Lewisburg Trick-Or-Treating To Be Tuesday, October 31

By Robert Bordelon

Happy Upcoming Halloween! Lewisburg's Trick or Treat festivites line up perfectly with Halloween this year, occurring from 6-8 PM on Tuesday, October 31.

"I hope everyone will be prepared with adequate amounts of candy," said Lewisburg's Mayor John Manchester during the city council meeting on Tuesday, October 17.

Read more in the Thursday, October 19, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Airport Authority Discusses Airlines

By Ruth Caruthers

Tuesday, October 17, was a regularly scheduled meeting of the Greenbrier Valley Airport Authority.

First on the agenda was the manager's report which began with a short discussion over the budget. The airport showed a profit of over $311,500 for the quarter, and "bottom line shows a loss of $293,000 for the depreciation ... making it a $2.5 million depreciation annually," explained Marsha Livesay, director of finance.

Read more in the Thursday, October 19, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Fresh Brings Dance Styles To EGMS

By Robert Bordelon

The Eastern Greenbrier Middle School second period dance class welcomed two guests to teach on Tuesday, September 17: Kayla Hutchens and Sean "Fresh" Redding. Visiting Lewisburg from their home studio in Los Angeles, CA, the pair spent tim eat EGMS teaching students hip-hop choreography.

Members of the dance class began the session shyly clustered together, with Shelley neal, the EGMS dance/choir teacher, telling the class to spread out. By the end of the class, however, everyone had relaxed, with Redding calling different groups of students to dance front and center.

Read more in the Wednesday, October 18, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Local Man Faces Multiple Charges

By Ruth Caruthers

On Thursday, October 5, Corporal Charles Smith of the Greenbrier County Sheriff's Office was dispatched to meet Jason Lemons concerning a missing car.

According to the criminal complaint filed by Smith, Lemons had met Richard Fisher at The Meeting Place in Alta for breakfast. Fisher allegedly asked to borrow Lemons' car and had never returned.

Read more in the Tuesday, October 17, edition of The WV Daily News.

Stephen Baldwin Appointed To Senate

By Robert Bordelon

Now former Delegate Stephen Baldwin has been appointed to the state Senate, representing District 10, covering Greenbrier, Fayette, Summers, and Monroe counties. Governor Jim Justice made this appointment Monday, October 16, to replace Ronald Miller, the former 10th District senator who stepped down September 30 in order to serve as the governor's agricultural liaison. Because Miller was a Democrat, the law mandates that his replacement also be a Democrat.

"I filed precandidacy for this position in August," said Baldwin to the Democratic Executive Committee who wrote to Justice on behalf of Baldwin and two other candidates on October 10. "I believe I'm the only Democrat that's done that; so, I'm all in. We really need someone who is all in because interims are next week, and Senator Miller [was on] nine interim committees; there's a special session on Monday, and regular session is just around the corner; so I think it's really important that whoever gets the position is ready to hit the ground running quickly and effectively. I will certainly do my best to do that."

Read more in the Tuesday, October 17, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

County And State Police Called To Greenbrier East

By Robert Bordelon

The Greenbrier County Sheriff's Department and West Virginia State Police reported to Greenbrier East High School on Thursday, October 12, in response to a student's comment.

Public relations officers at the high school were tipped off to a comment a student made "that was alarming," said Chief Deputy Joshua Martin with the Greenbrier County Sheriff's Office in a press release. The comment was made the day before and was investigated by law enforcement sufficiently to determine that "there was no substance to support the comments made."

Read more in the Monday, October 16, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

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