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By admin 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...

View of the still smoldering derailed tank cars along a tributary of the Kanawha River. (APphoto/Office of the Governor of West Virginia, Steven Wayne Rotsch)
By admin On Friday, February 27th, 2015

Train derailment probe underway

View of the still smoldering derailed tank cars along a tributary of the Kanawha River. (APphoto/Office of the Governor of West Virginia, Steven Wayne Rotsch) By Peggy Mackenzie A week after the oil train derailment More...

By admin On Friday, January 2nd, 2015

Governor Tomblin announces elimination of Business Franchise Tax

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin this week announced the Business Franchise Tax will be eliminated effective Jan. 1, 2015, the latest step in a series of reductions that have improved West Virginia’s business climate and More...

Colourful 2014 in fiery sparklers
By admin On Friday, December 26th, 2014

• Year in Review 2014 •

• Year in Review 2014 • • January: Year begins with annual Shanghai Parade held Jan. 1 in downtown Lewisburg; GWHS football coach Lewis McClung named Coach of the Year following Cavaliers’ 12-2 record and More...

By admin On Friday, November 14th, 2014

Governor Tomblin announces launch of WV’s first 24-hour Behavioral Health Call Center

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin this week announced the launch of West Virginia’s first Behavioral Health Referral & Outreach Call Center, a statewide 24-hour call center, providing resources and referral support for More...

Jesse Anderson, superintendent of Greenbrier State Forest and Moncove Lake State Park, has been named the ServiceWear Apparel Park Ranger of the Year for 2014. Anderson is seen here (center) with ServiceWear Apparel Executive Vice President Jim Burnett and West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin.
By admin On Monday, November 3rd, 2014

Voters select WV State Parks Supt. Jesse Anderson ServiceWear Apparel 2014 Park Ranger of the Year

ServiceWear Apparel has announced Jesse Anderson, superintendent of Greenbrier State Forest and Moncove Lake State Park in West Virginia, as the 2014 Park Ranger of the Year. The award honors a ranger who goes above More...

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...