Sheriff Cahill named Superintendent of WV State Police by Governor-Elect Justice

“It was not an easy decision to make,” said Greenbrier County Sheriff Jan Cahill, stating he “struggled with it for three weeks” before accepting the position of Superintendent of the West Virginia State Police (WVSP) offered in early December by Governor-Elect Jim Justice. Cahill said he will go back to the department he came from, referring More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, January 15th, 2017
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Lewisburg to host annual MLK Day Celebration

Dr. L. Marshall Washington will be the keynote speaker on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in Lewisburg Beginning at 11 a.m. on Jan. 16, a Martin Luther King Jr. Day commemorative march, community lunch, and celebration More...

By Peggy MacKenzie On Sunday, January 15th, 2017
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Early voting procedures in Ronceverte changed to by-mail format

Early voting by mail will now be the convenient method available to the residents of Ronceverte after an ordinance was passed on second reading at the Monday night Ronceverte City council meeting. Early election More...

By Peggy MacKenzie On Sunday, January 15th, 2017
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Commission approves purchasing action for recreation park

The Greenbrier County Commission voted to approve action to purchase property belonging to the Roger Boone Family Trust to establish a recreation park at the Tuesday morning commission meeting. This “big idea,” More...

By Sara Mansheim On Sunday, January 15th, 2017
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Marlinton man killed in head-on collision

A Marlinton man was killed in a car wreck on Rt. 219 near Renick on Monday. According to Greenbrier County Chief Sheriff Deputy Bruce Sloan, Roger Cain, 72, was struck head-on in his Chevrolet Aveo on Rt. 219 by More...

By Sara Mansheim On Sunday, January 15th, 2017
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Via resumes air service at GVA

On Monday, Jan. 9, Florida-based Via Airlines resumed scheduled service at the Greenbrier Valley Airport in Lewisburg. The announcement to resume service came one day after a conference call which took place between More...

By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, January 8th, 2017
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2017 Shanghai Parade winners

The Shanghai Parade Committee announces the winning entries in the 2017 edition of the annual Jan. 1 parade through downtown Lewisburg.   Antique Car – 1st place #240, T Bone – ‘51 Mercury; 2nd More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, January 6th, 2017
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United Way of Greenbrier Valley accounts for every dollar donated to flood fund

On June 25, two days after the flood, United Way of the Greenbrier Valley had already partnered with St. James Episcopal Church in Lewisburg to create an information hub and donation drop-off spot. On the six-month More...

By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, January 6th, 2017
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Town of Alderson and three police officers face federal inquiry

  A Fourth of July, 2014, altercation between three police officers and a former state trooper has led to a civil suit and a federal investigation against the officers and the town of Alderson over alleged More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, January 2nd, 2017
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2016 Year in Review

  January The WV Division of Highways offers $750,000 in grant funding for the completion of the Meadow River Trail. Greenbrier Countian Casey Cantrell is charged with murder in Jackson County after allegedly More...