Shady transactions lead to criminal charges for Ronceverte man

According to a criminal complaint filed by Greenbrier County Sherriff’s Cpl. B.M. Hunt, an investigation into an alleged swindling of an elderly couple has led Joseph William Boswell III to turn himself into authorities on Feb. 7. He was then charged with one felony count of financial exploitation of an elderly person or an incapacitated adult. After More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, February 14th, 2014

Greenbrier County CVB launches contest for the ‘Best of the Greenbrier Valley’

 The Greenbrier County Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) is seeking votes for the “Best of the Greenbrier Valley” contest which got underway Feb. 7. All are invited to cast a vote for their favorite Greenbrier More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, February 14th, 2014

Heart Health at Old Stone Preschool

Dr. Craig Boisvert recently visited the children of the Old Stone Preschool to teach heart health. The children listened to their hearts with a stethoscope and learned the importance of healthy food choices and More...

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By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, February 14th, 2014

Spa City considers proactive water emergency planning

image courtesy of/ Pixabay During the monthly council meeting on Monday evening, council member G.P. Parker aired an idea he’d been mulling over in light of the chemical spill in Charleston last month, as well More...

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By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, February 14th, 2014

Greenbrier Historical Society receives $15,500 in grants

Elizabeth McMullen, executive director of the Greenbrier Historical Society, was at the county commission meeting on Tuesday anticipating the approval and signing of three Community Participation grant applications More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, February 14th, 2014

Applicants vie for Greenbrier Judgeship

Governor Earl Ray Tomblin has released the names of 11 applicants applying for a Greenbrier County judgeship as a result of the recent announcement by Joseph C. Pomponio of his plan to retire at the end of February More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, January 31st, 2014

Greenbrier Valley Bicycle Club holding raffle to kick off fundraiser

The Greenbrier Valley Bicycle Club (GVBC) and the local community lost a good friend in Jim Cooper in 2012. Special one-of-a-kind art piece created by Mark Blumenstein on display at Hill and Holler Bicycle Works More...

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By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, January 31st, 2014

Too soon to declare water supply safe

The Freedom Industries chemical spill story has drawn international attention, but researchers say it is hardly unique, since coal mining and processing have damaged West Virginia’s drinking water for years in More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, January 31st, 2014

Tom Bulla selected as Community Service Award recipient

In the spirit of volunteerism, the Shepherd’s Center of the Greenbrier Valley Board of Trustees announces the recipient of the 12th annual Community Service Award for 2014, Tom Bulla of Lewisburg. Tom Bulla He More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, January 24th, 2014

Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

A view of the Martin Luther King Day parade celebration as they began their annual march on Monday, Jan. 20 from the Greenbrier County Courthouse to the Lewisburg United Methodist Church where the Rev. Ronald Sherrod More...