Falls of Hills Creek Falls

Falls of Hills Creek  by Alaina Hower

(Photo courtesy of Alaina Hower) Road and trail access to one of West Virginia’s most iconic natural features, Falls of Hills Creek, has been blocked by heavy snow lately, but that’s not keeping everyone away. Thanks to a crew of dedicated hikers who visited on Feb. 24, the rest of us can see the frozen Falls. The Falls of Hills Creek is within More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, February 28th, 2014

Spied in West Virginia, Harris’ Sparrow waaay out of its natural range

  “We first saw him about Jan. 24, and he is still out there today,” says Jeanne Brenneman. “He hangs out with about a dozen white-crowned sparrows near the bird feeder. Bruce reported him on Feb. 15 More...

Gbr Artists class
By Mountain Messenger On Monday, February 24th, 2014

Greenbrier Artists offer drawing class

  During the months of January and February, the Greenbrier Artists meet on Friday afternoons from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at The Seasons retirement home offering drawing classes for the residents. Classes are open More...

Tuesdays With Fran
By Mountain Messenger On Monday, February 24th, 2014

‘Tuesdays with Fran’ returns at Carnegie Hall

Spring is just around the corner heralding the return of pianist Fran Belin and her series of free concerts and lectures. The series returns on Tuesday, Mar. 11. As always, the performance is free and open to the More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, February 21st, 2014

2013-14 School Calendar adjusted

In an effort to make up instructional days lost to weather-related school cancellations, the Greenbrier County Board of Education approved the following adjustments to the 2013-2014 school calendar at the Feb. More...

Postal Workers Picture
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, February 14th, 2014

Neither Snow Nor Rain

Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds (US Postal Service Creed). Jeff Ridgeway (left), Fonzi Fitzwater, Bernie Holliday, Brandon More...

DSLCC food pantry donation
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, February 14th, 2014

DSLCC collects 295 pounds of non-perishables for local food pantry

The staff, faculty and students at Dabney S. Lancaster Community College collected almost 295 pounds of canned goods and other non-perishable items, as well as a monetary donation, and delivered them to the Clifton More...

Ruth F. King 100th Birth day
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, February 14th, 2014

Ruth F. King celebrates 100th Birthday

Ruth F. King, a lifelong resident of Greenbrier County, celebrated her 100th birthday on Sunday, Feb. 7. Many of her family members joined her for her special celebration. At her request, she enjoyed her favorite More...

leaning snowman
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, January 31st, 2014

Warming trend predicted?

The leaning snowman on South Court Street reveals all. A high of 50 degrees expected for Saturday.  More...

Kathy Spurlock at Rhema
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, January 24th, 2014

Karen Spurlock in concert at Rhema

Recording Artist Karen Spurlock will be in concert at Rhema Christian Center on Sunday, Jan. 26 at 6 p.m. Karen Spurlock at Rhema The community is invited to attend this family friendly event (childcare is available More...