Water Rates Considered By Lewisburg City Council

By Bobby Bordelon

The Lewisburg City Council passed the first reading of an ordinance raising water rates in order to upgrade water infrastructure in the city during their regular, April 16 meeting.

The increased water rates will go toward a number of projects through the city, improving already existing lines and moving pieces of critical infrastructure upstream from the Greenbrier County Landfill:

Read more in the Friday, April 19, 2019, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Ronceverte Woman Charged With Shoplifting, Others After Incident Following Alleged Burglary, Forgery

By Leah Tuckwiller

A Ronceverte woman charged with her husband for burglary was also charged with a count of shoplifting in a separate incident in April.

On March 12, Sergeant Vance of the Lewisburg Police Department responded to a call from management and asset protection at Walmart, concerning a white vehicle parked in the far west end of the parking lot "with the windows covered and a lot of trash/debris scattered around it."

Read more in the Friday, April 19, 2019, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

911 Dispatchers Honored By Celebratory Week

By Bobby Bordelon

When something goes seriously wrong and a person needs help beyond what a friend or family member can do, they call 911, where someone will be on the end of the line, looking to send help however they can. The front line of first responders, the people behind the phone lines are safety telecommunicators, or 911 dispatchers, and this week in April is dedicated to their efforts.

When someone in Greenbrier County makes an emergency call, ranging from large fires and medical emergencies to animal control requests and more, the requests filter through the 911 Center to the one of the many first responder organizations. This includes 15 different fire departments, state police, the Greenbrier County Sheriff's Office, ambulance services, whatever the specific emergency calls for in response.

Read more in the Thursday, April 18, 2019, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Two From Ronceverte Charged With Burglary

By Leah Tuckwiller

A Ronceverte couple have been arrested and charged with burglary, uttering, and other charges following a series of incidents with family members, strangers, and stolen goods.

On Tuesday, February 12, West Virginia State Trooper J.C. Mann received a report of a burglary in the Fairlea area. TFC Mann spoke with the complainant, who stated that she went to bed on February 9 believing she was alone in her home.

Read more in the Thursday, April 18, 2019, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Bake Sale And Profit Donations From Body & Sol Salon To Benefit Two Boys

By Bobby Bordelon

The second annual community outreach program from Body & Sol Salon has kicked off, raising money for two families in need of help.

The fundraiser includes three parts; a bake sale, a day of profit donation, and accepting cash donations. The proceeds of each will go to two local boys who's families are dealing with serious medical expenses – Ricky Myles and Juddson Boone.

Read more in the Wednesday, April 17, 2019, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

GVAA Considers Operating Procedures, MOA

By Leah Tuckwiller

The Greenbrier Valley Airport Authority convened for the April meeting on Tuesday, April 16, in the main terminal lobby - with a slight change of cast as Greenbrier County Commissioner Tammy Shifflett-Tincher joined the Authority board.

A letter was sent by County Commission President Lowell Rose to inform the board that Shifflet-Tincher would be the new Commissioner seated on the board, a position formerly held by Commissioner Mike McClung.

Read more in the Wednesday, April 17, 2019, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

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