Lewisburg Fire Chief reports on river rescue

  At the Lewisburg city council meeting last Tuesday evening, Fire Chief Joseph Thomas reported on a water rescue the fire department participated in during the last weekend in April. The story began with a call...

Williamsburg residents discuss fate of school property

  There was a meeting on Monday, May 15, at the Williamsburg Community Building at 7 p.m. The meeting was conducted by the Community Action’s Williamsburg School Committee, co-chaired by William Zumpfe and Jack Goodman, ...

Run for the Wall returns to Rainelle

  Run For The Wall (RFTW) will arrive 400 motorcycles strong via US Route 60 at 12:15 p.m. on Thursday, May 25. After parading through town, RFTW will stop for the 29th year in a row...

Frankford and Lewisburg Destination Teams tie for first place in State

  After achieving honors for creativity, teamwork and innovation in state Destination Imagination academic tournaments, two teams from Greenbrier County have earned the right to compete in Destination Imagination’s Global Finals, the world’s largest celebration...

Baldwin introduces bill to limit legislator pay

  Delegate Stephen Baldwin introduced a bill to during last week’s special session to limit legislator pay.  Special sessions of the legislature are only necessary for very specific purposes, such as has been the case...

Commission approves ‘seed money’ for WSS pool

  On Tuesday, the Greenbrier County Commission voted to approve the county’s arts and recreation committee’s recommendations for the 2017-2018 grant cycle. According to Arts and Recreation Director Roy Grimes, those funding allotments will be...

Questions land Mountain Messenger contributor in jail

By Chris Thomas Reporter Dan Heyman, who covers West Virginia and Virginia for Public News Service, was arrested inside the State Capitol in Charleston on Tuesday afternoon. Heyman was at the Capitol to cover a visit...

Spa City passes ordinance to create planning commission

  The White Sulphur Springs City Council has taken a new step toward codifying its building standards. On Monday night, during its regular meeting, council approved the second, final reading of an ordinance authorizing the creation...

Gov. Justice hosts Trump Jr.

  On Wednesday, Governor Jim Justice announced he’d hosted the son of President Donald Trump in Greenbrier and Monroe counties the previous day. According to a press release from the Democratic governor, “Justice and Don...

‘Taking it home for Mother’s Day’

  The Children’s Home Society (CHS) has partnered with the West Virginia Oil Marketers and Grocers Association (OMEGA) for the past several years in a statewide fundraising campaign called “Taking it Home for Mother’s Day,”...