Tag archive for ‘John Manchester’
By admin On Friday, March 27th, 2015

Lewisburg’s comprehensive plan up for public review April 1 at Visitors Center

Lewisburg’s comprehensive plan up for public review April 1 at Visitors Center By Peggy Mackenzie Lewisburg’s state mandated comprehensive plan has at last been finalized, according to Zoning Officer Chuck Smith More...

By admin On Friday, March 20th, 2015

West Virginia Veterans’ Legacy Project displayed at Lewisburg City Hall

The City of Lewisburg has just installed a wall display of the West Virginia Veterans’ Project, a collective effort of Glenville State College and 1992 Glenville State College alumnus Mark Romano. The photos and More...

Martha Hilton
By admin On Friday, March 6th, 2015

Local Realtor challenges Manchester for mayoral seat

By Sarah Mansheim Lewisburg Mayor John Manchester announced his run for reelection last month, and for a while, it appeared he was running unopposed. But, with municipal elections coming up in June, this time, he More...

By admin On Friday, March 6th, 2015

HB 2881 postponed indefinitely after public hearing

By Sarah Mansheim On Friday, Feb. 27, the West Virginia House of Delegates postponed House Bill 2881 indefinitely after more than 40 people, including elected officials and clergy members, spoke out against the More...

By admin On Friday, February 20th, 2015

City of Lewisburg: Annual Report 2014

John Manchester, the Mayor of Lewisburg, presented a year-end summary of 2014 at the monthly council meeting Tuesday evening with a listing of the city’s main activities, accomplishments, and challenges. In so More...

By admin On Friday, February 20th, 2015

Water emergency handled with calm resolve

  Dear Editor: I want to express my appreciation for all those who responded to the water emergency caused by the Jan. 23 diesel spill on Route 92 that flowed into Anthony Creek and then the Greenbrier River More...

Two tankers supplied free water to the community at the West Virginia Fairgrounds free parking area from dawn to dark on Monday following the diesel spill which occurred on Friday, Jan. 23. People arrived in droves all day, volunteers claimed, using every kind of container from plastic bottles to trash containers and gas cans. (Photo by Peggy Mackenzie)
By admin On Friday, January 30th, 2015

Diesel spill brings water woes to Greenbrier Valley

By Sarah Mansheim Greenbrier County residents on the Lewisburg city water system were without water this week after a diesel delivery truck crashed and spilled nearly 4,000 gallons of fuel into a tributary. The 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...

Mayor John Manchester signs Lewisburg’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Week proclamation. Flanking the seated Mayor are: Larry Davis (left), Clifford Curry, Steve Rutledge, Wanda Johnson, Danny Seams, Daniel Patrick Seams and Ellen Broudy.
By admin On Friday, January 9th, 2015

Manchester proclaims January 13-19 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Week

At a Lewisburg City Hall ceremony with members of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration Committee attending, Mayor John Manchester proclaimed Jan. 13-19 will be Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Week in Lewisburg. More...

By admin On Friday, January 9th, 2015

Mayor Manchester announces intent to run for reelection

By Sarah Mansheim Both Lewisburg and White Sulphur Springs have announced their upcoming municipal elections to be held this summer on Tuesday, June 9. Lewisburg will elect its mayor and two council members, and More...