Governor presents Records Management and Preservation Board grants, Survey and Planning grants

Gov Tomblin presents grants

Governor Tomblin presents Greenbrier County Commission with $7,000 in State Historic Preservation Survey and Planning Grant funding, highlighting the importance of preserving West Virginia’s history (Photo courtesy of the Governor’s Office)     Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin this week highlighted the importance of preserving West Virginia’s More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, March 14th, 2014

2013-14 school calendar adjustments now include cancellation of delays for PLCs and change in April 21 ISE Day

In an effort to make up instructional days lost to weather-related school cancellations, additional adjustments to the 2013-14 school calendar include cancellation of scheduled two-hour delays for Professional Learning More...

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By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, March 14th, 2014

Ronceverte gets grant funding boosts

  At the Ronceverte City Council meeting on Wednesday evening, Doug Hylton announced that the River City has received $13,650 from the WV Historic Preservation Society for a study to restore Brick Hill “to More...

By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, March 14th, 2014

Public commentary – a privilege or a right?

An item on the county commission meeting agenda entitled “develop a policy on public commentary,” caught the eye of some residents concerned that the commentary option, a voluntary option provided at each commission More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, March 7th, 2014

First County Commission Candidate Forum not a staid affair

On Tuesday evening at the Greenbrier Valley Theatre, six candidates, including incumbent Karen Lobban, each presented their case for claiming the one open seat in the next election for Greenbrier County Commission. More...

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By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, March 7th, 2014

A beacon for the homeless

The homeless are strangely invisible in the average community. In most cases, homelessness is a temporary circumstance not a permanent condition. A more appropriate measure of the magnitude of homelessness is the More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, March 7th, 2014

Greenbrier County receives $33,120 in grant funds

Representatives from three Greenbrier County agencies were presented with grant funds by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin in a ceremony held in the Capitol reception room in Charleston on Mar. 5. On hand as recipient for a More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, February 28th, 2014

‘UnCanny’ presentation wins $1,050 for Meredith Young Jewelry

Greenbrier Valley Entrepreneur Café 4 winner Meredith Young with a display of her recycled jewelry A business based on recycling cans to create beautiful jewelry was the high scorer at the Feb. 18 Entrepreneur More...

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By David Esteppe On Friday, February 28th, 2014

Lewisburg is about to get cooler

A project to provide solar energy to City Hall is underway. Dan Conant came to Lewisburg Rotary on Feb. 24, and presented the details of the fundraising campaign which will hopefully allow the project to go forward More...

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By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, February 21st, 2014

In recognition of John C. Norman, Sr.

Shanklin’s Grand Theatre today February is Black History Month and cannot go by without mentioning John Clavon Norman, Sr., the second African-American to become a licensed architect in the state of West Virginia. More...