Proposed Comprehensive Plan rejected until GCC can review; working session date set

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delphinmedia / Pixabay The county commission voted to reject the proposed Greenbrier County Comprehensive Plan – two to one, with commissioners Karen Lobban and Mike McClung opposing, at a public hearing held at the courthouse on Aug. 26. The county is currently not in compliance with a state deadline to have a comp plan by the end of June of More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 29th, 2014

Scam Alert: Callers claiming to be from Appalachian Power use scare tactics to get cash from small businesses

Small business owners who are customers of Appalachian Power in Virginia are among the latest targets of scam artists seeking to extort cash. The scam, which instructs customers to make immediate payment or have More...

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By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, August 22nd, 2014

GVMC among hundreds of hospitals targeted in a cyber attack

byrev Four Southern West Virginia hospitals were among more than 200 nationwide targeted in a cyber attack by a foreign-based intruder. The four affected hospitals – Bluefield Regional Medical Center, Plateau More...

Sarver Heritage Farm
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 22nd, 2014

West Virginia farm certified

Sarver Heritage Farm has recently become the only American Grassfed Association (AGA) certified grassfed beef producer in West Virginia. AGA is “a national third party, multi-species entity organized to protect More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 22nd, 2014

WVSOM alumnus to deliver speech at White Coat Ceremony

For the 16th year, medical students comprising the newest class at the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM) will make a pledge to commit to a life of health care service during the annual Convocation More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 22nd, 2014

Swift Level Land & Cattle finalist for WV Conservation Farm Contest

Pixabay   Every year conservation districts in West Virginia select cooperating farms to compete in the State Conservation Farm of the Year competition. Once selected, the district winners go on to compete More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 22nd, 2014

Education for African Americans: The struggle to attend school

Earl Charles Clay, principal of Bolling High School. Bolling became a full 12 grade high school under Earl Clay in 1935.   There is an old joke, likely in all cultures and times, about the older folks trying More...

Home Grown Market on Edgar Avenue in Ronceverte offers the greenest way of retailing locally grown foods
By David Esteppe On Friday, August 15th, 2014

New locally-grown food store in Ronceverte

Home Grown Market on Edgar Avenue in Ronceverte offers the greenest way of retailing locally grown foods Ronceverte continues on its roll of redevelopment, the newest addition to commerce in the city, Home Grown More...

Quilt square on Judy Lewallen’s barn in Alderson
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 15th, 2014

A lion to watch over you – from a slightly different spot

Quilt square on Judy Lewallen’s barn in Alderson Recognizing that the Lion Quilt Square was a bit hard to see on the side of the Renaissance Building in Alderson, it was moved to the front corner of the building More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 15th, 2014

WVU Extension Service offers fall Master Gardener classes

The West Virginia University Extension Service of Greenbrier County is offering classes this fall to those who wish to become Master Gardeners. The classes will start on Thursday, Sept. 4 and continue once a week More...