A passing of a $60,000 grant application from the Land and Water Conservation Fund of the National Park Service was a major item on the agenda at the last White Sulphur Springs City Council meeting, held Monday, May 14. The $60,000 in funds, if acquired, would be used for lighting and electrical upgrades at the sports fields at Memorial Park. The city would have to provide $60,000 in matching funds in order to receive the grant, which would cover new lighting as well as construction of a pedestrian bridge across Howard’s Creek that will tie in with the downtown green space. The current lighting is over 30 years old, and the electric systems are in need of repairs following the flooding in June 2016.

  • The White Sulphur Springs Volunteer Fire Department is partnering with the American Red Cross this month to install smoke detectors in local residences. Fire Chief Brian Dolin says those who are interested should reach out to the Red Cross at 304-645-1070.
  • Pat Harper with the Main Street Revitalization Committee reported that the White Sulphur Springs Community Garden is now full, and the group is gearing up for the Dandelion…

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