Greenbrier East High School second-year soccer coach Courtney Hudnall was named Coach of The Year 2016 by the National Federation High School Coaches Association (NFHSCA). Hudnall credits her former high school and college soccer coaches for pushing her to get to this point. She also credits assistant coach Courtney Jesser for carrying the load after Hudnall had to leave the Princeton game before the first kick to give birth to a baby girl, Finlee Rae.
“She’s done an amazing job,” Hudnall said, referring to Jesser. “We are Courtneys squared.”
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A Veterans’ Day parade will be held Friday, Nov. 11, in White Sulphur Springs beginning with lineup on Ingleside Avenue at 11 a.m. The parade will begin at 12 noon. All are welcome to participate in the parade. Floats of all kinds, local bands, fire trucks and first aid vehicles, Boy and girl Scout troops, local high schools (JROTC members), and antique cars/trucks of all kinds. All are welcome for a day of celebrating veterans living and deceased. This event is sponsored by VVA Eastern Highlands Chapter #1072.
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The Aeronautics Commission at its quarterly meeting was awarded nearly $500,000 in funds to match $10 million in Federal Aviation Administration grants to airports across the state.
“Airports contribute significantly to economic growth,” said Governor Earl Ray Tomblin. “By opening up access, our regional airports keep us competitive by inviting more people and investments to West Virginia.”
Greenbrier Valley Airport will use the funds to update the airport master plan survey with $412,300 of FFA funds. The Aeronautics Commission will match with $10,850 and the county match will be $10,850 for a total of $434,000.
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The annual Greenbrier County Women on Wellness (WOW) Retreat will be on Saturday, Nov. 12, from 6-9 p.m., at Rainelle Elementary School. Registration and health screenings begin at 5:30 p.m. The mission of the WOW Retreats and supportive community health programming is to empower and motivate women to make positive lifestyle changes for themselves and their families. In tune with WOW’s message of personal empowerment, participants will go through a three-part program of various activities meant to maintain, move, and nourish the body and spirit.