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Fiscal Year 2014 Farmland Protection sign-ups announced

Kevin Wickey, State Conservationist for the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), announced this week a signup period for eligible entities to apply for Fiscal Year 2014 Farm and...

USDA announces funding to improve rural housing

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack this week announced that recipients in 45 states, the Western Pacific and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico will receive grants to make housing repairs and improve housing conditions for limited...

Alderson Main Street greets Americorps member

Amy Truesdale, an AmeriCorps member sponsored by High Rocks Educational Corporation, is joining Alderson Main Street (AMS) for the coming year. She has been warmly welcomed by AMS members and will be meeting with...

Greenbrier Nurseries supporting Farm to Table Initiative

More West Virginia farmers are working diligently to make sure their food goes directly to local tables. One of the hardest working businesses in southern West Virginia is Greenbrier Nurseries.Greenbrier Nurseries owner Jim Monroe...

Southern States Holiday Food Drive celebrates 3rd year of giving

The third annual Southern States Holiday Food Drive begins Nov. 11, and once again Southern States Cooperative will partner with local food banks in cities and communities throughout the southeast to help feed disadvantaged...

Southern States encourages support for local horse clubs

In the spirit of holiday giving, Southern States Cooperative is encouraging its horse feed customers to support horse clubs throughout its territory who participate in the Southern States SHOW (Special Horse Organization Winner’s) Program.Member...

Lewisburg named one of America’s favorite towns by Travel & Leisure magazine

Travel & Leisure magazine recently announced the winners of an inaugural survey to determine America’s Favorite Towns. Lewisburg was among the winners.The survey asked Travel & Leisure fans to nominate their favorite towns using...

Planning Ahead

By Deborah Miller, JDSenior Director of Planned GivingWest Virginia University FoundationThis time of year is often tax-planning time for those who want to pay lower taxes overall. One tax-saving idea deals with gifts to...

Monroe 4-H Foundation establishes Fund with GVCF

  The members of the Monroe County 4-H Foundation have sponsored many fundraising events including a special barbecue at James Monroe High School and a dinner at Creekside Resort and Spa. Their largest fundraising effort...

Professional development sessions offered

MountainHeart Child Care Resource and Referral Services, a program of MountainHeart Community Services Inc., will conduct professional development sessions (Super Saturday Event) on Saturday, Nov. 2, at the Lewisburg Baptist Church, 246 Grand Avenue,...