Lewisburg honored as ‘Amazing City’

Lewisburg was recognized as  an “Amazing City” at the West Virginia Municipal League Winter Conference for their progressive governing to ensure equality and fair housing. John Manchester of Lewisburg (left), James C. Hunt, Amazing Cities founder/CEO, Serafino Nolletti of Logan and Steve Williams of Huntington received the 2015 West Virginia Amazing Cities awards at the West Virginia Municipal League Mid-Winter Meeting in Charleston on Monday.

Lewisburg was recognized as an “Amazing City” at the West Virginia Municipal League Winter Conference for their progressive governing to ensure equality and fair housing. John Manchester of Lewisburg (left), James C. Hunt, Amazing Cities founder/CEO, Serafino Nolletti of Logan and Steve Williams of Huntington received the 2015 West Virginia Amazing More...

by Mountain Messenger | Published 3 months ago
On Wednesday, Dec. 30, crews placed the cupola on a clock tower at the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine in Lewisburg. The clock tower is the jewel of the school’s new student center, which remains under construction. (Photo courtesy of Pat Bauserman, West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine)
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, January 15th, 2016

Clock tower construction continues

On Wednesday, Dec. 30, crews placed the cupola on a clock tower at the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine in Lewisburg. The clock tower is the jewel of the school’s new student center, which remains More...

Short stuff takes a sip
Sage Short, 4, sips on her drink and watches a basketball game between Greenbrier East’s Lady Spartans and the Jefferson High School Cougars, Friday evening, Jan. 8. Sage attended the game with her great-grandmother, Betty White, and a friend, Roger Boggs. All three are from Frankford. (Photo by Mark Robinson)
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, January 15th, 2016

Photo of the Week

Short stuff takes a sipSage Short, 4, sips on her drink and watches a basketball game between Greenbrier East’s Lady Spartans and the Jefferson High School Cougars, Friday evening, Jan. 8. Sage attended the game More...

Ray Lee, head coach of Greenbrier East’s football team, speaks to a crowd of supporters Sunday afternoon, Jan. 10, at the Fairgrounds. About 200 people gathered with the team at the football team’s annual awards banquet. Cam Huffman, sports editor of the Beckley Register-Herald, presented running back Zayvion Lawson with the Athlete of the Year Award for 2015. (Photo by Mark Robinson)
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, January 15th, 2016

Team honored at football banquet

Ray Lee, head coach of Greenbrier East’s football team, speaks to a crowd of supporters Sunday afternoon, Jan. 10, at the Fairgrounds. About 200 people gathered with the team at the football team’s annual awards More...

Mother’s little helper
Adleigh Brothers, age 3, was sitting on the counter and playing with her stuffed animal at the Lewisburg Post Office, before the photographer interrupted her. Adleigh’s mother Jenni has the more mundane job of sending packages. Adleigh and Jenni live in Lewisburg. (Photo by Mark Robinson)
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, January 8th, 2016

Photo of the Week

Mother’s little helperAdleigh Brothers, age 3, was sitting on the counter and playing with her stuffed animal at the Lewisburg Post Office, before the photographer interrupted her. Adleigh’s mother Jenni has More...

An Award of Appreciation was presented to Tammy Jordan, owner and president of Fruits of Labor Cafe and Bakery, and Roy W. Lynch, III, executive chef and culinary instructor at Fruits of Labor for their dedication, devotion and commitment to the Rainelle community by the Rainelle Police Chief JP Stevens and Mayor Andy Pendleton, representing the Town of Rainelle on Dec. 23. Fruits of Labor’s Seeds of Recovery Culinary program was created to help those in the Greenbrier County Drug Court overcome addiction and substance abuse by training participants in nutrition, agriculture and the culinary arts. “You have committed yourself to helping those in need,” Pendleton said during the presentation. “The program has proven to be a great success.” Pictured: Rainelle Police Chief JP Stevens; Tammy Jordan, president at Fruits of Labor; Rainelle Mayor Andy Pendleton and Roy W. Lynch, III, CEC, executive chef and lead culinary instructor at Fruits of Labor, Inc.
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, January 8th, 2016

Fruits of Labor receives Appreciation Award

An Award of Appreciation was presented to Tammy Jordan, owner and president of Fruits of Labor Cafe and Bakery, and Roy W. Lynch, III, executive chef and culinary instructor at Fruits of Labor for their dedication, More...

Greenbrier Artists Liz Huffman (left) and Megan Fick do touch up work on Washington Street/Lafayette Street intersection fire hydrant
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, January 8th, 2016

Greenbrier Artists making Lewisburg ready for the New Year

Several Greenbrier Artists, including Megan Fick and Liz Huffman recently spent some time doing “touch up” work on some of the painted fire hydrants around Lewisburg. If you haven’t seen the cool artwork on More...

Eric Bibb
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, January 8th, 2016

Eric Bibb to kick off second half of season at Carnegie Hall

Carnegie Hall proudly presents Eric Bibb on Friday, Jan. 22, at 7:30 p.m. Concert goers may enjoy food and beverage before the show in the Mainstage Lounge. The Lounge, hosted by The French Goat, will be open from More...

Greenbrier East’s Evan Canterbury puts the three-ball in the basket to make the score 63-60, completing a dramatic comeback by the Greenbrier East Spartans. Throughout the game, Metrolina Christian Academy never allowed Greenbrier East to hold the lead, until this shot, with 1:34 left on the clock. East went on to win, 69-62. (Photo by Mark Robinson)
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, January 1st, 2016

East takes down Metrolina

Greenbrier East’s Evan Canterbury puts the three-ball in the basket to make the score 63-60, completing a dramatic comeback by the Greenbrier East Spartans. Throughout the game, Metrolina Christian Academy never More...

Greenbrier East’s Leslie Campbell (left) attempts to free his leg from the grip of Greenbrier West’s Cameron Hunter, in a contest held at Greenbrier West’s gym in Charmco, Tuesday, Dec. 29. (Photo by Mark Robinson)
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, January 1st, 2016

East v. West

Greenbrier East’s Leslie Campbell (left) attempts to free his leg from the grip of Greenbrier West’s Cameron Hunter, in a contest held at Greenbrier West’s gym in Charmco, Tuesday, Dec. 29. (Photo by Mark More...