Greenbrier Artists present honorary lifetime memberships

Robert Mareneck is presented with Greenbrier Artists lifetime membership certificate by Jeanne Brenneman

Greenbrier Artists recently honored Robert Mareneck and Olive Jo McCoy by giving them lifetime memberships in the Greenbrier Artists Group. Artist “Papa Bob” of Lewisburg is a long-term member who has been painting watercolors for many years. He is a juried member of Tamarack, the Best of West Virginia; and locally, his artwork is displayed in the More...

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Shane Roper and Carly Brand in 2014 Teen Conservatory Spring Showcase The Comedy of Errors (Photo courtesy Greenbrier Valley Theatre)
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, December 5th, 2014

Greenbrier Valley Theatre’s Spring Education Classes begin enrollment

Greenbrier Valley Theatre (GVT) is excited for the upcoming spring education classes: GVTots I (age 5-6) and II (age 7-8), GVTweens (age 9-11), GVTeens (age 12-18) and the year-long GVTeen Conservatory (age 13-18). More...

Country Roads Crossfit is now open in downtown Lewisburg. The non-traditional workout space favored by Crossfit features a barebones metal frame used for weightlifting, pull ups and gymnastics.
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, December 5th, 2014

Country Roads Crossfit brings a new level of fitness to downtown Lewisburg

By Sarah Mansheim A new place to work out has opened in downtown Lewisburg, but don’t expect to see treadmills, elliptical machines or weight machines at Country Roads Crossfit. According to Country Roads Crossfit More...

2014 Holiday Guide
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, December 5th, 2014

The 2014 Holiday Guide. Free Publication.

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Carolers sing holiday favorites at the Greenbrier Valley Visitors Center (Photo by Sarah Mansheim)
By Mountain Messenger On Monday, December 1st, 2014

Holiday Open House

Carolers sing holiday favorites at the Greenbrier Valley Visitors Center (Photo by Sarah Mansheim)  More...

The Holiday by Design wreath and Christmas Tree auction at the Greenbrier Valley Visitors Center benefits the United Way of the Greenbrier Valley, with funds going toward local food banks and emergency heating initiatives. Here, United Way of the Greenbrier Valley Executive Director Cindy Lavender-Bowe visits the installation during the Holiday Open House (Photo by Sarah Mansheim)
By Mountain Messenger On Monday, December 1st, 2014

Holiday Open House

The Holiday by Design wreath and Christmas Tree auction at the Greenbrier Valley Visitors Center benefits the United Way of the Greenbrier Valley, with funds going toward local food banks and emergency heating initiatives. More...

Love Child manager Siobhan Winters treats shoppers to cookies and punch at Sunday’s Holiday Open House. Love Child and Wolf Creek Gallery have joined with United Way of the Greenbrier Valley, donating $1 for every wish list to the organization (Photo by Sarah Mansheim)
By Mountain Messenger On Monday, December 1st, 2014

Love Child manager Siobhan Winters treats shoppers to cookies and punch at Sunday’s Holiday Open House. Love Child and Wolf Creek Gallery have joined with United Way of the Greenbrier Valley, donating $1 for every More...

Carriage rides through historic downtown prove a popular attraction during Saturday’s mild weather (Photo by Sarah Mansheim)
By Mountain Messenger On Monday, December 1st, 2014

Holiday Open House opens the holiday season in downtown Lewisburg

By Sarah Mansheim Last weekend was full of fun in downtown Lewisburg, as citizens gathered throughout the weekend to celebrate the holidays. On Saturday night, about 125 people came to the city green space to celebrate More...

Ten dancers from Valley Dance Studio traveled to Williamsburg, VA, for a two-day dance workshop in November. They joined other dancers from the Mid-Atlantic Chapter 17 in Maryland, Washington, DC, Northern Virginia, Delaware and Pennsylvania. The dancers took classes from Dance Masters of America Teachers Michael Lambert, James Boyd, Tracey Davenport and Andrew Nemr in ballet, jazz, tap, AIF stretching and ballet variations. The workshop is part of the National Dance Masters of America curriculum and is for DMA Certified dance schools. For more information about Valley Dance Studio check out: www.valleydanceandetiquette.com. Pictured: Director of Valley Dance Studio Cate Bennett and dancers Peyton Barker, Ainsley Paxton, Elizabeth Rourk, Madeline Beard, Kiersten Keeling, Emily Arbuckle, Kelly Hanson, Breanna Boggs, Taylor White and Sarah Kadel.
By admin On Monday, December 1st, 2014

Dancers attend Master Workshop

Ten dancers from Valley Dance Studio traveled to Williamsburg, VA, for a two-day dance workshop in November. They joined other dancers from the Mid-Atlantic Chapter 17 in Maryland, Washington, DC, Northern Virginia, More...

Jennifer “Tootie” Jones and her son, Everett O’Flaherty, were recently awarded Second Place in the West Virginia Conservation Farm of the Year contest. Jones raises beef cattle at Swift Level Farm, directly marketing her beef to area butchers, restaurants, shops and farmers markets.
By admin On Monday, December 1st, 2014

Beef cattle a quiet, but major, force in Greenbrier County economy

By Sarah Mansheim Grazing cattle in Greenbrier County are so predominant, they’re almost part of the landscape. As we drive on Rt. 219 and Rt. 60, or along any of the back roads that wind around the mountains, More...