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.

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.

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.

Annual Reports Presented At Lewisburg City Council Meeting

By Robin Zimmerman

Several local committees and departments presented their 2014 annual reports during the Lewisburg City Council meeting on February 17.

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

Early African-American Business Owners Remembered For Their Contributions To Greenbrier County

By Ashley Adkins

Lewisburg is full of enterprising individuals who have launched the small businesses that are an integral part of making it the "Coolest Small Town in America," but many of the area's earliest entrepreneurs have been somewhat lost to history. That unseen history is exactly what Janice Cooley, a recent recipient of the Human and Civil Rights Award, hoped to uncover when she curated the exhibit, "Invisible Roots and Legends: A Photographic View of African American History in the Greenbrier Valley, West Virginia."

Read more in the Friday, February 20, edition of the West Virginia Daily News. 

White Sulphur Springs Mail Carrier Performs Good Deed On Route

By Cordia Lucas

It's the Golden Rule - "do unto others as you would have done unto you." A local mail carrier acted out this old adage during his mail route on Tuesday, February 17, by helping his fellow man. Two calls came in to The West Virginia Daily News office Wednesday, February 18, reporting the"good deed" of Levi Bland, 35, who works at the White Sulphur Springs post office.

Read more in the Thursday, February 19, 2015, edition of the West Virginia Daily News.


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