Second Creek Trail Haunted and Infiltrated By Creepy Clowns

By Robert Bordelon

Finished with the new movie "It," but not feeling ready to be done with clowns? Like haunted houses, but wish they would last a bit longer? The Second Creek Haunted Trail is over half a mile of candle light, a dark path through a field, and jumpy frights.

Bobbi Hubbard, who coordinates the event, calls the trail a family affair and a testament to her dad's love of scaring people.

Read more in the Friday, October 27, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Committee Suggests New Delegate

By Robert Bordelon

The 42nd House District Democratic Executive Committee met Wednesday, October 25, to recommend names to Governor Jim Justice as a potential replacement for Stephen Baldwin's seat for District 42 in the House of Delegates. The committee suggested Cindy Lavender-Bowe, Jeff Campbell, and Cathey Sawyer as nominees.

Lavender-Bowe is the chief development officer at Barnwood Living and has previously worked for United Way of Greenbrier Valley and Carnegie Hall. She holds a Master's degree in educational leadership and administration.

Read more in the Thursday, October 26, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Penny Pitch Applications Now Available

By Jude Steele

As you may have noticed, we have started our 50th year campaign with Penny Pitch. The application is now running in The West Virginia Daily News and select editions of The Greenbrier Valley Ranger.

If you or someone you know needs help this year to provide something for your children this Christmas, please, fill out and submit the application by November 9.

Read more in the Thursday, October 26, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Lewisburg Employees Receive Pay Raise

By Robert Bordelon

The Lewisburg City Council has approved a pay increase for the city's employees during its regular meeting on Tuesday, October 17.

The increase will be issued in the near future as one lump sum of $750 to each of the city's 51 employees, with the exception of the city administrator, John Manchester.

Read more in the Thursday, October 26, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Planning For Broadband Internet Begins

By Robert Bordelon

The Greenbrier County Commission called a public hearing to spread information about long-term plans for a public broadband internet "backbone," an internet line that any provider could utilize to provide the region with high speed internet at competitive prices.

Grant applications were discussed that would finance a study to develop plans for the public broadband infrastructure backbone, and the Greenbrier County Commission agreed to the grant application.

Read more in the Thursday, October 26, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Greenbrier County Commissioners Travel To White House

Greenbrier County Commissioners Woody Hanna, Lowell Rose, and Mike McClung joined more than three dozen West Virginia county leaders at the White House for a day of meetings with key administration officials, including Deputy Chief of Staff Rick Deadborn, Secretary of Labor R. Alexander Acosta, and Counselor to the president, Kellyanne Conway.

They discussed how federal policies impact West Virginia counties and residents. Topics included the opioid epidemic, economic and workforce development, infrastructure, health care reform, local NASA programs, and transportation.

Read more in the Thursday, October 26, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

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