Firewoods prohibited in Monongahela National Forest

The Fourth of July holiday is a wonderful time to get outdoors and have fun with friends and family on Monongahela National Forest. Remember to bring your camera, but please leave fireworks at home....

The Local strives to make healthy food attainable for region

The Local Cafe and Grocer, also simply called “The Local,” officially opened its doors on Sunday, June 16 after months of construction and preparation. Owner Clay Elkins says that so far, “Business has been very...

Brandon Cruz – Honor Eagle Scout

Brandon Cruz, a member of Boy Scout Troop 70 and a resident of Lewisburg, has earned the honor of Eagle Scout, the highest rank that the Boy Scouts offers. Brandon Cruz, 18, of Greenbrier East...

Water rate increase approved as Lewisburg prepares for major water system upgrades

The Lewisburg City Council voted to raise water rates last Tuesday evening at their monthly meeting, which was attended by a crowd of concerned citizens. With council’s approval of the ordinance, the average residential customer’s...

Carnegie Hall Kids’ College scholarships still available

Carnegie Hall’s 27th Annual Kids’ College will be held 9 a.m. through 4 p.m. on July 8-12 and July 15-19. The program is open to all children who will be entering kindergarten through 7th grade....

Fisher retires after 29 years of service

Greenbrier County employees gathered at the courthouse on Wednesday, May 22, to honor and acknowledge Lori Fisher for more than 29 years of service to the citizens of Greenbrier County. Fisher began her employment with...

Lewisburg candidates answer community’s questions at Chamber forum

By Sarah Richardson On Monday, May 20, the Greater Greenbrier Chamber of Commerce hosted a community forum at the West Virginia State Fairgrounds for Lewisburg City Council and mayoral candidates. The public was invited to...

Dandelion Festival to run all weekend in White Sulphur

The green grass and those little pesky dandelion weeds are popping up all over White Sulphur Springs. While some see weeds, others see wishes. The festival that celebrates this tenacious little weed is coming...

Nurses joined by elected officials, community for picket at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center

  Registered nurses at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center (GVMC) in Ronceverte held an informational picket Saturday, May 18 to speak out about the eroding conditions at the hospital, including chronic short staffing, inadequate supplies, and...

Former high school counselor sentenced for mail fraud scheme inflating daughter’s grades to obtain...

United States Attorney Mike Stuart announced that Mellissa Krystynak, 49, of St. Lucie, Florida, was sentenced to six months in prison for a mail fraud scheme she executed while employed as a counselor at...

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