Registration open for regional gathering to strengthen local food systems in Appalachia

Appalachians working across sectors on local food systems in the region will convene Oct. 29-30 in Abingdon, VA, for “Strengthening Local Food Systems in Appalachia.” The gathering will provide a unique opportunity for people from sustainable farming, local food movements, and others to join non-profits, business, philanthropy, government and education More...

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By admin On Friday, September 26th, 2014

Army Private Wesley C. Williamson graduates basic training

Army Pvt. Wesley C. Williamson has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, SC. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, September 5th, 2014

NWAL Herding Dog Rescue, Inc. receives Thundershirt Grant

Thanks to the Thundershirt Company, NWAL Herding Dog Rescue, Inc., Alderson, has received a grant of 5 Thundershirts, innovative jackets that use gentle pressure to calm pets and ease their anxiety. The company More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, September 5th, 2014

Three-family Defibaugh family gathering held in Caldwell

On a bright sunny, warm day on Saturday, Aug. 16, Frank and Anna Scott Defibaugh hosted the gathering at their home on Monroe Draft Road in Caldwell with 60 family members and friends in attendance for a day of More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, September 5th, 2014

Ogden receives certification

Toni Ogden Toni Ogden, museum coordinator at the Greenbrier Historical Society (GHS), recently completed certification training with Northern States Conservation Center, one of the few schools in the United States More...

By David Esteppe On Friday, August 29th, 2014

Mayor shares news of town’s award winning efforts

The City of Lewisburg has received recognition of its efforts in community redevelopment in regards to the Montwell Park project. As reported in the West Virginia Daily News, Mayor John Manchester ended his term More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 1st, 2014

Robbery at Abbie’s in Fairlea similar to previous WSS robbery

By Sara Swann A robbery that occurred at Abbie’s, a gaming establishment located in Fairlea, was reported to the Greenbrier County Sheriff’s Department on Sunday. July 27 at approximately 11:53 p.m. The perpetrator More...

By David Esteppe On Friday, August 1st, 2014

Rainelle Mayor describes severe storm

Andrea Pendleton, Mayor of Rainelle says the storm that ripped through Rainelle on July 23 was both a surprise with no warning from the weather service, and selectively destructive within the town. Pendleton says More...

By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, August 1st, 2014

Scam artist arrested twice on same charges

A scam artist who was recently released from jail is behind bars once again on the same charges. Billie Jo Gwinn, 41, of Rainelle, is currently being held at the Southern Regional Jail on two separate bonds, totaling More...

By Peggy MacKenzie On Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Western end water study request for funding

Region 4 executive director of Planning and Development John Tuggle and engineer Wayne Morgan with Pentree Engineering requested $50,000 funding assistance for a study of the water project and infrastructure to More...