Lewisburg, WV

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Town urges Alderson mayor to step down

Despite urgings from several community members during a town council meeting Monday and despite being charged with two felonies in June, Alderson Mayor Travis Copenhaver gave no indication that he intends to resign. Instead, the only comment he made to the public was to remind them that the criminal matter...
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White Sulphur Council Considers the Future of Pedestrian Travel

The coming and going of pedestrian and vehicle traffic in White Sulphur Springs brought five individuals to City Council on Monday, Sept. 13. The range of issues includes an in-town shuttle, wayfinding signage, a new walking bridge across Howard Creek, parking lots, Americans with Disabilities Act compliance, the community garden, and aggressive dogs. ADA Compliance officer Mike McIntire told council that parking is getting more and more crowded and a solution should be in the works. “We’re beginning to have a parking problem that everyone is aware of. It’s going to get worse. This time next spring, when the new hotel opens up,...
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Covington Weather Forecast For The Week Ahead

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Covington: Monday, September 20: Chance of rain showers during the day; while mostly cloudy then slight chance of rain showers overnight; Tuesday, September 21: Rain showers likely during the day; while rain showers overnight; Wednesday, September 22: Rain showers during
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Buccaneers face setbacks on road trip to Greenbrier East

FAIRLEA — The Buckhannon-Upshur football Buccaneers started the game hungry to move above .500 in their meeting with the Greenbrier East Spartans Friday night. The Bucs, however, couldn’t control a strong Spartan offense as they dropped a 56-14 decision to the Spartans in a non-conference battle in Lewisburg at Spartan Stadium.

Rupert Police Chief Discusses Current, Future Goals

Chuck Burkhamer has been at the helm of the Rupert Police Department since February. In just seven months as police chief, he has already implemented policies to significantly reduce criminal activity, and residents are beginning to notice. When Burkhamer arrived in Rupert, he brought with him 17 years of law enforcement experience, including experience with the Clay County Sheriff’s Department, the town of Clendenin, the West Virginia Bureau for Child Support Enforcement, and the city of Richwood. Although the Clay County native currently lives in Richwood, Greenbrier County is becoming his home away from home as he plans new ways...

Acupuncture business opens in Craig County

Pain is nothing to “shake your head” at when you are the one experiencing it. For many, one of the oldest avenues of relief and healing has now come to Craig County.”. “Thank you, New Castle, for a great first week for Healing Spring Acupuncture,” Elizabeth Spellman expressed on Facebook when she first opened her new business. “I’m thrilled to be of service to our community.”

WVSOM celebrates National Research Administrator Day

LEWISBURG, WV (LOOTPRESS) – The West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM) is joining a national effort to thank individuals who work behind the scenes to build the foundations for successful research programs. National Research Administrator Day, which takes place each year on Sept. 25, was created by the National...

4-Day Weather Forecast For Covington

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Covington: Tuesday, September 21: Showers And Thunderstorms; Wednesday, September 22: Showers And Thunderstorms; Thursday, September 23: Chance of rain showers during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Friday, September 24: Sunny during the day; while clear overnight;

Bridgeport physician recognized by West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine

LEWISBURG, W.Va. (WV News) — A Bridgeport physician received recognition for her work with West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine students. Jessica Harvey, D.O., received the 2021 Outstanding Primary Care Preceptor Award for the Central East region of WVSOM’s Statewide Campus system on Friday. Dr. Harvey is the medical director of United Hospitalist Physicians at United Hospital Center in Bridgeport.

Taste Of Our Towns [T.O.O.T.] Canceled For Second Year

For the second year in a row, Taste Of Our Towns [T.O.O.T.] in Lewisburg has been canceled. “After thoughtful consideration, and discussions with Greenbrier Valley Medical Center, Greenbrier County Health Department, Greenbrier Valley CVB, Lewisburg Downtown Business Association, and others, Carnegie Hall has determined that it will not be possible to safely hold what would […] The post Taste Of Our Towns [T.O.O.T.] Canceled For Second Year appeared first on The West Virginian.

Richwood Galleries to Showcase Two Colorful Artists

RICHWOOD, WV (LOOTPRESS) – Two acclaimed Nicholas County artists—one living, one deceased—will be showcased at separate galleries on Saturday, October 9 when Richwood’s 34th annual Mountain Color Art Show holds its first annual Art Walk street fair. Bloomfield Gallery will be exhibiting the bold and expressionistic works of Nicholas County...