OAK HILL — Tandem riders Amy Holliday, left, and her mother, Betty Holliday, right, of Oak Hill, join solo rider Kathy Stonemark, center, for a cruise down the White Oak RailTrail.
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Empty Bowls Project to help fill food pantries
The women of Quota International of Beckley have been working ardently since the fall to raise awareness of the world’s hunger issue, and their efforts will soon pay off at the inaugural “Empty Bowls Project” Soup Dinner slated for March 22.
Ex-W.Va. federal corrections officer sentenced
A former federal corrections officer has been sentenced on a drug charge to up to 15 years in prison.
Defendant in W.Va. pill crackdown sentenced
A Princeton man convicted in a crackdown on prescription drug trafficking will spend more than year in prison. The charges stemmed from the Bluefield Pill Initiative. Launched in 2011, it targets prescription drug trafficking in Mercer, McDowell and Wyoming counties.
‘Two angels never forgotten’
On Sunday night, the Deliverance Temple church was the center of the universe in terms of prayers for a family and a community that are still in mourning over the loss of two young souls — Madison, 4, and her 19-month-old sister, Daralynn — who died Wednesday in a three-vehicle wreck on U.S. Route 52 in front of the church.
Future fund is limited to three percent
It’s a different Future Fund than the one initially proposed by Senate President Jeff Kessler, D-Marshall, but the idea of a savings account that will bank a percentage of tax monies for infrastructure improvement, economic development projects and educational enhancement passed both legislative bodies Saturday night.
Legislators agree to raises
Minimum wage workers, teachers and service personnel and State Police Forensic Lab staff will all get raises as a result of the 2014 legislative session.
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Abortion limits bill passes both Senate and House
A bill to prohibit abortions later than 20 weeks after conception passed the West Virginia House late Saturday and will be sent to the governor to sign into law.
Greenbrier swimming pool making waves again
More controversy has bubbled to the surface in the ongoing dispute over ownership of $1 million in Greenbrier County bed tax funds given to New River Community and Technical College for renovation of a swimming pool.
The singing cat is in a hat
Audiences are invited to immerse themselves in the magical world of children’s author Dr. Seuss this month as Greenbrier Valley Theatre, in association with Greenbrier County Schools, presents “Seussical Jr.”
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