WSS Man Arrested For Intent To Distribute Methamphetamine

By Robert Bordelon

A White Sulphur Springs man was arrested Monday, October 2, for possession with intent to deliver illegal narcotics, according to White Sulphur Springs Police Chief Jacob Dowdy.

Charles Walls, 38, was arrested for alleged possession of methamphetamine with intention to distribute, a felony. Walls was arraigned before the Greenbrier County Magistrate Court and released on a $35,000 bond.

Read more in the Wednesday, October 4, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Fake Story On Gbr. Co. Murder Spreads Through Facebook

By Robert Bordelon

There has not been a quadruple murder in Greenbrier County. Police Captain Mitchell Dobbins did not say that Brandon Dugan, 39, was charged with four counts of homicide, and Kathy, Trandon, Layla, and Debra Dugan were not found dead inside their home.

Recently on Facebook in the local community, a link has been shared from profile to profile about this quadruple homicide. However, a search on West Virginia's Regional Jail & Correctional Facility Authority website yields no results for anyone with the last name of Dugan.

Read more in the Tuesday, October 3, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Congress Failed To Reauthorize Funding For CHIP

By Ruth Caruthers

On September 30, funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) failed to be reauthorized by Congress.

According to a press release from Senator Joe Manchin's office, "It is shameful that Congress is so dysfunctional that we cannot even manage to reauthorize funding for a program that ensures 9 million children across America have access to health insurance. More than 21,000 West Virginia children are enrolled in CHIP, and to let this funding expire is nothing short of negligent."

Read more in the Tuesday, October 3, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Supporters Walk To End Alzheimer's Disease In Lewisburg

By Robert Bordelon

The West Virginia Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association hosted the Walk To End Alzheimer's in front of New River Community and Technical College on Saturday, September 30. The two-mile walk was dedicated to both those suffering with Alzheimer's and their care givers. The walk raised funds for research and care from donations, local sponsors, and corporate sponsors.

In addition to the walk, a special tribute was held in which each attendee chose a flower to symbolize how the disease had affected them.

Read more in the Monday, October 2, edition of The WV Daily News.

PSD #2 Gives Update On Waterline Project

By Robert Bordelon

The Greenbrier County Commission signed an authorization to release funds concerning the Sam Black Church water extension project during its regular meeting on Tuesday, September 26.

"What we have here is ... the resolution of Greenbrier COunty Commission authorizing payment, upon the review and approval of the Greenbrier County Public Service District #2, invoices relating to construction and other services for the Sam Black Church extension project, in payments made form Small Cities Community Block Grant 15SCBG0001 for services that have already been rendered," read Commissioner Lowell Rose.

Read more in the Friday, September 29, edition of The WV Daily News.

State Senator Ronald Miller Resigns From Post

By Robert Bordelon

Ronald Miller is resigning his position as state senator of West Virginia's 10th District. He will soon join Governor Jim Justice's cabinet as agricultural liaison, working to help promote West Virginia's agricultural development.

"I'm looking forward to getting started in the governor's office as agriculural liaison," said Miller. "I hope to do some good fo the industry."

Read more in the Friday, September 29, edition of The WV Daily News.

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