Commission Declines To Make Motion On TIF

By Bobby Bordelon

The Greenbrier County Commission met on Tuesday, January 22, considering a letter addressed to the West Virginia Ethics Commission.

The letter concerns a proposed contract exemption that would allow The Greenbrier Sporting Club to partner with White Sulphur Springs to finance projects through TIF funding.

Read more in the Wednesday, January 23, 2019, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Trial Begins For Former Driver Of Greenbrier Valley Solid Waste Truck

By Bobby Bordelon

The trial of a former truck driver for the Greenbrier Valley Solid Waste Authority began in the Greenbrier County Circuit Court on Tuesday, January 22.

According to a press release issued at the time of the accident and testimony during trial, on Monday, July 3, members of the Greenbrier County Sheriff's Office and the West Virginia State Police responded to a vehicle accident on I-64 westbound at approximately the 163 mile marker near Alta.

Read more in the Wednesday, January 23, 2019, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. And The Fight For Equality And Fairness Celebrated

By Bobby Bordelon

Ain't gonna let nobody turn me around,
Turn me around, turn me around
Ain't gonna let nobody turn me around
(I just) Keep on a-walking, keep a-talking,
marching on to freedom land.

Residents of the Greenbrier Valley gathered in front of the Greenbrier County Courthouse to sing and march through downtown Lewisburg, celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Read more in the Tuesday, January 22, 2019, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Stay On Top Of January 2019's Extreme Weather

By Theresa Flerx

Daytime temperatures in the Greenbrier Valley aren't expected to climb out of the subfreezing range today. Extreme weather can make life difficult and even dangerous, but there are a number of things local residents can do to prepare and items to stock up on to make life easier and, more importantly, safer.

Read more in the Monday, January 21, 2019, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Greenbrier County Murder Cases Progress

By Bobby Bordelon

Two Circuit Court cases concerning a murder in Greenbrier County progressed this week; a potential change of venue for the man indicted for the murder was discussed on Tuesday, January 15, and a man indicted as an accessory was allowed to attend a drug rehab service as a modified part of his bond on Thursday, January 17.

In January 2018, Shaela Lynn McCoy Abren of Raleigh County was found on Anthony Road near Blue Bend behind an uninhabited house. An autopsy with the state coroner's office confirmed the death as a homicide.

Read more in the Friday, January 18, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Lewisburg To Vote On Levy Renewal

By Bobby Bordelon

The citizens of Lewisburg will go the polls to decided to renew or deny the city's excess levy for another five-year- term in February.

"This has been in place for decades and it represents no increase in what people are paying for in taxes right now on the fees," said Lewisburg Mayor John Manchester during the January 15 City Council meeting. "It just re-ups them for a further five-year period. ... It's critical for the budgeting process and for us to be able to provide the services that the citizens wish for."

Read more in the Thursday, January 17, 2019, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.


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