Tag archive for ‘Joe Manchin’
By admin On Friday, April 10th, 2015

UBB mine disaster – five years later

By Peggy Mackenzie Three hundred feet underground when it happened, Stanley “Goose” Stewart later recalled the Upper Big Branch explosion. “It’s always in the back of your head, and often times it comes More...

By admin On Friday, March 20th, 2015

A Monumental idea

By David Esteppe On Feb. 19, President Obama protected over 20,000 acres of picturesque lands surrounding the Arkansas River in Colorado designated as the Browns Canyon National Monument. This comes after the president More...

By admin On Friday, February 27th, 2015

Greenbrier County Veterans Outpatient Clinic slated to reopen

According to the Beckley VA Medical Center Director Karin L. McGraw, the Greenbrier County Veterans Outpatient Clinic is slated to open for Veterans on Friday, Feb. 27 at 8 a.m. The announcement, which came on Monday, More...

Greenbrier County student participants in last week’s All-State Choral Conference in Charleston: First Row: Shaylan Lafferty (left), Vivian Fleshman, Bailey Brown, Trey Adkins, Devin Miller and Kameron Pack; Second Row: Halle Richmond (left), Makayla Neely, Nevaeh Traynhem, Lindsey Sykes, Marley Kesterson, Makayla Lilly, Cintera Donaldson and Steven Boswell; Third Row: Joseph Santiago (left), Sam Snyder, Brennen Staunton, Drake Dunn and Shawn Boswell. (Not pictured, but participating representing Greenbrier East High School was Ms. Chloe Nelson.)
By admin On Friday, February 6th, 2015

Sing, sing a song

By David Esteppe This past weekend, student members from Western Greenbrier Middle, Eastern Greenbrier Middle, and Greenbrier East High schools participated in the West Virginia Choral Directors Association All More...

Workers prepare to install “boom” material in the Greenbrier River at Alderson
By admin On Friday, January 30th, 2015

Potential catastrophe averted

Workers prepare to install “boom” material in the Greenbrier River at Alderson “Whew! That was a close call!” said Mayor Travis Copenhaver about the recent water problem in Alderson. The Alderson Water Utility More...

By admin On Friday, January 2nd, 2015

Governor Tomblin announces elimination of Business Franchise Tax

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin this week announced the Business Franchise Tax will be eliminated effective Jan. 1, 2015, the latest step in a series of reductions that have improved West Virginia’s business climate and More...

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...

By admin On Friday, September 26th, 2014

Manchin urges WV students to apply for Service Academy nominations

This week, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) strongly encouraged West Virginia students who are interested in military service to apply for a nomination to one of the United States Service Academies, which include More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 29th, 2014

Manchin, Rockefeller, Rahall announce funding for emergency food and shelter program statewide

This week, U.S. Senators Joe Manchin and Jay Rockefeller, along with Representative Nick Rahall, announced $526,266 in funding to help individuals and families in West Virginia with non-disaster related emergencies. More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, May 2nd, 2014

Manchin applauds launch of online one-stop-shop jobs portal to help employ veterans

After working with the Departments of Veterans Affairs, Defense and Labor for more than two years, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) this week applauded the launch of the Veterans Employment Center, an idea Senator More...