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Stardust Cafe Finds New Owners In Savannah Mae and Dan Perry

The Stardust Cafe in downtown Lewisburg will soon be changing hands. The announcement came to the Stardust Cafe Facebook page on January 21 from current owner, Sparrow Huffman. “The time has come to pass the torch,” wrote Huffman. “Next week Stardust will have new owners to love her, and learn with her, and with you. […] The post Stardust Cafe Finds New Owners In Savannah Mae and Dan Perry appeared first on The West Virginian.
LEWISBURG, WV

GVS 2022-2023 Kindergarten Registration Dates

Greenbrier County Schools (GCS) will host kindergarten registration on two dates and locations for children who will be five years old before July 1, 2022. Students currently enrolled in a GCS Pre-K program will be automatically enrolled in kindergarten in their home school district; therefore parents of GCS Pre-K students will not need to attend […] The post GVS 2022-2023 Kindergarten Registration Dates appeared first on The West Virginian.

Al-Anon Meetings Held In Rupert

The substance abuse epidemic is raging in southern West Virginia. Not only is it destroying the lives of those in addiction, but it is destroying the lives of those who must watch their loved ones suffer. By its very nature, addiction is difficult to talk about, especially for those who aren’t engaging in substance abuse, […] The post Al-Anon Meetings Held In Rupert appeared first on The West Virginian.
RUPERT, WV

Spartans Ready For Stretch Run After Weekend Split

After a 13-day layoff due to COVID-19 protocols and winter weather, the Greenbrier East Spartans got back on the court this past weekend, Friday, January 21 and Saturday the 22nd when they played two road contests against the Washington Patriots and the third-ranked Jefferson Cougars. East made easy work of the Patriots as Adam Seams […] The post Spartans Ready For Stretch Run After Weekend Split appeared first on The West Virginian.

Lady Spartans Drop Home Game To Jefferson

After several cancellations over the last couple of weeks, the Greenbrier East Lady Spartans returned home to Spartan Gym and hosted the Jefferson Lady Cougars on Saturday, January 22 in a battle of top teams. Unfortunately for the Spartans, the Cougars came in and executed their game plan to perfection and headed back to Shenandoah […] The post Lady Spartans Drop Home Game To Jefferson appeared first on The West Virginian.

Morrisey Offers Guidance On Gun Laws

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced the publication of policy guidelines as mandated by a state law passed in early 2021. The policy guidance concerns a new statute, HB 2694, which says no West Virginia law enforcement agency on any level shall participate in enforcement efforts focused on federal gun control measures when those […] The post Morrisey Offers Guidance On Gun Laws appeared first on The West Virginian.
POLITICS

Progressive CEOS Meet For December

The Progressive CEOS December meeting was held on December 14 at Dutch Haus restaurant at the Elks Club. President Patty Gray opened the meeting by welcoming everyone and thanking them for coming. Since this was our Christmas meeting, there was no business. Everyone ordered from the menu. While waiting for our meal, the collection for […] The post Progressive CEOS Meet For December appeared first on The West Virginian.
POLITICS

Big Night Equals Big Win For Lady Spartans

The Greenbrier East Lady Spartans got a convincing victory on Wednesday, December 22 when they defeated the Hurricane Redskins 63-38 at Spartan Gym in Fairlea. It was an important win for East before they head to a Holiday tournament in Charleston, South Carolina which starts this Tuesday, December 28. Hurricane (3-4) actually started off the […] The post Big Night Equals Big Win For Lady Spartans appeared first on The West Virginian.

Rupert Officials Need Citizen Input On Harm Reduction Program

In the last few weeks there has been an uptick in the amount of overdose deaths in the town of Rupert. In addition to the deaths, used syringes have been found laying on sidewalks, at the Rupert Community Park–a playground for children–and at various other locations throughout the town. It has become apparent that something […] The post Rupert Officials Need Citizen Input On Harm Reduction Program appeared first on The West Virginian.
RUPERT, WV

Greenbrier County Toys For Tots Campaign Provides Hundreds Of Toys

1,600 children in Greenbrier and Pocahontas counties will now have presents under the Christmas tree thanks to the efforts of those with the Greenbrier County chapter of the Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program. Local Toys for Tots Coordinator, JP Stevens, said that toys were distributed on Friday, December 17, at the Army Reserve […] The post Greenbrier County Toys For Tots Campaign Provides Hundreds Of Toys appeared first on The West Virginian.

Western Greenbrier Fire Departments Help Those In Need

For the past several days, firefighters from throughout western Greenbrier County have been collecting groceries, placing them into bags, loading them onto fire trucks and making home deliveries, so that no one will be without a Christmas meal. This is the second year that these meals have been distributed to the less fortunate in the […] The post Western Greenbrier Fire Departments Help Those In Need appeared first on The West Virginian.

Rezoning, Sidewalks, Shanghai Parade, and More Considered By Lewisburg Council

The cancellation of the Shanghai Parade, rezoning ordinances, Route 60 sidewalks, and more were considered by the Lewisburg City Council on Tuesday, December 21. Four ordinances dealing with rezoning were approved after a second reading and public hearings. This includes 0.53 acres at 1329 Jefferson St. North owned by Janey Kortas (Ordinance 296), 0.53 acres […] The post Rezoning, Sidewalks, Shanghai Parade, and More Considered By Lewisburg Council appeared first on The West Virginian.
LEWISBURG, WV

Rainelle Council Discusses Internet Speeds, Alder Mobile Home Park, More At Recent Meeting

The regular meeting of the Rainelle Town Council on December 13 was unable to be live streamed on Facebook due to internet service issues, according to Councilmember Ron Fleshman, but town officials may have found a fix to their internet troubles. Fleshman, who spoke to The West Virginia Daily News on Tuesday, Dec. 14, said […] The post Rainelle Council Discusses Internet Speeds, Alder Mobile Home Park, More At Recent Meeting appeared first on The West Virginian.
RAINELLE, WV

Alderson Town Council Gets Spring, Lee Street Project Updates

Two street repair projects, the appointment of David Hambrick to the police review board, and the B&O tax amendment process were each considered by the Alderson Town Council on Thursday, December 9. First, Mayor Travis Copenhaver updated the council on American Rescue Plan Act {ARPA) funds being used on a street project. “Council gave me […] The post Alderson Town Council Gets Spring, Lee Street Project Updates appeared first on The West Virginian.
ALDERSON, WV

Greenbrier Broadband Survey Still Accepting Responses

The Greenbrier County Broadband Council reviewed the increased broadband survey numbers and the county’s hopeful expansion plan on Wednesday, December 15. The council is led by Senator Stephen Baldwin, who explained that the results are still mostly consistent with the last time the West Virginia Daily News covered the broadband survey. “I think the thing […] The post Greenbrier Broadband Survey Still Accepting Responses appeared first on The West Virginian.

Big Fourth Quarter Propels Spartans To First Win

In one of the strangest finishes you will ever see, the Greenbrier East Spartans defeated the Pikeview Panthers 91-65 on Wednesday night, December 15 in Mercer County. It was East head coach Jared Patton’s first career victory. The score initially spells blowout, but up until the final quarter, it was a back-and-forth battle. Pikeview (0-2) […] The post Big Fourth Quarter Propels Spartans To First Win appeared first on The West Virginian.
MERCER COUNTY, WV