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 on replacing pipelines. Pendleton said the project will wrap up within the next two weeks. That’s not to say there weren’t frustrations More...

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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

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...

Dr. Chad Poage, D.O.
By Mountain Messenger On Monday, April 25th, 2016

Lewisburg native speaks at meeting of combined orthopedic associations

Dr. Chad Poage, D.O. Mountainstate Orthopedic Associates’ (MOA) orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Chad Poage, D.O., spoke at the 2016 Meeting of Combined Orthopaedic Associations (COMOC) in Cape Town, South Africa, Friday, More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, April 24th, 2016

Greenbrier Valley Brewing Company celebrates tap room anniversary

Just north of Lewisburg lies a delicious local secret of Greenbrier County, West Virginia. Greenbrier Valley Brewing Company, otherwise known as GVBC, has been creating craft beer since June 2014 and has developed More...

New York Times best-selling author to headline Urban Ag Conference
By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, April 24th, 2016

New York Times best-selling author to headline Urban Ag Conference

New York Times best-selling author to headline Urban Ag Conference New York Times best-selling author Forrest Pritchard will headline the third annual West Virginia Urban Agriculture Conference on the campus of More...

Nadine Fullen
By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, April 24th, 2016

Fullen celebrates 50 years of service at Union Pharmacy

Nadine Fullen Pharmacy technician Nadine Fullen reached a milestone this month that few ever achieve in a lifetime. On Apr. 1, Fullen celebrated 50 years of service at Union Pharmacy. “What an amazing accomplishment. More...