12th Annual Polar Bear Plunge planned for Blue Bend

A large crowd cheers on participants at 2014 Greenbrier Polar Bear Plunge. Each year plungers come to Blue Bend and jump in to raise funds and awareness for child abuse. 0The Greenbrier Valley Polar Bear Plunge Club convenes each year on the closest Saturday to Mar. 8 at Blue Bend in the Monongahela National Forest in Greenbrier County. Visit facebook.com/greenbrierpolarbear.

Organizers of the 12th Annual Greenbrier Valley Polar Bear Plunge Club say the charity event for the nonprofit Child and Youth Advocacy Center in Lewisburg is set for Saturday, Mar. 7, beginning at 1 p.m at the Blue Bend Recreation Area in the Monongahela National Forest. Over 300 fearless individuals have earned membership into the club by plunging More...

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Kimber Harman
By admin On Friday, February 13th, 2015

Proudly announcing the blessed arrival of beautiful Miss Kimber Serenity Harman

Born Jan. 22, 2015, 8 lbs. 11.8 oz., 21-3/4 in., 33 hrs. 3 min. Her proud parents are Amanda and Bill Harman. Proud families: Maw Maw and Pappa Sherry and Eddie Harman, Uncle Doug and Aunt Tara Harman and sweet More...

By admin On Friday, February 6th, 2015

Ambler clarifies his stance on education bill

By Peggy Mackenzie West Virginia isn’t often the topic of national news, with the probable exception of chemical spills and pipeline explosions, but recently the Huffington Post put out an article on a pending More...

By admin On Friday, February 6th, 2015

Ronceverte City Council hears report from water operator

By Sarah Mansheim As of last Monday night’s city council meeting, some Ronceverte residents were still without water. Ronceverte Water Operator Steve Williams reported to council that there were people in the More...

By admin On Friday, February 6th, 2015

Lewisburg in Bloom formed

Lewisburg in Bloom, a consortium of groups focused on coordinating and enhancing beautification efforts has recently been formed. The Committee includes representatives of Lewisburg merchants, garden clubs, the More...

By admin On Friday, February 6th, 2015

V-Day

By Peggy Mackenzie Valentine’s Day was served up to be a very big deal back when I was a young, shy second grader. Filled with only recently acquired ideas about romance and the possibility of being thought of More...

By admin On Friday, February 6th, 2015

Concord Charlie predicts early spring

Coach Garin Justice serves as Grand Groundhog Watcher at Annual Concord University Breakfast It’s official! Concord Charlie has predicted an early spring. Concord University President Dr. Kendra Boggess relayed More...

By admin On Friday, February 6th, 2015

Make It Shine Cleanup set for April, registration deadline February 28

Applications are now available for the 2015 West Virginia Make It Shine Statewide Cleanup. The annual event is jointly sponsored by the Department of Environmental Protection and the Division of Highways. The cleanup More...

By admin On Friday, February 6th, 2015

Lewisburg water system Boil Water Advisory lifted

The Boil Water Advisory (BWA) for the entire City of Lewisburg water system has now been lifted. Customers may still experience low water pressure or air in the lines, but this is normal. If you should experience More...

By admin On Friday, February 6th, 2015

Briefly… 02-07-15

Wellspring Of Greenbrier, Inc. presents The Annual Winter Book Bonanza Feb. 10-11-12, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Wellspring Center is located on Rt. 60 beside Rupert City Hall. Come browse, have a cup of coffee or hot More...