Tag archive for ‘State Fair’
The Hump
By admin On Friday, July 3rd, 2015

219 south ‘Hump’ completed!

By Peggy Mackenzie The roadway over the newly constructed pedestrian underpass at the West Virginia Fairgrounds on 219 south is now navigable and traffic has resumed as usual. While the major part of the construction More...

By admin On Friday, July 3rd, 2015

Second Annual nTelos Wireless Talent Search to take place during State Fair of West Virginia

nTelos Wireless and the State Fair of West Virginia are teaming up once again for the Second Annual nTelos Wireless Talent Search. Competitors are invited to pre-register for a chance to make the finals on Friday, More...

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By admin On Friday, June 12th, 2015

County Commission dogged by animal issues

County Commission dogged by animal issues By Sarah Mansheim The Greenbrier County Commission continues to struggle with how to handle animal control issues. At Tuesday morning’s meeting, the commission presented More...

By admin On Friday, June 5th, 2015

State Fair of West Virginia box office open

The State Fair of West Virginia’s box office opened Monday, June 1, at 10 a.m. Don’t miss your opportunity to purchase discounted tickets for the 2015 State Fair of West Virginia! “We have a great concert More...

The detour on Rt. 219 South in Fairlea went into effect Tuesday. As of Wednesday afternoon, the old pedestrian overpass at the State Fairgrounds had been demolished, as traffic continues to be diverted for the construction of an underpass connecting the fairgrounds to the parking lot. Construction is set to be complete before the state fair begins in August. 
(Sarah Mansheim story and photo)
By admin On Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

Rt. 219 detour in effect

The detour on Rt. 219 South in Fairlea went into effect Tuesday. As of Wednesday afternoon, the old pedestrian overpass at the State Fairgrounds had been demolished, as traffic continues to be diverted for the construction More...

By admin On Friday, May 15th, 2015

US 219 South closed for construction of pedestrian underpass in Fairlea

West Virginia Division of Highways (WVDOH) announces that US 219 South will be closing, near the State Fairgrounds in Fairlea, according to Greg Hylton, district nine construction engineer. This section of roadway More...

By admin On Friday, May 15th, 2015

Avian influenza concerns halt poultry exhibits at two WV fairs

Live poultry will have to stay home from this year’s State Fair of West Virginia and the Tri-County Fair because of concerns that the avian influenza (AI) that has affected much of the United States might be spread More...

An “Open” sign hangs in front of Bella, the Corner Gourmet, a downtown Lewisburg shop that is celebrating five years in business this month. The Lewisburg Shopping District draws tourists from all over the region and is a large driver of local tourism. 
(Photo courtesy of Tamera Pence)
By admin On Friday, May 1st, 2015

As National Travel and Tourism Week is celebrated across the country, the Greenbrier Valley is gearing up for a full season

As National Travel and Tourism Week is celebrated across the country, the Greenbrier Valley is gearing up for a full season By Sarah Mansheim National Travel and Tourism Week begins on Saturday, May 2, and the industry More...

By admin On Friday, May 1st, 2015

State Fair of West Virginia announces 2015 scholarship recipients

The State Fair of West Virginia is pleased to announce the awarding of five $1,000 four-year scholarships to youth who have participated in the State Fair, excelled academically and demonstrated a financial need. The More...

By admin On Friday, May 1st, 2015

State Fair of West Virginia releases final concert announcement

Officials announced this week the addition of THIRD DAY, Easton Corbin, A Thousand Horses and the U.S. FMX National Championship Motocross Series to the 2015 State Fair of West Virginia Concert Series. The Contemporary More...