Tag archive for ‘John Manchester’
By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, January 15th, 2017

Lewisburg to host annual MLK Day Celebration

Dr. L. Marshall Washington will be the keynote speaker on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in Lewisburg Beginning at 11 a.m. on Jan. 16, a Martin Luther King Jr. Day commemorative march, community lunch, and celebration More...

By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, January 8th, 2017

2017 Shanghai Parade winners

The Shanghai Parade Committee announces the winning entries in the 2017 edition of the annual Jan. 1 parade through downtown Lewisburg.   Antique Car – 1st place #240, T Bone – ‘51 Mercury; 2nd More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, January 6th, 2017

Lewisburg proclaims Martin Luther King Jr. Week

Lewisburg Mayor John Manchester (seated) signs the Martin Luther King Week Proclamation with Clifford Curry (left), Susanna Robinson-Kenga, Larry Davis, Jaime Wykle and Steven Rutledge in attendance. At a Lewisburg More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, January 2nd, 2017

2016 Year in Review

  January The WV Division of Highways offers $750,000 in grant funding for the completion of the Meadow River Trail. Greenbrier Countian Casey Cantrell is charged with murder in Jackson County after allegedly More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, January 2nd, 2017

Several Greenbrier Valley businesses and the City of Lewisburg receive accolades

The Greenbrier County CVB (Convention and Visitors Bureau) is excited to share that the Greenbrier Valley has recently received a slate of honors for local businesses, an elected official and a municipality. Multiple More...

By Peggy MacKenzie On Monday, December 26th, 2016

Lewisburg awards $5,000 to GEHS Spartan Marching Band

Council members Mark Etten (left), Joseph Lutz, Beverly White, GEHS Spartan Band Drum Major John Ambler (wearing a prototype of the new Spartan Band uniforms), Mayor John Manchester, council members Heather Blake More...

By Peggy MacKenzie On Sunday, November 20th, 2016

Funds to upgrade Dorie Miller Park approved by council

Plans to give Dorie Miller Park a facelift were announced at the Tuesday night Lewisburg city council meeting. Funds totaling $73,500 for the first phase of the project were approved at the meeting. Phase one will More...

By Peggy MacKenzie On Monday, October 31st, 2016

Band Boosters request for uniform funding turned away

The Greenbrier East High School Music Boosters made a bid for funds at the Greenbrier County Commission meeting on Tuesday evening. The courtroom was filled with parents and several uniformed student band members More...

By Peggy MacKenzie On Monday, October 24th, 2016

To trick or treat – safety first

The Lewisburg City Council heard from a contingent of concerned parents from the Graham Addition during the meeting Tuesday evening and presented the council with a list of Halloween night requests to help provide More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, September 30th, 2016

Lewisburg donates street sweeper to Ronceverte

Mayor John Manchester (left) and Ronceverte Mayor David Smith stand in front of the street sweeper Lewisburg just donated to Ronceverte The City of Lewisburg has just donated a surplus street sweeper to the city More...