Lawsuits Filed Against Company, Driver After Diesel Accident

By Sarah Richardson

This week multiple lawsuits have been filed against Woodford Transport, LLC, the company that owns the diesel tanker that spilled fuel on Friday, January 23, into a tributary on Route 92, leading into the Greenbrier River. One of the lawsuits is also seeking compensation from the truck driver, Kenneth Pritt, who was driving the diesel truck during the accident.

Read more in the Thursday, January 29, edition of the West Virginia Daily News.

Alderson's Potential Water Catastrophe Averted

"Whew! That was a close call!" said Mayor Travis Copenhaver about the recent water problem in Alderson. The Alderson Water Utility began pumping and treating water again on Monday, January 26, in the late afternoon. As of 9 AM on Tuesday, January 27, the tank levels were at 26 feet with normal pressure and service restored except to the Federal Prison Camp, which will remain on a water conservation plan for one more day.

Read more in the Wednesday, January 28, edition of the West Virginia Daily News.

Ronceverte Residents Still Without Water

By Cordia Lucas

Although water was restored to Lewisburg's intake valve Monday, January 26, around 9 PM, many Ronceverte customers are still left without water.

Read more in the Thursday, January 29, edition of the West Virginia Daily News.

Emergency Updates Available Through Nixle

By Sarah Richardson

During a local crisis, many citizens receive updates through the Internet, news broadcasts on TV and the local paper; however, these updates can sometimes take a few hours to be posted. Nixle, a privately held United States organization, is a website that allows updates to be sent to your phone or email or to be accessed via the web in real time.

Read more in the Wednesday, January 28, edition of the West Virginia Daily News.

Lewisburg Residents Lose Power Wednesday Night

By Ashley Adkins

Lewisburg residents were without power for a number of hours Wednesday after a power line fell near the intersection of Court and Foster streets around 8 PM.

Read more in the Thursday, January 29, edition of the West Virginia Daily News.

Cooley Awarded At State MILK Commemoration and Celebration

Janice Cooley, board member of the Greenbrier Historical Society, received the Human and Civil Rights - Advocate for Social Change and Equality Award during the 2015 State of West Virginia Martin Luther King Jr. commemoration and celebration activities in Charleston on January 19.

Read more in the Wednesday, January 28, edition of the West Virginia Daily News.

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