Lawyer Douglas Arbuckle's License Suspended By Office Of Disciplinary Counsel In Charleston

By Robert Bordelon

Local lawyer Douglas H. Arbuckle's license to practice law was suspended for three months by the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia, according to a press release from the Office of Disciplinary Counsel based in Charleston.

Beginning on April 6, Arbuckle's license was suspended for three months and will be reinstated in July, unless the office of disciplinary counsel determines that the conditions for reinstatement have not been met.

Read more in the Thursday, April 12, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Sheriff And County Commission Hopefuls Answer Questions In Candidate Forum

By Robert Bordelon

Candidates for the Greenbrier County Commission and a candidate for Greenbrier County Sheriff joined moderator Mike Kidd in Greenbrier Valley Theatre to answer questions from voters on Wednesday, April 11.

Hosted by the Greater Greenbrier Chamber of Commerce, the "Meet the Candidates" event included current Greenbrier County Commission president and candidate Woody Hanna, commission candidate Tammy Shifflett Tincher, and current Greenbrier County sheriff and candidate Bruce Sloan. According to Kidd, sheriff candidate Mark Robinson declined to attend the forum.

Read more in the Thursday, April 12, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Last Day To Register To Vote Coming On April 17

By Ruth Caruthers

Tuesday, April 17, is the last day to register to vote for the West Virginia May 8 primary election. Those who still need to register can do so at the county clerk's office or online at https://ovr.sos.wv.gov/register.

The Greenbrier County Clerk's office is located inside the Greenbrier County Courthouse, and is open Monday-Friday, 8-4:30.

Read more in the Wednesday, April 11, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Fair Housing Resolution Passes Through GCC

By Robert Bordelon

The Greenbrier County Commission passed a fair housing resolution, upholding both state and federal anti-discrimination laws amid other business on Tuesday, April 10.

"The Greenbrier County Commission desires ... to encourage and bring about mutual self-respect and understanding among all citizens and groups in Greenbrier County and the federal fair housing law," reads the resolution. "Under the West Virginia Fair Housing Law ... it is illegal to deny housing to any person because of race, sex, religion, color, age, physical or mental handicap, or national origin. ... The Greenbrier County Commission of West Virginia makes a firm commitment to do all within its power to eliminate prejudice, intolerance, disorder, and discrimination in housing."

Read more in the Wednesday, April 11, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Painting Rocks Brings Town Together

By Ruth Caruthers

With over 10,000 members and its one year anniversary approaching, Greenbrier County Rocks has brought excitement and a sense of exploration to its members.

Founded in late April, 2017, by local Christine Barnett, the inspiration came from an Easter trip to visit family where she learned about the Nicholas County Rocks group. After spending the holiday paining rocks with her family, inspiration hit, and Greenbrier County Rocks was born.

Read more in the Tuesday, April 10, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

White Sulphur City Council Honors Baldwin And Campbell For SB 500

By Robert Bordelon

With a special visit from Delegate Jeff Campbell and State Senator Stephen Baldwin, the White Sulphur Springs City Council celebrated the passage of Senate Bill 500 (SB 500) and conducted regular business during its Monday, April 9, meeting.

"Now for the best part of the meeting," said White Sulphur Springs Mayor Bruce Bowling. "I recognize Senator Stephen Baldwin and Delegate Jeff Campbell [and City Attorney Fred Giggenbach had a lot to do with it as well] for getting Senate Bill 500 passed."

Read more in the Tuesday, April 10, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

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