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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...

Annual Art and Craft Show at the fairgrounds in October draws huge crowds. This year promises to be bigger and better.
By admin On Monday, April 27th, 2015

Thinking outside the building

By David Esteppe The Greenbrier Valley’s longest running craft show has outgrown the West Virginia State Fair Event Center, but it isn’t leaving it behind. It’s just going to spill into the outside. The Art More...

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By admin On Monday, April 27th, 2015

Philip Edward Halstead

  Philip Edward Halstead Alderson-Philip Edward “Phil” Halstead left this earth to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Apr. 14, 2015, at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center, Fairlea, following a short illness. Phil More...

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By admin On Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

School Board sets calendar for 2015-16 term

School Board sets calendar for 2015-16 term By David Esteppe Greenbrier Schools Superintendant Sallie Dalton stated that many of the aspects of the school calendar are prescribed by state code and policy, however, More...

By admin On Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

West Virginia Grand National NTPA tickets on sale at State Fair Box Office

Tickets for the second annual West Virginia Grand National NTPA Truck and Tractor Pull will go on sale at the State Fair’s Box Office starting Monday, Apr. 13. Tickets will be available for purchase Monday, Wednesday More...