Greenbrier Valley Airport Manager Jerry O'Sullivan Retires

By Cordia Lucas

During a special meeting of the Greenbrier County Airport Authority held Tuesday, February 24, long-time Greenbrier Valley Airport Manager Jerry O'Sullivan's retirement was accepted in executive session. Airport Authority Chairman Lowell Johnson explained that after the executive session, a brief interview was held for the position, and Steve Snyder will serve as interim airport manager.

Read more in the Wednesday, February 25, edition of the West Virginia Daily News.

WSS Woman Found Guilty Of Embezzlement

By Josh Lambert

A White Sulphur Springs woman faces one year in Southern Regional Jail for embezzlement following her sentencing by Judge James J. Rowe on Monday, February 23, at the Greenbrier County Courthouse. Terry Lynn Armentrout is on trial for embezzling funds from Lewisburg attorney Paul S. Detch.

Read more in the Wednesday, February 25, edition of the West Virginia Daily News.

Firefighters Battle Icy Conditions In Frankford House Fire

By Ashley Adkins

Area firefighters battled icy conditions and the bitter cold early Tuesday after answering a 4 AM call to a house fire at the intersection of Boone Mountain Road and Boggs Road in Frankford. Ryan Garavaglia, a captain of the Frankford Fire Department, said that thought the fire department was quick to the scene, the extreme weather played a major role in how the fire was extinguished.

Read more in the Wednesday, February 25, edition of the West Virginia Daily News.

A History Of West Virginia's First African-American Legislator

By Josh Lambert

Among the many African-Americans being honored during Black History Month is Christopher Payne. Payne was a Monroe County native, a pioneer in black journalism, the first African-American to serve in the West Virginia Legislature and a U.S. Consul General. Payne was born in Monroe County, VA, now West Virginia, on September 7, 1845. His parents were both free blacks, and Payne was an only child. Although his father died of smallpox when he was two years old, Payne's mother taught him to read and write at a young age. These teachings became a mainstay for Payne's future success.

Read more in the Monday, February 23, edition of the West Virginia Daily News.

Dee Ann Keene: Missing One Year

By Robin Zimmerman

Sometimes people pass away. Families must say goodbye and learn to live with their loss. But what happens when people disappear? How does a family move on when they've yet to receive clarification of what happened to their loved one?

Read more in the Wednesday, February 25, edition of the West Virginia Daily News.

Portion Of Building Collapses Under Weight Of Snow

By Ashley Adkins

The roof and wall of an unoccupied building on Rainelle's Main Street collapsed under the weight of snow Sunday evening.

Read more in the Monday, February 23, edition of the West Virginia Daily News.

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