New River CTC President responds to judge’s ruling in pool case

Dr. L. Marshall Washington at the podium in front of the unused Arts and Science building on the New River CTC campus

By Peggy Mackenzie New River Community and Technical College President L. Marshall Washington issued a statement early Wednesday morning in response to Judge H.L. Kirkpatrick’s order that $1 million in hotel-motel tax funds be returned to the Greenbrier County Commission. Washington stressed that although the hotel-motel monies are being returned, More...

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Peter Timmins
By admin On Friday, November 7th, 2014

Former Greenbrier Executive Chef Peter Timmins dies at 57

Former Greenbrier Executive Chef Peter Timmins dies at 57 By Peggy Mackenzie Peter Timmins, CMC, executive chef at The Everglades Club in Palm Beach, FL, was found dead in an apartment in West Palm Beach, FL., on More...

Children receiving their gift via Operation Christmas Child. For complete details on how to pack, label and ship or deliver gift shoeboxes, visit Samaritan’s Purse’s website and click on the Operation Christmas Child link.
By admin On Friday, November 7th, 2014

The story of the Good Samaritan in action

By David Esteppe Lewisburg Rotarian Judy Long presented a popular worldwide outreach program to the club members on Monday. Operation Christmas Child is a project under the umbrella of the Samaritan’s Purse organization More...

Cass Scenic Railroad State Park railroad operations have been transferred to the State Rail Authority
By admin On Monday, November 3rd, 2014

State Rail Authority takes over Cass trains

Cass Scenic Railroad State Park railroad operations have been transferred to the State Rail Authority By Geoff Hamill The Pocahontas Times No job or wage cuts for Cass employees The mighty steam locomotives at Cass More...

“Cancer,” by Emily Coleman, will hang in Washington Street Gallery as part of her “Hey Baby, What’s Your Sign?” show. Materials in the painting include acrylic paint, cut paper, silver leaf, silvered quartz gemstone, silk mesh, shell, cut Mylar, mica chips, lead crystal, faux pearls and mirror on 2 feet by 4 feet birch wood panel.
By admin On Monday, November 3rd, 2014

‘Hey Baby, What’s Your Sign’ Area artist’s show spans the Zodiac with intricate, multimedia paintings

By Sarah Mansheim Revelers looking for Emily Coleman at Harmony Ridge Gallery during November’s First Friday are in for a surprise – she won’t be there. Folks are used to seeing Coleman behind the wine More...

Goblins and pumpkins decorate Church Street in Lewisburg in celebration of Halloween. Church and Court streets are a popular trick-or-treat destination for little ghouls and boys from all over the area. (Sarah Mansheim photo and text)
By admin On Monday, November 3rd, 2014

Goblins on Church Street

Goblins and pumpkins decorate Church Street in Lewisburg in celebration of Halloween. Church and Court streets are a popular trick-or-treat destination for little ghouls and boys from all over the area. (Sarah Mansheim More...

Three of the four winners of the Open Men Division Championship Class who recently participated in the 77th annual State Singles National Horseshoe Pitchers Association (NHPA) Sanctioned Tournament held within the East Marion Park of Fairmont: Allen Withrow of Ronceverte (left), Roger Carter of Panther and Doug Cook of Bluefield. The 2015 West Virginia Horseshoe Pitchers Association (WVHPA) State Singles Championships Tournament will be held in Ronceverte.
By admin On Monday, November 3rd, 2014

Horseshoe Tournament winners announced

Three of the four winners of the Open Men Division Championship Class who recently participated in the 77th annual State Singles National Horseshoe Pitchers Association (NHPA) Sanctioned Tournament held within the More...

Several members of the GEHS and EGMS golf teams and a few from the Woodrow Wilson golf team from Beckley were privileged to receive golf instruction from several golf pros at The Greenbrier on Oct. 23. Sir Nick Faldo, who is a touring golf pro, TV golf analyst and owner of the Greenbrier Faldo Golf Center, and Billy Winters, head teaching pro at the Greenbrier Faldo Golf Center at The Greenbrier, were among those golf professionals who helped the players. “We want to thank The Greenbrier staff, the Faldo Golf Center staff, and all who made this special opportunity available for our young people. It was a meaningful experience for all of us,” said GEHS and EGMS Golf Coach Terry Koon.
By admin On Monday, November 3rd, 2014

Members of GEHS and GEMS golf teams receive instruction from the pros

Several members of the GEHS and EGMS golf teams and a few from the Woodrow Wilson golf team from Beckley were privileged to receive golf instruction from several golf pros at The Greenbrier on Oct. 23. Sir Nick More...

Doug Hylton stands by a portrait of Marie Leist in Ronceverte City Hall. The Leist Foundation is one of several organizations who have donated community development funds to the city.
By admin On Monday, November 3rd, 2014

Doug Hylton: Greenbrier County’s Money Man

By Sarah Mansheim Attend almost any municipal or county meeting on a regular basis, and likely you’re going to notice Doug Hylton standing and seeking approval for grant funding. The grant writer has devoted his More...

Jesse Anderson, superintendent of Greenbrier State Forest and Moncove Lake State Park, has been named the ServiceWear Apparel Park Ranger of the Year for 2014. Anderson is seen here (center) with ServiceWear Apparel Executive Vice President Jim Burnett and West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin.
By admin On Monday, November 3rd, 2014

Voters select WV State Parks Supt. Jesse Anderson ServiceWear Apparel 2014 Park Ranger of the Year

ServiceWear Apparel has announced Jesse Anderson, superintendent of Greenbrier State Forest and Moncove Lake State Park in West Virginia, as the 2014 Park Ranger of the Year. The award honors a ranger who goes above More...