The CVB continues its educational series with Trip Advisor workshop

In order to assist tourism partners with their marketing efforts, the Greenbrier County CVB Partner Education Workshop Series was created. Perfect for the beginner – and a refresher for the experienced – the series equips tourism related businesses with basic “must do’s” and other easy-to-implement techniques proven to get customers More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Saturday, January 14th, 2017
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Attorney General files suit against third pharmacy in less than a month

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey’s lawsuit against a Raleigh County pharmacy alleges it provided nearly 5 million doses of highly addictive prescription painkillers in just seven years amid significant More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, January 6th, 2017
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GasBuddy forecasts highest gas prices in three years for 2017

Motorists may get some sticker shock in 2017 and will shell out $52 billion more over the course of the year compared to 2016 as the national yearly average rises to $2.49 per gallon, according to GasBuddy’s 2017 More...

By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, January 1st, 2017
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Greenbrier Valley Board of Realtors donates to local food pantries

Front Row: Loise Feury, Emmanuel United Methodist Church of White Sulphur Springs Food Pantry director (left); Tina Noe, Greenbrier Community Services Williamsburg Food Pantry director; Carolyn White, Quinwood Community More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, January 1st, 2017
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Rainelle Medical Center receives surprise donation

FirstEnergy External Affairs manager John Norman (right) presents a $5,000 check from the FirstEnergy Foundation’s “12 Gifts of the Season” campaign to the Rainelle Medical Center staff social workers Barbara More...

By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, January 1st, 2017
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WV Weekly Fuel update and outlook

Average retail gasoline prices in West Virginia rose 0.4 cents per gallon last week, averaging $2.31/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 1,154 gas outlets in West Virginia. This compares with More...

By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, January 1st, 2017
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Be wary of post-holiday employment scams

Attorney General Patrick Morrisey warned consumers to exercise caution when looking for employment opportunities to pay off those holiday purchases. Gifts and travel expenses are just some of the things that put More...

Kara Dense
By Mountain Messenger On Monday, December 26th, 2016
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Greenbrier County CVB Executive Director appointed to WV Tourism Commission

Kara D. Dense has accepted an appointment to the West Virginia Tourism Commission after having been selected by Governor Earl Ray Tomblin. Dense will join the private-public board that oversees the West Virginia More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, December 26th, 2016
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West Virginia weekly fuel update and outlook

Average retail gasoline prices in West Virginia rose 5.0 cents per gallon last week, averaging $2.30/g Dec. 18, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 1,154 gas outlets in West Virginia. This compares with the More...

By Mountain Messenger On Wednesday, December 21st, 2016
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Nominations for Small Business Week Awards open

  The West Virginia Small Business Development Center is joining the call for state and national nominations to honor West Virginia businesses with the U.S. Small Business Administration Small Business Week More...