Deadline looms for SBA Small Business R&D & Innovation Grants

The deadline nears for U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) grants to state and local economic development agencies, business development centers, colleges and universities in support of innovative, technology-driven small businesses under SBA’s Federal and State Technology (FAST) partnership program. Applications for the grants will no longer More...

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Picture from Left to right. Paul Grist with Foxfire Dog "Cadbury" and pilot Jonathan Collins.
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, March 28th, 2014

Foxfire Experiments with Drone Technology

LEWISBURG – Foxfire Realty is one of the first regional real estate companies to experiment with “drone” technology with the launch this month of “Chopper Foxfire.” Picture from Left to right. Paul Grist More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, March 28th, 2014

Land judging & home site evaluation contest planned

The Greenbrier Valley and Southern Conservation Districts will host their annual Land Judging and Home Site Evaluation Contest on Tuesday, Apr. 29 at the USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center in Alderson. All area FFA, More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, March 28th, 2014

Humanities Council adds new committee members

The West Virginia Humanities Council announces citizen members recently elected to its program committee. The Humanities Council, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, serves West Virginia More...

Dr. Nathaniel Harris, chairman of the Board for GVCF
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, March 14th, 2014

New Board Officers elected for Community Foundation

At its January meeting, the Board of Directors for the Greater Greenbrier Valley Community Foundation (GVCF) elected Dr. Nathaniel Harris to be its new chairman. Dr. Harris assumes the position from Greg Johnson More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, March 14th, 2014

Self-employed? Sign up for 2014 health care coverage by March 31

The Affordable Care Act provides comprehensive health insurance reforms designed to ensure Americans have access to quality, affordable health care coverage, and with only a couple weeks to go during this open enrollment More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, March 14th, 2014

Chamber of Commerce 2014 Annual Dinner slated March 18

The Greater Greenbrier Chamber of Commerce would like to remind all of its members that the 2014 Annual Dinner will be held on Tuesday, Mar. 18 at 6 p.m. at The Greenbrier Hotel. The Chamber would also like to thank More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, March 14th, 2014

Concord University invites employers from across the region to Career Fair

Concord University is extending an invitation to employers to attend the Eighth Annual Career Fair on Thursday, Mar. 20. The fair will be held in the Ballroom of the Jerry and Jean Beasley Student Center on the More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, March 7th, 2014

Tourism to New River Gorge National River, Bluestone National Scenic River, Gauley River National Recreation Area creates $51,466,744 in economic benefit

Report shows visitor spending supports 685 jobs in local economy A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 1,280,320 visitors to New River Gorge National River, Bluestone National Scenic River and Gauley More...

Pete’s Motor
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, February 28th, 2014

New business VZ Engines opens in Gap Mills

Head machinist, Steve Vance is proud to announce the opening of VZ Engines, a full service automotive machine shop, specializing in racing engines. Pete’s Motor Steve has partnered with long term customers and More...