Do it for Babydog: Save a life, Change a life sweepstakes now open

Gov. Jim Justice recently announced that West Virginians can now register for the Do it for Babydog: Save a life, Change a life vaccine sweepstakes. West Virginians age 12 and older who have had at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine can register by visiting doitforbabydog.wv.gov. Rules, FAQ’s, and prize information are available on the website. “This is a lifechan-ging opportunity in more ways than one,” said Gov. Justice. “You have the power to not only safeguard your health...

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  • Rebecca Rosalie Eli

    Pickaway-Rebecca Rosalie Eli, 80, passed away Tuesday, June 1, 2021, at Greenbrier Health Care Center, Lewisburg. She was born Dec. 21, 1940 in Parkersburg, […]

  • Mary Frances Dillon

    Lewisburg-Mary Frances Dillon, 85, passed away Tuesday, June 8, 2021, at Peyton Hospice House in Lewisburg. Mary was born Apr. 14, 1936, in Creamery, WV, the […]

  • Clint, Andrew Nichols

    Clint Andrew Nichols, 38, passed away suddenly on Monday, May 31, 2021. He was born in Virginia Beach on Nov. 2, 1982 to Gary and Dale Nichols. Clint grew up […]

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  • Dear Recycle Lady

    Hi Recycle Lady, My biggest conundrum with recycling is the apparent absence of options for utilizing green &/or brown glass bottles. Although they cannot […]

  • Natures Way

    Seeing Red By Karen Cohen I’m back! What seems like a billion years ago, we packed our vehicle and moved south. To say it was hot was an understatement. […]

  • Dear Recycle Lady

    Dear Recycle Lady, May I recycle steel lids used on top glass jars? With that asked, I have been placing steel can lids inside my washed cans. Does this cause […]

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Commisson receives bids for Courthouse upgrades, signs Elder Abuse Awareness Proclamation

By Sarah Richardson The Greenbrier County Commission met Tuesday, June 8, to open bids for the addition and renovation of the Greenbrier County Courthouse, and sign an elder abuse awareness proclamation and WV Interactive Service Agreement. The Commission received two bids for the courthouse project, one from Paramount Builders of Saint Albans with a base bid of $15,114,000, and another...

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WV University Potomac State College announces President’s and Dean’s List

West Virginia University’s Potomac State College President Jennifer Orlikoff announces 182 students who earned a place on the President’s list for spring 2021. To be eligible for the President’s List, a student must earn a 3.7 to 4.0 grade point average while maintaining a full-time student status. Those students who earned a place on the President’s List include Erica Merril...

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WVSOM dean Craig Boisvert, D.O., recognized in Health Care Hall of Fame

Just months before he will retire this summer, Craig Boisvert, D.O., FACOFP, was named a West Virginia hall of fame inductee. The West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM) vice president for academic affairs and dean, along with 10 other health care professionals, were inducted into West Virginia Executive magazine’s annual Health Care Hall of Fame. Publication staff honor professionals...

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Recycling Letter

Hi Recycle Lady, My biggest conundrum with recycling is the apparent absence of options for utilizing green &/or brown glass bottles. Although they cannot be “recycled” into new containers is there not some way they can be utilized? I’m not talking about putting them in walls or gardens, but on a large scale. Can they not be crushed and returned...

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Rebecca Rosalie Eli

Rebecca Rosalie Eli

Pickaway-Rebecca Rosalie Eli, 80, passed away Tuesday, June 1, 2021, at Greenbrier Health Care Center, Lewisburg. She was born Dec. 21, 1940 in Parkersburg, the daughter of the late William Elijah and Juanita Rockhold Epler. Rosalie was a devoted Christian and enjoyed studying and sharing His word. She was a talented soprano and loved sharing her gift with those around...

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Mary Frances Dillon

Mary Frances Dillon

Lewisburg-Mary Frances Dillon, 85, passed away Tuesday, June 8, 2021, at Peyton Hospice House in Lewisburg. Mary was born Apr. 14, 1936, in Creamery, WV, the daughter of the late George Dewey and Althea Spade Lawrence. She was of the Baptist Faith and worked as a aide and cook at the White Sulphur Springs Family Care Center. Preceding her in...

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Clint, Andrew Nichols

Clint Andrew Nichols, 38, passed away suddenly on Monday, May 31, 2021. He was born in Virginia Beach on Nov. 2, 1982 to Gary and Dale Nichols. Clint grew up in Winchester, VA, and was a proud graduate of John Handley High School. He attended Roanoke College where he was a member of the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity, from which...

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Election results

White Sulphur Springs Precinct                           72          73          74           75         Total Mayor Bruce Bowling                13          13          4            5           35 Recorder Kathy Glover                  15          13          6            6           40 Councilpersons Mary Buskirk Collins       12          13          7            5           37 George “GP” Parker         14          13          6            5           38 Chris Hanna                   9            12          4            5           30 Mark D. Gillespie            10          13          6           ...

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Elder Abuse Awareness Day June 15

Elder Abuse Awareness Day June 15

Tuesday, June 15, is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. The Greenbrier County Elder Abuse Awareness Committee is inviting the community to participate by becoming aware of the issue. Look for posters and ribbons throughout the community, as well as special wreaths and proclamations. The purpose of this special day is to promote a better understanding of abuse and neglect of...

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Flower baskets arrive in Alderson

Flower baskets arrive in Alderson

Flower baskets from Blue Ridge Farm now hang gracefully from the lamp posts in Alderson. A project of Alderson Main Street and the Town of Alderson, these flower baskets are lovingly cared for through out the summer by Ross Copenhaver. His conscientious care is evident as they grow and grow! This flower basket project is sponsored by people who enjoy...

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MRVA creates Critical Development Partnership

The Meadow River Valley Association took a big step forward in the groundbreaking of the Rupert School Project at the former Elementary/High School property. In May, MRVA partnered with Woodlands Development Group to rehabilitate the former school site into low-income senior housing units with a public health clinic on the first floor. The Woodlands Group is headed up by Dave...

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Grand Jury returns Indictments

The Greenbrier County Grand Jury met on June 1 and 2 and returned indictments to multiple individuals on charges ranging from drug distribution to murder. The list is as follows: Roger Adkins, 34, Alderson, delivery of a controlled substance – heroin (x2) Bradlee Alderman, 25, White Sulphur Springs, delivery of a controlled substance – methamphetamine Bradlee Alderman, 25, White Sulphur...

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