Greenbrier County native publishes novel about ginseng

Victoria Lyall, who grew up in Auto and Frankford, has published her first novel about the struggle to preserve ginseng, family, and the future of Appalachia.  In the story, a young woman from the mountains befriends a Mexican woman who…

WVSOM contributes to the 3-D production of masks

It is one of the most in-demand pieces of health care equipment in dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic — an N95 mask. The West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM), the Greenbrier County Health Department, the Greenbrier County Board of…

United Way of Greenbrier Valley, local churches, banks, and sewing fans support MASKS 4 WV

  Critical mask shortage in area hospitals and medical facilities creates volunteer opportunity Your United Way of Greenbrier Valley and St. James’ Episcopal Church in cooperation with the office of Senator Joe Machin announce support for MASKS 4 WV initiative…

Local

West Virginia’s First Death from COVID-19 Confirmed

  Through the Marion County Health Department and United Hospital Center, the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) today confirmed an 88-year old female from Marion County…

Local groups join together to print masks

WVSOM, the Greenbrier County Board of Education, and the Greenbrier County Health Department are contributing to the 3-D production of N95 masks. The masks are being made with 3-D printing…

High schoolers win Region IV Math Field Day Competition

Mai Tran (left), Zachary Ellis, Malachi Crews, Lanty Rose, Justin McCullough, Christopher McCullough, Sloan Stidoom, and Ethan Brown; and An Tran (center) On Saturday, Feb. 29,…

Sports

Miluk’s ‘Mat’ ters

The West Virginia Dual Team Wrestling State Championships were held this past Saturday at The Greenbrier Resort. WOW! What a…

Entertainment

Stayin’ in restaurants operations list

  50 East: Dining Room - Closed. Carryout or delivery. Delivery orders must be $20+ See 50 East’s Facebook page…

Club

WSS Library offers limited services

As of Friday, Mar. 20, the White Sulphur Springs Library is closed to the public, due to concerns about the spread of Coronavirus-19. The situation is being monitored closely, and…

What family caregivers need to know about Coronavirus and Alzheimer’s

   Providing care for a loved one with dementia can leave people feeling isolated in the best of times. The new “Stay at Home” order issued by the governor may have…

Library continues to provide interest services during shutdown

The Ronceverte Public Library has temporarily closed in order to help prevent the possible spread of the COVID-19 virus. We know that taking this action has caused inconvenience to many…

Obits

Thelma Marie Weikle

Ronceverte-Thelma Marie Weikle, 88, went home to be with the Lord Thursday, Mar. 12, 2020. Born Jan. 31, 1932, at…

Church

Ladies of the Henning Church of God hold elections for new officers

The Ladies of the Henning Church of God held their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, Mar. 10, in the church…

Letters To The Editor

Letter: Opposes pipeline

Dear Editor: On Tuesday, Aug. 1, I got to go to a comment session with WVDEP re: the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. Many people just like you and me came armed…

Business

Dollar General announces discount to medical, guardsmen and first responder communities

Dollar General is proud to provide all medical personnel, first responders and activated National Guardsmen with a 10 percent discount…

Transportation Secretary reiterates DMV operations and services

West Virginia Transportation Secretary Byrd White clarifies information regarding the WV Division of Motor Vehicles operations and services, emphasizing that…

Senate bill provides emergency relief for small businesses but policy makers must find long-term solutions

By Frank Knapp, Jr. co-chair of Businesses for Responsible Tax Reform and President & CEO of the South Carolina Small…

Transportation Secretary reiterates DMV operations and services

   West Virginia Transportation Secretary Byrd White clarifies information regarding the WV Division of Motor Vehicles operations and services, emphasizing that…

School

Carnegie Hall Creative Youth Art Exhibit winners announced

“Troubling of Goldfish” by Sallie Whitkamper Carnegie Hall’s 27th annual Creative Youth Art Exhibit awards ceremony…

Greenbrier County Schools provide meals to children during the summer

Greenbrier County Schools announce their sponsorship of the federally funded Summer Food Service Program. Meals are open to all children,…

Greenbrier East student to take part in Envision’s National Youth Leadership Forum: Law & CSI

Tracee Byer This summer, Tracee Byer, daughter of Rusty and Crystal Byer of Ronceverte, will join…

Opinions

The meaning of ‘Mom’

By Leigh Currey Merrifield Mom - a word that is spelled with only three letters and yet its meaning encompasses…

Dear Recycle Lady

Dear Recycle Lady, After the Super Bowl was over, T-shirts were immediately available for sale imprinted with the champion’s name…

Dear Recycle Lady

Dear Recycle Lady, I took my old Christmas tree lights that didn’t work to the Greenbrier Recycling Center and they…

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