Business After 5 will be hosted by WV Vapors

Scott Roberts and Andy Nottingham, owners of WV Vapors on Main Street in Glenville, and Wayne Roberts, the general manager, will be hosting this month's Gilmer County Business After 5 P.M. Social Hour, starting at 5:00 pm on next Thurs., Apr. 24 at their East Main Street store.

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City Council meets

At the Apr. 7 Glenville City Council meeting, one of the major news items seemed to get lost in all of the other many business items reviewed that evening.

That one item is that the installation of the new $3.2 million waterline upgrade project in the town is commencing. Councilperson John Bennett sandwiched in this news in between other business item brought up on the agenda.

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Area Briefs 04-17-14

Waco Center's Open House Apr. 26

Gilmer Countians will get to see the public opening of Glenville State College's eagerly anticipated WACO Center in Glenville next week.

On Sat., Apr. 26, from 1:00 pm until 4:00 pm, there will be an open house at the $25 million facility. The WACO Center will house the college's Land Resources Department, a 3,000 seat sports/special events arena, some athletic offices and a modern medical facility.

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PSD looks over new apartment plans

The Monday night, April 14, 2014 meeting of the Gilmer Public Service District"s Board of Directors left everyone with plenty to think about.

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FRN shows steady progress with new coordinator

(Please note: due to a layout mishap in the print edition of the paper, this story was not printed entirely or accurately. This is the full, accurate story. We apologize to the FRN, to our readers and to our advertisers for this mistake. - D.H. Corcoran, Sr., Publisher-Editor)

The Gilmer County Family Resource Network held its monthly meeting on Wed., April 9.

One of the biggest announcements during the meeting regarded the fact that Gilmer County's FRN was chosen to host a conference of other FRN networks in the state on May 9.

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'WV Vapors' gives smoking a 'new taste'

Now, if you're getting tired of the same old cigarette taste, or want to just "kick the habit" for good health reasons, the place to start your quest in Glenville is at the newly opened "WV Vapors" shop downtown.

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Normantown and Sand Fork are "Success Schools"

The Normantown and Sand Fork elementary schools have been elevated to special honors in the Mountain State: they have both achieved designations as state "Success Schools" for 2013.

In addition, the Normantown School has been named as a "Reward School," an ultra superior accomplishment.

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Editorials 04-17-14

Little Kanawha Bus Company needs 'more ridership' Gilmer!

When was the last time Gilmer County had a bus or taxi service in order to offer an alternative and less expensive mode of transportation than having a friend or neighbor drive car-less people either in or out of county?

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In memory: Frances 'Fran' Myers Schmetzer

On Sunday evening (Mar. 2) when sitting down to pen this column, I was greatly saddened by news of the passing of Frances Myers Schmetzer, a very good friend of mine and everyone else who knew her.

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School Days, Fool Daze

I was recently asked an interesting question by an acquaintance: "What's it like being a 40ish college student?"

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Sports 03-06-14

#1 Lady Pioneers and #3 Pioneers Headed to Charleston

With the new Mountain East Tournament formatting, the league's top four teams are given a first round 'bye' and head straight to Charleston for competition. A week ago, the Pioneers were ranked #5, and they were uncertain whether they could break into those top spots.

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Have you had any robberies in your area in the last 3 months?

Have you had any robberies in your area in the last 3 months?

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The voting for this poll has ended on: March 11, 2014

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