Governor Jim Justice Presents Update on State Budget Negotiations

By Theresa Flerx

On Tuesday, June 6, Governor Jim Justice addressed the media to give an update on the state budget. Justice stressed the importance of accountability expected of state government and media and the responsibility due residents of West Virginia.

Read more in the Wednesday, June 7, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Do Not Touch: Lone Fawns Not Abandoned

Ronceverte Elementary Bond Completed in May

May 2017 marked the final payment on the 2002 school bond issue approved by the citizens of Greenbrier County for the construction of Ronceverte Elementary School. Opening its doors to students in May 2004, the new school replaced the facility that served the students and community of Ronceverte from 1917 to 2004.

Read more in the Friday, June 2, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Meadow River Valley Focus of $300,000 Grant Funding

The federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Wednesday, June 31, that the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection's Division of Land Restoration will receive $300,000 in grant funding to perform petroleum and hazardous substance brownfields assessments in the areas impacted by the June 2016 floods. The focsu of the WVDEP's grant application was the Meadow River Valley area around Rainelle and Rupert in western Greenbrier County, but the grant funding can be used anywhere in the state.

Read more in the Friday, June 2, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Lewisburg's City Council Race Raising Questions About Municipal Election Law

By Ashley Adkins

Early voting began this week for those citizens casting ballots in the Lewisburg City Council race, with polls opening Wednesday, May 31, at 8:30 AM. As municipal elections kick off across the county and the state, newly elected West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner is encouraging residents to get out the vote and help to ensure fair and clean municipal elections.

Read more in the Thursday, June 1, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

WVSOM Commencement Ceremony Honors Graduating Class

Students in the graduating class of 2017 were recognized for their achievements in medical school during an annual Graduation Awards Ceremony at the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM) on May 26. Graduation awards totaled $20,700.

Read more in the Wednesday, May 31, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Lion Returns to Alderson in Bold Fashion

A life-sized lion sculpture by Michael Loop was installed in Alderson on Tuesday, May 23. This project was managed by Melinda Russell, chair of Alderson Main Street's Public Art Committee and funded by the Hamilton Family Foundation.

Read more in the Tuesday, May 30, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

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