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Alleghany County Board Of Supervisors Gets Advice Concerning Economic Development

Brian Reed, Mount Rogers Planning District Commission’s deputy director, presented his views of the potential for economic development in The Alleghany Highlands to the Alleghany County Board of Supervisors on Sat., Jan. 28. At the called work session, County Administrator Reid Walters introduced Reed who shared ways Appalachian towns and counties farther to the west of Alleghany Co. have developed their resources to draw tourists and new businesses to the area. He shared examples from Bland Co., Grayson Co., St. Paul, Galax, Marion, Wytheville and Abingdon concerning the strides those localities have made to strengthen their economies. Jessica Littlejohn, vice-president of Hurt &...
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Democratic Women’s club holds meeting

The Greenbrier County Democratic Women’s Club met on Tuesday, Jan. 24, to discuss activities and events for the coming year. The club is collaborating with the Lewisburg chapter of the NAACP to celebrate Black History Month. Events to celebrate Earth Day are being planned, as well. The group is focused on promoting the following Democratic […] The post Democratic Women’s club holds meeting appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.

Spartans beat Woodrow on special night

  LEWISBURG (WVDN) – The Spartan gym was packed on Tuesday night, Jan. 31, when the 5th ranked Greenbrier East Spartans hosted the 14th rated Woodrow Wilson Flying Eagles. The fans in attendance were treated to a couple treats, as the 1972 Spartan state championship team was honored at halftime, and the Spartans beat Woodrow […] The post Spartans beat Woodrow on special night appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.

Echoes of Past: Spanked by Hubby

Echoes of the Past is a collection of historical articles curated from The Virginian Review and other publications archived since 1914. You may be exposed to content that you find offensive or objectionable. For historical purposes and accuracy, articles are reprinted in their original, unedited form, and do not reflect the opinions and beliefs of the publisher. February 1, 1932 91 Years Ago Spanked By Hubby Seeking separate maintenance on an $8,000 yearly basis, Mrs. Hazel Rushmore, of Newark, N.J., testified in the Chancery Court that her 63-year-old husband, Samuel Willis Rushmore, an inventor, took her across his knee and spanked her. Her husband answered...

Salem goes above and beyond in helping homeless veterans find housing

WSLS News 10 is reporting some wonderful and heartwarming news for a segment of the local homeless community thanks to a statewide effort. In 2022 Virginia had a goalto house 38,000 veterans experiencing homelessness through the VA Homeless Program. and the Salem VA assisted in helping to exceed the state goal by providing "125 permanent housing placements to homeless veterans." Nationwide 40,401 veterans were assisted, which exceeded the national goal by 6.3%, VA officials also revealed that since 2010 the number of homeless veterans has been slashed by 55% which is really good to hear.

New trail set for Craig, Botetourt counties

New funding is helping make a long-time dream trail a reality in Craig County. The Craig-Botetourt Scenic Trail is one of five priority projects singled out by the General Assembly to receive funding. The trail will run 26 miles from New Castle in Craig County, all the way to Eagle...

Monroe County man charged for soliciting a minor

UNION, WV (WVNS) – A Monroe County man has been charged and is being held at Southern Regional Jail after soliciting a minor. On Monday, January 30, 2023, Sergeant S.S. Keaton with the West Virginia State Police received a complaint about Jeffrey Scott Cline attempting to start an online relationship with an underage girl. Sergeant […]

Feb. 1, 2023 Picture of the Day

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Plan for another slick commute ahead

Winter Weather Advisory: McDowell, Mercer, Wyoming, Raleigh, Fayette, Nicholas, Greenbrier, Pocahontas, Summers, Monroe, Tazewell, Bland and Giles counties until 10 a.m. Wednesday. Tonight brings snow showers into the picture, which could cause a light accumulation to take place. This will likely result in around an inch of snow on the...

Cave Spring Dominates In 65-36 Win Over Spartans

You can be in the right place at the right time. You can also be in the wrong place at the wrong time. Tuesday night in the Cave Spring gym, the Salem Spartans found themselves in the latter. Looking for a bounce back win after last week’s loss to Patrick Henry, Cave Spring dominated in […]

Parks and Recreation Commission Meeting - February 6, 2023

A meeting of the Botetourt County Parks and Recreation Commission will be held on Monday, February 6, 2023, at 6:30 PM at the Botetourt County Administration Center, 57 S. Center Drive, Daleville. The public is welcome to attend. Agenda can be found here.

Death of staffer leads to closure of Craig County schools

CRAIG COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ) - Craig County Public Schools will be closed Monday so students and staff can attend a memorial service for a longtime employee. Claudia Huffman died Friday, according to the school division, which she served more than 20 years as a volunteer, substitute teacher, soccer coach and instructional assistant at McCleary Elementary School.
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Triple shooting investigation underway in Newport News

Newport News Police are investigating a triple shooting that took place Sunday night on Roanoke Avenue. Triple shooting investigation underway in Newport …. Newport News Police are investigating a triple shooting that took place Sunday night on Roanoke Avenue. Where is Codi? One year anniversary of missing Hampton …. Nearly...

After long layoff, Lady Spartans lose close one

LEWISBURG (WVDN) – The Greenbrier East Lady Spartans had not been on the hardwood since a Jan. 13 loss to Woodrow Wilson, due to head coach and Gov. Jim Justice contracting COVID-19, but East finally got back to action on Saturday night, Jan. 28, when they hosted the Hurricane Redskins. Unfortunately for the Spartans, they […] The post After long layoff, Lady Spartans lose close one appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.

Boys Home Welcomes New Houseparent April Aldrich

Boys Home of Virginia is pleased to welcome April Aldrich as a houseparent. She has spent the last seven years living in Covington, Virginia, but lived in New Jersey prior to her move. Before joining the staff this past August, April worked in healthcare for 15 years. It was during this time that she first worked with youth, serving as a CNA in a psychiatric facility. The opportunity at Boys Home has allowed her to utilize skills that she learned during that time while also making a positive impact on youth.

Salem Mayhem’s inaugural season canceled

SALEM, Va. (WDBJ) - The inaugural season for the Salem Mayhem has been canceled, according to the Professional Box Lacrosse Association. The Mayhem were 0-4 with 10 games remaining on their schedule. “We made a difficult decision to postpone the remainder of the inaugural season,” said owner and CEO Carmen...

Local West Virginia University student earns honor

MORGANTOWN (WVDN) – Ryleigh Horodyski of Alderson has been named to the president’s list at West Virginia University for the fall 2022 semester. Horodyski is a freshman in the WVU Honors College program, double majoring in psychology and interactive design for media and involved in theater. She is the 16-year-old daughter of Matthew and Leigha […] The post Local West Virginia University student earns honor appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.