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Fall Furniture Sale on Saturday, Oct. 18 at 10 a.m. at 213 S. Jefferson Street to benefit the Family Refuge Center. Furniture donated from the private homes of The Greenbrier Sporting More...

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Alderson Community Market Come out and join the fun! The Market is a family-friendly place with local vendors selling fresh produce and plants, baked goods, eggs, crafts, coffee More...

Sisungs celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

Edith and Dough Sisung (front) are celebrated on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary. Friends met recently at Elks 19th Hole for Sunday brunch and a surprise celebration.

Edith and Dough Sisung (front) are celebrated on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary. Friends met recently at Elks 19th Hole for Sunday brunch and a surprise celebration.  More...

Registration open for regional gathering to strengthen local food systems in Appalachia

Appalachians working across sectors on local food systems in the region will convene Oct. 29-30 in Abingdon, VA, for “Strengthening Local Food Systems in Appalachia.” The More...

BUSINESS Christine Stump

A passion for family law leads local attorney down new path

By Sarah Mansheim Is there such thing as a good divorce? Yes, says Lewisburg attorney Christine Stump, but it is rare and requires two things that divorcing couples seldom have: More...

Business After Hours at Smooth Ambler Spirits

The Greater Greenbrier Chamber of Commerce will hold their monthly Business After Hours at Smooth Ambler Spirits in the industrial park located in Maxwelton on Thursday, Oct. More...

eMessenger for October 18, 2014

eMessenger for October 18, 2014 As a subscriber to our web site you will be able to read the entire weekly Mountain Messenger on your tablet or pc devices. Click on the image to read this week's edition.

Local team of authors show town history with stunning vintage photos

By David Esteppe Telling a story in pictures is Rainelle, the newest addition to Arcadia Publishing’s...

Photos of veterans needed for Veteran’s Day Concert

Greenbrier Valley Theatre will present a Veteran’s Day Concert featuring the West Virginia Jazz Orchestra on...

Mountain Messenger’s Calendar of Events

Ongoing Ghost Tours of Historic Lewisburg, Friday and Saturday nights at 7:30 p.m., through Halloween,. Call...

Truman E. Lawrence

OBIT Truman Lawrence

Nancy, KY-Truman E. Lawrence, age 91, departed this life on Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, at the UK Medical Center in Lexington, KY. Truman was born Sept. 28, 1923, in Elk City, Oklahoma, to the late Leo and More...

Alvin Thomas McLean..

Alvin Thomas McLean Houston, TX-Alvin Thomas (Tommy) McLean, 90, formerly of White Sulphur Springs, died Aug. 25, 2014, in the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center in Houston, More...

Jacob Clay Miller..

Jacob Clay Miller White Sulphur Springs-Jacob Clay Miller, 88, passed away Monday, Oct. 13, 2014, at the West Virginia Veterans Nursing Facility in Clarksburg, WV. He was born More...

Margaret Frances..

Margaret Frances Miller Hypes Alderson-Margaret Frances Miller Hypes, 94, passed away early Sunday morning, Oct. 12, 2014, at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center, Fairlea, following More...

The Long Run: Cross Country sport growing at area schools

The Greenbrier East High School cross country team will host the AAA Region III cross country meet Thursday, Oct. 23, at 1 p.m.

By Sarah Mansheim “We may not make you great runners, but we’ll make you great people.” Greenbrier East More...

High school marching bands assemble for 3rd Annual West Virginia Marching Band Invitational

On Saturday, Oct. 25, Greenbrier East High School will join high school marching bands from across the state in Charleston for..

CHURCH BULLETIN

Trinity United Methodist Church The Brier Rehab and Nursing Center Auxiliary Board/Support Group will serve More...

WVU campus minister visiting Ronceverte

The Presbyterian Campus Minister at West Virginia University, Rev. Dr. Shelly Barrick-Parsons, will visit Ronceverte Presbyterian Church this Sunday night, Oct...

Community leaders show support for Women on Wellness (WOW) Retreat

Pictured at the community meeting at Rainelle Medical Center: April Vestal, WVU Institute for Community & Rural Health (left); Tammy Jordan, Fruits of Labor Inc.; Paula McCoy, Greenbrier County Schools; Christian Giggenbach, candidate for Greenbrier County Commission; Betty Critch, WVU National Center of Excellence in Women’s Health; Andy Pendleton, Mayor of Rainelle; Kay Davis, WVU Extension; Vanessa Bailey, New River Community and Technical College; Katie O’Connor, WVU National Center of Excellence in Women’s Health; and Amanda Strader, The Greenbrier. On Oct. 3, the Greenbrier Women on Wellness (WOW) Community partnership met with community, government and businesses leaders at the Rainelle Medical Center. The goal of the meeting was to discuss why the delivery of WOW in Rainelle is so important to the community. The Women on Wellness Retreat is scheduled for Nov. 8 at […]..

Darkness to Light Workshop

The Greenbrier Valley Disability Awareness Committee is sponsoring the Darkness to Light workshop through the Greenbrier County Extension Office. The workshop More...

Three Community Education Classes coming up at New River CTC in November

The New River Community and Technical College Office of Workforce Education in Lewisburg has announced three community education classes that will be offered at the Lee Street Complex (former Lewisburg Elementary School) during November. New River CTC accounting instructor and CPA Bryan Seldomridge will offer a one-night overview of What You..

DSLCC hosts premiere showing of ‘Private Violence’

The Dabney S. Lancaster Community College Student Activities program will host a premiere showing of the feature-length HBO Documentary “Private Violence” on Monday, Oct. 20, at 6 p.m., hours before the film’s 9 p.m. on HBO. Highlighting this very underreported crime, More...

Greenbrier County Planning Commission will meet Wednesday, Oct. 22 at 6 p.m. in the Main Floor Courtroom of the Greenbrier County..

Nicholas Gene Lane to Anthony Lee Kincaid, Lewisburg   Maynard L. Anderson and Layola Anderson to Mitzi Hunter, Kent Anderson and..

Rhetoric means nothing

Dear Editor: I have read a lot of rhetoric on what the candidates are going to do once elected – but..