LewisGale Hospital Alleghany to participate in National Healthcare Decision Day

LewisGale Hospital Alleghany will participate in National Healthcare Decision Day on Wednesday, Apr. 16 to help individuals make sure their healthcare wishes are known in the event they are unable to speak for themselves. The hospital will be offering free advance directives forms, guidance on establishing a living will and information for naming an More...

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Evan Jenkins with David Kurcea, Greenbrier Valley Brewing Company
By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, April 6th, 2014

Jenkins visits Greenbrier County: Discusses jobs, entrepreneurship and economic development

Evan Jenkins continued to campaign across the Third Congressional District making a stop in Greenbrier County last Friday. This is Jenkins’ third stop in the County since declaring his candidacy last summer.   Evan More...

By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, April 6th, 2014

Career and Employment Expo set for April 10 at West Virginia State

  West Virginia State University (WVSU) will host its annual Career and Employment Expo on Thursday, Apr. 10, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Wilson University Union in Institute. The event is free and open More...

By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, April 6th, 2014

WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Greenbrier County

A workshop on Business Fundamentals is scheduled from 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Apr. 15 in Greenbrier County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business Development Center (WVSBDC) training and business More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, April 4th, 2014

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 More...

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...