Tag archive for ‘Joe Manchin’
By admin On Friday, May 8th, 2015

Water system improvements come to Rainelle

Water system improvements come to Rainelle By Peggy Mackenzie The town of Rainelle has needed clean drinking water for a long time, says Mayor Andrea Pendleton. Infrastructure problems have plagued this western More...

By admin On Friday, May 1st, 2015

Rev. Lowell E. Keeney

Rev. Lowell E. Keeney The Rev. Dr. Lowell E. “Eddie” Keeney, 80, left his earthly existence Thursday, Apr. 23, 2015. He was born Oct. 1, 1914, at Eskdale, WV, to Richard A. Keeney and Tersie B. Combs Keeney. In More...

By admin On Monday, April 27th, 2015

Justice sets sights on governor’s seat

By Sarah Mansheim Three days after Senator Joe Manchin announced he will not be seeking the governor’s seat in 2016, local impresario Jim Justice announced he’s considering a run for governor. The Greenbrier More...

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...