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Christmas in July winners announced

These folks are getting ready to pack their bags! Three community members from across the Greenbrier Valley have won The West Virginia Daily News’ Christmas in July subscription sweepstakes. Beverly Boggs of Second Creek, Alfred Ayers of Rainelle, and Treva Vass of Lewisburg each won a two-night getaway for two guests at the Hillcrest Mansion […] The post Christmas in July winners announced appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
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I-64 Eastbound reopens after vehicle fire

UPDATE AUGUST 9, 2022 (WVNS) — All lanes of Interstate 64 have been reopened after yesterday’s vehicle fire. GREENBRIER COUNTY, WV (WVNS) — All lanes of Interstate 64 eastbound are closed at mile marker 159 near the Alta exit. According to the West Virginia 511, both lanes are closed due to a vehicle fire. Dispatch […]
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Chicago teens volunteer in Greenbrier Valley

RONCEVERTE (WVDN) – Twelve teenagers and three adults from suburban Chicago, First Presbyterian Church of Wilmette, volunteered in the Greenbrier Valley last week. They attended Ronceverte Presbyterian Church’s summer workcamp program. “The pandemic has taken a toll on our program, but this group got us rolling once again. They worked tremendously hard to complete several […] The post Chicago teens volunteer in Greenbrier Valley appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
RONCEVERTE, WV
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Oldest Catholic church in WV to host social on Aug. 15

SWEET SPRINGS, WV (WVNS) – The oldest standing Catholic church in West Virginia will be hosting an ice cream social to honor its age on Monday, August 15, 2022. Built in 1839, the church served as a family church for the late Governor of VA, John Floyd, whose daughters attended Catholic schools in Washington, D.C., […]
SWEET SPRINGS, WV
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Crews on scene of wires down on Delta Avenue in Mount Lookout

CINCINNATI — A section of Delta Avenue in Mount Lookout is blocked after power lines fell, Tuesday afternoon. Click the video player above to watch other afternoon headlines from WLWT News 5. Police reported the incident at 3:22 p.m. between Kroger Avenue and Linwood Avenue. Delays are expected to...
MOUNT LOOKOUT, WV

Lewisburg Rotary Club puts spotlight on Greenbrier Valley Aquatic Center

LEWISBURG (WVDN) – At its regular meeting on Monday, Aug. 8, the Lewisburg Rotary Club heard from Darcie McGraw, general manager of the Greenbrier Valley Aquatic Center. McGraw reported on the growing impact of GVAC in its first few months since opening in May. GVAC serves more than 1,000 individual members as well as hundreds […] The post Lewisburg Rotary Club puts spotlight on Greenbrier Valley Aquatic Center appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
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Sign language class planned through New River CTC

LEWISBURG (WVDN) – New River Community and Technical College is offering a six-week basic sign language class on Thursday evenings from 6-7:30 p.m. starting Sept. 1. The class will be offered online through Zoom video conferencing. Students in the class will learn sign language vocabulary, phrases and sentences, including grammatical features, and students will have […] The post Sign language class planned through New River CTC appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
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State Fair of West Virginia to start Thursday

LEWISBURG (WVDN) – Gates are set to open for “Mountain Grown Fun” at the 97th annual State Fair of West Virginia (SFWV) this Thursday, Aug. 11, with gates opening at 9 a.m. and carnival rides at 11 a.m. To celebrate the return of the state’s largest multi-day event, catch opening day specials including discounted gate […] The post State Fair of West Virginia to start Thursday appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
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REACHH After School Returns to Talcott Elementary

With the start of the new school year approaching, REACHH-Family Resource Center is pleased to announce the return of their After School Program to Talcott Elementary School. After a long hiatus, they are excited to be back at the home of the Pirates. Beginning on September 6th, students will be provided a full meal, assistance with their homework, and have an opportunity to participate in many crafts and activities throughout the 2022-23 school year. The program will also be making its return to Hinton Area Elementary School, continuing its strong tradition of service to students in our area. After School at both schools begin at 3:00 and concludes at 5:30. Applications for the REACHH After School program will be available at each school's open house event. There will be additional applications in the front office of both schools for parents who are unable to attend. Parents can also pick up applications at REACHH's main office, 411 Temple Street in Hinton. Spots for the After School Program are limited and awarded on a first come first serve basis. The post REACHH After School Returns to Talcott Elementary appeared first on The Hinton News.
HINTON, WV
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Greenbrier Valley Economic Development Corporation to offer Etsy class

MAXWELTON (WVDN) – Greenbrier Valley Economic Development Corporation and West Virginia Small Business Development Center are presenting “Let’s Do Etsy! A beginner’s class for small businesses” on Tuesday, Aug. 16, at 11 a.m. at the Greenbrier Valley EDC’s office. Attendees can learn tips, tricks, and how to start and make their Etsy business page a […] The post Greenbrier Valley Economic Development Corporation to offer Etsy class appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
MAXWELTON, WV

First week of East football fall practice in the books

LEWISBURG (WVDN) – The Greenbrier East Spartans football team began fall practice last week and with that first week now over, things are looking positive for the green and gold. The Spartans will continue to practice this week, then work in two scrimmages before the season opener, a home game with Point Pleasant on Aug. […] The post First week of East football fall practice in the books appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
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State Fair of West Virginia starts this week

LEWISBURG, W.Va (WDTV) - Gates are set to open for the State Fair of West Virginia on Thursday at 9 a.m. with carnival rides starting at 11 a.m. To celebrate the return of the state’s largest multi-day event, opening day specials include $8 gate admission and $25 all-day ride passes.
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Obituary: Myrtle Marie Holland, 92

HOLLAND Myrtle Marie Holland, 92, of Hinton, passed away Sunday, August 7, 2022, at Bowers Hospice House in Beckley. Born September 9, 1929 at Green Sulphur Springs, WV, she was the daughter of the late Samuel and Cordelia Cales Ayers. Ms. Holland was a graduate of Sandstone High School and was a homemaker. She was a member of Lick Creek Baptist Church at Sandstone and was a lifelong resident of Summers County. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Calvin Owen Holland; one son, Gary Holland; and several brothers and sisters. She was the last surviving member of her immediate...
HINTON, WV

Obituary: Dana L. Stalnaker, 91

STALNAKER Dana L. Stalnaker, 91, of Talcott, gained his heavenly reward; his faith is now sight; on Sunday, August 7, 2022, at CAMC General Hospital, following a short illness. Born August 1, 1931, at Braxton County, WV, he was the son of the late Samuel and Lula Underwood Stalnaker. He served his country during the Korean War as a Corporal with the First and Third Armored Divisions. He worked as an orderly for the Weston and Hinton Hospitals, as a former insurance salesman, and as a factory worker. He was a former charter member of the Greenbrier Valley Rural Fire Dept. After his...
TALCOTT, WV

In-person grief support groups return to HospiceCare in the Greenbrier Valley

LEWISBURG (WVDN) – HospiceCare has announced its weekly grief support groups will begin meeting in person again next month after a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Starting Sept. 6, grief support groups will meet at noon at Big Clear Creek Baptist Church, 537 Church Street in Rupert, on Tuesdays, and at HospiceCare’s Lewisburg […] The post In-person grief support groups return to HospiceCare in the Greenbrier Valley appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
LEWISBURG, WV

WV Helping Hands to give a hand up to struggling populations

RONCEVERTE (WVDN) – An Organ Cave woman has new plans to help the area houseless population in Ronceverte. In 2021 Amy Hubbard created the non-profit West Virginia Helping Hands, and now she has found a great project for the organization in the retrofit of the old hospital in Ronceverte, which has seen a few re-births […] The post WV Helping Hands to give a hand up to struggling populations appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
RONCEVERTE, WV
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Upper Collison Creek bridge will close August 10-13

Nicholas County, WV (WOAY) – Upper Collison Creek will have a bridge closure at milepost 1.07 on August 10-13, starting at 7:00 am. The bridge will be closed for the construction of a deck replacement. A detour at Upper Collison Creek Road and Pool Road will be in place to route traffic around the project site.
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Preparations begin for 97th annual State Fair of West Virginia

LEWISBURG, W.Va. (WSAZ) - Preparations are beginning in Lewisburg for the 97th annual State Fair of West Virginia. Gates are set to open at 9 a.m. on Thursday, with carnival rides beginning at 11 a.m. The fair will hold a variety of special discounts for opening day, including $7 gate...
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Pre-Civil War law library rededicated

LEWISBURG (WVDN) – At 1 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 1, the 1834 Supreme Court of Appeals of Virginia Law Library and Study building was rededicated as a public museum under the auspices of the Greenbrier Historical Society. In a ceremony held on the 191st anniversary of the first Lewisburg session of the Supreme Court of […] The post Pre-Civil War law library rededicated appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
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