Wanderlust … The Experience

The Mountain State is no stranger to tourism. We have white water rafting, motorcycle rallies and scenic drives, traditional mountain music, and even world renowned sporting events. We are Wild and Wonderful. And now we have Wanderlust.   Nestled in Pocahontas County, Snowshoe Mountain resort is a major player in the tourism industry. Year round, More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, June 12th, 2016
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AOA president speaks at WVSOM graduation

One hundred eighty-three participating graduates sat draped in their green and black regalia, their tassels swinging back and forth from their caps in front of an audience of about 2,500. Each of the soon-to-be More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, June 10th, 2016
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Kelly Huff Greenbrier East High School Principal

The Greenbrier County School Board has announced the appointment of Kelly A. Huff to the position of principal of Greenbrier East High School. “I am so excited to finally work in my community. It has always been More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, June 10th, 2016
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JROTC cadet receives VFW scholarship

A Greenbrier West High School student and JROTC cadet has been named the best in the state by the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Amber Clark received a plaque and a $500 scholarship check at a ceremony on Friday, June More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, June 10th, 2016
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River Race team competes to raise ALS awareness

Deva Wagner pushes her father, Chally Erb, in a jogging stroller during last weekend’s 30th Annual Great Greenbrier River Race. Wagner competed in the race alongside friends Dr. Emily Griffith (pictured left), More...

By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, June 5th, 2016
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New homes featured on House & Garden Tour

Five never before toured homes and gardens are featured on the 35th Lewisburg Home and Garden Tour on Saturday, June 11. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., visit homes reflecting historic and modern restoration and decoration. More...

By Sara Mansheim On Saturday, June 4th, 2016
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Bimbo Coles to host Olympic Day in Lewisburg

Bimbo Coles will host Olympic Day in Lewisburg Local Olympian Bimbo Coles is paying homage to his roots by hosting Olympic Day at Montwell Park in Lewisburg. Coles played point guard on the 1988 U.S. Basketball More...

By Peggy MacKenzie On Saturday, June 4th, 2016
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Washington Street danglers

Dangling precariously from atop a Washington Street building are owner Tia Bouman (left) and Sarah Wallace. Bouman has been overseeing renovations inside the three story historical structure for several months. More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, May 27th, 2016
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‘Water for Elephants’ author coming to Literary Fest

The 2016 Lewisburg Literary Festival Committee has announced this year’s featured author as Sara Gruen, the No. 1 New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of “At the Water’s Edge,” “Water for Elephants,” More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, May 23rd, 2016
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Event held to promote prom safety

Event held to promote prom safety In honor of prom season, High Rocks, held the first annual Post-Prom Pancake Breakfast on May 7 in Montwell Park at The Hub. During this event, an endless amount of blueberry, chocolate More...