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Freedom Celebration brings the fun to Renick

RENICK (WVN) – The June 25 Renick Freedom Celebration was not hampered by the few rain showers last Saturday. The parade started festivities and led the attendees down the hill to historic town levee by the river. Cars found plenty of parking on the large level grass spaces and tents colorfully dotted between the trees […] The post Freedom Celebration brings the fun to Renick appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
RENICK, WV
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4th OF JULY HOLIDAY CLOSING

All City of Covington offices will be closed on Monday, July 4, 2022, in observance of the 4th of July Holiday. The City Refuse Collection for Monday, July 4, 2022, will be collected on Tuesday, July 5, 2022. The Peters Mountain Landfill and State Offices (Commissioner of Revenue, Treasurer, and...
COVINGTON, VA
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Back Fork of Elk River

The Back Fork of Elk River falls through a small rapid on its journey to the Elk River above Webster Springs, West Virginia, in Webster County in the Allegheny Highlands Region. Photo by Rick Burgess.
WEBSTER SPRINGS, WV
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Shelley Moore Capito touring the future site of Mountain Steer Company

Shelley Moore Capito is touring the future site of Mountain Steer Company in White Sulphur Springs. Mountain Steer Company will serve local farmers and the greater community with farm to table beef processing. “We want to support young farmers and this is great for West Virginia because it creates jobs,” says Capito.   The post Shelley Moore Capito touring the future site of Mountain Steer Company appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WV
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Say goodbye to the Mountaineers: Administrative merger Friday

LOW MOOR, Va. – History is in the making in Alleghany County where two rival school systems are coming together for the benefit of the students and community. The Alleghany County Public School system, the Covington City Public School system, and the Jackson River Technical Center will merge to create Alleghany Highlands Public Schools on July 1.

Local farm offers blueberry picking; goat petting

RENICK, WV (WVNS) — If you’re looking for a fun outing to spend with family and friends, you should go visit the Friendly Goat Fruit Farm. Located at 2801 Julia Rd in Renick, WV, 24966, the farm offers a scenic place for the public to enjoy, which includes a large blueberry farm filled with over […]
RENICK, WV
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To Elect Or Appoint School Board Members Becomes An Issue In Alleghany Highlands

A group of citizens in the Alleghany Highlands have banned together to get petitions signed, ones favoring the election of school board members. Currently, school board members are appointed by the Covington City Council and the Alleghany County Board of Supervisors, and the new school board’s seven members have been appointed with the first meeting […] The post To Elect Or Appoint School Board Members Becomes An Issue In Alleghany Highlands appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
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Shirley Ann (Sutton) Tracy

Shirley Ann (Sutton) Tracy, 85, of Mt. Lookout, formerly of Cowen, passed away on June 25, 2022 at Stonerise Rainelle. She was born June 20, 1937 in Millcreek, WV to the late Ronal and Edith (Tyler) Sutton. Shirley was married to Charles Arlen Tracy (deceased) and was a long time resident of Cowen where she retired from the Cowen Public Service District. Shirley was preceded in death by her brother Ronnie Sutton of Bowie, MD and sister Carolyn Haddix of Dailey, WV. She is survived by sisters Betty and Jimmy (deceased) Waybright and Jeanie and Fred Sparks, both of Cowen, and three sons: Dr. Charles Alan & Kathryn Tracy, Mark & AnnaMary Tracy, and Paul & Glenda Tracy. Shirley celebrated and adored her eight grandchildren: Kelley (Whoolery), Ian, Joshua, Daryn (Moore), Tony, Erin (Hufstetler) and honorarily Alex and Gabe Garland. Shirley was known as “Granny” to her four great grandchildren: Garrett, Carson, and Jonah Whoolery and Lucas Hufstetler. She is also survived by many friends and extended family who will mourn her passing. Graveside services will be conducted privately for the family at a future date. In Shirley’s honor, Memorial Contributions may be made to the charity of your choice. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.adamsreedfh.com. Adams-Reed Funeral Home, Cowen is honored to be serving the Tracy family.
COWEN, WV
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The Greenbrier declared safe after threat

UPDATE: 6/25/2022 6:00 P.M. — The Greenbrier Resort has reopened after a threat was made to the hotel. Cam Huffman, Director of Public Relations and Content with the Greenbrier said they received a threat in the afternoon on Saturday, June 25, 2022. The Greenbrier has been declared safe and is now open for the guests […]
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No City Council Work Session

Covington City Council will not be conducting a July work session on Tuesday, July 5, 2022. Council will hold its regular meeting on Tuesday, July 12, 2022.
COVINGTON, VA
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Unidentified threat forces The Greenbrier to evacuate

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (WVVA) - Director of Public Relations for The Greenbrier, Cam Huffman says The Greenbrier received a threat Saturday afternoon and to be cautious The Greenbrier officials have evacuated the building. Police are on scene and everyone is being kept away from the building while police and...
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Pre-Fourth of July ramble

It’s happening once again, and I have no one to blame but myself. For those of you readers who are new, I first used the “Ramble” format as my “Break glass in case of out-of-ideas emergency” to break up the monotony. I then turned it into a once-a-month-unless-I-forget series which leads us to today.
COWEN, WV

Ukulele music coming to the White Sulphur Springs Library

G.R.O.U.P., which stands for Greenbrier River Optimistic Ukulele Players, will be performing at the White Sulphur Springs Library on Tuesday, June 28, beginning at 6 p.m. This motley crew of ukulele lovers plays a diverse variety of songs revealing the versatility of their chosen instrument. Join the library for a fun evening with a great […] The post Ukulele music coming to the White Sulphur Springs Library appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
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SNOWSHOE MOUNTAIN, W.Va. (WV News) — There was nowhere to hide from the rumbling engines on …
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