Katie C. Ickes announces campaign to run for Greenbrier County Board of Education

Katie Ickes

Katie Ickes Having a unique perspective as a parent with students currently in the system, with a background in both economic development and education and well aware of challenges facing the Board, Katie C. Ickes has submitted her name as a candidate for Greenbrier County Board of Education. Identified as a trouble shooter early on, Katie served as More...

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A capacity crowd of nearly 400 filled the Roland P. Sharp Alumni Building at WVSOM Monday night to attend the public hearing and second reading of Lewisburg’s Nondiscrimination Ordinance 254 which passed unanimously after five hours of impassioned debate.
By Mountain Messenger On Monday, February 8th, 2016

Non-discrimination ordinance passes before overflow crowd ‘There’s no shortage of passion in this room,’ said Mayor Manchester

A capacity crowd of nearly 400 filled the Roland P. Sharp Alumni Building at WVSOM Monday night to attend the public hearing and second reading of Lewisburg’s Nondiscrimination Ordinance 254 which passed unanimously More...

WVSOM second-year medical student instructs Mini-Med School participant in the anatomy of the upper digestive tract and placement of a naso-gastric tube. (Photo courtesy of WVSOM)
By Mountain Messenger On Monday, February 8th, 2016

Mini-Medical School begins at WVSOM

This was the first year junior and senior high school students were invited to attend the educational Mini-Med School with members of the community. WVSOM second-year students conduct the event. Participants are More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Monday, February 1st, 2016

Greenbrier County fares pretty well during Winter Storm Jonas

By Sarah Mansheim Winter Storm Jonas dealt an icy blow to the Greenbrier Valley last weekend, but luckily, the area came out of this winter’s first major snowstorm relatively unscathed. With plenty of warning More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Monday, February 1st, 2016

Lewisburg police reissue rules for Monday’s City Council meeting

The Lewisburg City Council will be meeting on Monday, Feb. 1, at 7:30 p.m. for the second reading and public comment of Ordinance 254. The meeting will be held at the Roland P. Sharp Alumni Center located on the More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Monday, February 1st, 2016

GCC votes to settle pool litigation

By Peggy Mackenzie In a concerted effort to come to a peaceable agreement with the New River Community and Technical College (NRCTC) regarding the three-year long, unresolved swimming pool civil action suit, the More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Monday, February 1st, 2016

Magistrate Brenda J. Smith seeks re-election

Magistrate Brenda J. Smith announces her candidacy for re-election to a seventh term as Greenbrier County Magistrate. She has over 23 years of “on-the-job” training and public service as a magistrate, with more More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, January 24th, 2016

Fiery presentations warm hearts of cold marchers on MLK Day

By Sarah Mansheim Frigid temperatures did not stop marchers from gathering in downtown Lewisburg to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday. The crowd was a bit thinner than usual, thanks to the cold, but around More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, January 24th, 2016

Matt Detch files for U.S. House of Representatives

Matt Detch filed for candidacy on Thursday, Jan. 21, at West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie Tennant’s Office in Charleston. Detch is running for the United States House of Representatives in West Virginia’s More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, January 24th, 2016

Lewisburg council continues litigation review regarding nondiscrimination ordinance

By Peggy Mackenzie Lewisburg’s city council meeting Tuesday evening was a continuation of the Friday, Jan. 15, 8 a.m. emergency meeting regarding litigation issues surrounding Ordinance 254 Non Discrimination. More...