Tag archive for ‘John Manchester’
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By David Esteppe On Friday, December 13th, 2013

No left turn experiment ends

On Dec. 9, Lewisburg Mayor John Manchester announced on his Facebook page that the West Virginia Division of Highways (WVDH) was taking down the no-left-turn (NLT) signs in downtown Lewisburg. He said the traffic More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, December 6th, 2013

John Manchester attends National League of Cities’ Congress of Cities and Exposition

Mayor John Manchester John Manchester, mayor of Lewisburg, served as a delegate at the National League of Cities’ (NLC) annual Congress of Cities and Exposition held Nov. 13-16 in Seattle, WA. Manchester engaged More...

Kim Renyolds, CHS (left); Mayor John Manchester and Amanda Thomas, CHS
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, November 22nd, 2013

Mayor proclaims November Adoption Awareness Month

Kim Renyolds, CHS (left); Mayor John Manchester and Amanda Thomas, CHS On Nov. 6, Mayor John Manchester met with representatives from Children’s Home Society to proclaim November as Adoption Awareness Month. While More...

By Mountain Messenger On Thursday, November 7th, 2013

Lewisburg named one of America’s favorite towns by Travel & Leisure magazine

Travel & Leisure magazine recently announced the winners of an inaugural survey to determine America’s Favorite Towns. Lewisburg was among the winners. The survey asked Travel & Leisure fans to nominate More...

Looking hail and hearty - and unsuspicious, Lewisburg Mayor John Manchester was the first to step up to prove he was not “a bloodless politician,” as gorgeously costumed “vampires” consider draining him. By the end of the day 15 donors had participated in the blood drive held on Oct. 21, benefiting the American Red Cross hosted by Greenbrier Valley Theatre in honor of Dracula: A Rock Opera. On hand (or neck) was Scott Sowinski portraying Dracula; in the role of Lucy Westenra is Hannah McGinley; Erin Whitcomb portrays Dracula’s primary prey Mina Morris; and Haley Burns is in the role of Dracula’s first wife. (Photo by Robyn Zimmerman)
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, October 25th, 2013

GVT hosts Blood Drive

Looking hail and hearty – and unsuspicious, Lewisburg Mayor John Manchester was the first to step up to prove he was not “a bloodless politician,” as gorgeously costumed “vampires” consider draining More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, October 25th, 2013

World premiere of ‘Road Trip to History: Lewisburg’

Mayor John Manchester and The Lewis Theatre are excited to announce the world premiere of Road Trip to History: Lewisburg on Saturday, Nov. 2 at 7 p.m. The half-hour documentary, created by Oak Tree Productions More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, October 25th, 2013

‘No left hand turn’ test at Rt. 219/60 intersection to begin November 4

The City of Lewisburg, in cooperation with the WV Division of Highways, will conduct a test of prohibiting left hand turns at the Route 219/Route 60 intersection during morning and afternoon rush hours starting More...

By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, October 18th, 2013

Looming rate hike likely to double Lewisburg customers’ bills

An upcoming sewer rate increase before the Ronceverte City Council will likely be “a major game-changer in many ways,” Mayor John Manchester said during the Lewisburg City Council meeting Tuesday night. More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, October 18th, 2013

No left hand turn test at Rt. 219/60 intersection to begin November 4

The City of Lewisburg, in cooperation with the WV Division of Highways, will conduct a test of prohibiting left hand turns at the Route 219/Route 60 intersection during morning and afternoon rush hours starting More...

By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, September 27th, 2013

Pool refund from NRCTC ‘still in limbo’

At the end of the County Commission meeting on Tuesday the Commission again brought up the on-going issue of the $1.3 million being held by New River Community and Technical College. Commissioner Woody Hanna said More...