WVDN MAY 13, 2022


Dear Abby 5-13-22

 DEAR ABBY: My sister and I have always been close. She's married to a man I have always thought is domineering and arrogant. I also suspect that he's emotionally abusive from things she has confided over the years. These include days of the silent treatment, refusing to celebrate her birthday because he doesn't believe in [...]

Big Draft Brewing Co. to host live music throughout Dandelion Festival weekend

  Verns Pot O' Chili Of the Dell Short and Company Dark Matters On Friday night, Dark Matters will take the stage from 7-10 p.m. Dark Matters is a funky, nine-piece soul band bringing you the songs you love and the groove you need. Rooted in the sound of 1960's soul, their deep cuts span [...]

Celebrate 'Second Fridays' in Alderson tonight

Friday, May 13, is "Second Friday" in downtown Alderson where you can meet artisans around town and hear some live musicDue to expected inclement weather, hours for Friday for the Arts will be adjusted to 5:30-7:30 p.m. Featured artists are Letha Heatherly (jewelry/crochet) at Fruits of Labor Cafe, Mary Mitchell (doing a quilting demonstration) at [...]

Strawberry festival returns May 28

The Alderson Strawberry Festival returns on Saturday, May 28.Entry to the festival is free, but some activities require a fee.There will be a market on the bridge, live music all day, pony rides, kids' activities, fun at Sunset Berry Farm, and more. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.: Market on the Bridge with food, artisans and more. 10 [...]

Alderson PD purchases new patrol car

Patrol Car 724 was recently purchased to assist in 24-hour police coverage of the town of Alderson. Patrol Car 724 was purchased in used condition, but fully is equipped. The Alderson Police Department says, if you happen to see 724 pass your house, be sure to wave or introduce yourself to Patrolman Hanna.

Recycle Lady 5-13-22

Dear Recycle Lady, What is No Mow May? I understand it has to do with increasing the bee population. We Need Bees Dear We Need Bees, No Mow May very definitely is about helping bees and other pollinators. By not mowing your lawn in the month of May, and allowing lawn flowers to bloom, food [...]

Alderson Police Department to offer training

Alderson Police Department is hosting in-service training on May 23 and 24. Cost will be $30 for the annual in-service for both days, supervisory in-service is $30 a person, and both together is $50. Lunch and snacks provided. To sign up contact Alderson City Hall 304-445-2916 for a registration form. Deadline to register is Monday, [...]

PEIA Boosts Salary Tiers Ahead of State Employee Across-the-Board Pay Raises

Following a directive by Gov. Jim Justice, who has vowed not to increase Public Employees Insurance Agency (PEIA) State Fund premiums during his term, the PEIA will raise its salary tiers by $2,700. This change is the result of across-the-board pay raises slated for state employees at the start of the new fiscal year following [...]

Echoes of the Past 5-13-2022

Echoes of the Past is a collection of historical articles curated from The West Virginia News, The Greenbrier Independent, White Sulphur Star, and other publications archived since 1852. 1922 - 100 Years Ago AMONG THE MOONSHINERS A total of 76 moonshine stills were seized, 174 persons arrested and thousands of gallons of liquor and mash [...]

COVID-19 Daily Update 5-13-22

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of May 13, 2022, there are currently 1,658 active COVID-19 cases statewide. There were no deaths reported to DHHR over the last 24 hours, and total deaths remain at 6,893 attributed to COVID-19. “Vaccination is key to preventing serious illness from COVID-19,” said [...]

PEIA boosts salary tiers ahead of across-the-board pay raises

Following a directive by Gov. Jim Justice, who has vowed not to increase Public Employees Insurance Agency (PEIA) State Fund premiums during his term, the PEIA will raise its salary tiers by $2,700. This change is the result of across-the-board pay raises slated for state employees at the start of the new fiscal year following [...]

More than $68 million to conserve and strengthen ecosystems and economies

WASHINGTON — The Biden-Harris administration announced Thursday that 125 ecosystem restoration projects in over 20 states, tribes and territories will receive nearly $68.4 million in fiscal year 2022 funding from President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. With a total of $1.4 billion for Department of the Interior investments in ecosystem restoration efforts over the next five [...]

Unofficial Election Results for Greenbrier County

Less than 25 percent of registered voters in Greenbrier County participated in the primary election, held Tuesday, May 10. Of the 21,795 registered voters, only 5,330 cast votes. Here are the unofficial primary election results. Nonpartisan Board of EducationThree elected: Jeanie Porterfield Wyatt, 2,714; Paula Sanford-Dunford, 1,623; Andrew Perry Utterback, 1,537.Other candidates: Hazel Flanagan Reed, [...]

Fishing Derby returns to Dandelion Festival

Family fun continues at the Dandelion Festival on May 28 with the kids' fishing derby. The event takes place from 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. at the White Sulphur Springs National Fish Hatchery. Kids aged 3-6 years old register at 8:30 a.m. and fish from 9-10 a.m. Kids aged 7-9 register at 9 a.m. and fish from [...]

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