German Photographer With Connection To Greenbrier County On Display At Carnegie Hall

By Bobby Bordelon

One exhibit currently on display in Carnegie Hall features a late German artist and photographer with a surprising connection to Greenbrier County.

Annie Friedman of Königstein, Germany, began her photography career with a single photo shot from an underground water tunnel, through water to capture the front of what appears to be a castle at first, but is an aquarium. She submitted the picture to a photography contest, not expecting anything, but ended up winning, leading to a successful, full career.

Read more in the Friday, August 2, 2019, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Ronceverte Man Pleads In Federal Court

By Theresa Flerx

A Ronceverte man plead guilty in the West Virginia Southern District Court to "one count of possession with intent to distribute a quantity of heroin, and quantities of methamphetamine and hydromorphone" in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Section 841(a)(1).

James Broyles, represented by William S. Winfrey II, entered his guilty plea on July 30 in the Bluefield courtroom.

Read more in the Friday, August 2, 2019, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Dowdy Sentenced To Home Incarceration

By Bobby Bordelon

After a January mistrial and a June no contest plea, the case against a former employee of the Greenbrier Valley Solid Waste Authority truck driver for his role in a wreck injuring three people was resolved on Monday, July 29.

The case against Gary Dowdy came before Greenbrier County Circuit Court Judge Robert Richardson for sentencing on Monday.

Read more in the Thursday, August 1, 2019, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Two Arrested For Alderson Drug Sales

By Leah Tuckwiller

An Alderson couple, Larry and Wanda Jennings, have been arrested in connection with the sale of illegal drugs following a search executed on their home.

On Tuesday, July 30, Alderson Chief of Police Jeremy Bennett noticed while on routine patrol that a trash truck typically used for tipping dumpsters was stopped in front of a private residence in Alderson. Bennett saw the male driver exit the truck and enter the residence, then exit the residence and reenter his truck about five minutes later.

Read more in the Thursday, August 1, 2019, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Greenbrier County Overdose-Murder Case Resolved After Delivery Plea Deal

By Bobby Bordelon

A murder case involving an overdose death in the Greenbrier County Circuit Court was resolved on Tuesday, July 31, under Judge Robert Richardson.

David Canaday Jr. was initially indicted for murder and delivery of a controlled substance, one count of methamphetamine and one count for fentanyl in 2018. In 2019, he was indicted on a additional count of delivery of a controlled substance for methamphetamine. According to Greenbrier County Prosecuting Attorney Patrick Via, both cases stem from June 6, 2017, on which Canaday delivered methamphetamine to the victim on the Greenbrier County side of Alderson at two separate times. The victim later overdosed and passed away.

Read more in the Wednesday, July 31, 2019, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

WVSOM Students Give Service To Greenbrier County Schools, Agencies

By Leah Tuckwiller

Students at the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine gathered for an early start on Saturday morning, July 27, to do a day of service at the beginning of the school year.

First- and second year medical students participated in community service works in Greenbrier County, as a way to connect with the area in which they will live while at the osteopathic school. For the projects, the school partners with United Way of Greenbrier Valley, which sets up work sites through their own partners.

Read more in the Tuesday, July 30, 2019, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.


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