Date archive forAugust 30th, 2013
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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 30th, 2013

Sinkhole appears in Lewisburg

A 10-foot deep sinkhole opened up at the backside of a Washington Street building after Thursday’s heavy downpour. It became clear to owner John Francis and City engineer Criss Haynes the volume of water from More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 30th, 2013

Crime task force, upgrade to Courthouse facade on GCC agenda

By Peggy Mackenzie The Greenbrier County Commission met on Tuesday with a full agenda. Items on the agenda included: • County Prosecutor Patrick Via stated he and Sheriff Jan Cahill have long been in discussion More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 30th, 2013

Saving an American icon … the drive-in movie theatre

By David Esteppe In less than three months, the majority of American drive-in theaters will face closure with the movie industry’s switch from film to digital. Upgrading to digital projection costs roughly $80,000. International More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 30th, 2013

Ronceverte plans for eco-sustainability

By Peggy Mackenzie A multi-phased sustainable planning initiative may transform Ronceverte into one of the greenest small towns in rural Appalachia. Downstream Strategies, an environmental consulting company headquartered More...

‘WOW I can do it’ - Lewisburg Mayor John Manchester proclaims Sept. 7 “City of Lewisburg Women on Wellness Day.” Standing behind the mayor are Kim Estep, director of marketing at Robert C. Byrd Clinic (left); Amanda Strader, director of financial reporting at The Greenbrier; Vannessa Bailey, director of allied health with NRCTC; Betty Critch, executive director for the National Center of Excellence in Women’s Health at WVU; Katie O’Connor, Americorps VISTA with National Center of Excellence in Women’s Health at WVU; Haylee Heinberg, WVSOM Center for Rural Community Health; Patricia Crawford, director of rural outreach at WVSOM; Vicki Dove, Greenbrier County Committee on Aging; and Pamela Wood, program specialist for National Center of Excellence Health Care at WVU.
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 30th, 2013

Women on Wellness (WOW) partnership and retreat

  ‘WOW I can do it’ – Lewisburg Mayor John Manchester proclaims Sept. 7 “City of Lewisburg Women on Wellness Day.” Standing behind the mayor are Kim Estep, director of marketing at Robert C. Byrd More...

Sarver calves
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 30th, 2013

Sarver Heritage Farm brings the beef online

  By David Esteppe On the way to interview Jewell and Robert Doering about the new online store for their grass-fed beef, I had to stop the car and put on my emergency flashers. I saw a striking looking kitten More...

Royal Southern Brotherhood headlines at Poor Farm Fest on Sept 7 - Yonrico Scott (left), Devon Allman, Mike Zito, Cyril Neville and Charley Wooten
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 30th, 2013

Poor Farm Festival next weekend

Royal Southern Brotherhood headlines at Poor Farm Fest on Sept 7 – Yonrico Scott (left), Devon Allman, Mike Zito, Cyril Neville and Charley Wooten It’s time for the Poor Farm Fest, the third year festival More...

Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 30th, 2013

Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder to perform at Carnegie Hall

Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder Carnegie Hall’s 2013-2014 Mainstage Concert Season opens Friday, Sept. 20, with country music legend, Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. with More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 30th, 2013

First Fridays after 5 September 6 in downtown Lewisburg

Historic Downtown Lewisburg celebrates First Fridays after 5! This First Fridays after 5 takes place from 5 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 6 and as always is free to the public. Everyone is welcome! City National Bank More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 30th, 2013

Still time to register for Ghost Hunting Class in Lewisburg

It is not too late to register for the Ghost Hunting 101 class offered by New River Community and Technical College in Lewisburg on Sept. 3 and 5 from 7-9 p.m. The instructor is Sherri Brake, author and paranormal More...