Railroad depot festival may be coming to city of Ronceverte

Ronceverte Elementary School student Jaidyn Smith is honored for winning the regional hoop shoot by Mayor David Smith. Jaidyn will go to the state hoop shoot championships in Huntington on Jan. 17.

By Sarah Mansheim If Ronceverte resident Kathy King has her way, another festival may be coming to the Greenbrier Valley. King, who lives and works in Ronceverte and is the president of Main Street Ronceverte’s 1882 Society, approached Ronceverte City Council during their January meeting requesting their support for a centennial celebration of the More...

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By admin On Friday, January 9th, 2015

Training for new Foster and Adoptive Parents

On Thursday, Jan. 22, at 6 p.m. at the Department of Health and Human Resources office in Fairlea training for new Foster and Adoptive Parents begins. There is a serious shortage and an urgent need for Foster and More...

By admin On Friday, January 2nd, 2015

L&R Trail receives match funds from GCC

By Peggy Mackenzie Lewisburg Mayor John Manchester was at the Dec. 23 Greenbrier County Commission meeting to discuss funding for the L&R Trail project with the commissioners. The West Virginia Department of More...

By admin On Friday, January 2nd, 2015

Questionable practices charged against Shanklin Funeral Home

By Peggy Mackenzie A civil case, dated Oct. 31, 2014, has been filed in the Greenbrier County Circuit Court against Shanklin Funeral Home, Inc. in White Sulphur Springs for charging for headstones and cemetery services More...

By admin On Friday, January 2nd, 2015

Monroe County financial abuse civil case highlights need for elder abuse advocacy

By Sarah Mansheim During the first week of December, a Monroe County jury found a former bank executive liable in an elder abuse case. Betty B. Brown, former senior vice president at First National Bank of Peterstown More...

By admin On Friday, January 2nd, 2015

January National Radon Action Month – Help prevent lung cancer in 2015 by spreading awareness

January 2015 has been declared “National Radon Action Month” according to the Environmental Protection Agency. Health agencies throughout the United States have joined forces to promote awareness of the leading More...

By admin On Friday, January 2nd, 2015

Briefly…

Old Fashioned Shooting Match in Williamsburg will be held Saturday, Jan. 3, at 7 p.m. Match is 8 rounds, 12 gauge guns only. Seven rounds at $2 per shot, Eighth round 50/50 at $5 per shot. You must compete in all More...

By admin On Friday, December 26th, 2014

New Greenbrier County deputies graduate from academy

By Peggy Mackenzie Greenbrier County Sheriff Jan Cahill must be thrilled to finally have four new deputies freshly minted from the WV Police Academy back in town and ready for police work. There is a Santa Claus More...

By admin On Friday, December 26th, 2014

The bricks got fixed

By David Esteppe Carnegie Hall’s “Fix the Bricks” fundraiser was a success. Director of Development Alissa Novoselick says she is delighted to report that the fundraiser exceeded the goal of $100,000 in order More...

By admin On Friday, December 26th, 2014

Tell your story

By David Esteppe Research Fellow and former AmeriCorps volunteer Arabeth Balasko has completed an oral history project with lifelong residents of Ronceverte to encourage people in small communities to interview More...