Billionaire gubernatorial candidate gives millions to charities while delaying tax payments

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By Peggy Mackenzie As West Virginia’s richest man, with a net worth of $1.6 billion, Greenbrier resort owner Jim Justice owes delinquent property taxes on real estate and personal property to the tune of $3.9 million. That figure just accounts for overdue debts due to six cash-strapped southern West Virginia counties – Greenbrier, Raleigh, McDowell, More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Monday, April 25th, 2016

Infrastructure upgrades to Rainelle’s water system project near completion

By Peggy Mackenzie A long-awaited pet project has finally been realized for Rainelle’s Mayor Andrea “Andy” Pendleton. The town’s water system is nearing the end of a year-long upgrade that focused mainly More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, April 25th, 2016

‘Booth and Jeff Show’ comes to Greenbrier Valley with no Justice in sight

By Sarah Mansheim “Somebody’s missing tonight, and he’s not too far away,” said Senator Jeff Kessler at Tuesday night’s gubernatorial debate at Greenbrier Valley Theatre. Kessler was referring to gubernatorial More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, April 25th, 2016

Public invited to learn about drinking water protection

West Virginia Rivers Coalition, the cities of Lewisburg and Alderson, and 10 local partners will host two free public forums on how citizens can get involved in drinking water protection: Apr. 30, 1-3 p.m., at Alderson’s More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, April 25th, 2016

More holes found in airport financial records

By Sarah Mansheim More old bookkeeping holes were revealed Tuesday night at the Greenbrier County Airport Authority meeting. The authority voted to give a 90-day cancellation of contract notice to Mountain Vending More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, April 25th, 2016

WV Rivers Coalition praises Senate permanent reauthorization of Land and Water Conservation Fund

With the approval of the Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015, the Senate voted to permanently reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund, or LWCF, which uses royalties from off-shore oil and gas leases More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, April 25th, 2016

Gum Street bridge closed for replacement

The West Virginia Division of Highways announces the closing of Gum Street Bridge on CR 50/3 in White Sulphur Springs, beginning Apr. 18 according to Adrian Lusk, District Nine Bridge Engineer. WVDOH will close More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, April 25th, 2016

New addressing website announced for Greenbrier Co.

Greenbrier County Homeland Security and Emergency Management Director Al Whitaker recently announced a new addressing website for the public to begin using for access to the address mapping. The site, http://addressing.greenbrierwv.cc/, More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, April 25th, 2016

Briefly

  AHMH’s April / May schedule American Heritage Music Hall at Island Park, 315 Monroe Avenue, Ronceverte, is a nonprofit organization (Ref. IRS 501(c)3) and handicap accessible. No alcohol and no smoking. All More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, April 25th, 2016

Also

The Lewisburg City Council voted on Tuesday to approve the Red Dragonwing Begonia, a non-native hybrid, as this year’s official flower of Lewisburg at the Lewisburg In Bloom event to be held over Memorial Day More...