Date archive forOctober 4th, 2013
Steve Weir, executive director of Greenbrier Valley Economic Development presents Tanya Hazelwood with a check for seed funding and crowd funding monies, along with GVEDC Marketing Director Peggy Crowder.
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, October 4th, 2013

Healing Hands Mobile Massage Unit wins seed funding

Steve Weir, executive director of Greenbrier Valley Economic Development presents Tanya Hazelwood with a check for seed funding and crowd funding monies, along with GVEDC Marketing Director Peggy Crowder. Tanya More...

By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, October 4th, 2013

GCC agrees to meet with college to regain $1.3 million

A special County Commission meeting held Friday, Sept. 27 yielded a motion by Commissioner Woody Hanna, after an over hour long executive session with Prosecuting Attorney Patrick Via, to have a representative from More...

By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, October 4th, 2013

Venue change for Freshwater Folk Festival

The U.S. government shutdown may strike but it won’t stop the 9th Annual Freshwater Folk Festival from happening this Saturday, Oct. 5. The Freshwater Folk Festival has been moved to Midland Trail Park on East More...

Landscape architectural rendering of the new Ronceverte Community Garden
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, October 4th, 2013

Ronceverte projects updated at Lewisburg Rotary

Landscape architectural rendering of the new Ronceverte Community Garden Lisa Circle, program manager for Ronceverte Development Corporation (RDC), spoke to Rotary on Sept. 30, and informed the members about forthcoming More...

New Marcellus wells in West Virginia
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, October 4th, 2013

An invitation to visit a WV Host Farm at ‘ground zero’

New Marcellus wells in West Virginia SavetheWaterTable.org is arranging a trip to one of the West Virginia Host Farms fracking areas on Oct. 25-27, and invite interested members to join in. The Host Farm program More...

Sarah Elkins in the garden of Stella’s Restaurant
By David Esteppe On Friday, October 4th, 2013

Sarah Elkins get creative with inmates

Sarah Elkins in the garden of Stella’s Restaurant With a grant from the Federal Bureau of Prisons and the National Endowment for the Arts, Sarah Elkins takes on the task of bringing a humanizing element to the More...

By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, October 4th, 2013

Contingency plan to keep tower open approved by Airport Authority

The federal government’s shutdown this week threatens to close the air traffic control tower at the Greenbrier Va1leyAirport (GVA). In order to keep it open, the airport has authorized a contingency plan. “The More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, October 4th, 2013

Ronceverte Library Book Sale at Mall

It is the time of the year when the Friends of the Ronceverte Public Library are loading books up to take to the Greenbrier Valley Mall in Fairlea for their 29th Annual Book Sale. Friends members Kathleen Williamson More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, October 4th, 2013

Annual fund drive for Lewisburg Volunteer Fire Company

The Lewisburg Volunteer Fire Company, Inc., a nonprofit 501(c)4 corporation, announces that its annual fund drive will begin on or around Oct. 5. Donations received are used to supplement the City of Lewisburg Volunteer More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, October 4th, 2013

State Fair of West Virginia wraps up ‘successful year’

While the 2013 State Fair will be remembered as a very wet fair, many successes were achieved during the 89th Annual event. Chief Executive Officer, Marlene Jolliffe stated, “Obviously five days of rain is More...