Date archive forSeptember 13th, 2013
New River Community and Technical College Board of Governors Vice Chair Leslie Baker (left) and President L. Marshall Washington pictured with Debby Sizemore, BB&T market president, following the presentation of a check to the New River Community and Technical College Foundation
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, September 13th, 2013

BB&T donates to New River’s Title III Endowment Fund

New River Community and Technical College Board of Governors Vice Chair Leslie Baker (left) and President L. Marshall Washington pictured with Debby Sizemore, BB&T market president, following the presentation More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, September 13th, 2013

One Day At A Time: One Woman’s Journey

By Tanya Hazelwood Tales from Facebook Facebook. Wow, here’s a subject I could write pages about. There is a lot of good about Facebook and certainly a lot of bad. I’ve experienced both. It’s no secret that More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, September 13th, 2013

Wright to the Point

They do it for one reason only—to drive you crazy. By Jonathan Wright You can look at it every from every angle possible and exude every bit of fairness and understanding within you—but you’ll inevitably come More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, September 13th, 2013

Two Chrysanthemum Papers

Dear Editor: THE FIRST – During the early 1900’s reports were coming in from areas around the US-Mexican border to the South of strange coincidences, some even including sightings of little men, in the vast More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, September 13th, 2013

Health Insurance Tax must be repealed

Dear Editor: As a business owner in Union, I know how expensive health insurance premiums are already, so I am very concerned about the Health Insurance Tax (HIT) that will be implemented in 2014 as part of federal More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, September 13th, 2013

Goodnight, sweet Lewisburg

Dear Editor: When Shakespeare wrote:”Parting is such sweet sorrow” he meant it for Romeo and Juliet, and he had her say: “Goodnight until we meet tomorrow.” Not so for me, because there was More...

Polar Express
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, September 13th, 2013

2013 Polar Express run dates filling fast

The Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad recently announced that their 2013 schedule of run dates for The Polar Express are filling fast, and that West Virginia families who want to experience this journey to More...

Alan Lomax and crew at the home of old-time banjo player Dink Roberts, in Haw River, NC, 1983
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, September 13th, 2013

Lomax American Patchwork collection to be screened at Opera House

Alan Lomax and crew at the home of old-time banjo player Dink Roberts, in Haw River, NC, 1983 From 1978 to 1983, Alan Lomax and a video crew traveled through the American South, documenting its traditional music More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, September 13th, 2013

Taste Of Our Towns tokens on sale now

Carnegie Hall’s 29th Annual Taste of Our Towns (T.O.O.T) will be held Oct. 12, from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. in downtown Lewisburg. With over 60 vendors anticipated this year, T.O.O.T promises to have an even wider More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, September 13th, 2013

Golf News

The GEHS Golf gold team played a match on Tuesday, Sept. 10 at Pipestem for 9 holes on the par 36 front nine against Princeton, Oak Hill and Woodrow Wilson. Each team consisted of five players, which count the low More...