Greater West Virginia Better Business Bureau offers tips and advice for consumers

TODAYS TOPIC: Watch for Fake Gmail Messages in Your Inbox THE CONCERN: Have a Gmail account? Watch out for scam emails posing as messages from Google. They may look like official notices about your account, but they carry malware. HOW THE SCAM WORKS: You receive an email that appears to be a message about your Google or Gmail account. One version of More...

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By admin On Friday, January 30th, 2015

Report finds volunteering can increase odds of landing a job, Habitat can help

An unemployed person who volunteers has a greater chance of finding a job than an unemployed non-volunteer, a new report from the Corporation for National and Community Service finds. Based on an analysis of ten More...

By admin On Friday, January 30th, 2015

TCF receives Daywood Grant

The Tutoring Center Foundation (TCF) is pleased to announce a $5,000 grant from The Daywood Foundation for the advancement of the Center’s mission. For more than 15 years, TCF has served families in the Greenbrier More...

Image shared by State Fair of West Virginia illustrates underpass construction detour on Rt. 219
By admin On Friday, January 23rd, 2015

State Fair pedestrian underpass construction to begin this spring

By Sarah Mansheim Officials with the State Fair of West Virginia and the department of highways have announced that construction on a pedestrian underpass on Rt. 219 South will begin this spring. At an informal More...

Patrolman Nicholas Sams, Lt. Jeromy Dove (both at right), and Cpl. Mike Arbaugh (far left) were honored at a ceremony at the Tuesday night Lewisburg city council meeting. All three received commendations and the silver star for bravery. They are pictured with Chief Tim Stover (center) and WV National Association of Chiefs Chaplain Jack Rinchinch. (Photo by Shannon Beatty, Lewisburg City Recorder)
By admin On Friday, January 23rd, 2015

‘True heroes’ honored at council meeting

Patrolman Nicholas Sams, Lt. Jeromy Dove (both at right), and Cpl. Mike Arbaugh (far left) were honored at a ceremony at the Tuesday night Lewisburg city council meeting. All three received commendations and the More...

By admin On Friday, January 23rd, 2015

West Virginia chemical spill revisited

By Peggy Mackenzie A year after the chemical spill on the Elk River in Charleston, just upstream from a major water intake facility, there is some good news and bad news to report. The spill, which occurred on Jan. More...

By admin On Friday, January 23rd, 2015

The end of an era: Williamsburg announces bear dinner and ramp supper are no more

By Sarah Mansheim “There’s just not enough help,” says Williamsburg Ruritan Laurie Hedrick. Hedrick is talking about the cancelled annual Bear Dinner in Willamsburg, one of the town’s signature community More...

By admin On Friday, January 23rd, 2015

New year and a new county commission

By Peggy Mackenzie At the first meeting in a brand new year, Lowell Rose, as the incoming commissioner, was welcomed at the Tuesday night meeting. As the first order of business, Commissioner Woody Hanna quickly More...

The March and Celebration in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 19 began, as usual, in front of the Greenbrier County courthouse on Court Street (shown) in Lewisburg. This year saw a large gathering of more than 250 marchers singing We Shall Overcome as they walked up Washington Street to the Lewisburg United Methodist Church, where a community lunch was served followed by a program celebrating the accomplishments of Dr. King. A special tribute to singer, actor, and civil rights activist Harry Belafonte was also featured that day.
By admin On Friday, January 23rd, 2015

MLK Day celebrated in Lewisburg

The March and Celebration in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 19 began, as usual, in front of the Greenbrier County courthouse on Court Street (shown) in Lewisburg. This year saw a large gathering More...

By admin On Friday, January 23rd, 2015

11th Annual Venison Cook-off, Bingo and Auction expected to be bigger and better in 2015!

For the past decade, the Greenbrier County 4-H Leader’s Association has held a Venison Cook-off to raise monies for 4-H Camp. “Four-H camp is one of the highlights of a member’s 4-H experience, if not their More...