Tag archive for ‘Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin’
By Mountain Messenger On Thursday, April 21st, 2016

WV opens first in-jail drug treatment unit for DOC inmates

Intent on breaking the cycle of drug addiction and crime, West Virginia is launching its first inpatient treatment program in a regional jail. The 28-bed Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) unit opened More...

Richardson announces candidacy to continue as Circuit Judge
By Mountain Messenger On Monday, March 21st, 2016

Richardson announces candidacy to continue as Circuit Judge

Richardson announces candidacy to continue as Circuit Judge Robert E. Richardson has announced his candidacy for a full term as Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit, which includes Pocahontas and Greenbrier More...

Polar Bear members brave the icy waters of Anthony Creek on Saturday to raise funds for Child and Youth Advocacy Center. (Photo courtesy Jaime Weikle)
By Mountain Messenger On Monday, March 14th, 2016

Polar Bear Plunge successful again this year

Polar Bear members brave the icy waters of Anthony Creek on Saturday to raise funds for Child and Youth Advocacy Center. (Photo courtesy Jaime Weikle) Over 75 fearless and fun-loving souls braved the cold waters More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, March 7th, 2016

Governor’s STEM Initiative announces grant funding for area schools and community organizations

The Governor’s STEM Initiative, housed within the West Virginia Department of Education and the Arts, has awarded more than $150,000 in grant funding to support science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, January 1st, 2016

Directed public access at WV State Capitol begins January 8

Starting Jan. 8, all visitors to the West Virginia State Capitol building must enter through a screening checkpoint, the Division of Protective Services has announced. The main public access point for the State More...

By Mountain Messenger On Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

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Happy Kids Project seeks supporters The Happy Kids Project, launched in 2010 at Eastern Greenbrier Middle School to help meet the simple needs of at-risk students, is seeking more local sponsorship to expand services More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, September 25th, 2015

Governor Tomblin announces Growing Healthy Communities grants

Governor Tomblin announces Growing Healthy Communities grants On Monday, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin announced that Ronceverte was a recipient of a series of awards for the first phase of eight projects totaling $100,000 More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, September 25th, 2015

Monroe County Community Emergency Response Team receives Governor’s Service Award

Enthusiasm and dedication characterize the volunteer service of the members of the Monroe County Health Department Community Emergency Response Team that has been selected as recipients of the 2015 Governor’s More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, September 25th, 2015

Greenbrier Valley arts organization receive share of arts grant awards

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin announced Sept. 16 the awarding of $763,044 in grant funds to support and build the arts in community and statewide programs across West Virginia. Included in the funding are several Greenbrier More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, August 30th, 2015

Protest forming against Dick Cheney’s visit to WV

By Peggy Mackenzie A grassroots rally is forming to protest former Vice President Dick Cheney’s visit to West Virginia next Thursday. Cheney will address West Virginia’s political and economic elites as the More...