New River CTC Medical Assisting students attend WV Rural Health Conference

Attending WV Rural Health Conference in Morgantown: Donna Burdette (left), Christy Harless, Vanessa Bailey, Tara Campbell, Alexis Young, Christina Frazer and Denise Deskins

Seven Medical Assisting students from the Greenbrier Valley Campus of New River Community and Technical College received scholarships to attend the West Virginia Rural Health Conference in Morgantown Oct. 15-17. Medical Assisting instructor Vanessa Bailey accompanied students Donna Burdette Tara Campbell, Alexis Young, Tara Burns, Denise Deskins, Christina More...

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By admin On Monday, October 27th, 2014

‘Ring girls wanted’ for Original Toughman Contest

The Toughman Contest is looking for the hottest girls in the area who would like to strut their stuff in the ring and be part of the 16th Annual Budweiser Toughman Contest, that will be invading the State Fairgrounds More...

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By admin On Monday, October 27th, 2014

Financial advisor finds path to success in Greenbrier County

By Sarah Mansheim Many people in the Greenbrier Valley first met Katie Eads when she came to their home and introduced herself. Eads, a financial advisor, has operated an Edward Jones store front on Court Street More...

By admin On Monday, October 27th, 2014

Greenbrier County CVB to hold Partner Marketing program meetings

The Greenbrier County Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) will offer two meetings for local tourism businesses to learn about upcoming marketing opportunities. The first is Tuesday, Oct. 28 at 5 p.m. and the second More...

By admin On Monday, October 27th, 2014

Greater Greenbrier Chamber of Commerce gearing up for MEGA Business and Silent Auction

The Greater Greenbrier Chamber of Commerce is once again preparing for their biggest event of the year – MEGA Business and Market Showplace, which will be held this year on Nov. 13 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the More...

By admin On Monday, October 27th, 2014

The Alliance commends Lewisburg Mayor Manchester for declaring October ‘General Aviation Appreciation Month’

  The Alliance for Aviation Across America has commended Lewisburg Mayor John Manchester for proclaiming October “General Aviation Appreciation Month.” In West Virginia, general aviation contributes $616 More...

By admin On Monday, October 27th, 2014

VA expands Fry Scholarship to surviving spouses of service members who died on active duty

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently announced it will begin accepting applications by mail on Monday, Nov. 3, for the Fry Scholarship under newly expanded eligibility criteria to include surviving spouses. More...

By admin On Monday, October 27th, 2014

Local Habitat for Humanity invites community to sign a stud

Almost Heaven Habitat for Humanity invites the community to help build a very special home for a family. Almost Heaven Habitat for Humanity in White Sulphur Springs is sponsoring a sign a stud event at their ReStore, More...

By admin On Monday, October 27th, 2014

DEP approves 30 applicants for FY2015 CED recycling grants

Thirty applicants have been approved for grants totaling $183,416 in the Department of Environmental Protection’s Covered Electronic Devices (CED) Recycling Grant Program, DEP Cabinet Secretary Randy Huffman announced. Established More...

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By admin On Monday, October 27th, 2014

Voters choice: Amendment on the ballot opens door to Scout camp, allow commercial events

By WVPA staff reporter Brandi Underwood This is an in-depth look at the Nonprofit Youth Organization Tax Exemption Amendment that voters will see on the ballot this November provided by the West Virginia Press More...