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Lewisburg Music Festival (Artist credit: Mike Costello)

Lewisburg Music Festival (Artist credit: Mike Costello) Celebrating artists who embody American roots music styles, including country, roots – rock, folk, bluegrass, R&B and blues, the First Annual Lewisburg Music Festival will be held on Saturday, July 26, from 2-10 p.m. The lawns of Carnegie Hall, New River Community & Technical College More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, July 18th, 2014

The Saints come marching in

By Sara Swann Just a few weeks after The Greenbrier Classic, the town of White Sulphur Springs is preparing to tackle a whole new tourist venue – The New Orleans Saints football team. Chosen because of its More...

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By David Esteppe On Friday, July 18th, 2014

Over-crowding means euthanizations will resume

After an unprecedented five month stretch without having to euthanize animals brought in to the Greenbrier Humane Society ( GHS ) in Lewisburg, the shelter is at crisis capacity and will have to resume putting More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, July 11th, 2014

Carnegie Hall Kids’ College brings the Arts to life

Kids’ College Students Charlotte shows the dolls she made using corn husks, pipe cleaners and other craft supplies   by Sara Swann The staff and volunteers at Carnegie Hall in Lewisburg kicked off the 22nd More...

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By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, July 11th, 2014

New county board appointments; grants approved for Historic Society

Business conducted during the Tuesday evening county commission meeting included an approval for Sheriff Jan Cahill to hire William McGuire as a civilian hire for the Sheriff’s Department. Cahill said, “He More...

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By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, July 11th, 2014

Judge approves Ronceverte’s new sewage system

“The only way the existing treatment plant could meet the requirement is by magic. And since magic is not available, other options must be explored.” —Judge Keith A. George As colorfully described in his More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, July 11th, 2014

Potholes patched in Alderson

Rick Burns (left), Eric Duff, Robbie Falls and Keith Boyd work quickly to spread the hot asphalt.     On June 27, a large number of potholes were filled in the Town of Alderson. Potholes accumulate over More...

By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, July 11th, 2014

Sting operation nets tool thieves

A sting operation set up by West Virginia State Police and a local contractor was successful in recovering about three-quarters of a quantity of tools stolen the night before from a construction site in White Sulphur More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, July 11th, 2014

Bradley sentenced for sexual assault

by Sara Swann David Ray Bradley, a Greenbrier County health care provider was arrested in 2011 on accusations of having sexually assaulted a blind and mentally handicapped patient with a toilet bowl brush. On Monday, More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, July 11th, 2014

Lewisburg Literary Festival set for August 1 & 2

Bestselling Author Garth Stein of ‘The Art of Racing in the Rain’ to headline Lewisburg Literary Festival The Lewisburg Literary Festival is pleased to invite you to join author Garth Stein, author of the New More...