Vietnam Veterans Of America Launch Calendar

By Robert Bordelon

Vietnam Veterans of America Eastern Highlands Chapter #1072 (VVA) has begun fundraising for the upkeep of the Veteran's Memorial in White Sulphur Springs.

"The memorial has many meanings to all, but to me it's a feeling of knowing [the] men and women who served this great country with pride and honor," said Bobby White, secretary and treasurer for VVA. "As the saying goes for the Vietnam veterans; 'All gave some; some gave all.'"

Read more in the Monday, February 12, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

The Greenbrier Hosted Over 30 Students For Apprentice Day Program

By Ruth Caruthers

The Greenbrier buzzed with excitement as over two dozen children from Greenbrier and Monroe counties arrived in the front lobby of The Greenbrier for Apprentice Day Friday, February 9.

Apprentice Day is a 501c3 nonprofit that is "designed to provide students with real-world experience in identified areas of career interest by working in partnership with nearby businesses and industries, schools, medical facilities, government, and other community and service organizations," according to their website.

Read more in the Monday, February 12, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Greenrbrier County Excess Levy Renewal Vote Set For May

By Robert Bordelon

Voters in Greenbrier County will consider renewing a current public school funding property tax levy in May of this year. The Greenbrier County Board of Education was authorized to place the levy renewal, first enacted in 1974, on the May ballot to avoid special election costs. If authorized by the voters, the new levy would last for five years, for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019, through the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2023.

"Our school system is grateful for the long-standing support demonstrated by the citizens of Greenbrier County through their approval of the school excess levy for the past 44 years. Continuation of the levy makes possible ... important services that make our school system attractive to students, families, employees and those living in and relocating to our area," said Jeff Bryant, superintendent of Greenbrier County schools.

Read more in the Friday, February 9, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

The Marvel Center, A Daycare And Learning Center, Completes Survey

By Ruth Caruthers

Wednesday, February 7, a committee for The Marvel Center met at Rainelle Public Library to discuss progress of the center. 

Marvel Center stands for Meadow River Valley Early Childhood Learning Center. The vision of The Marvel Center is to combine a day-care, learning center, and activities center into one. The center would offer a place for learning, healthy nutrition, and physical activities.

Read more in the Thursday, February 8, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Greenbrier County Grand Jury Indictments Released

By Robert Bordelon

The Greenbrier County Grand Jury has handed down 45 indictments for February 2018.

The indictments are as follows;

Read more in the Thursday, February 8, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Statements Made By PPD Of WV One Rebuked During Greenbrier County Commission Meeting

By Robert Bordelon

Controversy around the proposed Sam Black biomass plant continued in an information gathering meeting of the Greenbrier County Commission Tuesday, February 7.

In a January 23 general meeting of the Greenbrier County Commission, Jason Perry of PPD of WV One laid out plans for the plant and addressed questions residents submitted before the meeting. Perry's answers, however, seemed to provoke more questions from residents, including Kirby Funderburke and Houston Adkins.

Read more in the Wednesday, February 7, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

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