Pretty Penny Café vandalized with racial slur

Pretty Penny Café owner Blair Campell stands in front of the green lettering that was spray painted on the side of her building. The hateful, racial slur prompted Campbell and her friends to go in a positive direction - engaging the community in a new conversation. (S. Stewart photo)

Pretty Penny Café vandalized with racial slur By Suzanne Stewart The Pocahontas Times - Mountain Media It may say “Love” behind Blair Campbell, owner of the Pretty Penny Cafe in Hillsboro, but the word was spray painted on the building as an act of hate. Last Wednesday morning, as Campbell was driving through town to pick up employee Frank Walker, More...

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By admin On Monday, January 19th, 2015

Alleged shooter waives extradition; charges dismissed in WV

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Harry Belafonte tribute part of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration in Lewisburg

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Multi-state crime spree leaves a trail of grief, confusion and few answers

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Shanghai Parade winners announced

The annual Shanghai Parade was held at noon on Jan. 1 in downtown Lewisburg on a sunny, 31 degree day. The crowd was estimated at 2,500. There were 50 entries in this year’s parade. The winning entries are as More...

By admin On Friday, January 9th, 2015

Local woman allegedly shoots and kills boyfriend

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Mayor John Manchester signs Lewisburg’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Week proclamation. Flanking the seated Mayor are: Larry Davis (left), Clifford Curry, Steve Rutledge, Wanda Johnson, Danny Seams, Daniel Patrick Seams and Ellen Broudy.
By admin On Friday, January 9th, 2015

Manchester proclaims January 13-19 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Week

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By admin On Friday, January 2nd, 2015

Sara Swann named assistant news editor for The Daily Orange

Sara Swann White Sulphur Springs native Sara Swann has been appointed assistant news editor for The Daily Orange, the student-run newspaper for Syracuse University in Syracuse, NY. Swann, a freshman, will be one More...

The entrance about to be remodeled at Crichton Elementary School in Quinwood
By admin On Friday, January 2nd, 2015

Crichton Elementary to get a facelift

The entrance about to be remodeled at Crichton Elementary School in Quinwood By David Esteppe Greenbrier County Schools Superintendent Sallie Dalton has announced that the School Building Authority (SBA) in West More...

After the first local training sortie of a C-17 at the 167th Airlift Wing, West Virginia Air National Guard base in Martinsburg, Dec. 18, ground crew and those aboard the historic flight stand in front of the aircraft: Staff Sgt. Mark A. Kelley Jr. (left), Master Sgt. Joseph S. Bosacco, Capt. Justin S. McCabe, Lt. Col. Lisa Windle, Master Sgt. Charles R.D. Moore, Capt. Christopher K. Nary and Chief Master Sgt. Leslie Y. Morris. (Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Sherree Grebenstein/released)
By admin On Friday, January 2nd, 2015

West Virginia Air National Guard’s 167th Airlift Wing launches first C-17 Globemaster III local training flight

By Staff Sgt. Sherree Grebenstein Public Affairs Specialist, 167th Airlift Wing Weeks ahead of schedule, the West Virginia Air National Guard’s 167th Airlift Wing launched its first C-17 Globemaster III local More...