Man Walking Across America Stops In Greenbrier County

By Cordia Lucas

Could you walk across America? Or a better question might be - would you? That's exactly what 59-year-old New Jersey native Paul Ferraro has been doing since April 1, and he's doing it with purpose. His undertaking, which began in Virginia Beach and will conclude in San Diego on Veterans Day, is to raise awareness and funds for the Navy SEAL Foundation, which "provides immediate and ongoing support and assistance to the Naval Special Warfare community and its families."

Read more in the Thursday, April 23, edition of the West Virginia Daily News.

Two Arrested In Alleged Dollar General Robbery in Alderson

By Cordia Lucas

Angell Gutierrez, 23, and Autumn Hayes 21, both of Ronceverte, have been arrested in connection with the Wednesday, April 22, robbery of the Dollar General in Alderson.

Read more in the Friday, April 24, edition of the West Virginia Daily News.

Shuck Memorial Baptist Church Holding A Polar Bear Plunge

By Josh Lambert

Shuck Memorial Church in Lewisburg will host a special Polar Bear Plunge on Sunday, April 26, at the church baptistry following the service at approximately 12 PM. Those at Shuck Memorial Baptist Church will plunge deep into the icy waters of a makeshift ice bath to help raise awareness about child abuse in the community.

Read more in the Thursday, April 23, edition of the West Virginia Daily News.

Four Arrested For Alleged Little General Robbery in Charmco

By Josh Lambert

Four people were arrested on Wednesday, April 22, after they went on a small crime spree in Greenbrier County, according to Greenbrier County Sheriff Jan Cahill. State police in Rainelle arrested suspects for robbing the Taco Bell and Little General in Charmco. The suspects also stole a car and broke into two other vehicles.

Read more in the Friday, April 24, edition of the West Virginia Daily News.

Beckley VAMC Allegedly Subs Drugs Improperly To Save Money

The U.S. Office of Special Counsel informed the White House and Congress Wednesday that the Beckley Veterans Affairs Medical (VAMC) put patients at medical risk and violated VA policy by substituting prescribed antipsychotic medications with older drugs in order to cut costs. Local veterans who would have used the Greenbrier County Community Based Outpatient Clinic have been routed to the VAMC since the Greenbrier clinic first shut its doors in June 2014 to address air quality issues and employee health concerns.

Read more in the Thursday, April 23, edition of the West Virginia Daily News.

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