Previously Convicted Man Arrested After Chase Through Woods, Gun Possession

By Bobby Bordelon

Police officers with multiple departments gave chase to a suspect through the woods, on Thursday, October 18, finding a rifle with a man previously convicted of felonies.

According to the criminal complaint, Corporal C. M. Wade of the West Virginia State Police was dispatched to Lewisburg in response to a domestic violence call reported to the Greenbrier County 911 Center.

Read more in the Monday, October 22, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Great Pumpkin Wins Big In NC

By Leah Tuckwiller

How many pies will a giant pumpkin make? Don't ask Dr. Chris Rodebaugh; he'll just say "all of them." That's just one of the most popular, slightly "silly" questions he's gotten recently, with other involving milk and IV setups, but Rodebaugh has more than enough pumpkin to up his answer - 1,551.5 pounds of it, as well as first-place standing at the 2018 North Carolina State Fair.

When Rodebaugh planted his pumpkin on April 1, he absolutely planned to have a giant on his hands.

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

Man Arrested On Multiple Warrants

By Bobby Bordelon

A man previously arrested in Nicholas County with outstanding warrants was apprehended in Greenbrier County on Monday, October 15.

State Trooper B.J. Borsman, while patrolling Quinwood, spotted a blue Ford pickup with New York registration tags. A man with several warrants out for his arrest, Christain Martin was known to drive a vehicle matching this description.

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

Lewisburg Blooms In Projects, Awards

By Robert Bordelon

The Lewisburg City Council met to discuss Halloween dates, America In Bloom, and city business on Tuesday, October 16.

Mayor John Manchester, City Recorder Shannon Beatty, Public Works Director Roger Pence, and city manager in training Jacy Faulkner traveled to Lexington, KY, for the America In Bloom symposium, where Lewisburg was declared a winner in the Champions Category, a contest for communities that have won awards during previous America In Bloom competitions.

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

Greenbrier Valley Airport Authority Meets To Consider Air Service CVB Documentation

By Leah Tuckwiller

A Greenbrier Valley Airport Authority committee to discuss the contentious air service convention and visitors bureau (CVB) was held Friday morning, October 12, at the airport. The committee consisted of GVAA Chairman Lowell Johnson, Vice President and Greenbrier County Commission Representative Mike McClung, and Secretary Deborah Phillips. Board member Mike Rose and board appointee Greg Furlong were also present, but were not actively sitting on the committee. The committee was only able to discuss the documents, not to take action.

The meeting was held expressly to read throughand discuss the articles of incorporation and the bylaws for the proposed air service CVB, after a vote to move ahead with forming the CVB failed at the Tuesday, September 18, regular aiport meeting. A vote to form the CVB is on the agenda of the Tuesday, October 16, regular meeting.

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

Two Men Charged With Renick Kidnapping

By Theresa Flerx

Two Renick men were arrested and charged with kidnapping and battery for a Saturday, October 13, incident stemming from an accusation of theft.

At approximately 4:33 p.m. on Saturday, Greenbrier County Sheriff's Deputy S.W. Hudnall responded to a 911 dispatch call "referencing an assault and possible abduction" near Renick, according to a criminal complaint.

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

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