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State Fair of West Virginia to open Thursday with several changes

FAIRLEA, W.Va. — When the 97th Annual State Fair of West Virginia opens this Thursday in Greenbrier County, visitors can expect some changes. For the first time, metal detectors will be set up at the front entrance gates in Fairlea. State Fair CEO Kelly Collins said they’re doing that...
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Bethlehem Farm aids residents with home repairs

ALDERSON (WVDN) – A local non-profit organization is helping low-income homeowners to complete vital home repairs. The volunteers at Bethlehem Farm provide services in parts of Summers, Monroe and Greenbrier counties. Recently, a project brought them to Talcott in Summers County. According to Colleen Fitts, home repair team, “Bethlehem Farm works to be a good […] The post Bethlehem Farm aids residents with home repairs 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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Public Health Task Force report

Southern W.Va. Aug 9, 2022 (Hinton News) - HEALTH DEPARTMENT. Dr. Morrison reported on the current state of several ongoing public health issues. In terms of COVID, Greenbrier and Monroe are both in moderate risk areas and rising. ER and provider visits are increasing. In terms of swine flu (influenza A), there have been a few people test positive for swine flu who had direct exposure to sick pigs in another part of the state. It appears as if we are out of the infectious window, but surveillance is always in place. The State Fair is doing all the right...

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.
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Guest Column: The Greenbrier River Trail: more scenic than it ought to be

The highlight of my life is biking the Greenbrier River Trail. With my husband and brother, my go-to guys. We were born in Greenbrier County and our trips prove, contrary to Thomas Wolfe, you can go home again. My brother’s wife is a Greenbrier County lady so she fell right in line with the trek […] The post Guest Column: The Greenbrier River Trail: more scenic than it ought to be appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
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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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Local Humane Society overcrowded, needs help with adoptions

GREENBRIER COUNTY, WV (WVNS)–The Greenbrier County Humane Society is over capacity for cats. Whether you’re looking for an energetic young kitty or a loyal older cat, the humane society needs the feline parents of Greenbrier County to help them deal with their overcrowding situation. “We’re doing better with dogs, but with cats, we are pretty […]
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State Fair time

By this time next week, the State Fair of West Virginia will be well underway in Lewisburg, Greenbrier County. The fair begins next Thursday and runs through Aug. 20. Some good acts will be on stage, from Foreigner and Clay Walker to Zach Bryan, Flo Rida and Walker Hayes.
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For two local families, sports is a family affair

GREENBRIER COUNTY (WVDN) – Two Greenbrier County families have put their energy in to supporting their children’s sports interests and have found themselves competing on the national level. The Scott family of White Sulphur Springs and the Hawver family of Ronceverte are both on the same journey but in very different worlds of sports. With […] The post For two local families, sports is a family affair appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
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Greenbrier Historical Society celebrates 1834 Law Library building re-dedication

GREENBRIER COUNTY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – At 1:00 p.m. on Monday, August 1, 2022, 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 Appeals of Virginia, a small group of invited guests toured exhibits and listened to the speakers.
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More than 200 WVSOM students aid local organizations during Day of Service

LEWISBURG (WVDN)– Amid the demands of the opening days of classes at the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM), students set aside their textbooks and lab equipment to clean, perform yardwork and even help build a house during the school’s Day of Service. Hosted in partnership with the United Way of the Greenbrier Valley, […] The post More than 200 WVSOM students aid local organizations during Day of Service appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.

Carnegie Hall’s Fantasy at The Greenbrier returns Sept. 2

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS (WVDN) – Tickets are now on sale for Carnegie Hall’s Fantasy Gala: Bowties & Boas, which is scheduled to take place Friday, Sept. 2, at 6 p.m. on the Colonial Hall Terrace at The Greenbrier. The original Fantasy fundraisers were themed parties held from 1999 through 2009 at multiple locations in the […] The post Carnegie Hall’s Fantasy at The Greenbrier returns Sept. 2 appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.

Committee on Aging to distribute farmers market vouchers to seniors

GREENBRIER COUNTY (WVND) – Greenbrier County Committee on Aging will be distributing the Farmers Market Vouchers again this year. Recipients must be 60 years of age or older to be eligible. Distribution will be from 9-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m., Monday through Friday, at the Rupert Senior Center located at 284 Greenbrier Street Rupert. The […] The post Committee on Aging to distribute farmers market vouchers to seniors appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
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Snake Run Road to be closed Aug. 8-19

GREENBRIER COUNTY (WVDN) – County Route 42 (Snake Run Road) will be closed to through traffic from 8 a.m., Monday Aug. 8, through 5 p.m. Friday, August 19, 1.8 miles north of intersection County Route 25 (Smoot Road), in Blue Sulphur Springs and 5.46 miles south of intersection County Route 27 (Grassy Meadows Road) in […] The post Snake Run Road to be closed Aug. 8-19 appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
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