First County Commission Candidate Forum not a staid affair

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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. Former commissioner Lowell Rose, Bobby White, Ed Delong, Christian Giggenbach and Sue Spicer joined Lobban in introducing themselves and 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...

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By Jonathan Collins On Friday, February 21st, 2014

Greenbrier Valley Master Gardeners appoint new officers for 2014- 2015

The Greenbrier Valley Master Gardeners recently appointed new officers to serve for a two year period beginning in January 2014. They are Susie Baker and Mary Ann Mann, co-presidents; Judy and Rich Lohmeyer, co-vice More...

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By David Esteppe On Friday, February 21st, 2014

Grand Jury indicts local physician

A man found dead in his car of a methadone overdose in a Fritz’s Pharmacy parking lot a year ago has lead to a misdemeanor charge of involuntary manslaughter for his physician. Leslie Abigail Winters, a Doctor More...

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By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, February 21st, 2014

Cinema multiplex gets green light

The final hurdle has at last been cleared for the construction of a new movie theater multiplex in the Gateway Commons behind Lowe’s on North Jefferson Street. Lewisburg City Council approved both the preliminary More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, February 21st, 2014

Meet the Candidates

Forum #1 on March 4 hosted by Greater Greenbrier Chamber of Commerce Make the best decision about our area’s representatives by attending the Tuesday, Mar. 4 “Meet the Candidates” Forum of the Greater Greenbrier More...