County courthouse reopens for business after spill

By Peggy Mackenzie Although the county courthouse was closed all day on Tuesday, the Greenbrier County Commission held their usual meeting that evening. Addressing the recent diesel spill accident, commissioner Lowell Rose stated he had been in contact with Kirk Woodford, the owner of Woodford Oil Company, who expressed his regrets for the accident More...

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White Sulphur mayor affirms plans for new maintenance building

By Peggy Mackenzie White Sulphur Springs is pushing hard to get a new maintenance building. “It is absolutely necessary,” stated White Sulphur Springs Mayor Lloyd Haynes during a press meeting last week. “In More...

By admin On Friday, January 30th, 2015

Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management announces Hazard Mitigation Grant Awards

The West Virginia Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (WVDHSEM) announces that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded over $835,000 in Hazard Mitigation Grants in Kanawha, More...

By admin On Friday, January 30th, 2015

Greenbrier leads Highlands in Unclaimed Property

Greenbrier County residents had a cumulative $48,000 returned to them by State Treasurer John Perdue’s unclaimed property program, the highest total in the seven-county Eastern Highlands region. The figures are More...

By admin On Friday, January 30th, 2015

DOH to advertise final 14.6 miles of US 35

West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin recently announced that the West Virginia Division of Highways will be advertising for Request of Qualifications (RFQ) for the design and construction of the remaining 14.6 More...

By admin On Friday, January 30th, 2015

New River CTC offers Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

Students on the Greenbrier Valley Campus of New River Community and Technical College are participating in the VITA program (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) through Mar. 28. The VITA Program offers free tax preparation More...

By admin On Friday, January 30th, 2015

Open enrollment session on health insurance scheduled for Fairlea

West Virginians who are interested in free, in-person help in learning how they might obtain health insurance under the provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) are invited to attend an information session Friday, More...

By admin On Friday, January 30th, 2015

Briefly…

AHMH’s February schedule Tuesday Jam Sessions at the American Heritage Music Hall (AHMH) at Island Park, 315 Monroe Avenue, Ronceverte, have moved to every Friday night starting Feb. 6, and continuing Feb. 13, More...

By admin On Friday, January 30th, 2015

An oasis in the desert

By David Esteppe With the loss of the town’s only grocery store, Alderson is about to be rescued from food desert status by turning the non-profit Alderson Community Food Hub (ACFH) into The Alderson Green Grocer. ACFH More...

By admin On Friday, January 30th, 2015

Let’s go shopping online with Monroe Farm Market

By Peggy Mackenzie The age of online shopping continues to mature, bringing the world, so to speak, to our fingertips. One can find almost anything, it seems, and get it delivered to your home, even here in rural More...