Date archive forJuly 11th, 2013
Fort Mccoy
By Mountain Messenger On Thursday, July 11th, 2013

Williamsburg’s McCoy Fort deconstructed for upcoming archeology work

For too long, the site of McCoy Fort was a sad one, with a falling down, monstrous barn which encased the pioneer home of William J. McCoy, who came to this area before 1770. Now the two-story log structure has More...

Greenbrier Valley Entrepreneur Program Coordinator Katie Ickes
By Mountain Messenger On Thursday, July 11th, 2013

Greenbrier Valley Entrepreneur Project to impact economic growth

Creating a culture of Entrepreneurism in the Greenbrier Valley is the goal of Katie C. Ickes, working with Greenbrier Valley Economic Development in conjunction with New River Community and Technical College. Ickes More...

Chillers
By Mountain Messenger On Thursday, July 11th, 2013

Filmmaker and graphic novelist Danny Boyd joins Lewisburg Literary Festival

The Lewisburg Literary Festival is excited to present Danny Boyd as a speaker at the Lewisburg Literary Festival on Aug. 2 at 6:30 p.m. at The Literary Town Square, aka The Greenbrier Valley Visitors Center. Following More...

Antique Gas Pumps in Alderson
By Mountain Messenger On Thursday, July 11th, 2013

‘The gas was how much?’

Slowly but surely the old Gulf Gas Station, built in 1955 by Harry Meredith to replace his old one across the highway, is regaining some of its former appearance. On July 2 and 3, two period gas pumps were installed More...

veteran
By Mountain Messenger On Thursday, July 11th, 2013

Iaquinta not supporting veterans

  Veterans: We know you are proud of Delegate Richard Iaquinta who is a fellow veteran and Chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee. We know the Veterans Organizations in your district support Delegate More...

By Mountain Messenger On Thursday, July 11th, 2013

Wright to the Point

  A year ago today—it happened. June 29, 2012. Very few of us saw it coming until it was right on our doorstep. Its arrival was quick, decisive, and extensive.  More...

By Mountain Messenger On Thursday, July 11th, 2013

Note to Self…There’s a new biscuit in town

  Unlike many good Southern women, I am not a huge biscuit fan. When I was a kid, my Granny would make canned biscuits for us to fill with syrup and that’s as close as I get to loving biscuits. It’s more More...