Giving Back Day Meal Provides Free Thanksgiving Dinner To Greenbrier Valley

By Bobby Bordelon

Those in Greenbrier Valley looking for somewhere to go for a meal on Thanksgiving for any reason – from those without to those that can't cook – are in luck; "Giving Back Day" will be held on Thanksgiving Day this year, November 22, providing a traditional Thanksgiving meal for free to anyone that shows up, including "roast turkey, homemade dressing, hand mashed potatoes and gravy, fresh local greens, green beans, sweet potatoes, cranberry salad, pumpkin pie, and all the rest of the trimmings."

The fifth year of the event will be held at the Blue Ribbon Center on the grounds of the State Fair of West Virginia, one of the event's partners.

Read more in the Friday, November 16, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

White Sulphur Springs City Council Awards Bids For Camera System, Generator

By Bobby Bordelon

The city of White Sulphur opened bids for two infrastructure projects, granted partial funding for visitor's center maps, and approved the first reading of an ordinance concerning the building code during its Tuesday, November 13, regular meeting.

Discussion around a two infrastructure projects, a camera system and a generator project, have come to fruition. Bids for both projects were opened during the City Council meeting.

Read more in the Thursday, November 15, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

State Auditor McCuskey Demonstrates Software To Greenbrier County Commission

By Bobby Bordelon

A website that could open the Greenbrier County budget to the public's easy access and the consideration of a lead economic development organization were the main business topics for the Tuesday, November 13, regular meeting of the Greenbrier County Commission.

West Virginia Auditor John McCuskey approached the commission with a proposal that could open the county budget to easy public access; a website, wvcheckbook.gov, was created by the auditor's office to provide everyone the chance to look into the state's non-education finances. Both the state's expenditures and revenue are currently posted and broken down on the website in an easy to read format.

Read more in the Wednesday, November 14, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Board of Education Hosts Students, Race Matters

By Leah Tuckwiller

The Greenbrier County Board of Education held its regular meeting on Tuesday, November 14, at the county board offices on Chestnut Street in Lewisburg.

The meeting began with time out for applause for Greenbrier East High School's 2018 golf and cross country teams. The golf team took fifth place in their state tournament and the cross country team were regional winners this year. Student representatives and coaches from each team attended the meeting to be recognized.

Read more in the Wednesday, November 14, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Plumley Pleads Guilty To Breaking And Entering Charge

By Bobby Bordelon

A suspect previously sought by the Lewisburg Police Department and Greenbrier County Sheriff's Department is now in custody and plead guilty in Greenbrier County Circuit Court.

According to a press release issued by the Lewisburg Police Department in 2017, warrants were issued in connection with a burglary at The Very Thing in Lewisburg. On July 2, 2017, a door to the business was forced open and nearly $4,000 in rare coins were missing.

Read more in the Monday, November 12, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Justice Loughry Resigns, Special Session Rescinded

By Leah Tuckwiller

Suspended Justice Allen Loughry of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has resigned as of close of business on November 12. A special session of the state legislature had been called by Governor Jim Justice for Tuesday, November 13 and has been rescinded at the request of Senate President Mitch Carmichael and Speaker of the House Roger Hanshaw.

Loughry's resignation comes following a vote on Articles of Impeachment for the entire sitting state Supreme Court and acquittal of Justice Beth Walker. Former Justices Menis Ketchem and Robin Davis also retired from office, both before the official vote in the state legislature on the Articles of Impeachment

Read more in the Monday, November 12, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

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