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  • 4 crews battle house fire in White Sulphur Springs

    4 crews battle house fire in White Sulphur Springs

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 11:41 PM EDT2017-10-18 03:41:24 GMT

    Four fire departments are battling a house fire in Greenbrier County. Dispatchers tell 59 News crews are working a structure fire on Waids Draft Road in White Sulphur Springs. The initial call came in around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday. Dispatchers said they do not believe anyone was inside the home when it caught fire. Crews from Anthony Creek Volunteer Fire Department, Lewisburg Fire, Frankford Volunteer Fire Department, White Sulphur Springs Volunteer Fire Department and Anthony Cre...

    Four fire departments are battling a house fire in Greenbrier County. Dispatchers tell 59 News crews are working a structure fire on Waids Draft Road in White Sulphur Springs. The initial call came in around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday. Dispatchers said they do not believe anyone was inside the home when it caught fire. Crews from Anthony Creek Volunteer Fire Department, Lewisburg Fire, Frankford Volunteer Fire Department, White Sulphur Springs Volunteer Fire Department and Anthony Cre...

  • Wellspring of Greenbrier Gives Away Clothes

    Wellspring of Greenbrier Gives Away Clothes

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 11:12 PM EDT2017-10-18 03:12:48 GMT
    With temperatures quickly dropping, one organization in Greenbrier County is working to keep people warm.  Wellspring of Greenbrier Inc., a non-profit is making sure people have coats for the cold weather ahead.  Scarlett Kellerman, Founder and Director of Wellspring of Greenbrier, Inc., says it's important to her to keep people warm.  "I wouldn't want to be out there cold and I don't think anybody else would want to be either, " said Kellerman.  ...
    With temperatures quickly dropping, one organization in Greenbrier County is working to keep people warm.  Wellspring of Greenbrier Inc., a non-profit is making sure people have coats for the cold weather ahead.  Scarlett Kellerman, Founder and Director of Wellspring of Greenbrier, Inc., says it's important to her to keep people warm.  "I wouldn't want to be out there cold and I don't think anybody else would want to be either, " said Kellerman.  ...
  • Mega Business Event Seeks Vendors

    Mega Business Event Seeks Vendors

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 10:43 PM EDT2017-10-18 02:43:31 GMT

    The greater Greenbrier Chamber of Commerce is getting ready for its biggest event of the year. The Mega Business event will be November 9th at State Fairgrounds in Fairlea. They are currently looking for vendors for the event. 

    The greater Greenbrier Chamber of Commerce is getting ready for its biggest event of the year. The Mega Business event will be November 9th at State Fairgrounds in Fairlea. They are currently looking for vendors for the event. 

  • Carnegie Hall Calls TOOT A Success

    Carnegie Hall Calls TOOT A Success

    Monday, October 16 2017 9:00 PM EDT2017-10-17 01:00:20 GMT
    The 33rd Annual Taste of Our Towns Saturday, October 14th and thousands of people showed up to taste some of southern West Virginia's finest food.  Officials in Carnegie Hall are currently counting the number of tokens sold. Once the tokens are counted they will know how many people came out and if they reached their fund raising goal.  Ali Johnston, Carnegie Hall Marketing Director, said she believes thousands of people came out.  "Rough estimates right no...
    The 33rd Annual Taste of Our Towns Saturday, October 14th and thousands of people showed up to taste some of southern West Virginia's finest food.  Officials in Carnegie Hall are currently counting the number of tokens sold. Once the tokens are counted they will know how many people came out and if they reached their fund raising goal.  Ali Johnston, Carnegie Hall Marketing Director, said she believes thousands of people came out.  "Rough estimates right no...
  • City Officials Strongly Discourage Blowing Leaves Into Streets

    City Officials Strongly Discourage Blowing Leaves Into Streets

    Monday, October 16 2017 7:30 PM EDT2017-10-16 23:30:32 GMT

    It's that time of the year when leaves are starting to pile up. While they are collecting in your yard it's important to know how to correctly dispose of them.  

    It's that time of the year when leaves are starting to pile up. While they are collecting in your yard it's important to know how to correctly dispose of them.  

  • Borrowed car leads to theft investigation, suspect found hiding behind shelf

    Borrowed car leads to theft investigation, suspect found hiding behind shelf

    Monday, October 16 2017 4:08 PM EDT2017-10-16 20:08:02 GMT
    Richard FisherRichard Fisher

    Two men meet for breakfast in Alta,but a trip to the diner turns becomes an investigation into stolen items. 

    Two men meet for breakfast in Alta,but a trip to the diner turns becomes an investigation into stolen items. 

  • Alderson Brings the Community Together With Autumn Fest

    Sunday, October 15 2017 9:00 PM EDT2017-10-16 01:00:17 GMT
    Autumn fest - it's an event aimed at bringing the community together for Alderson's last Farmers Market of the year. While it was a lot of fun for the entire family - it was also geared to make people more aware of the local fresh fruits and vegetables they have in the roots of their community.  "I believe farmers market build community and of course build a positive health system," Timothy Peregoy, a vendor, said.  During the activity packed ...
    Autumn fest - it's an event aimed at bringing the community together for Alderson's last Farmers Market of the year. While it was a lot of fun for the entire family - it was also geared to make people more aware of the local fresh fruits and vegetables they have in the roots of their community.  "I believe farmers market build community and of course build a positive health system," Timothy Peregoy, a vendor, said.  During the activity packed ...
  • Lewisburg Bartender holds event to raise money for relief efforts in Puerto Rico

    Lewisburg Bartender holds event to raise money for relief efforts in Puerto Rico

    Sunday, October 15 2017 8:27 PM EDT2017-10-16 00:27:37 GMT

    The Irish Pub in Lewisburg held a Musical Benefit to help donate money to hurricane relief in Puerto Rico. This was a two day event with about ten musical guests who volunteered their time and talent for a good cause.  

    The Irish Pub in Lewisburg held a Musical Benefit to help donate money to hurricane relief in Puerto Rico. This was a two day event with about ten musical guests who volunteered their time and talent for a good cause.  

  • The 37th Annual Arts and Crafts Show Held at State Fair Event Center

    The 37th Annual Arts and Crafts Show Held at State Fair Event Center

    Saturday, October 14 2017 9:08 PM EDT2017-10-15 01:08:08 GMT
    This was the 37th year for the Arts and Craft Show held at the state fairgrounds. About 100 vendors were set up today selling their art.  This fun-filled event also raises money for a good cause. A portion of the money benefits local charities and scholarship funds. Many vendors have been coming out for years to show their support.       "Its kind of a lost art, there's not a lot of people who are creating anymore I think, so its just a fun way to pass t...
    This was the 37th year for the Arts and Craft Show held at the state fairgrounds. About 100 vendors were set up today selling their art.  This fun-filled event also raises money for a good cause. A portion of the money benefits local charities and scholarship funds. Many vendors have been coming out for years to show their support.       "Its kind of a lost art, there's not a lot of people who are creating anymore I think, so its just a fun way to pass t...
  • Woman arrested on drug charges in White Sulphur Springs

    Woman arrested on drug charges in White Sulphur Springs

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 11:17 AM EDT2017-10-11 15:17:41 GMT
    Suspect: Haley Spence charged with dealing drugs in White Sulphur SpringsSuspect: Haley Spence charged with dealing drugs in White Sulphur Springs

    An investigation into drug trafficking in White Sulphur Springs led to the arrest of a woman on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017.  Haley Spence, 24, is charged with conspiracy and possession with intent to deliver illegal narcotics.

    An investigation into drug trafficking in White Sulphur Springs led to the arrest of a woman on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017.  Haley Spence, 24, is charged with conspiracy and possession with intent to deliver illegal narcotics.

  • Greenbrier County Man in Jail After Alleged Threats on Social Media

    Greenbrier County Man in Jail After Alleged Threats on Social Media

    Saturday, October 7 2017 12:02 PM EDT2017-10-07 16:02:52 GMT

    A White Sulphur Springs man was arrested Friday (10/7) for threats against law enforcement. 

    A White Sulphur Springs man was arrested Friday (10/7) for threats against law enforcement. 

  • Rainelle Police ask for help to find stolen truck

    Rainelle Police ask for help to find stolen truck

    Friday, October 6 2017 3:13 PM EDT2017-10-06 19:13:06 GMT
    Jeffrey Dean JohnsonJeffrey Dean Johnson

    A truck is taken from a home in Rainelle on Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017.  Now police are asking for help from the community to find the truck and the suspect. Police are looking for Jeffrey Dean Johnson in connection with the case. 

    A truck is taken from a home in Rainelle on Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017.  Now police are asking for help from the community to find the truck and the suspect. Police are looking for Jeffrey Dean Johnson in connection with the case. 

  • Mexican national pleaded guilty to immigration crime

    Mexican national pleaded guilty to immigration crime

    Friday, October 6 2017 11:41 AM EDT2017-10-06 15:41:53 GMT

    An illegal immigrant from Mexico is picked up in Greenbrier County.  Victor Guevara-De La Paz, 35, pleaded guilty to illegally re-entering the United States in federal court on Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017.  

    An illegal immigrant from Mexico is picked up in Greenbrier County.  Victor Guevara-De La Paz, 35, pleaded guilty to illegally re-entering the United States in federal court on Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017.  

  • Wellspring of Greenbrier County Holds Annual Fall Blowout

    Wellspring of Greenbrier County Holds Annual Fall Blowout

    Wednesday, September 27 2017 8:34 PM EDT2017-09-28 00:34:03 GMT

    Wellspring of Greenbrier County held its yearly Fall Blowout in Rupert. This is the twelfth year they have held this event. Wellspring is a non-profit organization that helps low income families. 

    Wellspring of Greenbrier County held its yearly Fall Blowout in Rupert. This is the twelfth year they have held this event. Wellspring is a non-profit organization that helps low income families. 

  • Kathy Mattea to Perform at Carnegie Hall

    Kathy Mattea to Perform at Carnegie Hall

    Wednesday, September 13 2017 7:45 PM EDT2017-09-13 23:45:06 GMT

    Carnegie Hall will be holding two events this Friday with Grammy Award winner Kathy Mattea. Carnegie Hall recently opened their West Virginia Hall of Fame museum where one of Mattea's dresses and music is on display.  Mattea will be performing her music alongside Bill Cooley.  

    Carnegie Hall will be holding two events this Friday with Grammy Award winner Kathy Mattea. Carnegie Hall recently opened their West Virginia Hall of Fame museum where one of Mattea's dresses and music is on display.  Mattea will be performing her music alongside Bill Cooley.  

  • Greenbrier Valley Theatre Youth Education Program Registration

    Greenbrier Valley Theatre Youth Education Program Registration

    Wednesday, September 13 2017 6:00 PM EDT2017-09-13 22:00:13 GMT

    Registration is open for the Greenbrier Valley Theatre Youth Education Program. There kids will be able to gain experience in public speaking and hone their acting skills.  

    Registration is open for the Greenbrier Valley Theatre Youth Education Program. There kids will be able to gain experience in public speaking and hone their acting skills.  

  • Mandatory Child Abuse Reporting Discussion Held

    Mandatory Child Abuse Reporting Discussion Held

    Thursday, September 7 2017 6:53 PM EDT2017-09-07 22:53:42 GMT

    The Family Refuge Center in Greenbrier County along with community officials held a training on mandatory reporting. It was a day of learning for front line professionals and the public.    

    The Family Refuge Center in Greenbrier County along with community officials held a training on mandatory reporting. It was a day of learning for front line professionals and the public.    

  • Meeting Set to Plan for Early Childhood Learning Center

    Meeting Set to Plan for Early Childhood Learning Center

    Tuesday, August 29 2017 9:30 PM EDT2017-08-30 01:30:12 GMT

    Professionals will be meeting in Rainelle August 30th to discuss the planning for an early childhood learning center. This is the second meeting of the Meadow River Valley Early Childhood Learning Center and anyone from the public is invited to attend.  

    Professionals will be meeting in Rainelle August 30th to discuss the planning for an early childhood learning center. This is the second meeting of the Meadow River Valley Early Childhood Learning Center and anyone from the public is invited to attend.  

  • Lewisburg Recognized for Downtown Enrichment

    Lewisburg Recognized for Downtown Enrichment

    Monday, August 28 2017 7:57 PM EDT2017-08-28 23:57:25 GMT

    The West Virginia Municipal League awarded Lewisburg  with the All Star Community award earlier this month.   Lewisburg won in the Enrichment category for its amazing efforts in beautifying the downtown area.  

    The West Virginia Municipal League awarded Lewisburg  with the All Star Community award earlier this month.   Lewisburg won in the Enrichment category for its amazing efforts in beautifying the downtown area.  

  • West Virginia State Fairgrounds Hosting First Poster Contest

    West Virginia State Fairgrounds Hosting First Poster Contest

    Monday, July 17 2017 5:29 PM EDT2017-07-17 21:29:18 GMT
    Calling all Artists! The State Fair of West Virginia wants to see your artwork!  For the first time ever, the State Fair is hosting a poster contest. Each year the State Fair has a new poster to represent the event, but this year they are taking design suggestions from the public.  You don't have to be from West Virginia to enter, you just have to portray a positive message for fair-goers. "It can be high resolution photography, it can be water color, it can be any me...
    Calling all Artists! The State Fair of West Virginia wants to see your artwork!  For the first time ever, the State Fair is hosting a poster contest. Each year the State Fair has a new poster to represent the event, but this year they are taking design suggestions from the public.  You don't have to be from West Virginia to enter, you just have to portray a positive message for fair-goers. "It can be high resolution photography, it can be water color, it can be any me...
  • Entries sought for 2017 Farming Heritage Award

    Entries sought for 2017 Farming Heritage Award

    Monday, July 17 2017 5:28 PM EDT2017-07-17 21:28:53 GMT

    The State Fair of West Virginia and the West Virginia Farming Bureau are asking families to enter for the 2017 Farming Heritage Award. 

    The State Fair of West Virginia and the West Virginia Farming Bureau are asking families to enter for the 2017 Farming Heritage Award. 

  • Despite Devastation to the Courses the Greenbrier Classic Returns

    Despite Devastation to the Courses the Greenbrier Classic Returns

    Thursday, June 22 2017 12:18 PM EDT2017-06-22 16:18:52 GMT

    The Greenbrier Resort announced they will hold their annual Greenbrier classic July 3-9 but getting to this point wasn't easy after the floods destroyed their golf course.

    The Greenbrier Resort announced they will hold their annual Greenbrier classic July 3-9 but getting to this point wasn't easy after the floods destroyed their golf course.

  • Preparations Underway for the Greenbrier Classic

    Preparations Underway for the Greenbrier Classic

    Friday, June 16 2017 3:21 PM EDT2017-06-16 19:21:54 GMT

    After the 2016 floods devastated the Greenbrier and it's golf course, this year's PGA Tour is coming back bigger than ever before. 

    After the 2016 floods devastated the Greenbrier and it's golf course, this year's PGA Tour is coming back bigger than ever before. 

  • Greenbrier Classic to salute first responders

    Greenbrier Classic to salute first responders

    The PGA Tour's Greenbrier Classic will honor first responders for rescue and recovery efforts during last June's devastating floods in West Virginia.

    The PGA Tour's Greenbrier Classic will honor first responders for rescue and recovery efforts during last June's devastating floods in West Virginia.

  • Flood Damaged Greenbrier Resort Golf Courses Inch Closer to Completion

    Flood Damaged Greenbrier Resort Golf Courses Inch Closer to Completion

    Friday, June 16 2017 3:21 PM EDT2017-06-16 19:21:03 GMT
    Less than a month before the 2016 Greenbrier Classic was set to begin, all of Greenbrier County found themselves looking at a massive amount of water where their PGA Tour course once was.  "Really the only way to describe it was a disaster area. It was really some major, major damage and kind of tough to see," says Sports Greenbrier Public Relations Director Cam Huffman.  There was water as far as the eye could see. That devastation left tournament organizers wit...
    Less than a month before the 2016 Greenbrier Classic was set to begin, all of Greenbrier County found themselves looking at a massive amount of water where their PGA Tour course once was.  "Really the only way to describe it was a disaster area. It was really some major, major damage and kind of tough to see," says Sports Greenbrier Public Relations Director Cam Huffman.  There was water as far as the eye could see. That devastation left tournament organizers wit...
  • A Disaster Consultant Helps One City Recover from the Floods

    Tuesday, July 26 2016 6:12 PM EDT2016-07-26 22:12:52 GMT

     It has become impossible for people to avoid potholes and even debris on the roads in White Sulphur Springs, concerning many.

     It has become impossible for people to avoid potholes and even debris on the roads in White Sulphur Springs, concerning many.

  • LATEST: FEMA announces another DRC closure

    LATEST: FEMA announces another DRC closure

    Monday, July 25 2016 5:08 PM EDT2016-07-25 21:08:57 GMT

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency now has 14 disaster recovery centers set up in counties across West Virginia to assist those who have bee hit hardest by the flooding which began on June 23, 2016.  

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency now has 14 disaster recovery centers set up in counties across West Virginia to assist those who have bee hit hardest by the flooding which began on June 23, 2016.  

  • Flood Relief: Helping Our Neighbors fundraiser on June 30, 2016

    Flood Relief: Helping Our Neighbors fundraiser on June 30, 2016

    Wednesday, June 29 2016 3:29 PM EDT2016-06-29 19:29:26 GMT

    WVNS-TV 59News is leading the way with coverage of the flooding which has devastated communities across southern West Virginia.  Those efforts continue with our Flood Relief: Helping Our Neighbors fundraising drive on Thursday, June 30, 2016. 

    WVNS-TV 59News is leading the way with coverage of the flooding which has devastated communities across southern West Virginia.  Those efforts continue with our Flood Relief: Helping Our Neighbors fundraising drive on Thursday, June 30, 2016. 

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