Lobban dismissal of charges denied


During a Monday morning hearing at the county courthouse, Senior Status Judge Joseph C. Pomponio, Jr. denied a motion to dismiss misdemeanor charges against County Commission President Karen Lobban. Lobban was indicted in June, along with former commission president Betty Crookshanks, of charges connected to the alleged misappropriation of $1.3 million More...

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By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, August 29th, 2014

Proposed Comprehensive Plan rejected until GCC can review; working session date set

delphinmedia / Pixabay The county commission voted to reject the proposed Greenbrier County Comprehensive Plan – two to one, with commissioners Karen Lobban and Mike McClung opposing, at a public hearing held More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 29th, 2014

Scam Alert: Callers claiming to be from Appalachian Power use scare tactics to get cash from small businesses

Small business owners who are customers of Appalachian Power in Virginia are among the latest targets of scam artists seeking to extort cash. The scam, which instructs customers to make immediate payment or have 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 29th, 2014

Upcoming exhibit includes photos related to African American religious traditions

Enslaved Africans transported to the New World beginning in the 15th century brought with them a wide range of local religious beliefs and practices.   In a world turned upside down, these slaves clung to some More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 29th, 2014

Manchin, Rockefeller, Rahall announce funding for emergency food and shelter program statewide

This week, U.S. Senators Joe Manchin and Jay Rockefeller, along with Representative Nick Rahall, announced $526,266 in funding to help individuals and families in West Virginia with non-disaster related emergencies. More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 29th, 2014

Greenbrier Valley Farmers Market continues free series of entertainment and educational talks

The Greenbrier Valley Farmers Market in Lewisburg is continuing its free series of  entertainment and educational talks through the fall. This Saturday, Aug. 30: The Lewis Kids present an eclectic mix of old time, More...

DSLCC Practical Nursing Grads
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 29th, 2014

DSLCC Practical Nursing graduates

All of the May 2014 graduates of the Practical Nursing Program at Dabney S Lancaster Community College have passed the NCLEX-PN Board examination on the first attempt and are now officially Licensed Practical Nurses, More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 29th, 2014

Spartan Band competition season announced for 2014

The Spartan Marching Band of Greenbrier East High School has announced the competition season for the 2014 fall season, presenting a marching field production of “Pink Floyd: The Wall.” The Spartans will open More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 29th, 2014

GEHS golf team finishes 3rd at Meadows Golf Course, The Greenbrier

Ten players on the GEHS golf team finished third with a low four-man total of 362 on the Par 70 Meadow Golf Course at The Greenbrier on Aug. 20. Individual scores were Luke Hanna 87 (low player on the team on his More...