Archives for December 2017

Greenbrier County Receives Money For Recycling

Recycling gets more high profile in Greenbrier County after the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection announces that close to $40,000 is headed there for recycling efforts. Almost Heaven Habitat for Humanity is receiving $38,000 to help pay for the purchase of a van plus utility costs for its recycling operation. The money is part of close to two dozen entities splitting $1.3 million as part of the Rehabilitation Environmental Action Plan (REAP). The money comes from the $1 per ton assessment fee for solid waste disposed at in-state landfills.

Dinner And A Movie In Lewisburg

They’re making final preps for an interesting event in Lewisburg. On January 18th, the West Virginia Department of Agriculture and State Fair of West Virginia are hosting Dinner And A Movie. It consists of a farm-to-table dinner and special screening of Farmer’s for America – a documentary celebrating young farmers – on January 18 at 6 pm! Tickets are $15 and will be available at the State Fair Office or Farm Credit in Lewisburg! Call 304-645-1090 for more information.

Not Guilty Pleas From Alleged Kidnappers

Not guilty the pleas from 27 year old Christopher Rider and 21 year old Charles Krafft in connection to the alleged kidnapping of Nicole Hall. The pair entered their pleas Wednesday. Just over a week ago, the Greenbrier County Sheriff’s Department got word from school officials that Hall had been missing since Monday the 18th. Some fellow students shared with authorities that they’d received messages indicating Hall was with Rider. She was found a couple days later.

Movement Again At The Clifton Forge Rail Yard

New life for the Clifton Forge Rail Yard. It comes about due to the collaborative efforts of the Town of Clifton Forge and The Houff Corporation.Recently, the Houff Corporation received the first delivery to their newly constructed facility. The company’s warehouse is located at the the old Clifton Forge Rail Yard which has been dormant since the 1970’s. Twenty- two CSX rail cars filled with Salt were moved into the Yard during the first delivery.

Housing Initiative For Low And Moderate Income Residents

If your income is considered low to moderate, a new federal housing initiative could help you buy a manufactured home in a rural area. The pilot program also branches out to allow buyers to purchased manufactured homes ten years old and newer. Bottom line, it means increased opportunities for people who may not otherwise, realize the dream of home ownership.

New Book Examines Battle Of Lewisburg

A Bath County author takes a trip back in time with his new book The Battle Of Lewisburg. It examines the Civil War skirmish that happened there on May 23, 1862. Author Richard Armstrong says it adds depth and details to the battle which haven’t been published before. It’s being released by 35th Star Publishing out of West Virginia.

Posted to wjvr.vncnews.com
Dec. 27, 2017 9:20 AM CST
by pkilleen

Iron Gate Town Council Meets Wednesday Night

Iron Gate Town Council gets back to business Wednesday night. Among the topics of discussion, extending vacation time for a town employee and a dialogue on refuse pickup for a person renting on Iron Gate Hill. The meeting starts at 7pm at town hall.

Posted to wjvr.vncnews.com
Dec. 27, 2017 9:18 AM CST
by pkilleen

New Book Chronicles Battle Of Lewisburg

A Bath County author takes a trip back in time with his new book The Battle Of Lewisburg. It examines the Civil War skirmish that happened there on May 23, 1982. Author Richard Armstrong says it adds depth and details to the battle which haven’t been published before. It’s being released by 35th Star Publishing out of West Virginia.

Iron Gate Town Council Meets Tuesday Night

Iron Gate Town Council gets back to business Tuesday night. Among the topics of discussion, extending vacation time for a town employee and a dialogue on refuse pickup for a person renting on Iron Gate Hill. The meeting starts at 7pm at town hall.

Pick The Best Book Of 2017

The Alleghany Highlands Regional Library needs your help. On Friday, staff there want to tabulate the votes for best book of the year. They want you to check out selections on the board beside the adult computers. Pick your favorite book from the top 16 most circulated books at the AHRL for 2017. Cast your vote at the Circulation Desk.