Tag archive for ‘Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin’
By admin On Friday, October 17th, 2014

Statewide Education Summit focused on helping WV children succeed slated October 20

To raise awareness about the critical need to provide every child with a quality public education, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin and The Education Alliance this week announced the second annual statewide education summit, More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, July 11th, 2014

Lewisburg Literary Festival set for August 1 & 2

Bestselling Author Garth Stein of ‘The Art of Racing in the Rain’ to headline Lewisburg Literary Festival The Lewisburg Literary Festival is pleased to invite you to join author Garth Stein, author of the New More...

Leslie Simms at the Governor’s Office, where she was honored as a member of the All-West Virginia Academic Team at a ceremony in April.
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, May 16th, 2014

New River CTC student to attend Envision Global Forum in Australia

Leslie Simms is going places. The New River Community and Technical College Social Services student has had an exceptional year, maintaining a perfect 4.0 grade point average and traveling to Charleston in April More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, April 25th, 2014

First National Banker named to state board

Jeff Vickers, senior vice president of lending at First National Bank, recently received an appointment by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin to serve as Board of Director on the West Virginia Economic Development Authority. More...

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By Jonathan Collins On Friday, March 14th, 2014

Governor presents Records Management and Preservation Board grants, Survey and Planning grants

Governor Tomblin presents Greenbrier County Commission with $7,000 in State Historic Preservation Survey and Planning Grant funding, highlighting the importance of preserving West Virginia’s history (Photo courtesy More...

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By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, March 14th, 2014

Ronceverte gets grant funding boosts

  At the Ronceverte City Council meeting on Wednesday evening, Doug Hylton announced that the River City has received $13,650 from the WV Historic Preservation Society for a study to restore Brick Hill “to More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, March 7th, 2014

State budget cuts put $13 million in child, family money ‘at risk’

by Dan Heyman Advocates for early-childhood and family-support programs have delivered a symbolic $13 million check to West Virginia lawmakers – money they say could be lost if the state goes ahead with budget More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, March 7th, 2014

Greenbrier County receives $33,120 in grant funds

Representatives from three Greenbrier County agencies were presented with grant funds by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin in a ceremony held in the Capitol reception room in Charleston on Mar. 5. On hand as recipient for a More...

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By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, February 14th, 2014

Greenbrier Historical Society receives $15,500 in grants

Elizabeth McMullen, executive director of the Greenbrier Historical Society, was at the county commission meeting on Tuesday anticipating the approval and signing of three Community Participation grant applications More...

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By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, January 31st, 2014

Too soon to declare water supply safe

The Freedom Industries chemical spill story has drawn international attention, but researchers say it is hardly unique, since coal mining and processing have damaged West Virginia’s drinking water for years in More...