WVDN DEC 17, 2021


Real Estate Pre-Licensing Class Planned At New River CTC

Prepare for a career in real estate at New River Community and Technical College. The college is offering a 90-hour real estate pre-licensing class at the Greenbrier Valley Campus in Lewisburg starting Jan. 18, 2022. The 10-week class will be held Tuesday through Thursday from 6 to 9 p.m. Upon completion of the course, students [...]

Ronceverte Considers Comprehensive Plan For Island Park

Island Park, paved roads, parades, and more were considered by the Ronceverte City Council during the Monday, December 13, meeting A bigger future for Island Park was the reason for council to consider a comprehensive plan proposal from the Parks and Recreation Committee. The proposed plan began with Parks and Recreation member Dan Withrow after [...]

Carnegie Hall Exhibits To Feature African American Artists

Carnegie Hall’s January/February/March Exhibits open Friday, January 7, at 5 p.m. Carnegie Hall features three rotating galleries, which display the works of regional artists. Celebrating February’s Black History Month, the January/February/March Exhibits feature works by African American artists Jamal Hoskins (Old Stone Room), Doris Fields (Lobby Gallery), and Robby Moore (Museum Gallery). Receptions for each [...]

Beckley ACT Needs Donations For Kentucky Tornado Victims

When word started to get out about the effects of the devastating tornadoes that hit southern and central states on December 10 and 11, the folks at the Academy of Careers and Technology (ACT) in Beckley knew they had to do something to help victims. Kevin Bolen, Raleigh County ACT coordinator, said he was watching [...]

Annual Ronceverte Christmas Services To Be Held

Ronceverte Presbyterian Church will host their annual Candlelight Service on Sunday, Dec 19 at 5:30pm. This long-standing tradition will be led by Rev. Stephen Baldwin and Music Directo Carrie Neese. Lara Edwards and Kiersten White will also provide musical leadership. Join us to sing carols, read the Christmas story, and pray for God’s peace in [...]

Dear Abby: Friday, December 17

Discovery Of Neighbor's Past Shocks New Friend DEAR ABBY: I recently learned my neighbor shot and killed her two young kids (14 and 2) more than 20 years ago and served only half of her prison sentence -- six years. The newspaper said she called the police herself, confessed and was arrested and incarcerated. I [...]

Let Me Do You A Flavor: Deer Roast Stroganoff

Hey and welcome back! So glad you decided to come back to my tasty corner of the paper. This week I am bringing you an easy and super tasty weeknight recipe that is sure to please! So pour a drink and grab a pen because this recipe is a keeper. Now that deer hunting season [...]

Dear Abby: Wednesday, December 15

Couple Deals With Cracks In Their Relationship DEAR ABBY: I have been with my boyfriend for almost five years. We don't live together but we see each other every other day. Recently we had an argument about him following girls who show their butts on Instagram. This is not the first time I have asked [...]

Dear Recycle Lady: Friday, December 17

Dear Recycle Lady, The box that my Amaryllis Christmas flower came in seems to be made of shiny cardboard. Can it be recycled? Love the Flower Dear Loves the Flower, Yes, shiny cardboard can be recycled with regular cardboard. Many other products come in shiny boxes, such as toothpaste, cosmetics, OTC supplements, and some frozen [...]

Big Fourth Quarter Propels Spartans To First Win

In one of the strangest finishes you will ever see, the Greenbrier East Spartans defeated the Pikeview Panthers 91-65 on Wednesday night, December 15 in Mercer County. It was East head coach Jared Patton’s first career victory. The score initially spells blowout, but up until the final quarter, it was a back-and-forth battle. Pikeview (0-2) [...]

John C. Martin

John C. Martin MARTIN John C. Martin, born May 26, 1942 to Margie Baker Martin and Charlie Martin of Vago. John passed on December 10, 2021 at the Greenbrier Health Care Center in Fairlea. John was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Joy Freeman Martin, his brother, Havlyn Kenneth, and his sisters, Euva [...]

Alicia C Saunders

Alicia C. Saunders SAUNDERS Alicia C. Saunders, 49, passed away peacefully at her home in Rector, PA on the morning of December 13, 2021 following an extended illness. She was born on April 28, 1972 in Roanoke, VA to Gail A. Whorrell and Thomas J. Saunders. Alicia grew up in Baltimore, MD attending Baltimore City [...]

William David Morgan

William David Morgan MORGAN William David Morgan, of 1981 Mount Cross Road, passed away on Thursday, December 9, 2021. William was born on August 5, 1948 to Milliard Ote and Macie Morgan in Ronceverte, West Virginia. He had four brothers and three sisters. He graduated from the West Virginia School for the Deaf and Blind. [...]

Summers Sheriff's Department Helps Tornado Victims

In a recent statement, the Summers County Sheriff's Department announced that they are organizing a supply drop for the victims of the devastating Kentucky tornados. Officers are asking for the public's help in gathering the supplies needed. According to the statement, the department is collecting multiple types of items. This includes non-perishable food items, hand-operated [...]

Rainelle Council Discusses Internet Speeds, Alder Mobile Home Park, More At Recent Meeting

The regular meeting of the Rainelle Town Council on December 13 was unable to be live streamed on Facebook due to internet service issues, according to Councilmember Ron Fleshman, but town officials may have found a fix to their internet troubles. Fleshman, who spoke to The West Virginia Daily News on Tuesday, Dec. 14, said [...]

Hinton Area Foundation Offering Tax Credits to Donors

The Hinton Area Foundation (HAF) is offering tax credits to donors through Dec. 23. According to an announcement posted to the foundation's Facebook page, as of Monday, Dec. 13 they still had $15,050 of tax credits left to distribute. The announcement states that individuals or businesses who donate $500 or more can earn 50 percent [...]

Community Comes Together To Support Raleigh County Toys For Tots

For months Raleigh County U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots program volunteers have been collecting toys to hand out to children at Christmas. Through their efforts, and through donations from those in the community, this year’s toy distribution is shaping up to be the most successful one yet. According to Raleigh County Toys for Tots [...]

Greenbrier County Death Deemed Accidental

The death of a Greenbrier County man has been determined to be accidental. According to information provided by the West Virginia State Police, on Tuesday, December 14, at approximately 5:30 pm, Senior Trooper Dowdy of the Lewisburg Detachment was dispatched to the Boggs Run Road area in northern Greenbrier County regarding a fatality. Upon arrival, [...]

Alleged Conditions At SRJ Lead Considine Defense To Request Transfer

A hearing in the Greenbrier County Circuit Court raised serious concerns about conditions at Southern Regional Jail (SJR) in Beckley. Defense Attorney Michael Whitt filed a motion looking to transfer his client, Timothy Considine, out of SJR. This motion was heard by Greenbrier County Circuit Court Judge Jennifer Dent on December 9, six days after [...]

Greenbrier County Schools And Law Enforcement Monitoring TikTok Threats

The West Virginia Fusion Center has made school systems aware of a TikTok trend pertaining to nationwide school shootings and bomb threats supposedly being planned to take place on December 17, 2021. According to the Center, at this time, there are no known threats in the state of West Virginia. Greenbrier County Schools is fortunate [...]

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