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.

Coat And Driver's License Leads To Arrest In Ronceverte Burglary

By Theresa Flerx

A Ronceverte man was arrested after his coat and identification was found at the scene of a burglary.

On Friday, January 11, Senior Trooper M.T. Bynum, with the West Virginia State Police, was dispatched to a residence on Walker Hill Lane where an owner of the property had reported a burglary.

Read more in the Wednesday, January 16, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Greenbrier Valley Airport Authority Held January Meeting, Discussed TSA

By Leah Tuckwiller

The Greenbrier Valley Airport Authority held their first 2019 meeting in the south lobby of the main terminal on Tuesday, January 15, at 2 p.m. The meeting for December was canceled in consideration of the agenda and the holidays.

The meeting immediately went into executive session for attorney-client privilege. Executive session was ended at 2:24 p.m. with no actions taken and no action added to the January agenda.

Read more in the Wednesday, January 16, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

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