Local teachers participate in walkout for better wages and health care coverage

(Photo by Sarah Richardson)A large gathering of teachers hold signs while passing cars honk in support of the walkout Anyone walking or driving through downtown Lewisburg on Thursday could hear the constant scattered honks from cars passing through the main intersection, as people showed support for the large gathering of teachers assembled in town. With most wearing red jackets or other bright colors and holding homemade signs, school employees from every local school were in attendance to participate in a statewide walkout. The walkout was spurred on by escalating tensions involving rising health care costs and stagnant wage issues for employees. Across the state, public schools were closed ...

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WSS postpones acquiring K-9 unit

In August of 2017, an anonymous donor contributed $10,000 to the White Sulphur Springs Police Department in order to secure a K-9 unit for the city police force. Another citizen ...

First WV Renaissance Fair to open this year

By Sarah Richardson (Photo courtesy of WV Renaissance Festival Facebook page)Two jousters make contact On Tuesday, Feb. 13, the WVU Building at the State Fairgrounds was packed ...

WSS City Council has 2nd reading of Ordinance 766

The White Sulphur Springs City Council had a second reading of Ordinance 766 at their regularly scheduled meeting on Feb. 12, at City Hall. The ordinance raises the monthly service ...

Teresa Allen wins Valentine’s Giveaway Basket from Winter Farmer’s Market

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Pyles & Turner Foundation supports High Rocks’ Summer Camp  

The High Rocks Educational Corporation is honored to once again receive a grant from the Pyles & Turner Foundation, Inc. This year’s $1,000 grant will be used towards scholarships ...

Barbara Nissman at Carnegie Hall

Carnegie Hall invites the public to An Afternoon with Barbara Nissman, a special performance of piano...

Entertainment Calendar: February 23 – March 4

  Friday, February 23 Race Matters Summit, NRCTC, 5 p.m. Patrick O’Flaherty, Irish Pub, 5 p.m....

Fire and Freedom traveling display comes to WVSOM  

What do meals have to do with societal placement? WVSOM’s James R. Stookey Library explores this...

Miluk’s ‘Mat’ ters – February 24, 2018

The Wrestling State Championships are in Huntington and we will have all 13 of our wrestlers there to compete. As ...

Miluk’s ‘Mat’ ters – February 17, 2018

WE WE ARE ARE REGIONAL REGIONAL CHAMPIONS CHAMPIONS!! No, I’m not stuttering, I am just so proud of this team for..

Miluk’s ‘Mat’ ters – February 10, 2018

It’s time for the REGIONALS! This Saturday at 10 a.m. we will be going to Beckley to defend our Regional Championship..

Lions of White Sulphur host District Governor

District Governor Crouser presented 10-year Chevron pin to White Sulphur Springs Lion Venise LeGrande at the ...

West Virginia History Heroes honored

West Virginia Archives and History is pleased to announce that the following individuals were recognized as West Virginia History Heroes during..

Civil Air Patrol attends State Legislative Day

On Jan. 12, two cadets and two senior members from the Greenbrier Composite Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol attended the..