Tree Falls On Power Lines In Lewisburg

By Cordia Lucas and Robin Zimmerman

A tree located on Foster Street in Lewisburg fell during the early morning hours on Tuesday, pulling power lines down drastically.

Read more in the Tuesday, August 12, edition of the West Virginia Daily News.

Manchin To Make Stops In Southern WV

This week, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin will travel across southern West Virginia to focus on the future of the region's economy. He will visit local businesses and speak with area residents about their ideas on how to move the state and nation forward. Manchin will also keep his annual tradition alive by touring the State Fairgrounds, visiting exhibits and connecting with attendees.

Read more in the Tuesday, August 12, edition of the West Virginia Daily News.

Con Artist Hits Rainelle With Security System Scam

By Robin Zimmerman

Residents in the town of Rainelle have fallen victim to another scam artist. Last month, Billy Jo Gwinn was arrested for allegedly conning good-hearted individuals out of money on the premise she needed money to pick up her daughter and grandson, whose vehicle had broken down on their way to West Virginia. On August 7, Jerry Lewallen, 60, was arrested for duping Rainelle and surrounding residents out of money for security systems that he never installed.

Read more in the Friday, August 8, edition of the West Virginia Daily News.

Tori Pierce Awarded The David Yarid Memorial Scholarship

The David Yarid Memorial Scholarship, administered by the Greenbrier County School Foundation, was awarded to Tori Pierce, a 2014 graduate of Greenbrier East High School.

Read more in the Friday, August 8, edition of the West Virginia Daily News.

Greenbrier Historical Society Presents Unique African American History Exhibit

Photography really came into its own during the Civil War. Before then, there were few photgraphers of anyone or thing and almost none of African Americans. Finding photographs which exist and using them to tell the heretofore "invisible" history of African Americans in the Greenbrier Valley is the mission of the "Invisible Roots and Legends: A Photographic View of African American History in Greenbrier Valley, West Virginia" exhibit.

Read more in the Friday, August 8, edition of the West Virginia Daily News.

GEHS Golf Team Wins WV Golf Association Lewisburg Elks Challenge

The Greenbrier East High School golf team finished first when they played against 12 other school teams for the WV Association High School Challenge held at the Lewisburg Elks Club in Lewisburg on Tuesday, August 5.

Read more in the Friday, August 8, edition of the West Virginia Daily News.

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