Date archive forAugust 23rd, 2013
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 23rd, 2013

Department of Agriculture including more counties in public-private pest program

One of West Virginia’s most worrisome forest pests will have fewer places to hide in 2014. The West Virginia Department of Agriculture (WVDA) has announced it will greatly expand the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid (HWA) More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 23rd, 2013

2-day workshop to focus on historic preservation, environmentally friendly designs

Preservationists, architects, engineers, consultants and real estate professionals are invited to a two-day training workshop on how to combine historic preservation standards with environmentally friendly designs. The More...

Marsha Geiger (left) and Hilda Halstead
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 23rd, 2013

Greenbrier County involved in $29 billion industry

Marsha Geiger (left) and Hilda Halstead On Apr. 6, 2011, CNN reported that the U.S. craft and hobby industry is at $29 billion a year with about 56 percent of U.S. households crafting at least once a year. The “cool” More...