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Skidmore And Trump Sign With Mid-Atlantic Christian

Greenbrier East Spartan baseball players, Tanner Skidmore and Zac Trump signed their national letters of intent to continue their careers on the diamond as both players will remain teammates and will be attending Mid-Atlantic Christian University. Trump hit .296 this season with 14 RBI’s and he scored 21 runs. He also had 21 hits on the year. Skidmore hit .254 and drove in 24 runs. He had five doubles and scored 14 runs. Mid-Atlantic Christian is in Elizabeth City, North Carolina. They finished last season 15-25 and are coached by Michael Louis. The Mustangs were pretty good at home but were very young, which caused them to struggle on the road at times. Trump and Skidmore will look to add another dimension to the up-and-coming program. The post Skidmore And Trump Sign With Mid-Atlantic Christian appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
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The Greenbrier Champions Tennis Classic returns as part of Champions Series Tennis

White sulphur springs — The Greenbrier Champions Tennis Classic will celebrate its ninth anniversary this September with a bit of a twist. This year’s event, planned for Monday, Sept. 13, will be part of the Champions Series Tennis Tour, with participants playing for a $25,000 first-prize paycheck. The annual celebration...
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Williamsburg CEOS Club meets

Let’s play Ketchup! Well, let’s “catch up” with the Williamsburg Community Educational Outreach Service (CEOS) Club. And we did play Ketchup while learning about “How to Eat Healthy When Eating Out!”. Club member Laura Rose led the lesson at the May Club meeting where everyone learned what to look for...
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City, county and colleges close offices for Juneteenth

When Congress passed a bill on Wednesday to commemorate Juneteenth, June 19, the day marking the end of slavery in Texas, and President Biden signed it into law on the very next day, states and cities and counties reacted quickly, most falling in line. Only hours after Biden had signed...
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State Fair of W.Va. ready to go with no restrictions

FAIRLEA, W.Va. — A year after they were forced to cancel for 2020 due to the pandemic, organizers of the State Fair of West Virginia said they cannot wait until this year’s even gets started. Fair week in Greenbrier County is set for August 12-21 and Fair CEO Kelly Collins said it will largely be a normal event with very few restrictions.
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Greenbrier Democrats Express Opinion Of 'No Confidence' In State Party Chair

The Greenbrier County Democratic Executive Committee held its regularly scheduled meeting on Wednesday, June, 9, 2021. Following discussion regarding the lack of Democratic leadership in our state, the committee, without dissent, endorsed a resolution of no confidence in the West Virginia State Democratic Party Chairwoman, Belinda Biafore. This follows years of decline of the Democratic Party under her leadership, taking us from a legislative super majority to a super minority. Support for our county Democrats has been non existent, resulting in the disastrous loss of numerous state and local offices in the 2020 election. Statewide assistance...
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DHHR report more than 2.95 million Covid-19 tests have been completed

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of June 16, 2021, there have been 2,955,717 total confirmatory laboratory results received for Covid-19, with 163,311 total cases and 2,861 deaths. DHHR has confirmed the deaths of an 85-year old male from Kanawha County, a...
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Council passes first reading of Suddenlink agreement

LEWISBURG — Following lengthy airings of complaints about the quality of service provided by Suddenlink Communications, a majority composed of four City Council members and Mayor Beverly White voted in favor of continuing Lewisburg’s relationship with the company. A public hearing and second reading of the ordinance granting the firm...
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It Happened This Week: June 17-21

The following information is taken from the pages of The West Virginia Daily News, The West Virginia News, and The Greenbrier Independent in The West Virginia Daily News archives from 25, 50, 75, and 100 years ago.June 17-21, 199625 Years Ago…Receiving degrees from Bridgewater College Class of 1996 were C.J. Childers, son of Mr. and […] The post It Happened This Week: June 17-21 appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
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Greenbrier West Softball's Caley Chrisman will be sorely missed

The Greenbrier West Cavaliers softball team was very young this past season. They started the season 4-6 and struggled to find consistency. The team had only one senior, but she was a huge reason that the Cavs finished the season winning 12 of their final 14 games before eventually falling to Midland Trail in the sectional finals. It was quite an impressive turnaround to finish with a record of 16-8. That senior was Caley Chrisman. Chrisman is the type of kid that just has all-American written all over her, but not just because of her play on the field, although that is a...
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Prep softball: Fifth-inning explosion propels St. Albans over Greenbrier East 9-0

St. Albans’ softball team earned a statement win over Greenbrier East to stay alive in the Class AAA Region 3 tournament. After losing Monday’s game 5-4 via Greenbrier East’s walk-off single, the Red Dragons (29-1) evened the best-of-three series Tuesday as they scored six runs in the bottom of the fifth to mercy-rule the visiting Spartans in five innings 9-0.
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Greenbrier Valley Airport's passenger count soars

Reports in March indicating an upward trend in passenger counts at Greenbrier Valley Airport were borne out in a big way only two months later. The Maxwelton airport has released soaring enplanement numbers for May, as reported by Skywest Airlines, operating for United Airlines at Greenbrier Valley. During the height...
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Call For Submissions

The Greenbrier Historical Society is seeking article submissions for its 2021 journal publication. The Journal of the Greenbrier Historical Society is an annual publication that showcases the history of the Greenbrier Valley through a series of articles written by historians, society members, and community members. The deadline for submissions is July 31, 2021. GHS is particularly interested in submissions related to Greenbrier Valley businesses, agriculture, and turkey farming history, but as long as the article relates to Greenbrier Valley (Pocahontas, Greenbrier, Monroe, or Summers County) history it will be considered. A selection committee will choose which articles will be published in the journal, which will be released by December 2021. For further guidelines and sample articles please go to the website www.greenbrierhistorical.org/journal. The mission of the Greenbrier Historical Society is to share the diverse history and culture of the Greenbrier Valley. For more information visit www.greenbrierhistorical.org or call 304-645-3398. The post Call For Submissions appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
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Greenbrier County, W.V., Draws on Relationships Forged in 2016 Floods to Coordinate Vaccination Efforts

Members of the Greenbrier County, West Virginia, Covid Task Force credit one disaster with helping them prepare for another. In 2016, flooding in southeast West Virginia brought together different segments of the county – government, business, healthcare and education – to deal with the disaster and its aftermath. When the pandemic struck, the same group met to manage the county’s response.
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WEDNESDAY: The Democrats have a problem

Not all is right with the West Virginia Democratic Party – no mater how the national Democratic National Committee papered over obvious problems on Tuesday with state leadership during a credentials hearing. The reasons that state Chairwoman Belinda Biafore ought to either step aside or be voted out of office...
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WVDA To Spray For Blackflies

The West Virginia Department of Agriculture will be conducting aerial treatments for biological suppression of blackflies on the New, Bluestone, and Greenbrier rivers on Wednesday, June 16, weather and water levels permitting. Potentially, the treatments may continue into Thursday, June 17. The post WVDA To Spray For Blackflies appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.