WVDN NOV 16, 2021


Man Arrested In Tolleytown On Multiple Charges

A Raleigh County man has been arrested on three felonies and multiple misdemeanors after an incident in Tolleytown over the weekend. On Saturday, November 13, officers with the Raleigh County Sheriff’s Department arrested Charles David Tolley II, 42, according to a criminal complaint. Tolley had an active warrant for his arrest for the violation of [...]

Municipal Round Up Nov. 15 – 22

Rupert - The Hidden Mountain Treasures band is performing at the Rupert Library on Saturday, Nov. 20. The performance will take place between 3 and 5 p.m. Marlinton - The Pocahontas County libraries, including the McClintic Library in Marlinton is accepting donations of canned goods through the remainder of November. Anyone who donated and has [...]

Lewisburg Fire Department September Calls

The Lewisburg Fire Department responded to 98 emergency calls in September. 58 calls were inside the city limits (59%) 28 calls were in our first due area outside the city limits (29%) 4 calls were automatic mutual aid calls to Fairlea Fire (4%) 8 call was requested mutual aid call (8%) Call types: 11 Motor [...]

White Sulphur Lions Participate In Veterans' Day Parade

The Lions of White Sulphur Springs honored the Veterans on November 11 by participating in the parade down main street in White Sulphur. Those involved included Mary Ann Hensley, Dorothy Harbaugh, Venise LaGrande, Betty Gillespie, and Jim Miller (in Lions’ costume). Lion President Mary Lee Buckland was one of the parade announcers. The Lions remain [...]

Proposed City Ordinance 296

ORDINANCE 296 “AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE ZONING MAP OF THE CITY OF LEWISBURG, WEST VIRGINIA, TO CHANGE THE ZONING OF THOSE PARCELS OF LAND DESIGNATED AS GREENBRIER COUNTY, LEWISBURG MUNICIPALITY, TAX MAP 20, PARCEL 63, GREENBRIER COUNTY DEED BOOK 399, PAGE 482, AND TAX MAP 15, PARCEL 118.1, DEED BOOK 359, PAGE 560, LOCATED [...]

Proposed City Ordinance 297

ORDINANCE 297 “AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE ZONING MAP OF THE CITY OF LEWISBURG, WEST VIRGINIA, TO CHANGE THE ZONING OF THE PARCEL OF LAND DESIGNATED AS GREENBRIER COUNTY, LEWISBURG MUNICIPALITY, TAX MAP 20, PARCEL 64, GREENBRIER COUNTY DEED BOOK 388, PAGE 329, LOCATED AT 1347 JEFFERSON STREET NORTH, LEWISBURG, WV, FROM R-1 (TOWN RESIDENTIAL) [...]

Proposed City Ordinance 298

ORDINANCE 298 “AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE ZONING MAP OF THE CITY OF LEWISBURG, WEST VIRGINIA, TO CHANGE THE ZONING OF THE PARCEL OF LAND DESIGNATED AS GREENBRIER COUNTY, LEWISBURG MUNICIPALITY, TAX MAP 20, PARCEL 62, GREENBRIER COUNTY DEED BOOK 585, PAGE 527, AND DEED BOOK 630, PAGE 518, LOCATED AT 1315 JEFFERSON STREET NORTH, [...]

Proposed City Ordinance 299

ORDINANCE 299 “AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE ZONING MAP OF THE CITY OF LEWISBURG, WEST VIRGINIA, TO CHANGE THE ZONING OF THE PARCEL OF LAND DESIGNATED AS GREENBRIER COUNTY, LEWISBURG MUNICIPALITY, TAX MAP 15, PARCEL 118, GREENBRIER COUNTY DEED BOOK 414, PAGE 673, FROM R-1 (TOWN RESIDENTIAL) TO O-R (OFFICE RESIDENTIAL) (MAP ATTACHED).” WHEREAS, Janet [...]

Lewisburg Lions Club Update

The Lewisburg Lions Club held it’s regular meeting on November 11, 2021. The club was very pleased to receive a great donation to assist with eye exams & glasses that the club provides for deserving citizens of the community that, otherwise, would not obtain. Ms. Ronda Floyd (R), Branch Manager of the Ronceverte office of [...]

Greenbrier's Newest Master Gardeners Named

Current Greenbrier County Master Gardeners gave a warm welcome to our new graduates and now Master Gardeners at our November meeting. The graduates successfully completed the Master Gardener Training Program through either online or in person instruction. The graduates received 51 hours of instruction in a variety of topics, including botany, plant propagation, entomology, pesticides [...]

EGMS Students Honor Vets

EGMS students honored Veterans on Nov. 10th by wearing red, white, and blue to school. The students listened to 2 wonderful speeches by SGA co-presidents Skylar Shockley and Kimberlie Butler.

Britney Freed: Judge Dissolves Spears' Conservatorship

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Britney Spears is free. A Los Angeles judge on Friday ended the conservatorship that has controlled the pop singer's life and money for nearly 14 years.The decision capped a stunning odyssey that saw Spears publicly demand the end of the conservatorship, hire her own attorney, have her father removed from power [...]

Alderson Finalizes One Percent Sales Tax

The new sales tax, material price increases in the town’s water project, and more were considered by the Alderson Town Council on Thursday, November 11. Approving a sales tax in Alderson has taken months due to the restrictions on the state level, but the task is done. The tax was first considered as the town [...]

Justice Announces Deadline For Vaccination Program

During Monday’s briefing, Gov. Justice announced that the deadline for West Virginians to apply to receive a $150 school voucher through the Healthy Grandfamilies vaccination incentive program is Dec. 15, 2021. “If you’re a part of a grandfamily, you need to apply,” Gov. Justice said. “It’s a great program. It’s a $150 school voucher for [...]

Moore Presents Unclaimed Property Check

State Treasurer Riley Moore on Saturday presented an unclaimed property check valued at more than $150,000 to the family of Debra Handy, a former West Virginia teacher who had passed away leaving the funds in a retirement account. “It’s my pleasure to reunite this family with such a large amount of money,” Treasurer Moore said. [...]

Trump Ally Bannon Taken Into Custody On Contempt Charges

WASHINGTON (AP) — Steve Bannon, a longtime ally of former President Donald Trump, surrendered to federal authorities on Monday to face contempt charges after defying a subpoena from a House committee investigating January's insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.Bannon was taken into custody Monday morning and is expected to appear in court later in the afternoon. [...]

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