Facebook post leads to drug seizure

Some people just don’t know when to not hit “share.” State Police seized a “substantial amount” of marijuana from a Rainelle home after someone posted pictures of the pot on Facebook. Investigators with the West Virginia State Police, the Greenbrier Valley Drug and Violent Crime Task Force and the Greenbrier County Sheriff’s Department searched More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Monday, October 31st, 2016
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Lewisburg Trick-or-Treat to be held Halloween night

Trick or Treating will be held on Monday, Oct. 31, from 6-8 p.m. in Lewisburg, at homes that have the porch light turned on. Walk Safely • Cross the street at corners. • Look left, right and left again when More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, October 31st, 2016
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Monongahela National Forest plans prescribed burns

USDA Monongahela National Forest specialists plan to control burn as many as 2,038 acres of Forest Service land in West Virginia this fall. The burn units are located on the White Sulphur Ranger District in Greenbrier More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, October 31st, 2016
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GHS hosts Stellar Evening fundraiser

As the holiday season fast approaches, the Greenbrier Historical Society invites everyone to join them for the 16th Annual Stellar Evening fundraiser on Saturday, Dec. 3, from 7-10 p.m. The evening will begin at More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, October 31st, 2016
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Secretary Tennant urges West Virginians to make voices heard during early voting

West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie E. Tennant announced Thursday that 24,251 West Virginians voted on Wednesday, Oct. 26, the first day of early voting in West Virginia’s 2016 General Election. West Virginia’s More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, October 31st, 2016
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DOT finds funding to improve transportation safety

U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) has announced $317,804 from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration’s (PHMSA) Hazardous Materials Emergency Grant Program More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, October 24th, 2016
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Three area residents on this year’s ‘Wonder Women’ List

Katherine Coleman Johnson Nancy Bulla Krystal Tawney Nikki Bowman, the 2008 founder of New South Media, Inc., recognizes that Appalachian women have always been strong figures, and began an effort a few years ago More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, October 24th, 2016
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Maxwelton medical clinic to host Open House

A formal Open House to which the public is invited will be held Tuesday, Oct. 25, at the newly opened Maxwelton Medical Center, located in front of the main terminal of the Greenbrier Valley Airport. The center More...

By Sara Mansheim On Monday, October 24th, 2016
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Judge orders BB&T return seized funds

A Greenbrier county judge has ruled that BB&T must return $93,500 to one of its customers. Greenbrier County Senior Status Judge Joseph Pomponio ruled on Oct. 12 that BB&T return the funds it seized from More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, October 24th, 2016
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United Way of GBV to host Empty Bowls fundraiser

The United Way of Greenbrier Valley’s event, Empty Bowls, will be held Nov. 3. Pictured: some of the bowls handcrafted for the event. For most of us, it’s difficult to imagine going to bed hungry, not having More...