MARVEL Center Moves Ahead With Feasibility Study And Fundraising

By Ruth Caruthers

A meeting of the MARVEl planning team took place Wednesday, November 1, to reconvene and present the progress that has been made thus far.

MARVEL stands for a Meadow River Early Childhood Learning Center planning to be built in the Rupert or Rainelle area. The idea began around July with much excitement and converston about how the center could be a benefit to the community.

Read more in the Thursday, November 2, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

White Sulphur Springs Meets With Public For Suggestions Toward City's Comprehensive Plan

By Theresa Flerx

White Sulphur Springs invited the public to add input on the future of the Spa City in preparation for implementing a comprehensive plan.

"The comprehensive planning process will determine the city's vision and what it aspires to be in the future," according to literature presented during the community gathering held Wednesday, November 1.

Read more in the Thursday, November 2, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Greenbrier East Spartan Marching Band Places In National Tournament

The Spartan Marching Band of Greenbrier East High School scored 86.45 at the Atlantic Coast Championships of the Tournament of the Bands in Hershey, PA, on Sunday, October 29, placing 14th in the nation as a result.

"This is one of the highest placements we hae ever achieved at the championships," said James Allder, director of instrumental music at Greenbrier East. "We are so proud of the work and efforts the band members have shown this marching season and also the overwhelming support not only by the Greenbrier East Music Boosters, but by the Greenbrier East community."

Read more in the Wednesday, November 1, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Bid Awarded On New Rupert Elementary

By Ruth Caruthers

At a special meeting of the Greenbrier County Board of Education, bids were presented for the new Rupert Elementary building project.

Swope Construction from Princeton was awarded the bid, at almost $2 million under budget.

Read more in the Monday, October 30, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Davis Stuart Breaks Ground on New Dining Hall

By Robert Bordelon

Davis Stuart broke ground on a new dining hall on Friday, October 27.

"This represents a lot of work for our community, but most importantly, our children," said Mark Bissell, the organization's new executive director.

Read more in the Monday, October 30, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Three Wounded, Including Off-Duty Police Officer, In Local Shooting

By Robert Bordelon

An off-duty Alderson police officer was shot and wounded in Summers County on Friday, October 27. Officer Mccaden Brackenrich and two people were wounded in the shooting.

"The thoughts and prayers of all the staff and citizens of the town of Alderson go out to Mr. Brackenrich and his family," according to a statement released by the town of Alderson.

Read more in the Monday, October 30, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

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