Virginia Man Charged With Battery Following Incident At The Greenbrier

By Leah Tuckwiller

Early in the morning on September 21, police were dispatched to a disturbance at The Greenbrier, resulting in the arrest of a Virginia man.

Michael McCormick, 23, of McLean, VA, has been arrested and charged with three counts of battery, threats against an officer, and battery on an officer.

Read more in the Tuesday, September 25, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Candidates Answer Voter Questions In Forum Before November Election

By Bobby Bordelon

Candidates for state office gathered in the Greenbrier Valley Theatre on Monday, September 24, to take questions from the voters ahead of the upcoming November elections.

The event was hosted by the Greater Greenbrier Valley Chamber of Commerce and included two nominees to the state Senate, current Senator Stephen Baldwin and Delegate George "Boogie" Ambler, and four nominees to the House of Delegates, current Delegate Jeff Campbell, Cindy Lavender-Bowe, Steve Malcomb, and Denny Canterbury.

Read more in the Tuesday, September 25, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Mike Arbaugh Retires From Service With Lewisburg Police Department

By Bobby Bordelon

Police officers, Lewisburg city officials, and citizens gathered in the lower floor of the Greenbrier County Public Library to celebrate the retirement of Corporal Mike Arbaugh after a career over 25 years long with the Lewisburg Police Department.

Arbaugh was promoted to corporal in 2009, but his career began as a patrolman first class in 1995. Lewisburg Chief Tim Stover, Deputy Chief Chris Teubert, and Mayor John Manchester told stories and spoke highly of Arbaugh's work. Manchester applauded Arbaugh's dependability and his ability to act as a law enforcer in tough situations.

Read more in the Monday, September 24, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Alderson Man Charged With Attempt To Disarm

By Leah Tuckwiller

An Alderson man has been arrested following an incident which began as a check into a suspicious man and quickly escalated.

Benjamin Halstead, 28, of Alderson, has been charged with attempting to disarm a police officer, battery on a law enforcement officer, tresspassing, and possession of a controlled substance.

Read more in the Thursday, September 20, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

GVA Ponders Hierarchy Funding, Cavern Mists

By Leah Tuckwiller

The Greenbrier Valley Airport held their latest regular meeting September 18 in the south lobby of the main terminal.

Following the signing of a new Jet America contract and discussion of the formation of an air service convention and visitors bureau, which were covered in the Wednesday, September 19, edition of The West Virginia Daily News, the board moved on to other business.

Read more in the Thursday, September 20, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Free Ice Cream Raises Money For Medical Expenses

By Bobby Bordelon

Free Dairy Queen ice cream will be offered this afternoon as part of a fundraising effort collecting money for medical expenses for the families of two boys.

"The families are having to travel to UVA and several different hospitals and are experiencing quite a bit of expense in doing that," said Tommy Vance, one of the coordinators for the fundraiser. "We're just trying to give everybody the opportunity to be able to donate."

Read more in the Thursday, September 20, edition of The West Virgnia Daily News.

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