WSS Dilapidated Buildings Ordinance Passes Second Reading, Hearing To Follow

By Robert Bordelon

A special session of While Sulphur Springs City Council in the early morning of Tuesday, April 17, saw the official adoption of levy rates and the second reading of an ordinance laying out rules for building unfit for human habitation.

According to the West Virginia State Code, municipalities have the authority to "adopt ordinances regulating the repair, alteration, or improvement, or the vacating and closing or removal or demolition, or any combination, of any structure, dwelling or building, whether used for human habitation or not, that is unsafe, unsanitary, dangerous or detrimental to the public safety or welfare," provided that the municipality also provides "fair and equitable rules of procedure" for these processes.

Read more in the Tuesday, April 17, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Greenbrier Valley Airport To Change Name On United Wesbite

By Ruth Caruthers

Greenbrier Valley Airport will now be known as Lewisburg, WV, US (LWB- Greenbrier County) when booking flights on

Due to past confusion over Greenbrier Valley versus Lewisburg, WV, the company has decided to change the name of the airport in the airline's wesbite.

Read more in the Monday, April 16, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Family Refuge Center Celebrates Advocacy Efforts With Beacon Of Hope

By Theresa Flerx

In the midst of National Crime Victims' Rights Week (April 8-14) the Family Refuge Center honored community efforts that support FRC's amazing work in advocating for families in crisis.

During a luncheon held at the WVSOM Roland P. Sharp Alumni Center on April 10, staff members of FRC bestowed upon certain groups and individuals the Beacon of Hope - a crystal-clear, teardrop-shaped award etched with the FRC logo - as expressions of gratitude for helping raise awareness of domestic abuse, sexual assaults, elder abuse, child abuse, and other violent crimes.

Read more in the Monday, April 16, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Board of Education Recognizes Dr. Adelman And Young Writer Winners

By Ruth Caruthers

During a regularly scheduled meeting of the Greenbrier County Board of Education, recognition was given to local educator, Dr. Michael Adelman, for his incredible contributions to education and the community.

Superintendent Jeff Bryant began with, "It is a wonderful opportunity and an honor for us to thank Dr. Adelman, on behalf of the board and the entire Greenbrier County school system. Dr. Adelman serves with distinction as the president of the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine and has a wonderful tenure of being here."

Read more in the Friday, April 13, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

WV Tourism Announces Ad Campaign

By Robert Bordelon

West Virginia's tourism industry is getting a new round of support from the West Virginia Tourism Office and Governor Jim Justice in "Almost Heaven," a new marketing campaign.

Seizing an answer that might only be obvious in hindsight, the new campaign draws inspiration from the John Denver song "Take Me Home, Country Roads," serving as an iconic theme for the entire state.

Read more in the Friday, April 13, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.


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