WV Writers spring writing contests set to accept entries soon

West Virginia Writers, Inc., will soon be accepting submissions for both of its 2014 annual writing contests, offering a total of $5,850 in cash prizes. The organization’s main writing contest for adults and college students will soon celebrate its 32nd year with 13 writing categories to choose from. Among the traditional contest categories are Children’s More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Thursday, December 19th, 2013

Bluefield College slates second semester for Master’s Degree in Education

Bluefield College will begin its second-ever semester for its master of arts in education (MAEd) program on Jan. 13. Registration for the spring 2014 term is running now through the first day of classes, but as More...

By Mountain Messenger On Thursday, December 12th, 2013

Classes in home gardening and floral design coming up at New River GVC

Two new Horticulture classes will be offered at the Greenbrier Valley Campus of New River Community and College during the upcoming spring semester. General Horticulture and Floral Production and Design are meant More...

By Mountain Messenger On Thursday, December 5th, 2013

Learn to design personal fitness plan in New River Class

Looking ahead to the post-holiday guilt, will you be ready to begin an exercise program but feel clueless or overwhelmed about what to do? Your first step could be to design your own fitness program. The New River More...

By Mountain Messenger On Thursday, December 5th, 2013

Free Diabetes Education Classes schedule for December

The Everyone with Diabetes Counts (EDC) program is providing several opportunities around the state for people with Medicare to participate in free diabetes education classes. The free classes, part of a program More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, November 29th, 2013

Greenbrier East High School overall winner in 20th Annual Concord Business Challenge

Greenbrier East High School, First Place The Concord University Division of Business hosted the 20th Annual Concord Business Challenge (CBC) on Oct. 24. Eighteen West Virginia and Virginia high schools participated More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, November 29th, 2013

Concord University named among nation’s top veteran-friendly schools

Continuing a tradition of providing a veteran-friendly environment for student veterans and military personnel, Concord University has been named one of the top institutions for veterans by Military Times EDGE magazine. More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

Massage therapy students at Dabney S. Lancaster hear guest speaker Donna Sarvello

Students in the Massage Therapy program at the Dabney S. Lancaster Community College Rockbridge Regional Center were treated to a presentation by guest speaker Donna Sarvello, vice president of education for the More...

Award winning students are: Jenna Allen, Bridgette Altizer, Jordyn Carter, Micah Cole, Peyton DeHaven, Emma Farley, Courtney Forren, Mackenzie Friend, Julia Herndon, Lauren Quick, Josie Sams (not pictured), Hanna Stickley, Dawson Trusty and Blaine Yates. Greenbrier County Schools Transportation Director George Brooks, Superintendent Sallie Dalton and Art Instructor Marla Bell (back, right) presented a certificate to each student to honor their achievement.
By Mountain Messenger On Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

County-level winners of WV State Bus Safety Poster Contest recognized

Award winning students are: Jenna Allen, Bridgette Altizer, Jordyn Carter, Micah Cole, Peyton DeHaven, Emma Farley, Courtney Forren, Mackenzie Friend, Julia Herndon, Lauren Quick, Josie Sams (not pictured), Hanna More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

Gloria Lawrence earns Advanced Board Certification in Therapeutic Massage

Gloria Lawrence (center), head of the Massage Therapy program at the Dabney S. Lancaster Community College Rockbridge Regional Center in Buena Vista, recently earned the designation of Advanced Board Certification More...