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. The expanded criteria for the Fry Scholarship is the latest in a series of VA actions to implement provisions of the Veterans Access, More...

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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...

State foresters say foliage in Coopers Rock State Forest turned late this year and recommend a drive along Interstate 68 this weekend through the forest to see the best color of the season. (Photo courtesy West Virginia Department of Commerce)
By admin On Monday, October 27th, 2014

Coopers Rock, Cheat Lake and Panhandles offer best fall color this week

State foresters say foliage in Coopers Rock State Forest turned late this year and recommend a drive along Interstate 68 this weekend through the forest to see the best color of the season. (Photo courtesy West More...

By admin On Monday, October 27th, 2014

New proposal provides clarity to landmark law

By Peggy Mackenzie October marks the 42nd anniversary of the enactment of the Clean Water Act, which went into effect Oct. 18, 1972. Forty years ago, two-thirds of America’s lakes, rivers and coastal waters were More...

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By admin On Friday, October 24th, 2014

As a legend passes, his deeds are being paid forward

Jerry Clark Bradley                   By David Esteppe Greenbrier East High School alumni, and former athlete Travis McClintic, is both celebrating the life of a mentor, More...

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By admin On Friday, October 24th, 2014

Open house events provide fuel for the fire

By David Esteppe When Dominion Resources Corporation representatives arrived to provide information and receive public input in Durbin at the end of September about the controversial 42 inch pipeline being proposed More...

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By admin On Friday, October 24th, 2014

No Leaf Pick Up

The City of Lewisburg will not be picking up bagged leaves this year for city customers. Bagged leaves need to be placed at the curb to be picked up by your trash carrier. Please do not rake or blow leaves into More...

By admin On Friday, October 24th, 2014

Lane Closure on US 219 in Lewisburg

West Virginia Division of Highways announces that the southbound lane on US 219 in Lewisburg, from just past Lee Street to just past Arbuckle Lane, will be subject to a lane closure starting Sunday night, Oct. 26, More...