Find a hole and plug it up

Earlier this week, a crack appeared in the pavement in Stratton Alley behind City Hall. When city crews broke through the asphalt, they found a 15-foot-deep sinkhole, directly under the city’s property line, exposing water lines and undermining the brick structure fronting Court Street. The building houses the Family Court offices and Greenbrier Printing More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Thursday, August 4th, 2016
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Tending The Graveyard

Susan Harkness regularly spends time in the cemetery next to Old Stone Church in Lewisburg cleaning headstones. On Tuesday, she was joined by her son Blair, visiting from Asheville, NC, with his twin daughters Madeline More...

By Mountain Messenger On Thursday, July 28th, 2016
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New Orleans Saints help resurrect park that was floored by flood

By John DeShazier Senior Writer NewOrleansSaints.com The feel was far from ceremonial, the action more reminiscent of a dead-out sprint than a get-the-blood-flowing jog. Virtually, from the time New Orleans Saints More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, July 18th, 2016
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WV team leaves flooding behind, wins World Series title

By Marty Gordon Noah Parker and his Southern West Virginia teammates went 5-1 and took the title in the 14U bracket at the Top Gun World Series hosted by the town of Christiansburg, VA. (Photo by Jon Fleming, courtesy More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, July 8th, 2016
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Hangin’ in there

  Ryker Kelley, 4, from Ronceverte, uses a tree exactly as a tree was meant to be used, Tuesday evening, at Dorie Miller Park in Lewisburg. (Mark Robinson photo)  More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, July 8th, 2016
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1,000-year flood slams area

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By Mountain Messenger On Thursday, July 7th, 2016
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Double Trouble

Two lambs stay close to their mother, on Brownstown Road. (Mark Robinson photo)  More...

By Mountain Messenger On Thursday, June 23rd, 2016
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Rains flood Greenbrier County

  Torrential rains caused flooding throughout Greenbrier County on Thursday including in White Sulphur Springs. Pictured is a partially submerged vehicle at the Battlefield Crossing shopping center at the junction More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, June 17th, 2016
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Ronceverte River Festival Royalty

The QueenRaechyl Beard, from Lewisburg, was crowned the Queen of the Ronceverte River Festival last Friday. Raechyl is 17 years old, the daughter of Tonya and Roy Painter, of Lewisburg. It was the first time she More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, June 17th, 2016
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New pavilion at WV Fairgrounds

The West Virginia State Fairgrounds will have new amenity for fair-goers this year, a high-level seating area pavilion now under construction, viewable from 219 south. Additionally, where there was once a parking More...