Tag archive for ‘John Manchester’
Brandon Johnson of Stroebel and Johnson, Shannon Beatty, Lewisburg in Bloom coordinator and Mayor of Lewisburg John Manchester
By admin On Friday, April 3rd, 2015

Community members donate to Dick Pointer Cemetery Improvement Project

Community members donate to Dick Pointer Cemetery Improvement Project The fundraising campaign for the Dick Pointer Cemetery Improvement Project is off to a good start, thanks to several generous donations. Brandon More...

By admin On Friday, April 3rd, 2015

Lewisburg receives $360,000 in Transportation Alternatives and Recreational Trails Grants

On Mar. 26, Governor Tomblin awarded $5.6 million in Transportation Alternatives and Recreational Trails Grants to cities and organizations throughout West Virginia. “Lewisburg was fortunate to receive three grants” More...

By admin On Friday, April 3rd, 2015

Re: Conflict of interest

Dear Editor: The guiding principle in the public accounting profession is one that the public sector should take to heart: it is not sufficient to be independent in fact … a public official must also be independent More...

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...