Local meetings planned for comprehensive plan

West Virginia state law requires each county in the state to enact a comprehensive plan. A comprehensive plan is not a law or an ordinance, but rather a series of suggestions as to how the county might better manage the future. The Greenbrier County Planning Commission is completing a new comprehensive plan for the county. The planning commission expects More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, April 18th, 2014

Greenbrier Valley Farmers Market opens

The Greenbrier Valley Farmers Market will open for the 2014 season this Saturday, Apr. 19, at its “green space” on the corner of Arbuckle Lane and Rt. 219 in downtown Lewisburg. To celebrate the Easter weekend, More...

By David Esteppe On Friday, April 18th, 2014

Ronceverte’s old Greenbrier High School to get a boost?

Ronceverte Development Corporation (RDC) has brought all of the major players together to turn the shuttered landmark Greenbrier High School into affordable housing for seniors. A visiting consultant turned RDC More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, April 11th, 2014

Main Street Ronceverte to host ‘Make It Shine Program’

The Main Street Ronceverte program is hosting the annual “Make It Shine” program Saturday, Apr. 12 from 8 a.m. to noon in downtown Ronceverte. Those wanting to help with the cleanup are asked to meet at the More...

By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, April 4th, 2014

‘We want to make our town shine’: Rainelle Mayor Andrea Pendleton

Andrea “Andie” Pendleton, Mayor of Rainelle, is on a mission to sell 500 American flags. Stating she had a dream years ago in which she could “see Rainelle with flags flying all across it.” Four years ago More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, March 21st, 2014

Volunteers take action for ‘Cleaner, Greener Tomorrow’ as City of Lewisburg participates in 2014 WV Make It Shine Statewide Cleanup

Volunteers across the state are rallying to improve their local parks, public spaces, waterways, hiking trails, sidewalks and streets by participating in the Department of Environmental Protection’s WV Make It More...

By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, March 21st, 2014

Four Lewisburg residents honored at Governors’ Arts Awards Ceremony

In celebrating some of West Virginia’s best artists and art supporters, the 2014 Governor’s Arts Awards ceremony, held at the Culture Center in Charleston on Mar. 13, included the Arts in Education Award; the More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, March 21st, 2014

One Day At A Time: One Woman’s Journey

By Tanya Hazelwood No place like home I have been back home for a week now. Spending 46 days in the hospital with my daughter and granddaughter in what was probably the most humbling experience of my life. During More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, February 28th, 2014

WVSOM invites comments for HLC accreditation

The public is being offered an opportunity to comment on the quality of the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM), as part of the institution’s pursuit of accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission More...

By David Esteppe On Friday, February 28th, 2014

Two fires in a matter of days

A devastating early morning fire on Feb. 21 burned down the barn of the Valley Vet Clinic in Monroe County, killing five horses and a cow. A 911 call reporting the fire came in by a passerby to the clinic just after More...