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Lewisburg Man Arrested After Allegedly Assaulting Mother

A Greenbrier County man was arrested on the morning of Monday, June 21 after an alleged domestic assault that had occurred two weeks prior. Zachariah Mark Feury, 20, has been charged with one count of domestic battery. On Monday, June 7, were dispatched to a residence in Fairlea in response to a reported domestic altercation. Upon their arrival, officers made contact with both the accused, Zachariah Mark Feury, as well as the victim, his mother. According to the criminal complaint, the victim “had locked herself in her bedroom with a heavy metal door that had two treated 2X4 reinforcements that could be...
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Fayette County,

Fayette committee approves vote of no confidence

The Fayette County Democratic Executive Committee on Tuesday evening took a vote of no confidence in Belinda Biafore, the chair of the party’s state committee. By a vote of 7 to 2, with one abstention, the local committee passed the vote of no confidence, and then moved on to the process of notifying the chair.
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Kanawha County,

Fayette has three Covid-19 cases in seven-day period

As of June 22, the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources said there have been 2,978,347 total confirmatory laboratory results received for Covid-19, with 163,627 cases and 2,870 deaths. On June 22, the agency confirmed the deaths of a 73-year-old Wyoming County man, a 44-year-old man from Kanawha...
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Greenbrier County, WVMetro News

Greenbrier County community shares a common thread

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — When the waters of Howard’s Creek, Dry Fork, and several other smaller tributaries around Greenbrier County finally receded five years ago, the aftermath was haunting. Hundreds of people were out of a home and unsure where to turn. Leaders in the community of White Sulphur...
Fayette County,

Bridge Day planning marches forward

Planning moves forward for the 42nd annual Bridge Day, which is set for Oct. 16 in Fayette County. Bridge Day 2020 was canceled due to the Covid-19 pandemic, and officials have yet to make an official decision on staging the 2021 celebration. However, a large volume of behind-the-scenes work continues...
Fayette County,

FCHD dedicates new mobile unit

FAYETTEVILLE — Since March, the Fayette County Health Department has primarily been utilizing a new tool in its arsenal to help county residents combat Covid-19. In the coming months and years, a new mobile unit purchased this spring will also enable health department staffers to serve individuals inside and outside county borders in several health care scenarios.
Meadow Bridge,

Meadow Bridge man behind bars following domestic incident

MEADOW BRIDGE, WV (WOAY) – A Meadow Bridge man is facing serious allegations after a domestic incident. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Department says warrants were executed for Ricky Lee Bennett for several offenses. These stemmed from a domestic incident in May. The complaint says Bennett attacked household members with a...
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Lewisburg woman speaks at rally

Remarks made by Joan C. Browning of Lewisburg on June 24 in Charleston, W.Va., at the Black Votes Matter Freedom Ride for Voting Rights rally:. Greetings, Black Votes Matter Freedom Ride for Voting Rights. Thank you for including West Virginia in your journey. Thank you, too, for remembering our Freedom Rides 60 years ago.
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Man Sentenced For Role In Multiple Police Pursuits

Eric Matthew George was sentenced by Greenbrier County Circuit Court Judge Robert Richardson to three to 45 years of imprisonment on Tuesday, June 22, after striking a plea deal. George was recently found guilty by the court after Richardson approved a plea deal between George, represented by Defense Attorney Paul Detch, and the Greenbrier County […] The post Man Sentenced For Role In Multiple Police Pursuits appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
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Shirley Dean (Bogle) Linkous

LINKOUS Shirley Dean (Bogle) Linkous, 84, of White Sulphur Springs passed away on Tuesday, June 22, 2021 at Genesis Healthcare Center in White Sulphur Springs. Shirley was born April 21, 1937 in Lester, WV and was the daughter of the late Joseph C. and Elvie Snuffer Bogle. She was a member of the White Sulphur Springs Baptist Church. She had served as a secretary at the Bank of White Sulphur Springs. Shirley was a huge part of the White Sulphur Springs Women’s Club. She was instrumental and very involved with the start of and continuation of the Dandelion Festival. Other than her parents, she...
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Susan Elizabeth Banton

BANTON Susan Elizabeth Banton, 76, of Lewisburg, WV passed away Friday, June 18, 2021, at the Peyton Hospice House, Lewisburg, WV. Born June 1, 1945, in Marlinton, WV, she was the daughter of the late Virle Harper and Phyllis Juanita Pyles Hamrick. Susan was a member of Lewisburg United Methodist Church. She was well known for owning Ace’s Food Stand at the State Fair of West Virginia. Susan was retired from the Greenbrier County Courthouse as a Tax Accessor and had also worked for Hamrick Distributing. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Ann Harper Hamrick. Survivors include her...
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Thomas E. (Brad) Ball, Jr.

BALL Thomas E. (Brad) Ball, Jr., 82, passed away Saturday, June 19, 2021, at the Peyton Hospice House following a long illness. Born June 23, 1938, in Hinton, WV, he was the son of the late Thomas E., Sr., and Irene Krise Ball. Survivors include his loving wife of 56 years, Jo Lynn Burks Ball; daughter, Renee Harvey (Randy) of Alderson, WV; brother, Joe Ball (Linda) of Lewisburg, WV; special childhood friend, Glenn Vallandingham (Brenda) of Hinton, WV; and special cousin, Lynne Strubble (Skip) of Pittsburgh, PA. Also left to cherish his memory is grandson, Matthew Harvey of Alderson, WV; grand-daughters, Nicole Adkins (Charles)...

'A legacy of love': While challenges persist for Rainelle after 2016 flood, community is hopeful, supportive

RAINELLE — In the Rainelle city hall, former mayor Andy Pendleton keeps four binders filled with newspaper clippings, fliers and photos. Though some pages hold family keepsakes — a photo of Arch Moore holding her son as a baby, holiday cards and letters — most document the 2016 flooding that devastated Rainelle and the community’s efforts to recover after.
Alleghany County,

AHS graduates 169 seniors

Valedictorian Giovanni Brown addresses his classmates.LOW MOOR — Alleghany High School Principal Karen Staunton set the mood for the commencement of Alleghany High School’s class of 2021 by saying to those in attendance, “What a gloriously normal sight before me, as we gather to celebrate the Alleghany High School class of 2021 – a sight that just a month or so ago we weren’t even sure we’d have.”