GCC looking forward to return of $1 million

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The long-standing civil action between the Greenbrier County Commission and the New River College “is not about a pool anymore,” said Commissioner Mike McClung, “It’s about a million dollars.” At the commission meeting held last Wednesday evening, McClung said the commission had asked the court to return the bed tax funds to the county, and More...

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By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, August 8th, 2014

‘What can I do with my model aircraft?’

A trending fad in wedding planning has couples choosing to get a birds-eye view of their wedding with a remote-controlled device or UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle). A powerful driver of the new fad for flying drones More...

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By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, August 8th, 2014

The Irish Pub – ‘as authentically New Orleans as you can get’

  The Irish Pub is “…nothing less than a slice of New Orleans planted in the middle of a West Virginia city.” That’s how John De Shazier, senior writer for the Saints website, described the unexpected More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 8th, 2014

2014 Farming Heritage winner announced

The State Fair of West Virginia and the West Virginia Farm Bureau are pleased to present the ninth annual Farming Heritage Award to Charles Hunter and his family from Morgantown. Since 1927, six generations have More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 8th, 2014

Driver skills testing at Lewisburg DMV not available August 8-15

The Lewisburg Division of Motor Vehicles Regional Office will not conduct driver skills testing Friday, Aug. 8 through Friday, Aug. 15. Customers that need to take their driver skills tests that week may utilize More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 8th, 2014

The Battle of Dry Creek to be re-enacted at Greenbrier State Forest August 15-17

The annual Civil War re-enactment of the Battle of Dry Creek will be held at the Greenbrier State Forest on Aug. 15-17. The re-enactment will commemorate the Battle of Dry Creek on Aug. 26-27, 1863, which occurred More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 8th, 2014

Rainelle Summer Reading Program touted as a success

The Rainelle Public Library 2014 Summer Reading Program called “FIZZ, BOOM, READ” was well attended this year. The six week-long program was held each Wednesday at the library from June 15 to July 23 and was More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 8th, 2014

Benedum grant awarded to WV Child Advocacy Network to support child abuse medical services

The Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation has awarded a $67,500 grant to the West Virginia Child Advocacy Network (WVCAN) to support the improvement of child abuse medical services across the state. Through the More...

Sauvage received the award from Wes Eddy, president of the WV State Coach’s Association
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 8th, 2014

Spartans’ Volleyball Coach wins Coach of the Year Honors

Matt Sauvage was awarded the WV Coach’s Association Volleyball Coach of the Year in a ceremony in Charleston recently. Sauvage received the award from Wes Eddy, president of the WV State Coach’s Association Following More...

David Yarid Memorial Scholarship recipient Tori Pierce (left) received her award from Dina Buly, GEHS Senior Class Counselor
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 8th, 2014

Greenbrier County Schools Foundation awards David Yarid Memorial Scholarship to Tori Pierce

David Yarid Memorial Scholarship recipient Tori Pierce (left) received her award from Dina Buly, GEHS Senior Class Counselor The David Yarid Memorial Scholarship, administered by the Greenbrier County Schools Foundation, More...