Master Gardeners of Greenbrier Valley welcomes new volunteers

Front Row: Carie Ortman (left), Patricia Melvin-Somerville, Jill McClung, Miriam Knight, Stacy Goodwin, Lori Frazier, Bobbie Jackson, Hannah Logan and Lori Hammond. Back Row: Curtis Gillilan (left), Lacy Thomas, Ray Ratliff, Mary Ratliff and Martha Hilton. (Graduates not pictured: Randy Modlin, Shari Modlin, Laura Izzo, Jonathan Hemby and Tracy Spangler)

The Master Gardeners of Greenbrier Valley have expanded the total number of Master Gardeners to 74 after adding 19 new graduates from the recent Master Gardeners training classes. The Master Gardener program in Greenbrier County started in 2002 due to the efforts of Willa and Pat Izzo and under the direction of John McCutcheon of the West Virginia County More...

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Autumn Fleishman, assistant librarian (left) and Carol Jones, NAMI
By admin On Friday, January 23rd, 2015

National Alliance on Mental Illness donates books to Rainelle Public Library

Each year NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, Greenbrier Valley Affiliate organizes a drive to provide the local libraries with educational books and magazines on mental health issues. This effort is More...

By admin On Friday, January 23rd, 2015

Classical Conversations to hold informational meeting on Homeschooling at Greenbrier County Library

Do you like the idea of homeschooling but think you are not qualified to do it? Maybe you are already homeschooling now and you feel like it’s just not working for you. Do you need more accountability when it More...

Common Redpoll by Helena Garcia, Quebec
By admin On Friday, January 23rd, 2015

Show birds some love on Valentine’s Weekend: Join the Great Backyard Bird Count

Give Mother Nature a valentine this year and show how much you care about birds by counting them for the Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC). The 18th annual count is taking place Feb. 13 through 16. Anyone in the More...

By admin On Friday, January 23rd, 2015

WVSOM opens Mini-Medical School to community members

The West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM) is offering community members insight into the medical field by providing a Mini-Med School led by first- and second-year students. Mini-Med, which begins More...

The exhibit installed in the North House
By admin On Monday, January 19th, 2015

‘Invisible Roots and Legends’

In an effort to continue Janice Cooley’s exhibit, a portion of “Invisible Roots and Legends: A Photographic View of African American History in the Greenbrier Valley, West Virginia will be on display at the More...

The Williamsburg Ruritan Club finished a very productive year of community work with their December meeting and Christmas party. 2015 officers were inducted and sworn in: Doyle Owens, secretary (left); Jonna Mullins, director; Junior Mullins, vice president; Herb Barthlow, director; Jack Goodman, president; Stan Zahorenko, director and Rick Hedrick, treasurer. Several new community projects are planned and the schedule of events will be announced at forthcoming meetings. The Williamsburg Ruritan Club welcomes suggestions and help from community residents. Telephone 304-645-0964.
By admin On Monday, January 19th, 2015

Williamsburg Ruritan Club inducts 2015 officers

The Williamsburg Ruritan Club finished a very productive year of community work with their December meeting and Christmas party. 2015 officers were inducted and sworn in: Doyle Owens, secretary (left); Jonna Mullins, More...

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By admin On Monday, January 19th, 2015

Support our history, become a member

The Greenbrier Historical Society (GHS) invites everyone to become a member! Memberships start as low as $25, and support our efforts to preserve and present our local history. We believe that history is important More...

Greenbrier Artist Jeanne Brenneman (left) presents member Sissy McLaughlin materials for the Pocahontas County Elementary Students Art Classes
By admin On Monday, January 19th, 2015

Greenbrier Artists donate supplies for Pocahontas Elementary School

Sissy McLaughlin of Hillsboro, a member of the Greenbrier Artists and the Pocahontas County Artists Guild, has been teaching a weekly art class for elementary students in Pocahontas County. Because of budget constraints, More...

By admin On Monday, January 19th, 2015

Greenbrier County Special Olympics Pancake Breakfast slated January 17

Greenbrier County Special Olympics is holding a Pancake Breakfast fundraiser on Saturday, Jan. 17, from 8 to 10 a.m., at the Lewisburg Applebee’s, 200 Piercy Drive. Tickets are $5 and are available from Special More...