Warning Issued Concerning Fraudulent IRS Phone Scams

By Ruth Caruthers

As 2018 begins and tax season approaches, the IRS warns citizens to guard against scam phone calls. Criminals will pose as the IRS and attempt to trick victims out of money or personal information.

Scammers may threaten the victim with arrest, deportation, or revocation of their license if the victim does not pay immediately.

Read more in the Wednesday, January 3, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Frigid Temperatures Can Cause Undue Hardships

By Theresa Flerx

Day time temperatures in the Greenbrier Valley aren't expected to climb out of the subfreezing range until this weekend, and then by only by a few degrees.

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 Wednesday, January 3, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Greenbrier County Commission Announces Biomass Presentation

By Robert Bordelon

A purposely light schedule before a long weekend brought the Greenbrier County Commission out on Friday, December 29, 2017.

The meeting agenda consisted of a city boundary adjustment, a levy renewal, and bidding for snow removal for the Greenbrier County Courthouse, and the commission announced tentative plans for a public presentation of the proposed Sam Black biodiesel plant.

Read more in the Tuesday, January 2, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Church Robbed Of Lawn Equipment

By Ruth Caruthers

The West Virginia State Police seeks help in locating stolen items and identifying individual(s) involved in the theft of numerous pieces of lawn maintenance equipment from a Whatcoat United Methodist Church cemetary outbuilding.

On Friday, December 29, 2017, or the early hours of Saturday, December 30, an unknown individual(s) broke into an outbuilding located at the Whatcoat cemetery located on Route 92 in the White Sulphur Springs area.

Read more in the Tuesday, January 2, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Winter Most Common Time For House Fires

By Ruth Caruthers

Winter months are the most common time for house fires. A quick search of local news websites will show just how many house fires have occurred in the last few weeks.

Here are some tips on how to help make your home more safe and how to be better prepared in the event of a fire.

Read more in the Friday, December 29, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Taking A Glance Back At 2017 - A Year Of News In Review

By Theresa Flerx

Nearly a year and a half has passed since devastating flood waters swept across much of the Greenbrier Valley, but recovery and rebuilding continued through 2017 as the region returned to a relatively normal state.

Life moved forward as residents of White Sulphur Springs, Harts Run, Caldwell, Rainelle, Rupert and other Greenbrier Countians remembered those lost to the flood with monuments  and celebrations, as they simultaneously rebuilt their future.

Read more in the Friday, December 29, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

 

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