More...

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By admin On Monday, December 1st, 2014

Bankruptcy Court awards West Virginia DEP $2.7 Million

A decision by a federal bankruptcy court in Kentucky this week gives regulators a strong hand in enforcing environmental laws against bankrupt coal companies. As part of Thursday’s decision, the court awarded More...

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By admin On Monday, December 1st, 2014

Friends of the Blue seek funding for Blue Sulphur Springs Pavilion

By Peggy Mackenzie At Tuesday night’s Greenbrier County Commission meeting, several members of the Greenbrier County Historical Society came to request $50,000 as a supportive funding leg for the structural preservation More...

Harmony Ridge presents a shining example of the Old Fashioned Christmas window dressing in Lewisburg’s downtown area. Judging for the window decorating contest is set for Friday, Nov. 21. (Photo by Shannon Beatty)
By admin On Friday, November 21st, 2014

Lewisburg spruces up for holiday season

Harmony Ridge presents a shining example of the Old Fashioned Christmas window dressing in Lewisburg’s downtown area. Judging for the window decorating contest is set for Friday, Nov. 21. (Photo by Shannon Beatty)     Mayor More...

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By admin On Friday, November 21st, 2014

‘Let’s put this [rumor] to bed’

Rolling Thunder By Peggy Mackenzie The reaction to articles last week that Rainelle would no longer be a stopping point for the Rolling Thunder veterans motorcycle group came rolling in like thunder. Articles in More...

The finished product, sodium chloride (salt) at Fairmont Brine Processing in Fairmont, WV
By admin On Friday, November 21st, 2014

Social media wonders about fracking fluid on West Virginia roads

The finished product, sodium chloride (salt) at Fairmont Brine Processing in Fairmont, WV                     By David Esteppe With winter weather and its associated More...

The finished product, sodium chloride (salt) at Fairmont Brine Processing in Fairmont, WV
By admin On Friday, November 21st, 2014

Highland scientist leading pipeline opposition

  The Pocahontas Times  The finished product, sodium chloride (salt) at Fairmont Brine Processing in Fairmont, WV A retired scientist from Highland County, Virginia, is leading a local effort to prevent More...

By admin On Friday, November 21st, 2014

Fracking ruled a trespass without owner’s permission

By Peggy Mackenzie A federal judge has ruled that “fracking” into neighboring tracts is a trespass. Property owners with their mineral rights intact should know that a driller who, without a proper lease, “fracks” More...

Scene of plane crash of single engine, retractable gear Mooney Aircraft on Monday afternoon near Greenbrier Valley Airport
By admin On Friday, November 14th, 2014

Monday’s airplane crash rare occurrence

By David Esteppe When a small, four passenger single engine aircraft crash landed Monday afternoon after taking off from Greenbrier Valley Airport (GVA), it became only the second accident at the airport in 21 years More...