Date archive forAugust, 2014
eMessenger for August 30, 2014
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 29th, 2014

eMessenger for August 30, 2014

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ALS Ice Water Challenge Lewisburg Elementary
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 29th, 2014

ALS Ice Water Challenge presents opportunity to teach community service to students

Lewisburg Elementary Principal, Leann Piercy-McMillion and Assistant Principal, Melandee Heaster, took the opportunity to teach students about community service by partaking in the ALS Ice Water Challenge. Before More...

New deputies sworn it
By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, August 29th, 2014

Sheriff’s Department welcomes new deputies

Alex Workman (left), James Desimone, Steve Hudnall and Joshua Pachis with County Clerk Robin Loudermilk at the swearing in ceremony at the courthouse Four new deputies for the Greenbrier County Sheriff’s Department More...

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By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, August 29th, 2014

Lobban dismissal of charges denied

During a Monday morning hearing at the county courthouse, Senior Status Judge Joseph C. Pomponio, Jr. denied a motion to dismiss misdemeanor charges against County Commission President Karen Lobban. Lobban was More...

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By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, August 29th, 2014

Proposed Comprehensive Plan rejected until GCC can review; working session date set

delphinmedia / Pixabay The county commission voted to reject the proposed Greenbrier County Comprehensive Plan – two to one, with commissioners Karen Lobban and Mike McClung opposing, at a public hearing held More...

8.30 Photo of the Week
By Jonathan Collins On Friday, August 29th, 2014

Photo of the Week

Ben Thomas, 2, hangs on with expectation to a package of grapes, while his sister Gabby Johnston, 7, pushes him through the aisles of the Save A Lot grocery store in Fairlea. They were shopping with their mother, More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 29th, 2014

Scam Alert: Callers claiming to be from Appalachian Power use scare tactics to get cash from small businesses

Small business owners who are customers of Appalachian Power in Virginia are among the latest targets of scam artists seeking to extort cash. The scam, which instructs customers to make immediate payment or have More...

Ronceverte Yard of the Month
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 29th, 2014

Ronceverte Woman’s Club Yard of the Month

The Ronceverte Woman’s Club has held a Yard of the Month Contest for the residents of Ronceverte during the summer months.  For the month of August the honor goes to Henry and Peggy Crawford for their beautifully More...

By David Esteppe On Friday, August 29th, 2014

Mayor shares news of town’s award winning efforts

The City of Lewisburg has received recognition of its efforts in community redevelopment in regards to the Montwell Park project. As reported in the West Virginia Daily News, Mayor John Manchester ended his term More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 29th, 2014

Upcoming exhibit includes photos related to African American religious traditions

Enslaved Africans transported to the New World beginning in the 15th century brought with them a wide range of local religious beliefs and practices.   In a world turned upside down, these slaves clung to some More...