Community Made GHS Drive A Huge Success

By Theresea Flerx

The final truckload of donated items has been delivered to the Greenbrier Humane Society. This year's event made the Greenbrier Valley community proud by the generosity shown to the GHS and area pets awaiting that furever home.

The West Virginia Daily News drive to collect 1,000 pet-related products in 30 was increased early to 2,000, but at last count, that total suprassed 3,000.

Read more in the Friday, May 4, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Children's Home Society Of WV Flower Fundraiser Commences

By Robert Bordelon

In gas stations across Greenbrier County and beyond, the return of spring comes with the return of flowers – paper flowers with a special mission.

Sold for a dollar apiece, the flowers are part of an annual fundraiser by the Children's Home Society of West Virginia, supported by members of The West Virginia Oil Marketers & Grocers Association (OMEGA).

 Read more in the Friday, May 4, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

No One Seriously Injured In Monroe County Bus Accident

By Robert Bordelon

A school bus on Flat Mountain was involved in a minor accident on Thursday, May 3.

According to Superintendent of Monroe County Schools Joetta Basile, the bus was traveling on Flat Mountain around 7 a.m. when it was struck by another vehicle. No one was majorly injured in the accident.

Read more in the Friday, May 4, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Lewisburg Fire Department Responds To Multiple Fires

By Robert Bordelon

The Lewisburg Fire Department had its hands full with seven calls on Tuesday, May 1, including two different car fires breaking out along Route 219.

The first fire broke out under the hood of a vehicle in the Walmart parking lot in Lewisburg around 4 p.m. The driver and her dog pulled into the parking lot not long before, smelled "something off" about the vehicle. After getting out, she noticed smoke coming from under the dashboard.

Read more in the Wednesday, May 2, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

The Gateway Run For The Roses Derby Day Bring Kentucky Derby To The Fairgrounds

By Theresa Flerx

This Cinco de Mayo, don't just indulge in the traditional margarita, heard to the state fairgrounds for a mint julep during Gateway Industries 24th Annual Run for the Roses Derby Day.

Mint julep has been the traditional beverage of Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Derby for nearly a century, so it make sense mint juleps are on the menu for Gateway Industries Derby Day.

Read more in the Tuesday, May 1, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

 

GVA Director Of Operations And Director Of Maintenance Positions Were Eliminated

By Ruth Caruthers

According to Greenbrier Valley Airpoprt Manager Stephen Snyder, "the positions of Diretor of Operations and Director of Maintenance were eliminated due to restructure of airport operations."

This unamious decision was made on Friday, April 27, by the Greenbrier Valley Airport Board of Directors.

Read more in the Tuesday, May 1, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

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