Tragedy follows Rebuilding Rainelle’s ‘first home’

Russ Gilkerson Russ and Becky Gilkerson’s new home, located on the same lot that still contains their former home, ruined in the June 23 flood that decimated Rainelle. It is the first of possibly 50 houses that Appalachia Service Project (ASP) hopes to construct as part of the “Rebuilding Rainelle” project. On Friday, Oct. 14, before a gathering More...

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By Peggy MacKenzie On Monday, October 24th, 2016
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To trick or treat – safety first

The Lewisburg City Council heard from a contingent of concerned parents from the Graham Addition during the meeting Tuesday evening and presented the council with a list of Halloween night requests to help provide More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, October 24th, 2016
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Race Matters Summit slated November 11

Pastor Matthew J. Watts of Charleston’s Grace Bible Church and Charleston Police Department Corporal Errol Randle will be the principal speakers at a Summit on Race Matters that will take place in Lewisburg on More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, October 24th, 2016
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Early voting begins October 26

Early voting is set to begin in West Virginia next week, and officials want Greenbrier Countians to know that their votes are secure. Secretary of State Natalie Tennant was in Greenbrier County Wednesday, spreading More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, October 17th, 2016
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Lewisburg wins America In Bloom second year in a row

Lewisburg received special recognition from the Lewisburg in Bloom Committee for its floral displays such as those outside Del Sol Cantina on Washington Street. (Sarah Mansheim photo) Flowers outside of the Greenbrier More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, October 17th, 2016
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Ronceverte Christmas decoration campaign announced

Main Street Ronceverte has announced its campaign to replace the city of Ronceverte’s Christmas decorations. The city lost all their decorations during the June 23 flood which damaged the city maintenance shop More...

By Peggy MacKenzie On Monday, October 17th, 2016
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County PSD #1 project generates concerns for residents

A county resident with a public comment request garnered the commissioners’ attention during this week’s Greenbrier County Commission meeting on Tuesday morning. Aleksandra Culyer, a resident of Lewisburg on More...

By Sara Mansheim On Monday, October 17th, 2016
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White Sulphur citizens honored for flood assistance

Ryan Ellis and Mary Holmes with White Sulphur Police Chief John Pauley. (Sarah Mansheim photo) White Sulphur Police and city officials took time during the meeting of city council to honor two of its citizens for More...

By Sara Mansheim On Monday, October 17th, 2016
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Commission candidates face off

  On Tuesday evening, candidates for the Greenbrier County Commission gathered at Greenbrier Valley Theatre for a forum sponsored by the Greater Greenbrier Chamber of Commerce. Moderated by Mike Kidd, the More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, October 17th, 2016
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Lewisburg Foundation hosts eagle statue dedication

William Cammack Campbell The Lewisburg Foundation invites community members to join them for the dedication of the William Cammack Campbell American eagle statue on Sunday, Oct. 16, at 12:30 p.m. on the grounds More...