America in Bloom: More than just a beauty contest

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By Sara Swann In 2011, Lewisburg won the America’s Coolest Small Town competition. Now on June 19 and 20, judges from America in Bloom (AIB), a national beautification program, will determine whether Lewisburg is the prettiest small town. However, with six evaluation categories, the AIB competition is hardly just about beauty. The categories include More...

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By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, June 13th, 2014

Solar seminar in Union

Solar is on the rise and is now affordable! The public is invited to attend a Solar Seminar on Monday, June 16 from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Board of Education building on Willow Road in Union. Come find out everything More...

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By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, June 6th, 2014

DOH agrees to combine two grants to complete Ronceverte streetscape

Melanie McIntire receives Certificate of Appreciation from Ronceverte Mayor David Smith for her two-year participation as Youth Advisor to Ronceverte’s Parks and Recreation Committee Grant coordinator for the More...

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By David Esteppe On Friday, June 6th, 2014

Substance abuse led trusted employee to embezzlement

Citing a personal history of substance abuse, Lisa Carol Ayers, formerly of the Greenbrier County Commission on Aging (GCCA), received a sentence of one to ten years in relation to her conviction via plea agreement More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, June 6th, 2014

The Greenbrier announces schedule for New Orleans Saints 2014 training camp

The Greenbrier has announced the schedule for the New Orleans Saints 2014 Training Camp presented by Verizon at the resort, from July 24 – Aug. 13. The New Orleans Saints will open 2014 Training Camp presented More...

Lewisburg Rotary’s Martha Hilton presents Children’s Home Society’s Amanda Thomas with an $800 check. The donation money was raised in February with the sale of Valentines Day cakes made by Hilton and a few volunteers from Rotary.
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, June 6th, 2014

Saving the Blue

Lewisburg Rotary’s Martha Hilton presents Children’s Home Society’s Amanda Thomas with an $800 check. The donation money was raised in February with the sale of Valentines Day cakes made by Hilton and a few More...

The Mourges home overlooks the Greenbrier Resort (Photo by Rebecca Gaujot)
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, May 30th, 2014

Lewisburg Home and Garden Tour: June 13 & 14

The Mourges home overlooks the Greenbrier Resort (Photo by Rebecca Gaujot) Once again it’s that sweet time of year when the annual Lewisburg Home and Garden Tour opens to the public some of the area’s most beautiful More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, May 30th, 2014

2014 WSS Rotary/Fish Hatchery Fishing Derby deemed a success

The 2014 White Sulphur Springs Rotary Fishing Derby was successful again this year. The event was a part of The Dandelion Festival on Saturday, May 24. Children of all age groups cast their lines in hopes of catching More...

Joshua Thomas, of Greenworks Recycling, has leased a plot and filled it with peppers, squash, cucumbers, strawberries and tomatoes.
By David Esteppe On Friday, May 30th, 2014

Community garden comes to fruition

Joshua Thomas, of Greenworks Recycling, has leased a plot and filled it with peppers, squash, cucumbers, strawberries and tomatoes. The Ronceverte Community Garden will have their grand opening reception on Saturday, More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, May 30th, 2014

Lewisburg attorney appointed 11th Circuit judge

By Geoff Hamill   Governor Earl Ray Tomblin appointed Lewisburg attorney Robert E. Richardson as a circuit judge for the 11th Judicial Circuit, serving Pocahontas and Greenbrier counties. Richardson will replace More...