Man Arrested At Walmart Lot For Intoxication, Disorderly Conduct

By Leah Tuckwiller

A Walmart parking lot fight led to the arrest of one person on Saturday, June 22.

Saturday evening, Patrolman S.T. Rodoussakis and Cpl. J.T. Williams of the Lewisburg Police Department were dispatched to the parking lot of the Lewisburg Walmart, responding to "a fight in progress involving a baseball bat," according to the criminal complaint.

Read more in the Thursday, June 27, 2019, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Greenbrier County Commission Approves Land Transfers

By Leah Tuckwiller

The Greenbrier County Commission met to discuss board appointments and reappointments, bids related to the Sportsplex, and two actions related to land transfers.

The meeting opened with regular business such as approval of minutes, estate settlements, and a report from the county assessor's office. Financial statements on arts and rec transfers, line item transfers, and bill payment was approved, with no budget revisions reported.

Read more in the Wednesday, June 26, 2019, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Lewisburg Representatives Sworn In

By Bobby Bordelon

Lewisburg Mayor Beverly White was sworn into office Tuesday, June 25, by Greenbrier County Circuit Court Judge Jennifer Dent, alongside the recently elected city councilmembers.

"I'm so excited to serve and work with the council we have coming," White said.

Read (and see) more in the Wednesday, June 26, 2019, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

House Bill 206 Passes From Senate To Governor, Urged To Veto On Suspected Unconstitutionality

By Leah Tuckwiller

On a stormy night in Charleston, the West Virginia Senate met to consider education reform, with tensions both inside and outside running high as discussion was interrupted not once but twice by tornado warnings.

In Monday's floor session, the Senate passed House Bill 206, the second omnibus education bill of this summer's special session. The bill will now pass to Governor Jim Justice for a signature.

Read more in the Tuesday, June 25, 2019, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Details On Greenbrier County Miner Death Released

By Bobby Bordelon

New details surrounding the death of a Greenbrier County miner in March were released by the U.S. Department of Labor.

On Thursday, March 7, at the Blue Knob Surface Mine near Rupert, an incident took the life of Adam DeBoard of Craigsville, working with South Fork Coal Company LLC. DeBoard had approximately 10 years of mining experience at the time of his death.

Read more in the Tuesday, June 25, 2019, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

New Manager Welcomed To Grand Home Furnishings

By Leah Tuckwiller

Grand Home Furnishings is welcoming a new manager, Alicia Davis, to the Lewisburg location.

Davis' first day in her new role was June 3, and in the weeks since, she has been eager to get to know the community. She comes to Lewisburg from Beckley, having been offered the manager position following the retirement of well-liked former manager Ray Thomas. Davis, however, is excited to step in and do her best to fill those shoes.

Read more in the Tuesday, June 25, 2019, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

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