Justice issues Special Session agenda

  Governor wants legislature focused on budget On Wednesday, Governor Jim Justice issued the official call for tomorrow’s special session. The proclamation from the Governor outlines the four separate bills that will be taken up by...

Healthcare informational meeting rescheduled

On Thursday, May 9, from 6-8 p.m. at the Fairlea Senior Center, 110 Taylor Lane, an informational meeting regarding the Affordable Care Act will be presented by Doris Selko, MA, deputy executive director of...

Monroe Co. Historic Homes Tour includes St. John’s Chapel in Sweet Springs

The Monroe County Historic Homes and Gardens tour May 6-7 will include nine historic properties in which ticket holders may visit at their own pace over the two days. Among the historic properties on the...

Carnegie Hall Guild fundraiser ‘10th Anniversary Celebration Tea’

  “I’m late, I’m late for a very important date...” You will not want to miss the Carnegie Hall Guild’s “10th Anniversary Celebration Tea Party” on Sunday afternoon May 7, at the Elks Country Club...

U.S. Senate representative visits local college

Democratic Staff Director for the U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services and Education, Alex Keenan, visited New River Community and Technical College’s Advanced Technology Center in Ghent on Monday, Apr....

Author of ‘Salt Rising Bread’ speaks at Ronceverte Public Library

Susan Brown co-author of the book, Salt Rising Bread: Recipes and Heartfelt Stories of a Nearly Lost Appalachian Tradition will join us at the Ronceverte Public Library on Sunday, Apr. 30, from 2 to...

Fort Henry Speaker Series to present ‘The First County Seat at West Liberty’

West Virginia Independence Hall (WVIH) in Wheeling will host the fourth program of the Fort Henry Commemoration Speaker Series in the auditorium at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Apr. 27. The speaker series is observing the 240th...

State Fair hosts art competition

  Calling all artists! The State Fair of West Virginia is hosting its first ever State Fair Poster Competition for the 2017 Fair. The winning submission will receive a $500 cash prize and be featured...

Rescue squads receive donations during emergency simulation event

  Rural Health Initiative (RHI) and Emergency Medicine Club hosted an educational simulation event the end of March. Members of the Lewisburg, Alderson, and Fairlea fire departments along with Greenbrier County EMS, HealthNet, West Virginia State...

Spartans welcome local rivals to annual track meet

  By Mason E. Haynes Local running fans gathered and cheered Wednesday evening for the Greenbrier East boys and girls Spartan track teams as they held their annual home meet. Among the crowd were opponent teams...