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Say goodbye to the Cougars and the Mountaineers: Schools merge 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.
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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 […]
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One Tank Trip: Greenbrier River Campground

ALDERSON, WV (WOAY) – From April through October the Greenbrier River comes alive with canoes, kayaks, inner tubes, and prime camping along its banks. This week’s One Tank Trip takes us to the Greenbrier River Campground, an 8-acre campground located along, you guessed it, the Greenbrier River. From...
LEWISBURG, 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.
ALLEGHANY COUNTY, VA

Local school musician selected for Sousa Honor Band

CALDWELL (WVDN) – Cedric Allder, of Caldwell, has been accepted for membership with the 2022 John Philip Sousa National High School Honor Band. This highly selective national student concert band will meet in central Massachusetts June 26-30.Allder is the son of Tasha and Jim Allder. He is a member of the Greenbrier East High School […] The post Local school musician selected for Sousa Honor Band appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
CALDWELL, WV
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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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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

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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Deadline nears for WV State Fair competition entries

LEWISBURG, WV (WBOY) — West Virginians who want to participate in the State Fair of West Virginia’s livestock and/or home, arts, and garden exhibits have just over one week left to enter. This year’s competitions include a revamped sheep shearing competition, the crowd-favorite draft horse pull, and the all-new WV Dairy Delight Cooking Competition. The […]
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Lewisburg planning commission to hold work session July 7

The city of Lewisburg has given notice of a planning commission working session to be held Thursday, July 7, at 6:15 at city hall, 942 Washington Street West. The meeting is also available via teleconference. For information on how to participate on Zoom, contact Marsha Cunningham at 304-645-2080 by 1 p.m. on Thursday, July 7. […] The post Lewisburg planning commission to hold work session July 7 appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
LEWISBURG, 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.

Shepherd’s Center of Greenbrier Valley just keeps celebrating

Shepherd’s Center of Greenbrier Valley just keeps celebrating. On Friday, June 17, the group celebrated the 20th anniversary of our Gwen’s Meals Program. They gathered at the Clingman Center at Montwell Commons in Lewisburg. It was a great event with volunteers from the churches who prepare the meals each week, drivers who deliver the meals, […] The post Shepherd’s Center of Greenbrier Valley just keeps celebrating appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
LEWISBURG, WV
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Festival season returns to West Virginia

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (WV News) — After a couple years of uncertainty, festival season appears to finally be back in full swing in West Virginia once again. While not all festivals and fairs were canceled completely in 2021, many that held in-person events were still limited to some degree. The...
CLARKSBURG, WV

Central Greenbrier 8-10 All-Stars win District 4 Championship, punch ticket to states

LEWISBURG (WVDN) – The Central Greenbrier Little League 8-10 All-Star team came out on top in the seven-team District 4 baseball tournament. The CGLL team opened up tournament play on Sunday, June 19, with a convincing 17-7 win over Beckley and then followed that up with a 15-0 shutout of Sophia to win the tournament, […] The post Central Greenbrier 8-10 All-Stars win District 4 Championship, punch ticket to states appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
LEWISBURG, WV
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Flood Victim’s Son Still Gets Emotional Talking About His Parents

The anniversary of the rainfall that sent waters rushing into the hollers of West Virginia might be June 23, but for victim’s loved ones, the nightmare really began the next day in 2016. Edward Thompson died of hypothermia and stress-related heart failure during the 2016 flood that ravaged West...
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One person killed, another injured in I-64 accident

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS (WVDN) – A single-vehicle accident on I-64 near has claimed the life of one person and sent another to the hospital. According to Greenbrier County Sheriff Bruce Sloan, on Thursday, June 23, at approximately 6 a.m., members of the Greenbrier County Sheriff’s Office responded to a single vehicle accident on I-64 near […] The post One person killed, another injured in I-64 accident appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
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