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Employees get locked out of work amid labor dispute

UNION, WV (WOAY) – Around 250 employees at Collins Aerospace in Union, West Virginia found themselves locked out of work early Monday, May 23. The workers could now be out of jobs for some time as there is still no word on when the lockout will end. The aerospace...
UNION, WV
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Brewery commemorates Pride month with new brew

The Greenbrier Valley is well-known for its variety of local small businesses, including a handful of privately owned breweries and distilleries that have burst onto the scene in recent years. Greenbrier Valley Brewing Company is the home of award-winning West Virginia craft beers Devil Anse IPA, Mothman Black IPA and Wild Trail Pale Ale, along […] The post Brewery commemorates Pride month with new brew appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
LEWISBURG, WV
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WRON Radio celebrates 75th anniversary

WRON AM 1400 became Greenbrier County’s first on the air radio station on May 7th, 1947, in The Grand Theatre Building in Ronceverte. It was the first radio station serving a city of under 10,000 people in the USA. Behind the microphone was Bill Blake III of Ronceverte, owner and manager, who had experience in […] The post WRON Radio celebrates 75th anniversary appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
GREENBRIER COUNTY, WV

East Softball player Rylee Norman saved her best for last

The Greenbrier East Lady Spartans softball team’s season ended on Wednesday, May 18, when they were officially eliminated by St. Albans and their superstar pitcher Tayven Stephenson. However, for the Spartans to make it that far two years in a row is quite an accomplishment. Last week, we talked to a couple seniors about their […] The post East Softball player Rylee Norman saved her best for last appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
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Event lineup for Alderson Strawberry Festival announced

ALDERSON, WV (LOOTPRESS) – The activity & event lineup for the upcoming Alderston Strawberry Festival has been announced, and will include games, food, music, and more. The festival will take place this weekend on Saturday, May 28, 2022, and will feature events from 10am – 4pm. A map...
ALDERSON, WV

Historical society to hold Katherine Johnson graphic art contest

As part of 2022 West Virginia Katherine Johnson Day celebrations, the Greenbrier Historical Society in Lewisburg (GHS) invites students in grades 6-8 to creatively visualize Katherine Johnson’s story in the 2022 GHS “Reaching for the Moon” graphic art contest. The contest is open to all children in grades 6-8 attending public, private, parochial, or home […] The post Historical society to hold Katherine Johnson graphic art contest appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
LEWISBURG, WV

Obituary: Roger Lee Wills, 71

WILLS Roger Lee Wills, 71, of Hinton, passed away Monday May 23, 2022 at his home following a long illness. Born September 2, 1950 in Hinton, he was the son of the late Jack and Vada Gill Wills. Roger was an equipment operator and foreman for WV Land & Farm owned by John and Lynn Sanders. He was also a former employee of Turner Construction Company in Hinton. Roger was a Hinton High School graduate and a veteran of the US Army. He loved farming cattle and hogs, as well as fishing and spending time with his beloved family. Besides his parents, he was...
HINTON, WV
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Carnegie Hall May/June calendar of events

February-May: Spring classes and workshops – Carnegie Hall offers learning opportunities continuing through May. Remaining classes and workshops include Clay for Kids on Saturday with Amie Durrman and Make Your Own Guitar/Banjo Strap. Thursday, June 9: Ryan Cain and the Ables – Carnegie Hall’s Ivy Terrace Concert Series kicks off at 6:30 p.m. with Ryan […] The post Carnegie Hall May/June calendar of events appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
LEWISBURG, WV

East shutout by George Washington in Game One

The Greenbrier East Spartans fell behind 6-0 early and could not muster a comeback in a 10-0 loss to George Washington on Tuesday, May 24, in game one of the Regional finals. George Washington scored on a single by Isaac McCallister and a sacrifice fly by Kam Snyder in the first inning that put them […] The post East shutout by George Washington in Game One appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
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Body of Virginia man found in Greenbrier County

ANTHONY, W.Va. — A Virginia man’s body has been found in Greenbrier County. The body of James Courtney Simpson, Jr., 58, of Covington, Va. was discovered lying in the parking lot of the boat launch at Anthony on the Greenbrier River, according to the Greenbrier County Sheriff’s Office.
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Covington man found dead in West Virginia parking lot

GREENBRIER COUNTY, W.Va. (WFXR) — Authorities are investigating after a Covington man’s body was discovered in West Virginia Saturday morning. According to the Greenbrier County Sheriff’s Office, a 911 call came in at approximately 7:22 a.m. on Saturday, May 21 about a body in the parking lot of the boat launch at Anthony on the Greenbrier River.

Local students named to Radford University dean’s list

Three area students have been named to the Radford University dean’s list for spring 2022. Appearing on the dean’s list is the most prestigious academic recognition Radford University students can receive for their performance during a semester. Students will be placed on the dean’s list if they meet four specific criteria. They must have 12 […] The post Local students named to Radford University dean’s list appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
RADFORD, VA
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Covington man found dead in Greenbrier County

GREENBRIER, Wv. (WDBJ) - A Covington man was found dead in a parking lot in Greenbrier County Saturday morning, according to the Greenbrier County Sheriff’s Office. The Greenbrier County 911 center received a call around 7:22 a.m., about a man lying in the parking lot of a boat launch at Anthony on the Greenbrier River, according to the sheriff’s office.

Regional Baseball: GW capitalizes on mistakes to take series lead against Greenbrier East

For a program that hadn’t appeared in regional play for 14 years, George Washington looked pretty sure of itself Tuesday evening. Cameron Reed threw a five-inning two-hitter with four strikeouts and Isaac McCallister chipped in a pair of run-scoring singles as the Patriots plowed past Greenbrier East 10-0 at Floyd Wilcox Field in the opening game of their Class AAA Region 3 series.
LEWISBURG, WV

COVID-19 Daily Update 5-24-22

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of May 24, 2022, there are currently 2,236 active COVID-19 cases statewide. There have been 14 deaths reported since the last report, with a total of 6,932 deaths attributed to COVID-19. DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 93-year old female from Berkeley […] The post COVID-19 Daily Update 5-24-22 appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
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Covington man found dead at boat launch in West Virginia

GREENBRIER COUNTY, W.V. (WSET) — A Covington man died over the weekend in West Virginia. The Greenbrier County Sheriff's Dept. responded to the parking lot of a boat launch at Anthony on the Greenbrier River around 7:20 a.m. Saturday on reports of a body found. Arriving law enforcement found...
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