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 was described as a white male with a height of five feet and six or seven inches and a medium build. He was wearing a green hoodie-type More...

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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...

By Peggy MacKenzie On Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Armed robbery in White Sulphur Springs

  The Greenbrier County Sheriff’s Department is investigating an early morning armed robbery which occurred in the White Sulphur Springs area Tuesday. A man wearing a dark colored hoodie and wearing a green bandana More...

Greenbrier County Public Library Friends member Deborah Montgomery (left) reviews the special book sale books with Assistant Library Director Christy Carver
By Mountain Messenger On Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Specials for collectors at Book Bazaar

Greenbrier County Public Library Friends member Deborah Montgomery (left) reviews the special book sale books with Assistant Library Director Christy Carver This year’s Book Bazaar at the Greenbrier County Public More...

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By David Esteppe On Friday, July 18th, 2014

Over-crowding means euthanizations will resume

After an unprecedented five month stretch without having to euthanize animals brought in to the Greenbrier Humane Society ( GHS ) in Lewisburg, the shelter is at crisis capacity and will have to resume putting More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, July 11th, 2014

Lewisburg Literary Festival set for August 1 & 2

Bestselling Author Garth Stein of ‘The Art of Racing in the Rain’ to headline Lewisburg Literary Festival The Lewisburg Literary Festival is pleased to invite you to join author Garth Stein, author of the New More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, July 11th, 2014

Main Street Ronceverte receives 2014 National Main Street Accreditation

Main Street Ronceverte has been designated as an accredited National Main Street Program for meeting the commercial district revitalization performance standards set by the National Main Street Center, a subsidiary More...

By David Esteppe On Friday, July 11th, 2014

Gremlins on the loose in Lewisburg

A recent rash of thefts and vandalism around the middle of June has upset local residents and business owners in Lewisburg. Three large hanging plants hanging were allegedly stolen from the lampposts outside the More...