Generation Greenbrier Valley re-launched

GGV Board of Directors: Front Row: Valerie Colella (left), Courtney Jesser and Josh Saxe; Second Row: Kendra Sullivan (left), Jennifer Sprouse, Elizabeth McMullenand Cate Bennett; Back Row: Alissa Novoselic (left) and Rece Lynn Nester

GGV Board of Directors: Front Row: Valerie Colella (left), Courtney Jesser and Josh Saxe; Second Row: Kendra Sullivan (left), Jennifer Sprouse, Elizabeth McMullenand Cate Bennett; Back Row: Alissa Novoselic (left) and Rece Lynn Nester  More...

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Bike racks as functional art beautify the new sidewalk in front of the CVB
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, September 12th, 2014

Instilling the seeds of Functional Art in Lewisburg

Bike racks as functional art beautify the new sidewalk in front of the CVB   Mark Blumenstein and some of his unconventional metal art pieces By Peggy Mackenzie Somewhere on a hillside above Alderson, artist More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, September 12th, 2014

Comp Plan approved

By Peggy Mackenzie In a unanimous vote, the county commissioners approved the county’s Comprehensive Plan at the meeting held on Tuesday evening. At a working session the previous week, the commissioners had suggested More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, September 12th, 2014

Greenbrier plans new tennis stadium

Center Court at Creekside set to debut in June 2015 The Greenbrier, the iconic destination resort set on 10,000 private acres in the foothills of West Virginia’s Allegheny Mountains, announced last Thursday that More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, September 12th, 2014

Hawks and Hiking Day September 20

On Saturday, Sept. 20, at 10 a.m., in the parking area of the Hanging Rock Raptor Observatory, Brian Hirt and Robert Shaw, members of the West Virginia Scenic Trails Association, will host workshops for anyone interested More...

2013 TEDxLewisburg Speakers
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, September 5th, 2014

TEDxLewisburg brings ideas worth sharing

On Sept. 26, TEDxLewisburg will bring 11 dynamic speakers from the Greenbrier Valley and beyond to the Greenbrier Valley Theatre for an afternoon of thoroughly enjoyable, thought-provoking talks. The theme for More...

Martha “Molly” Stathers
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, September 5th, 2014

Memorial Funds established at GVCF for Molly Stathers

Two memorial funds for Martha “Molly” Stathers have been established at the Greater Greenbrier Valley Community Foundation (GVCF) to aid local Episcopal churches. The Martha B. Stathers Fund for St. James Episcopal More...

Monsignor John Williams (left), Father Harry Winters, Father Tom Collins, Father James Conyers, Father Bonaventure Lussier and Father Emanuel Touvares
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, September 5th, 2014

Six priests concelebrate Mass at Historic Sweet Springs Catholic Church

Six priests from four Catholic dioceses concelebrated the Mass of the Feast of the Assumption at the historic St. John, the Evangelist, Catholic Church in Sweet Springs, Monroe County, Aug. 15. Coordinated by the More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, September 5th, 2014

NWAL Herding Dog Rescue, Inc. receives Thundershirt Grant

Thanks to the Thundershirt Company, NWAL Herding Dog Rescue, Inc., Alderson, has received a grant of 5 Thundershirts, innovative jackets that use gentle pressure to calm pets and ease their anxiety. The company More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, September 5th, 2014

Three-family Defibaugh family gathering held in Caldwell

On a bright sunny, warm day on Saturday, Aug. 16, Frank and Anna Scott Defibaugh hosted the gathering at their home on Monroe Draft Road in Caldwell with 60 family members and friends in attendance for a day of More...