12 families will be home for Thanksgiving, thanks to volunteer efforts

On Tuesday, just two days before Thanksgiving, 12 families in Rainelle and White Sulphur Springs, who lost their homes during the June 23 flood, shed tears of joy as they received keys to newly constructed homes. Two housing developments held ribbon cutting ceremonies at either end of Greenbrier County on the same day. Appalachia Service Project (ASP) More...

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By Peggy MacKenzie On Monday, November 28th, 2016
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County Commission hears update on regional jail bill

The Greenbrier County Commission ran through a list of considerations at the Tuesday meeting. Up first was Greenbrier County Chief Probation Officer Tonya Hoover reporting on the savings to the county for the regional More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, November 28th, 2016
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Ronceverte — pioneer of power

By Doug Hylton The decade following the formation of the City of Ronceverte in 1882 was one of immense growth and progress not just for the town but for the country as well. Following the invention of the electric More...

By Sara Mansheim On Monday, November 28th, 2016
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New decorations to grace the Spa City this holiday season

Mary Collins (left) and Pat Harper with the new White Sulphur Springs Christmas banners. “If you see Mary, tell her thank you.” On Monday, Nov. 14, Main Street WSS committee member Pat Harper advised White Sulphur More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, November 28th, 2016
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Briefly

AHMH upcoming schedule American Heritage Music Hall, Inc., 315 Monroe Avenue, Ronceverte, opens their door at 6 p.m., music 7 to 10:30 p.m. Admission: Tuesdays: $7/each, Saturdays: $10/each. Break at 8 p.m. for More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, November 28th, 2016
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Christmas Tree Lane Bazaar returns to Lewisburg United Methodist Church

The annual Christmas Tree Lane Bazaar at the Lewisburg United Methodist Church has been a tradition for years and years! Under the sponsorship of the United Methodist Women, the bazaar will begin at 10 a.m. on Thursday, More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, November 28th, 2016
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Summit Bechtel to host Spartan Race championship

Wild, Wonderful West Virginia in collaboration with Spartan Race, the world’s leading obstacle race company, announced this week that the finale of the 2017 Spartan U.S. Championship Series and the first-ever More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, November 28th, 2016
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WV joins suit against Suboxone maker

Last week, West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and a coalition of 42 attorneys general announced the filing of an antitrust lawsuit against the makers of Suboxone, a brand-name prescription drug used More...

By Peggy MacKenzie On Sunday, November 20th, 2016
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WV Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday “private taking for private use” prohibited

In a long-awaited ruling, the West Virginia Supreme Court upheld an August 2015 circuit court judge’s decision that allowing a pipeline company onto private property without permission violates a basic right of More...

By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, November 20th, 2016
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Lewisburg Green Team forms co-op for residents going solar

Residents of the Lewisburg area have formed a solar co-op to save money and make going solar easier, while building a network of solar supporters. The Greenbrier River Watershed Association, the Lewisburg Green More...