Billionaire gubernatorial candidate gives millions to charities while delaying tax payments

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By Peggy Mackenzie As West Virginia’s richest man, with a net worth of $1.6 billion, Greenbrier resort owner Jim Justice owes delinquent property taxes on real estate and personal property to the tune of $3.9 million. That figure just accounts for overdue debts due to six cash-strapped southern West Virginia counties – Greenbrier, Raleigh, McDowell, More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Thursday, April 21st, 2016

WSS City Council votes down building purchase during contentious meeting

By Sarah Mansheim In a split-decision vote, the White Sulphur Springs City Council voted to not move forward with the purchase of a building to house city hall, the police department and the maintenance department. The More...

Sketch of Arbuckle’s Fort showing some of the key features revealed through archaeology, by Dr. Stephen McBride.
By Mountain Messenger On Thursday, April 21st, 2016

Commission to consider land donation to National Conservancy

Sketch of Arbuckle’s Fort showing some of the key features revealed through archaeology, by Dr. Stephen McBride. By Peggy Mackenzie Greenbrier County Historical Landmarks Commission President Doug Hylton presented More...

Heisler No. 6 in Cass on early Wednesday and transported the locomotive approximately 20 miles by road to nearby Durbin
By Mountain Messenger On Thursday, April 21st, 2016

Cass steam locomotive finds new home in Durbin for 2016 season

Heisler No. 6 in Cass on early Wednesday and transported the locomotive approximately 20 miles by road to nearby Durbin The town of Durbin will be home to a new steam locomotive this year. For many years, Cass Scenic More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Thursday, April 21st, 2016

Alderson Artisans Gallery launches online fundraiser

The Alderson Artisan’s Gallery The Alderson Artisans Gallery has launched an online Generosity fundraiser, and needs your help. The Alderson Artisans Gallery is a new venture spearheaded and supported by Alderson More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Thursday, April 21st, 2016

GCC tackles full slate agenda

By Peggy Mackenzie The Greenbrier County Commission approved the Greenbrier Humane Society’s annual contract for the continued support of the county’s animal shelter in a split decision vote 2-1, with Commission More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Monday, April 4th, 2016

Facing budget shortfall, New River CTC trims jobs, perks

By Sarah Mansheim New River Community and Technical College says a budget shortfall may result in layoffs. In a notice released Friday, Mar. 25, NRCTC Chief Communications Officer Elizabeth M. Belcher cited declining More...

Greenbrier County Historical Landmarks Commission receives grant
By Mountain Messenger On Monday, April 4th, 2016

Greenbrier County Historical Landmarks Commission receives grant

Greenbrier County Historical Landmarks Commission receives grant At a ceremony held at the capitol on Mar. 9, Governor Earl Ray Tomblin presented Doug Hylton, president of the Greenbrier County Historic Landmarks More...

Mayor Andy Pendleton (second from left) stands with representatives of the Division of Highways, Rhonda Banks, (third from left), Alpha Architects and Engineers, Richard Colebank (second from right) and Jim Fluker, Jim Construction of Charleston (end at left) who will perform the work.
By Mountain Messenger On Monday, April 4th, 2016

Rainelle Sidewalk Project begins

T Mayor Andy Pendleton (second from left) stands with representatives of the Division of Highways, Rhonda Banks, (third from left), Alpha Architects and Engineers, Richard Colebank (second from right) and Jim Fluker, More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Monday, March 28th, 2016

Judges to be elected on May 10

By Sarah Mansheim On Tuesday, May 10, many Greenbrier County voters may decide to sit out the primary election. But, voters may want to rethink staying home, because for some offices, May 10 is Election Day. For More...