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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 gathering More...

Army Private Wesley C. Williamson graduates basic training

Army Pvt. Wesley C. Williamson has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, SC. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, More...

NWAL Herding Dog Rescue, Inc. receives Thundershirt Grant

Thanks to the Thundershirt Company, NWAL Herding Dog Rescue, Inc., Alderson, has received a grant of 5 Thundershirts, innovative jackets that use gentle pressure to calm pets More...

Three-family Defibaugh family gathering held in Caldwell

On a bright sunny, warm day on Saturday, Aug. 16, Frank and Anna Scott Defibaugh hosted the gathering at their home on Monroe Draft Road in Caldwell with 60 family members and More...

Bob Weed, R.Ph., managing pharmacist at Western Greenbrier Pharmacy (left) and Family Nurse Practitioner, Pamela Edens, DNP, with Robert C. Byrd Clinic’s new primary care office in Rupert, work together to plan the upcoming Open House event.

Open House planned for Western Greenbrier Pharmacy and Robert C. Byrd Clinic’s new primary care office in Rupert

Western Greenbrier Pharmacy and Robert C. Byrd Clinic will host an Open House on Friday, Sept. 26 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Rt. 60 in Rupert to celebrate the pharmacy’s one-year More...

Heather Honaker joins New River CTC Cosmetology Faculty

Heather Honaker of Union has joined the cosmetology faculty at the New River Community and Technical College Greenbrier Valley Campus in Lewisburg. Honaker is a graduate of Beckley More...

eMessenger for September 27, 2014

eMessenger 092714 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.

“A Grand Convulsion in Society: Cameos of Civil War Women in Song and Story” recounts the multifaceted stories of the women of the American Civil War, like Frances Clalin Clayton who disguised herself as a man named Jack Williams in order to fight alongside her husband for Union forces. Pocahontas County Opera House features cameos of Civil War women

Pocahontas County Opera House features cameos of Civil War women Seldom-told stories of the women of...

A typical Freshwater Folk Festival scene Freshwater Folk Festival to make a splash in White Sulphur Springs

On Saturday, Oct. 4, folks of all ages will be heading for the Tenth Annual Freshwater...

Free admission at Clay Center on Smithsonian magazine’s Annual Museum Day

Visit the Clay Center’s science and art galleries for free Saturday, Sept. 27 in celebration of...

Charles Arthur Crouse

Alderson-Charles Arthur Crouse, 49, of Alderson, passed away Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, while working in Capitol Heights, MD, following a sudden illness. Born Feb. 13, 1965, in Welch, he was the son of the More...

Edwin Ray Dixon, Sr...

White Sulphur Springs-Edwin Ray Dixon, Sr., 90, passed away at his residence Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014. Born Feb. 3, 1924, in White Sulphur Springs, he was a son of the late Clarence More...

Elsie Worthman Gilkerson Eppling..

Corbin, Ky-Elsie, 78, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, at the Christian Health Center in Corbin, Kentucky. Elsie was born July 13, 1936, at Green’s Harbour, Newfoundland, More...

Marilyn Jean Frank..

Caldwell-Marilyn Jean Frank, 79, formerly of Colorado Springs, CO, passed away Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center in Fairlea. She was born Nov. 29, 1934, More...

Muscles for Miracles: 24 Hour Challenge for Hope – Benefit in support of Coach Jerry Bradley

The second annual Muscles For Miracles: 24 Hour Challenge for Hope to support local causes will take place Sept. More...

GEHS golf team finishes first at Elk’s and tied for first at Pipestem

The GEHS golf team finished first at the Lewisburg Elk’s Club front 9 par 34 on Sept. 17. The three player..

CHURCH BULLETIN

Frankford Presbyterian Church will have a Pancake and Sausage Breakfast Saturday, Sept. 27, from 7 a.m. until More...

Six priests concelebrate Mass at Historic Sweet Springs Catholic Church

Six priests from four Catholic dioceses concelebrated the Mass of the Feast of the Assumption at the historic St. John, the..

New After School Program at Old Stone

The Old Stone Presbyterian Church is pleased to announce the inauguration of an after school program for elementary age children. Building..

Squire Parsons Concert at GV Nazarene

Squire Parsons, well-known native West Virginian gospel singer and writer of numerous gospel music songs, will present a concert at Greenbrier..

Throttle Throbs finishes 2014

The Throttle Throbs Car Club brought their 2014 season to a close with their Fall Fling show at the Greenbrier Valley Mall. 2014 was a good year for the club. They raised enough money to continue their scholarship program in memory of Greg Carter, a Greenbrier Valley County Fireman that lost his life in the […]..

White Sulphur Springs Public Library Book Sale upcoming October 4

Calling all bargain book lovers! The White Sulphur Springs Public Library will host a book sale, made possible through generous contributions from our More...

Dr. John Rainone inaugurated as 4th DSLCC President

Dr. Glenn DuBois (left), Virginia Community College System chancellor, officiated at  the investiture and inauguration of Dr. John J. Rainone as the president of Dabney S. Lancaster Community College Sept. 19 A large crowd of well-wishers and local officials was on hand to witness the inauguration of Dr. John J. Rainone as the fourth president of Dabney S. Lancaster Community College during a ceremony held Sept. 19 in the Convocation Center on the DSLCC Clifton Forge campus. Officiating at the ceremony and..

DSLCC Career Coaches work with area high school students

Two Community College Career Coaches are working with four high schools in the Dabney S Lancaster Community College service area this fall to help secondary students easily transition to postsecondary education. Marsha Keyser will work with students at Covington and Bath County More...

Public Meetings

Greenbrier County Board of Education will meet Monday, Sept. 29 for a special meeting beginning at 9 a.m. at the Greenbrier..

Deeds

Edith A. Cruise to Franklin Lee Bennett, Sr and Dreama Pearl Bennett, 2 Lots, Meadow Bluff Tax District Del Sol Properties,..

Bits & Pieces

By Brenda Boykin Alderson Cleaning Up After Your Grown Children I have been thinking for some time now that how the..