WVSOM improvements topic of public concerns

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Residents of Crowfields in Lewisburg, attending the Tuesday evening Lewisburg City Council meeting voiced concerns for the planned upcoming improvements at WVSOM and how they might affect the Crowfields neighborhood nearby. Not having heard or seen any announcements about the plans for a new entry road to the college from Hwy. 219, the clock tower More...

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Scholarship award winners Clarissa Riggleman, Diamond Sinclair, Victoria Krystynak, Joseph Sampson, Linda Monti, Courtney Buckmaster, Sara Swann, and Abigail Reynolds
By David Esteppe On Friday, May 23rd, 2014

Rotarians salute eight young scholars

Scholarship award winners Clarissa Riggleman, Diamond Sinclair, Victoria Krystynak, Joseph Sampson, Linda Monti, Courtney Buckmaster, Sara Swann, and Abigail Reynolds   By David Esteppe On May 19, the Lewisburg More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, May 23rd, 2014

PGA volunteer registration in full swing; Tournament announces 2013 Volunteer of the Year

Tournament officials announced this week that volunteer registration is in full swing for the fifth annual Greenbrier Classic, June 30 – July 6 at The Greenbrier, the classic American resort in White Sulphur More...

Local Child Advocate Roger Lockridge at Press Conference.
By Jonathan Collins On Friday, May 23rd, 2014

Funding restored to child advocacy programs after special session

  Local Child Advocate Roger Lockridge at Press Conference. On Wednesday, May 21, the West Virginia State Legislature reconvened for a special session in response to line-item vetoes made by Governor Earl Ray More...

By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, May 23rd, 2014

Local CPA charged with misappropriation of trust funds

Local CPA Jeffrey E. Lewis has been charged with unlawful, intentional, and felonious misappropriation or misuse of funds or assets of John K. Dawkins of $832,992.65. Lewis, as a trustee of the Dawkins TEST Trust, More...

Local Child Advocate Roger Lockridge at Press Conference.
By Jonathan Collins On Friday, May 16th, 2014

Governor’s veto disappoints child advocacy groups

Roger Lockridge at press conference. (photo courtesy of Perry Bennett)   On Mar. 23, Governor Earl Ray Tomblin exercised his line-item veto power to cut items from the budget. Some of the more noticeable cuts More...

spring plowing
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, May 16th, 2014

Spring plowing the old fashioned way

  By Linda Shires With spring beginning, folks are too used to seeing farmers plow their fields as they drive along the countryside. Imagine, driving along the countryside and witnessing draft horses pulling More...

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By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, May 16th, 2014

Slender Greenbrier County turnout for primary election

The primary election’s results are in. Listed are the unofficial results for Tuesday, May 13 election in which only 4,678 votes in Greenbrier County were cast. With all 29 precincts reporting, two-term County More...

coal jewelry
By David Esteppe On Friday, May 16th, 2014

Coal in a bright light

Born from memories of ‘70s figurines made of coal, and encouraged by her colleague at the Little Brick House boutique in Beckley, Carol Dameron creates just-as-spectacular-as-diamonds jewelry from one of Earth’s More...

By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, May 16th, 2014

Shalefield Stories continues

Jamie Frederick Coitsville, Mahoning County, Ohio Exposure: Water Contamination – Barium; Strontium; Toluene Human Health Impact: Removed gall bladder; Numerous surgeries; Grapefruit-sized infection in intestine; More...