Greenbrier Valley Airport Authority Chair Deborah Phillips Addresses Recent Ethics Commission Advisory Opinion

By Leah Tuckwiller

On Thursday, September 5, the West Virginia Ethics Commission released a series of rulings on recent requests, including two that likely concern the Greenbrier Valley Airport Authority.

The reqesters' identities and the name of the county airport authority are kept confidential in the rulings, but discussion at GVAA meetings would suggest that the two rulings concern members who have ties to The Greenbrier.

Read more in the Monday, September 9, 2019, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

D.A.R.E. To Cruz Still Cruzin' In Lewisburg

By Bobby Bordelon

The D.A.R.E. To Cruz Car Show is "still cruzin'" it's way back to downtown Lewisburg for its 13th annual showing on Saturday, September 14.

The show is set for 10 a.m. on Washington Street in downtown Lewisburg and is open to all vehicles, including antiques, classics, muscle cars, street rides, trucks, motorcycles, and foreign cars.

Read more in the Thursday, September 5, 2019, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Another Protester Locked To Mountain Valley Pipeline Equipment At Water Crossing Sight

By Leah Tuckwiller

Another protester was locked to Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) machinery this morning, according to a release from Appalachians Against Pipelines (AAP).

According to the release, other supporters gathered a mile east of Rainelle on Route 60, but the protester was locked to equipment on the opposite side of the river. Visibility of the site from the road is low.

Read more in the Thursday, September 5, 2019, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Parade Of Lights Returns To Honor 9/11

By Bobby Bordelon

The annual Parade of Lights is returning to Fairlea and Lewisburg on Wednesday, September 11, to honor the memories of the many emergency responders who sacrificed their lives assisting others during the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.

"This is in remembrance of and a tribute to those that lost their lives. We run that risk everyday as well," explained Jeff Doss, a representative of the Clintonville Volunteer Fire Department and one of the event's organizers. "The relationship we have between fire, law, and EMS is important, they're a really, really tight bunch," Doss said. "Everybody knows everybody. ... [Typically], when we get together, someone is having a bad day, so this is the only opportunity for us to get together and do something that [helps people not] forget what happened and enjoy our company."

Read more in the Wednesday, September 4, 2019, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Greenbrier Valley Airport Authority Considers Investigation, FOIA

By Leah Tuckwiller

The Greenbrier Valley Airport Authority held a special meeting on Tuesday, September 3, to provide the public with updates on issues that have arisen since the last meeting.

The meeting began with quick updates on equipment sales and compliance with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulation compliance, which the airport officially meets as of the runway painting which took place at the end of August. The FAA has granted GVA a one-year extension on runway crack repair projects, which are already in early planning stages.

Read more in the Wednesday, September 4, 2019, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Lindsey Raines Poker Run Raises Scholarships

By Bobby Bordelon

The 13th Annual Lindsey Raines Memorial Scholarship Poker Run is fast approaching on Saturday, September 7, providing a fun way to raise money for students throughout the local area.

Beginning in 2007, the poker run commemorates the memory of Lindsey Raines by raising scholarship money for the students who come after her.

Read more in the Tuesday, September 3, 2019, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

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