GES announces three winners in MLK Essay & Art Contest

“Brotherhood is More Precious than Diamonds, Silver or Gold” - Indigo Graves reads an excerpt from her first place winning essay regarding Dr. Martin Luther King’s 1964 Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech. Graves is a Fourth Grade Student at Greenbrier Episcopal school.

Greenbrier Episcopal School (GES) announces three winners in the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration Essay and Art Contest, held each year to honor Dr. King’s legacy. Indigo Graves won First Place in the Fourth Grade Essay Competition, Willow Ferguson won third place in the Fifth Grade Essay Competition and Mackenzie Bailey won second place in More...

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day March
By Jonathan Collins On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day March in Downtown Lewisburg – Video

Philip McLaughlin, Jr. leads Jillian Styles and Philip McLaughlin III up Washington Street as the self proclaimed “caboose” of the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day March.      More...

The Williamsburg Ruritan Club finished a very productive year of community work with their December meeting and Christmas party. 2015 officers were inducted and sworn in: Doyle Owens, secretary (left); Jonna Mullins, director; Junior Mullins, vice president; Herb Barthlow, director; Jack Goodman, president; Stan Zahorenko, director and Rick Hedrick, treasurer. Several new community projects are planned and the schedule of events will be announced at forthcoming meetings. The Williamsburg Ruritan Club welcomes suggestions and help from community residents. Telephone 304-645-0964.
By admin On Monday, January 19th, 2015

Williamsburg Ruritan Club inducts 2015 officers

The Williamsburg Ruritan Club finished a very productive year of community work with their December meeting and Christmas party. 2015 officers were inducted and sworn in: Doyle Owens, secretary (left); Jonna Mullins, More...

Greenbrier Artist Jeanne Brenneman (left) presents member Sissy McLaughlin materials for the Pocahontas County Elementary Students Art Classes
By admin On Monday, January 19th, 2015

Greenbrier Artists donate supplies for Pocahontas Elementary School

Sissy McLaughlin of Hillsboro, a member of the Greenbrier Artists and the Pocahontas County Artists Guild, has been teaching a weekly art class for elementary students in Pocahontas County. Because of budget constraints, More...

Smooth Ambler’s Greenbrier Gin gets ready for its close-up, as the Maxwelton distillery gets ready to take on Hollywood.
By admin On Friday, January 16th, 2015

Smooth Ambler Spirits goes Hollywood

By Sarah Mansheim Smooth Ambler has gone Hollywood – and they almost didn’t know it. Smooth Ambler Business Manager Randi Smith said she was browsing through her Facebook feed last weekend when she saw an More...

First National Bank President Matt Burns (left) presents Ronceverte Mayor David Smith with a $500 donation to the City of Ronceverte’s Comprehensive Plan. Having already donated $100 earlier, the additional donation on Jan. 5 brings First National Bank’s total support of the plan to $600.
By admin On Friday, January 9th, 2015

First National donates to Ronceverte’s Comprehensive Plan

First National Bank President Matt Burns (left) presents Ronceverte Mayor David Smith with a $500 donation to the City of Ronceverte’s Comprehensive Plan. Having already donated $100 earlier, the additional donation More...

With friends and family, Dan Withrow, fifth from the left, embarking on his 31st anniversary of daily running. He began this day’s run on the Greenbrier River Trail from its Caldwell entrance.
By admin On Friday, January 9th, 2015

Into the fourth decade of a runner’s high

By David Esteppe On Dec. 26, Ronceverte’s Dan Withrow took to the Greenbrier River Trail in Caldwell to do what he has done every day for an incredible stretch of time. On this day, he celebrated 31 years of running More...

Ronceverte Elementary School student Jaidyn Smith is honored for winning the regional hoop shoot by Mayor David Smith. Jaidyn will go to the state hoop shoot championships in Huntington on Jan. 17.
By admin On Friday, January 9th, 2015

Railroad depot festival may be coming to city of Ronceverte

By Sarah Mansheim If Ronceverte resident Kathy King has her way, another festival may be coming to the Greenbrier Valley. King, who lives and works in Ronceverte and is the president of Main Street Ronceverte’s More...

Heather Murray Elkins will lead the Women’s Winter Retreat on Jan. 30 and 31 at the Lewisburg United Methodist Church. All women are welcome!
By admin On Friday, January 9th, 2015

Women’s Winter Retreat scheduled for January 30 & 31 – ‘Fashion & Faith: What Women Wear When God Throws a Party’

The Lewisburg United Methodist Church invites you to take part in a “sleep-in-your-own-bed” retreat on Friday evening, Jan. 30 and the morning and afternoon of Saturday, Jan. 31. All women are welcome! We are More...

Luella Mansheim with her winning coloring sheet entry
By admin On Friday, January 9th, 2015

Frankford second grader wins contest

Luella Mansheim, a second grader at Frankford Elementary School, has won the West Virginia Recycles Youth Contest for the second and third grade category. Overall, the contest was very competitive with hundreds More...