Code Red: WV shows its true colors in 2014 election

By Sarah Mansheim West Virginians hit the polls Tuesday, abandoning the party of FDR and turning a purple state red. For the first time since 1958, a Republican was sent to the U.S. Senate. Shelley Moore Capito defeated Natalie Tennant by nearly 20 percent, and now Arch Moore’s daughter is on her way to Washington. Locally, West Virginians weren’t More...

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By admin On Friday, November 7th, 2014

Lewisburg – Fairlea Food Locker needs help to meet demands

By David Esteppe The Lewisburg – Fairlea Food Locker (LFFL) is in an emergency situation. Since the beginning of 2012, the number of families served has risen as people lose jobs, or work at low paying jobs. More...

By admin On Friday, November 7th, 2014

River City Council reminds citizens of curbside recycling pickup

By Sarah Mansheim The Ronceverte City Council wants River City residents to use its curbside recycling program. At their regular meeting last Monday night, council reminded citizens that recycling is picked up on More...

By admin On Friday, November 7th, 2014

Veterans’ Day Events

• American Legion Post 69 Veterans’ Day Dinner, Saturday, Nov. 8 at 6:30 p.m. at the Emory Sweet Memorial Hall in Lewisburg. Call 304-520-4225 or 304-497-3212 for more information. • Greenbrier Valley Theatre More...

By admin On Friday, November 7th, 2014

PSC seeking public comment on AEP rate increase

By Peggy Mackenzie The West Virginia Public Service Commission (PSC) has scheduled 10 public hearings regarding a pending Appalachian Power and Wheeling Power rate increase, first announced in June of this year. More...

By admin On Friday, November 7th, 2014

Briefly…

AHMH’s November schedule Tuesday night Jam Sessions at the American Heritage Music Hall (AHMH) at Island Park, 315 Monroe Avenue, Ronceverte, are set for Nov. 11, 18 and 25 from 7 to 10/10:30 p.m. Doors open at More...

By admin On Friday, November 7th, 2014

Jansky lecturer seeks to answer age-old question – Are We Alone?

By Suzanne Stewart The Pocahontas Times It is a question that has been asked through the centuries – Are We Alone? Is there intelligent life on other planets or in other galaxies in the universe? With today’s More...

By admin On Friday, November 7th, 2014

Unknown illness spreads through cat population in shelter

By Peggy Mackenzie The Greenbrier County Animal Shelter closed their cat intakes and adoption services last week as a result of the spread of a respiratory illness to almost the entire cat population at the shelter. Greenbrier More...

By admin On Monday, November 3rd, 2014

CVB annual report 2013-14 ‘tweaking the market strategy’

By Peggy Mackenzie According to Executive Director Kara Dense of the Greenbrier County Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB), Greenbrier County continues to build upon its reputation as a premier getaway and tourist More...

By admin On Monday, November 3rd, 2014

Alderson adopts animal rescue service

By Peggy Mackenzie Alderson Police Chief Jeremy Bennett made it sound easy. Reporting the success of a new animal rescue service offered in Alderson at the Tuesday night Greenbrier County Commission meeting, Bennett More...