Food Lion donates $2,500 to Pentecostal Holiness Food Pantry

The White Sulphur Springs Food Lion is helping make the holiday season for a local food pantry and strengthening the Mountaineer Food Bank network. Food Lion will donate $2,500 to White Sulphur Springs Pentecostal Holiness Food Pantry in Greenbrier County. Pentecostal Holiness Food Pantry is in need of repairs to their delivery van to help them get More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Wednesday, December 21st, 2016
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State unemployment rate 6.0 percent in November

  West Virginia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment remained at 6.0 percent in November 2016. The number of unemployed state residents held at 47,900. Total unemployment was down 1,300 over the year. The national More...

By Mountain Messenger On Thursday, December 15th, 2016
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Federal grants benefit Anthony and Rupert

On Nov. 29, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin announced grant awards to fund 54 community and infrastructure projects across the state. The Transportation Alternatives and Recreational Trails Grant programs will provide more More...

By Mountain Messenger On Thursday, December 15th, 2016
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Jenkins staff to hold mobile office hours in WSS

U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-WV) announced this week his mobile office hours for December. A member of his staff will be at White Sulphur Springs City Hall on Thursday, Dec. 15, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. City Hall More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, December 5th, 2016
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Drema Mace joins WVSOM’s Center for Rural and Community Health

Drema Mace, Ph.D., M.S.P., joined WVSOM as the executive director of the Center for Rural and Community Heath (CRCH) on Nov. 7. Mace will be responsible for overseeing the expansion, operation and management of More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, December 5th, 2016
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Tomblin urges passage of federal miners protection act

On Monday, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin this week issued the following statement urging congressional passage of the Miners Protection Act, legislation supported by U.S. Senators Joe Manchin and Shelley Moore Capito that More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, December 5th, 2016
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Professional Development Session slated December 5

MountainHeart Child Care Resource and Referral Services, a program of MountainHeart Community Services Inc., will conduct a professional development session on Monday, Dec. 5, at the Workforce WV Career Center, More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, November 28th, 2016
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WV joins suit against Suboxone maker

Last week, West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and a coalition of 42 attorneys general announced the filing of an antitrust lawsuit against the makers of Suboxone, a brand-name prescription drug used More...

By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, November 20th, 2016
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Lewisburg Green Team forms co-op for residents going solar

Residents of the Lewisburg area have formed a solar co-op to save money and make going solar easier, while building a network of solar supporters. The Greenbrier River Watershed Association, the Lewisburg Green More...

By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, November 20th, 2016
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Mega Business pie-eating contest

With crowds cheering and taking pictures on their phones, a dozen plucky pie-eaters, big and small, did their very best to consume three pies in a race to win the pie-eating contest during last Thursday’s Mega More...