Greenbrier County Schools announces live graduation broadcasts

Greenbrier County Schools will honor graduating seniors from Greenbrier West High School and Greenbrier East High School by presenting modified in-person commencement ceremonies at the West Virginia State Fairgrounds at 5 p.m. on their original graduation dates, May 29 (GWHS)…

Sheriff’s Office trains K9s

On Sunday, May 17, Greenbrier County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. C.R. Smith, who is one of our K9 officers, took advantage of the nice weather to train with his K9, Thelma, in the Rupert area. Sgt. Smith trained with Patrolman Gaige…

Commission approves broadband bidder interviews

By Peggy Mackenzie Tuesday’s Greenbrier County Commission virtual meeting included a discussion and scheduling of broadband bidder interviews. First proposed in 2009, the regional broadband project of a publicly-owned fiber system was designed to serve southern West Virginia and  called…

Local

Barnett sworn in as deputy sheriff

Election Day has been moved to June 9, 2020, due to the coronavirus, making May 19 the deadline to register to vote and June 3 the deadline to apply for…

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

Shirley Marie Sopko

Lewisburg Shirley Marie Sopko, 77, passed away Tuesday, May 26, 2020, at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center. She was born June…

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

Local students receive West Virginia’s highest honor as Knights of the Golden Horseshoe

This week, 223 eighth-graders from across the state earned recognition as Knights of the Golden Horseshoe. This recognition honors students…

Carnegie Hall Creative Youth Art Exhibit winners announced

[caption id="attachment_45486" align="alignleft" width="300"] “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,…

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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