Teen's Prison Time Can Be Discharged With Completion Of Youthful Offender Program

By Robert Bordelon

Sentencing in the sexual assault case against Andrew Bostic, 19, took place in the Greenbrier County Circuit Court on Tuesday, August 14.

Overseen by Circuit Court Judge Robert Richardson, Bostic plead guilty to two counts of sexual assault in the third degree against a 12-year-old girl in Rainelle around March 11, 2017.

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

Board of Education Holds Regular Meeting

By Leah Tuckwiller

The regular meeting of the Greenbrier County Board of Education took place on Tuesday, August 14, at the county board offices.

The meeting was called to order and a time out for applause was called to allow for a presentation on the effect of the American Heart Association's student involvement and fundraising programs given by Jennifer Good, the new Youth market Director for the area. She discussed funds raised in Greenbrier County and goals for next year's AHA programming in schools.

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

Judge Retirement Leads To Election

By Robert Bordelon

After the retirement of Robin Jean Davis, a now-former judge on the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, Governor Jim Justice and Secretary of State Mac Warner have called for a special election to fill the seat she leaves behind.

Davis's retirement comes as the West Virginia House of Delegates votes to impeach every judge on the state Supreme Court, including Chief Justice Margaret Workman, Justice Robin Davis, Justice Elizabeth Walker, and Justice Allen Loughry, who was already suspended after a federal criminal probe led to a 22-count indictment against the judge.

Read more in the Wednesday, August 15, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Greenbrier County Commission Emphasizes Demolition Applications

By Robert Bordelon

A federal demolition program, an election security grant application, and new hires for offices throughout the county were a focus of the Greenbrier County Commission on Tuesday, August 14.

Residents affected in the "storm of 2016" are eligible to apply for a demolition program to tear down structures damaged by the storm. County Commission President Woody Hanna emphasized the need to apply to the federal program quickly, as the deadline is fast approaching.

Read more in the Wednesday, August 15, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Lewisburg Man Charged With Assault

By Leah Tuckwiller

William Stephen Feury, 25, of Lewisburg, has been charged with unlawful assault, three counts of assault, brandishing a deadly weapon, destruction of property, and domestic battery following an incident on Thursday, August 9.

According to the criminal complaint, Ptlm. G.M. Tate, Sgt. D.B. Eggleston, Cpl. S.T. Rodoussakis, Ptlm. R.L. Crone, and Ptlm. J.A. Clendenen of the Lewisburg Police Department received a call on Thursday concerning a man with black hair, a black beard, and camouflage pants who was brandishing a knife and screaming near the Fairfield Inn on Coleman Drive.

Read more in the Wednesday, August 15, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Agriculture Displayed In All Its Glory At WVU Master Garden, Heritage Garden, High Tunnel

By Theresa Flerx

Tucked away in a quiet corner of the fairgrounds is the WVU Extension Master Gardener demostration garden and high tunnel, packed with colorful foliage, savory herbs and risp vegetables beckoning fairgoers to wander its path, play in the children's section or rest a spell on one of the benches posted amongst a variety of plant life.

Like any gardening project, the Master Garden and Heritage Village at the State Fair of West Virginia relies on time to fully develop. It has flourished and expanded to its magnificent state during the last 15 years. As the years go by, new projects are introduced, with a handicapped accessible pathway being one of them.

Read more in the Tuesday, August 14, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

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