2013-14 School Calendar adjusted

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In an effort to make up instructional days lost to weather-related school cancellations, the Greenbrier County Board of Education approved the following adjustments to the 2013-2014 school calendar at the Feb. 11 Board of Education meeting: May 30 (CE Day) – Rescheduled as Regular Instructional Day / All students will attend June 2 (ISE Day) More...

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Greenbrier Valley Campus Scholarship recipient
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, February 21st, 2014

New River announces scholarship recipients at Greenbrier Valley Campus

The New River Community and Technical College Foundation recently announced the students at the Greenbrier Valley Campus who received scholarships through the Foundation for the 2013-14 academic year. The students More...

College Goal Sunday winner 2014
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, February 21st, 2014

Greenbrier East student wins Kindle at College Goal Sunday

Dyllan Lewis, a student at Greenbrier East High School, was the winner of the Kindle given away at the College Goal Sunday event held Feb. 9, at the Greenbrier Valley Campus (GVC) of New River Community and Technical More...

Dr. Hazo W. Carter, Jr
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, February 21st, 2014

West Virginia State University President Emeritus Dr. Hazo W. Carter, Jr. passes away

West Virginia State University (WVSU) is saddened to learn of the passing of President Emeritus Dr. Hazo W. Carter, Jr. Dr. Carter served as President of WVSU for 25 years from 1987 through 2012 and was currently More...

History Bowl
By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, February 2nd, 2014

Schedule set for 5th Annual WV History Bowl competition

The dates are set for the 5th annual West Virginia History Bowl Competitions. Sponsored by the West Virginia Division of Culture and History, all eighth grade history buffs are invited to showcase their knowledge More...

New River Community and Technical College
By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, February 2nd, 2014

New River Community and Technical College pursues purchase of former Community Bank building in Princeton

For New River Community and Technical College, the search for permanent campus location in Mercer County has been long and at times frustrating, but a new home may be within reach. New River Community and Technical More...

Bluefield College students take part in MLK
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, January 31st, 2014

Bluefield College students take part in MLK National Day of Service

Service: it’s a way of life at Bluefield College, a time-honored core value, a part of the school’s mission statement, and integrated heavily into students’ overall academic experience. Bluefield College students More...

Maintenance teams from New River’s Beckley and Greenbrier Valley Campus moved the Workforce Education Offices to the Lee Street Complex on Jan. 17. Pictured in the new table games training room: Bob Runion (left), Jason Janney, Casey Baber, Darvis Cox, Julius Brown, David Thompson and Aubrey Houck (Not pictured: Scott Winfrey)
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, January 31st, 2014

New River’s GVC Workforce Education Office moves to Lee Street Complex

The New River Community and Technical College Office of Workforce Education formerly located in Jefferson Office Park in downtown Lewisburg has moved to the college’s Lee Street Complex. The new office is in the More...

National Science Bowl
By Mountain Messenger On Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Greenbrier East team to compete in National Science Bowl

On Feb. 1, at the West Virginia University Mountainlair in Morgantown a team of students from Greenbrier East High School will participate in an upcoming National Science Bowl competition to determine the team More...

image courtesy of/ Pixabay
By Mountain Messenger On Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Union student on fall 2013 Dean’s List at Coastal Carolina University

Ivy Hancock, a freshman Marine Science major of Union, was among more than 1,900 students from Coastal Carolina University who made the fall 2013 Dean’s List. image courtesy of/ Pixabay To qualify for the Dean’s More...