Clarification:

In an article titled “World’s best single barrel bourbon award goes to Smooth Ambler” in the Mar. 5 issue of the Mountain Messenger; a reference was made to the term “orphaned barrels” defined as left-over resources no longer being used as a result of the company (Seagrams) having gone out of business. Source barrels are commonly referred More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Monday, March 14th, 2016

Disabled Veterans Mobile Office coming to Beckley

Disabled Veterans Mobile Office coming to Beckleyo many veterans feel confused about benefits and services they’ve earned. There’s so much to know… and so many changes from one year to the next. That’s More...

Pretty White Trash products available at Sunflower Soul in downtown Lewisburg.
By Mountain Messenger On Monday, March 7th, 2016

Where is your happy place?

Pretty White Trash products available at Sunflower Soul in downtown Lewisburg. By David Esteppe For two best friends with artistic tendencies, business acumen, and a venue full of “Sunflower Soul,” you take More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Monday, March 7th, 2016

Author of Civil War novel makes tourism presentation on Capitol Hill

By Peggy Mackenzie Joe B. Roles, author of “Mary Jane’s War,” outlined the benefits of publicity and film-induced tourism in a presentation on Capitol Hill on Feb. 3 as a profitable, non-polluting industry More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Monday, March 7th, 2016

Greater Mountain Lakes Home & Garden Show set for March 12 and 13

Greater Mountain Lakes Home & Garden Show set for March 12 and 13 Exhibitors are gearing up for the Greater Mountain Lakes Area Home & Garden Show’s 10th anniversary, to take place Mar. 12 and 13 at the More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Monday, March 7th, 2016

Judge Irons announces re-election bid

Circuit Judge Robert A. Irons announces his candidacy for re-election as Judge of the 31st Judicial Circuit, comprising Summers and Monroe Counties. A lifelong resident of Monroe County, he graduated from Union More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, March 7th, 2016

Greenbrier County man denied bond in federal firearms case

Acting United States Attorney Carol Casto announced that a Greenbrier County man charged with federal gun crimes was denied bond this week. United States Magistrate Judge Dwayne L. Tinsley ordered that Ronald Ray More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, March 7th, 2016

Justice fined $1.23M for contempt

On Feb. 25, a federal judge ruled that a company owned by Greenbrier resort owner and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jim Justice pay $1.23 million in fines for contempt of court. U.S. district Court Judge Irene More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, March 7th, 2016

Annual Housing Assessment meeting set

Greenbrier Housing Authority/SARA will hold its Annual Housing Assessment Meeting, titled “Can we Afford the Cost of Housing?” The meeting will be held Wednesday, Mar. 9, from 8-10 a.m. at the Lewisburg United More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, March 7th, 2016

Martha Fleshman, candidate for Family Court Judge

Martha is a lifelong resident of Greenbrier County. Born to the late Lewis “Bud” Fleshman, Jr. and the late Helen C. Fleshman, she grew up working on a beef cattle farm five miles from Alderson. While a student More...