East and West place in Marching Band Championship

Greenbrier East and West High Schools recently won awards in the fifth annual West Virginia State Marching Band Championship at the University of Charleston Stadium at Laidley Field on Saturday, Oct. 15. Twenty-eight high school bands from around the state showcased their talents in the championship. The Hurricane Middle School Band and the West Virginia More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Monday, October 31st, 2016
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Lewisburg teacher wins Best in Show at WV Makes Festival

With the bait of 3D-printed fishing lures, Bryan Bush of Lewisburg hooked the attention of both festival-goers and design judges alike to earn the “Best in Show” grand prize and $1,000 during the third-annual More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, October 24th, 2016
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East band claims eight awards in two Kanawha County competitions

The Spartan Marching Band of Greenbrier East High School claimed eight awards during two competitions Saturday, Oct. 15, in Kanawha County. Saturday afternoon, participating in the Sissonville Cavalcade of Bands, More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, October 24th, 2016
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State Fair scholarship applications now available

Applications for the 2017 State Fair of West Virginia Scholarship program are now available online. In association with corporate, civic and individual contributors, and with support from the State Fair Endowment, More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, October 24th, 2016
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DSLCC nursing students help with flu clinic

First-year registered nursing students from Dabney S. Lancaster Community College offered blood pressure checks and manned the information table during a flu shot clinic sponsored by the Covington Health Department More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, October 24th, 2016
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School district selects PowerSchool Assessment to drive instruction and increase student growth

PowerSchool Assessment was selected by West Virginia’s Greenbrier County School District to help teachers ensure personalized learning for each student and to ensure all students have mastered the State College More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, October 24th, 2016
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New River CTC announces young board member

New River Community and Technical College has announced its newest Board of Governors member, Linda Sumner. Sumner, a life-long resident of Beckley, is a retired Raleigh County elementary and secondary teacher and More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, October 24th, 2016
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Super FAFSA Thursday Sessions set on November at DSLCC

Dabney S. Lancaster Community College has scheduled two annual “Super FAFSA Thursday” events in two locations in November to help students and their families work through the process of filing the Free Application More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, October 17th, 2016
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WVSOM to screen ‘Lives Worth Living’

The film “Lives Worth Living” will be shown on Tuesday, Oct. 18, from 12 noon – 2 p.m. in honor of the Americans With Disabilities Act, at the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine. This is a joint More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, October 17th, 2016
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New community paramedicine course addresses unmet need in WV

New River Community and Technical College is accepting applications for a new community paramedicine course at the Greenbrier Valley Campus starting in January 2017. “Community paramedicine is an emerging healthcare More...