2017: The Year in Review

January The annual Jan. 1 Shanghai Parade is held through downtown Lewisburg. After publically criticizing Via Air for poor service, Greenbrier Valley Airport Director Stephen Snyder announced that the airport has ceased operations with the airline...

Sidewalk and recreational trail updates heard at Lewisburg City Council meeting

“Patience is a virtue,” said grant consultant Doug Hylton during a project update report to the Lewisburg City Council on Dec. 19. Referring to several grant applications for sidewalks and trails within the city boundaries,...

The Giving Tap at Greenbrier Valley Brewing Company gives back

Greenbrier Valley Brewing Company (GVBC), the valley’s craft brewery located just north of Lewisburg, takes great pride in supporting the West Virginia craft brewing industry, as well as good works in and around the...

Cell tower proposal for Lewisburg under discussion

A proposal to put a cell tower on city-owned property was discussed at the Tuesday night Lewisburg city council meeting. The cell tower will be disguised as a tree for aesthetic reasons, and will...

Thrasher Memorial raises $20,000 for Appalachia Service Project

By Debbie Adams Vinton Messenger Correspondent ASP is a “Christian ministry, open to all people, that inspires hope and service through volunteer home repair for poor families in Central Appalachia.” The ASP vision is that substandard...

Project Lifesaver to assist sheriff’s department in search and rescue efforts

During the Tuesday morning Greenbrier County Commission meeting, Greenbrier County Sheriff Bruce Sloan announced the promotion of Project Lifesaver, headed by Deputy Sheriff Baker. Project Lifesaver is a search and rescue system to locate persons...

Annual Stocking Giveaway in Ronceverte set for December 24

The Ronceverte Volunteer Fire Department will hold their annual Stocking Giveaway event at the Armory building on Sunday, Dec. 24, starting at 2 p.m. This long-standing Christmas program has been in operation since the...

SkyWest Airlines brings United Express jet service to Greenbrier Valley beginning in April

  Daily United Express jet service from Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB) to Chicago O’Hare (ORD) and Washington Dulles (IAD) will begin Apr. 3, 2018! Operated by SkyWest Airlines, the daily flights will provide Greenbrier Valley travelers...

Police Blotter: Man arrested on drug charges, half a pound of meth found in...

  A Summers County man under investigation by the Greenbrier County Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force has been arrested by Lewisburg Police and charged with additional drug charges. Task Force officers obtained and executed a...

Local Realtors and properties featured on House Hunters

An episode of the HGTV television show House Hunters featuring Greenbrier and Monroe county properties will air on Friday, Dec. 15 at 10 p.m. The episode features Alinda Perrine and Liz Wickline, local realtors,...