Commission approves ‘seed money’ for WSS pool

  On Tuesday, the Greenbrier County Commission voted to approve the county’s arts and recreation committee’s recommendations for the 2017-2018 grant cycle. According to Arts and Recreation Director Roy Grimes, those funding allotments will be...

Questions land Mountain Messenger contributor in jail

By Chris Thomas Reporter Dan Heyman, who covers West Virginia and Virginia for Public News Service, was arrested inside the State Capitol in Charleston on Tuesday afternoon. Heyman was at the Capitol to cover a visit...

Spa City passes ordinance to create planning commission

  The White Sulphur Springs City Council has taken a new step toward codifying its building standards. On Monday night, during its regular meeting, council approved the second, final reading of an ordinance authorizing the creation...

Gov. Justice hosts Trump Jr.

  On Wednesday, Governor Jim Justice announced he’d hosted the son of President Donald Trump in Greenbrier and Monroe counties the previous day. According to a press release from the Democratic governor, “Justice and Don...

‘Taking it home for Mother’s Day’

  The Children’s Home Society (CHS) has partnered with the West Virginia Oil Marketers and Grocers Association (OMEGA) for the past several years in a statewide fundraising campaign called “Taking it Home for Mother’s Day,”...

Earth Day Scavenger Hunt success

To celebrate Apr. 22, Earth Day 2017, local little scientists participated in the Everybody’s A Scientist Scavenger Hunt. The rain or shine event was moved into the Lewisburg United Methodist Church because of the rain,...

River City showing its pride

At the Monday night Ronceverte City Council meeting, Mayor David Smith and council members had nothing but praise for the developments around the river community. To begin with, the wastewater plant is nearing its first...

Child Abuse Prevention Day in Lewisburg

  (Photo by Peggy Mackenzie) In honor of Child Abuse Awareness Month, a ceremony presented by Mary Carr, director of the Greenbrier County Children’s Home Society of West Virginia, was held in front of the...

Day Report Center to relocate to Ronceverte

  In considering a lease agreement, the Greenbrier County Commission adjourned the Tuesday night meeting for a 20 minute executive session to discuss options with Laura Legg, executive director of the Day Report Center and...

Shots fired at local motel

  Police arrested a Greenbrier County man after receiving a shots fired call at a local motel, according to a report by Lewisburg Police Chief Tim Stover.  Officers responded to the Super 8 Motel in...