Greenbrier County Circuit Court Unseals Special Grand Jury Indictments

By Bobby Bordelon

After a special Greenbrier County Circuit Court Grand Jury charged 32 individuals with 72 crimes, the court unsealed the indictments after they were served, with many of the individuals being arrested.

The Greenbrier Valley Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force is responsible for the investigation and subsequent cases brought before the special grand jury.

Read more in the Tuesday, September 3, 2019, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Greenbrier Valley Airport Authority Representative Phillips Shares Concerns Over Commissioner McClung, Airport

By Bobby Bordelon

The Greenbrier County Commission received a public comment from Greenbrier Valley Airport Authority Chairman Debra Phillips, approved the first two projects relating to the White Sulphur Springs TIF, and more during the Tuesday, August 27, meeting.

Phillips approached the commission with public comment, alleging that Commissioner Mike McClung has been engaging employees, managers, and board members outside of the bounds of his position as a commissioner.

Read more in the Friday, August 30, 2019, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Pipeline Fighters Cited Following Lawn Protest

By Leah Tuckwiller

The Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) protesters who locked themselves to machinery and were removed on Thursday, August 29, have been cited for trespassing related to pipeline construction.

According to a press release from Greenbrier County Sheriff Bruce Sloan, "at approximately 7 a.m., members of the Greenbrier County Sheriff's Office responded to a complaint of trespassing involving pipe line construction property on Lawn Road at Dawson."

Read more in the Friday, August 30, 2019, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Chance McCoy, Touring Artist, Relocates To Monroe County, To Occasionally Perform In Lewisburg

By Bobby Bordelon

Touring solo artist and former member of Old Crow Medicine Show Chance McCoy recently returned to West Virginia, purchasing a Monroe County farm, and plans to perform locally semi-regularly.

After a months-long solo tour in Europe, McCoy returned home to Monroe County and will take his original music to downtown Lewisburg this weekend.

Read more in the Friday, August 30, 2019, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Baldwin Found Not Guilty For 1984 Sexual Assault

By Bobby Bordelon

A sexual assault case dating back to 1984 was resolved by a jury trial on Wednesday, August 28, with a not guilty verdict.

Wilburn Lawrence Baldwin Jr., 64, was indicted on one count of felony sexual assault in the third degree in February 2018 on an alleged assault of a then fourteen-year-old. Baldwin was 29 at the time of the alleged incident.

Read more in the Thursday, August 29, 2019, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Greenbrier Files Suit Against Goodman-Gable-Gould Adjusters International

By Bobby Bordelon

The Greenbrier and several affiliated organizations filed a suit in the Eastern District of Virginia against an insurance adjuster, Goodman-Gable-Gould Adjusters International (GGG) to prevent further payments and to seek compensatory damages for GGG's "poor quality" work.

The case revolves around insurance claims for the hotel after the flood 2016 for damages to The Greenbrier Sporting Club, the Oakhurst development, The Greenbrier golf course, the famous Old White TPC Course, the Oakhurst Course, and loss of revenue from the cancellation of the 2016 Greenbrier Classic PGA TOUR tournament, resulting in tens of millions of dollars of damages.

Read more in the Wednesday, August 28, 2019, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

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