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Echoes Of The Past 4-30-22

85 Years Ago April 30, 1937 Final Rites For Old Ball Player Funeral services for William J. (Chili) Reid, World War veteran and one-time popular ballplayer, were held Thursday afternoon from the home of his brother-in-law and sister, Mr. & Mrs. John O’Brien on Main Street. The Rev. Harry S. Coffee conducted the services and […] The post Echoes Of The Past 4-30-22 appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
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Greenbrier County Board of Health to meet Oct. 5

LEWISBURG (WVDN) – The Greenbrier County Board of Health will hold a meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 5, at 10 a.m. at the Greenbrier County Health Department, 9109 Seneca Trail South, in Fairlea. On the agenda: contracts with retiring employees, financial reports and statements, water line repair bids, additions and renovations project update, COVID-19 update, harm […] The post Greenbrier County Board of Health to meet Oct. 5 appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
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Iconic White Sulphur Springs bridge to be replaced

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WV (WVNS) – An iconic bridge in White Sulphur Springs won a bid to be replaced today, September 29, 2022. The bridge’s replacement is among 13 construction contracts awarded by the West Virginia Division of Highways (WVDOH) on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022. The contract was awarded from a bid letting held Tuesday, […]
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Visit Bath County Board names first President & CEO

Hot Springs, VA (Hinton News) – The Visit Bath County Board of Directors has chosen Mark Shore as President and CEO of Visit Bath County. Shore will serve the newly formed destination marketing organization as its first official employee. He joins Visit Bath County after a national search for a President & CEO. Shore will work with Visit Bath County’s 18-member board of directors to develop the organization and promote tourism to the area. Shore served as Director of Tourism Marketing for VisitNC (North Carolina’s state tourism office) from 2014 to 2019. He moved to Augusta County, VA, in 2019, where...
HOT SPRINGS, VA

‘Help Wanted’ summit to focus on local hiring challenges

LEWISBURG (WVDN) – The labor market has undergone seismic shifts these past few years. Everywhere you go, businesses are looking for workers. The Greater Greenbrier Chamber of Commerce invites business leaders and community members to a summit titled, “HELP WANTED—What’s going on with the local labor market?” It will be held at the WV State […] The post ‘Help Wanted’ summit to focus on local hiring challenges appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
LEWISBURG, WV
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Alleghany Highlands names 2022 Christmas Mother

COVINGTON, Va. – The 74th Alleghany Highland’s Christmas Mother has been chosen. This year, Mary Kramer Asma will be this year’s Christmas Mother, according to Highlands leaders. For the past 74 years, the Alleghany Highlands has welcomed the community to volunteer and donate in order to help...
COVINGTON, VA
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Ronceverte Library announces book sale, refreshments

RONCEVERTE (WVDN) – The Friends of the Ronceverte Public Library are having their annual book sale at the Clifford Community and Recreation Center on Friday, Oct. 7, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and on Saturday, Oct. 8, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. There will be a wide selection of books to choose from in both hardback and […] The post Ronceverte Library announces book sale, refreshments appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
RONCEVERTE, WV

Celebrate the fall harvest with a sidewalk sale and more in downtown Lewisburg

LEWISBURG (WVDN) – Meet new artists, indulge in food and drink samples, and enjoy late evening shopping. Everyone is invited to First Fridays after 5 in downtown Lewisburg, a free event from 5-8 p.m. Edith’s Store will sample Tazo brand organic chai tea, a delicious way to warm up on a chilly fall evening. Experience […] The post  Celebrate the fall harvest with a sidewalk sale and more in downtown Lewisburg appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
LEWISBURG, WV
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Remembering a fallen Covington police officer

COVINGTON, Va. – The life and sacrifices of Officer Caleb Ogilvie can now be remembered through a bench dedicated to his heroism. Ogilvie had made a life out of helping others. Prior to being a police officer, Ogilvie served his nation as a Marine. Ogilvie served in active duty...
COVINGTON, VA
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Greenbrier County Convention and Visitors Bureau delivers report to county commission

LEWISBURG (WVDN) – The second regular monthly meeting for the Greenbrier County Commission took place on Tuesday, Sept.27, with commissioners Lowell Rose, Tammy Tincher and Michael F. McClung all present. They dispatched the usual business of estate closings, arts and rec transfers, budget revisions and bill paying. Kara Dense of the Greenbrier County Convention and […] The post Greenbrier County Convention and Visitors Bureau delivers report to county commission appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.

Important water upgrade project moving forward in Lewisburg

LEWISBURG, WV (LOOTPRESS) – The City of Lewisburg is pleased to announce it has secured funding and is moving forward with a water infrastructure upgrade project. The investment is designed to prepare the city to be able to accommodate the growth being generated by economic development and tourism in the region.
LEWISBURG, WV

Prep Football: Balanced Spartans topple Hampshire

Fairlea – Monquelle Davis and Ian Cline combined to rush for 273 yards and four touchdowns as Greenbrier East toppled Hampshire 44-6 Friday night in Fairlea. The Spartans (2-3) jumped out to a 10-0 lead after a school record 44-yard field goal from Noah Dotson and a 35-yard rushing score from Ian Cline.
FAIRLEA, WV
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Hurricane Ian’s expected impact leads to high schools switching game schedules

COVINGTON, Va. (WDBJ) - The impact of Hurricane Ian is expected to be felt across southwest Virginia Friday. After seeing what the forecast had in store, Grayson County Public Schools, Radford City Schools and Alleghany Highlands Public Schools leaders made the decision Thursday morning to reschedule Friday night’s Covington High School vs. Grayson County High School and Alleghany High School vs. Radford High School games to Thursday.
COVINGTON, VA

Preview: Hampshire (2-3) at Greenbrier East (1-3)

LEWISBURG (WVDN) – After a productive week off the gridiron, the Greenbrier East Spartans will be back on their home field this Friday, Sept. 30, when they play host to the Hampshire Trojans on what will be a typical cool, fall night under the lights. The Spartans are looking to get their season back in […] The post Preview: Hampshire (2-3) at Greenbrier East (1-3) appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
LEWISBURG, WV

American Heritage Music Hall announces fall lineup

RONCEVERTE (WVDN) – The American Heritage Music Hall, located on Island Park in Ronceverte, has announced its fall season. The purpose of the American Heritage Music Hall is to promote live music of all types to carry on the area’s music heritage and includes old time, country, bluegrass, folk, blues, jazz, and storytelling. It is […] The post American Heritage Music Hall announces fall lineup appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
RONCEVERTE, WV

Greenbrier East Golfer of the Week: John Bicksler

Name: John Bicksler Grade: Sophomore G.P.A.: 4.00 Parents: Doug Bicksler and Leslie Bicksler Hometown: Lewisburg Favorite Golfer: Bubba Watson Favorite Quote: “Just tap it in!” Coaches’ comments: This is John’s second year on the Varsity Golf team. He has improved tremendously from last season. It only makes sense to have the golfer who gets a […] The post Greenbrier East Golfer of the Week: John Bicksler appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
LEWISBURG, WV

Frankford Autumnfest returns after two-year break

FRANKFORD (WVDN) – Plans for the Frankford Autumnfest are wrapping up. The festival will be held on Saturday, Oct 1. Organizers are finalizing details but are excited to be back this year after the two-year COVID hiatus with this family friendly, community event. Saturday will start off with the annual pancake breakfast at the Frankford […] The post Frankford Autumnfest returns after two-year break appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
FRANKFORD, WV

Lewisburg finalizes construction plans for new water system

LEWISBURG, WV (WVNS) — The City of Lewisburg finalizes its plans for the construction on the new water system. Last month, the city received $52 million from the Biden administration to build a completely new water system. Thursday, September 29, the city announced the funding was confirmed and the project was greenlit by the city […]
LEWISBURG, WV

Republican club to nominate officers, plans holiday dinner

LEWISBURG (WVDN) – The Greenbrier County Republican Club will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, Oct. 6, at 6:30 p.m. at the Greenbrier County Courthouse. Nominations will be received for club officers for a two-year term beginning in January 2023 and ending in December 2024. Offices to be filled are president, district vice-presidents, secretary and […] The post Republican club to nominate officers, plans holiday dinner appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
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