Alderson Volunteer Fire Department Receives Unclaimed Property Funds

By Theresa Flerx

On the day the treasurer's office presented a big check to a local fire department, West Virginia State Treasurer John Perdue shared his pride in his office's record of returning unclaimed property.

Read more in the Monday, August 22, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

New Restaurant to Replace Dutch Haus at Greenbrier Valley Airport

By Ashley Adkins

The Greenbrier Valley Airport (GVA) Authority made a number of critical decisions during their last regular meeting, including their choice of restaurant and advertising contracts that had been out for bid.

Read more in the Monday, August 22, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Rainelle Breaks Ground on First of at Least 50 Homes to Be Constructed by ASP Volunteers

By Ashley Adkins

Less than two months after the Mountain State's ground gave way to raging flood waters, the ground of the Greenbrier Valley is giving way again - but this time to hope, faith and friendship. For the second time in two weeks, community members took up shovels to signal the beginning of rebuilding for one of the county's hardest hit areas.

Read more in the Friday, August 19, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Local Businesses Awarded RISE Recovery Grants

By Theresa Flerx

Much like the mythical phoenix that rises from the ashes, West Virginia has given a monetary boost to help local small businesses rise out of flood waters. On Thursday, August 18, Governor Earl Ray Tomblin announced the names of 23 Greenbrier County businesses as recipients in the first round of grants from the RISE West Virginia recovery initiative in ceremonies held in D&D Hardware in Rainelle and Cook's Country Kitchen in White Sulphur Springs.

Read more in the Friday, August 19, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Fairlea Businesses Vandalized

By Cordia Lucas

Two Fairlea businesses were vandalized during the night of August 17. Owner of Fairlea Cleaners, Vickie Kotval, said when she arrived at work Thursday morning, the plate glass windows on the right of the storefront had been busted out with several rocks.

Read more in the Friday, August 19, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Greenbrier County Man Wonders Whether Gold Mining Could Replace Coal Industry

By Theresa Flerx

"People have been walking over a fortune for years and didn't even know it," insists J.L. Pack, 79, of Greenbrier County. Monetary gain can be derived through gold and platinum embedded in rocks within the Applachian Mountain range, which, is tapped, coud revitalize the state's ailing economy, according to Pack.

Read more in the Thursday, August 18, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

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