Greenbrier East High School Teachers Holds Walk-In Protest Of Education Discussion In Special Session

By Leah Tuckwiller

The June 2016 flood faces its third anniversary this summer; while many have recovered or partially recovered, work is still ongoing. For families in Greenbrier County, however, Thursday, May 16, was another milestone passed and a sign of brighter days ahead.

A dedication was held on Thursday for a new bridge across a creek on Hillard and Evelyn Dolin's road in Alvon. The new bridge was a West Virginia Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (WV VOAD) project, built by volunteers and funded by Community Lutheran Partners, a disaster response arm of the Lutheran church.

Read more in the Monday, May 20, 2019, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

South Carolina Car Theft Ends In Greenbrier County

By Bobby Bordelon

A man wanted for the alleged theft of a vehicle, with a nine-month-old infant in the back seat, was arrested after a car chase by the Greenbrier County Sheriff's Department on Sunday, May 19.

According to a press release issued by Sheriff Bruce Sloan, Corporal S.W. Hudnall noticed an individual matching the description of David Roger Monts, 26, getting into a vehicle in the Walmart parking lot in Lewisburg around 9:20 a.m. Earlier in the day, authorities from South Carolina had contacted the Lewisburg Police Department and, through Lewisburg, the Sheriff's Department, about Monts.

Read more in the Monday, May 20, 2019, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Former Greenbrier West Counselor Sentenced To Six Months Jail Term Following Plea Deal

By Bobby Bordelon

A former Greenbrier West High School (GWHS) counselor was sentenced in Federal District Court of Southern West Virginia after she plead guilty to altering a student's grades in order to receive scholarship money.

Mellissa Krystynak was originally indicted on six counts relating to her alleged use of access to the school's grading programs to change her daughter's grades, then applying for and receiving over $10,000 in merit-based financial scholarships. In January, she plead guilty to mail fraud, count one of the indictment.

Read more in the Monday, May 20, 2019, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Dolin Bridge Rebuilt After 2016 Flood

By Leah Tuckwiller

The June 2016 flood faces its third anniversary this summer; while many have recovered or partially recovered, work is still ongoing. For families in Greenbrier County, however, Thursday, May 16, was another milestone passed and a sign of brighter days ahead.

A dedication was held on Thursday for a new bridge across a creek on Hillard and Evelyn Dolin's road in Alvon. The new bridge was a West Virginia Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (WV VOAD) project, built by volunteers and funded by Community Lutheran Partners, a disaster response arm of the Lutheran church.

Read more in the Friday, May 17, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Callen Offers Comment To Greenbrier County Commission

By Bobby Bordelon

The appointment of a new farmers market manager, the approval of an architectural agreement for courthouse improvements, and a presentation on the legalities of a potential case between commissioners packed the Greenbrier County Commission meeting of Tuesday, May 14.

The Court House Farmers Market opened on Saturday, May 11, and the commission celebrated its success with the confirmation of its first market manager, Alex Hanna.

Read more in the Friday, May 17, 2019, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Lewisburg Vows Support For Aquatic Center

By Bobby Bordelon

Supporters hoping to see an aquatic center and an indoor swimming pool in Greenbrier County gathered on Wednesday, May 15, as Lewisburg announced its formal support for the project.

The Greenbrier Valley Aquatic Center Corporation is a nonprofit organization looking to build an aquatic center on five acres of land along U.S. Route 219 in Fairlea. The proclamation issued official support for the project from the city of Lewisburg.

Read more in the Thursday, May 16, 2019, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

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