Tag archive for ‘John Manchester’
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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, March 21st, 2014

Job Creation Roundtable brings U.S. Senate candidate Natalie Tennant and Greenbrier County leaders together

Community and business leaders gathered at the Visitors Center in downtown Lewisburg on Wednesday to have a round table discussion with Secretary of State Natalie Tennant about job development in West Virginia. Tennant, More...

By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, March 21st, 2014

Four Lewisburg residents honored at Governors’ Arts Awards Ceremony

In celebrating some of West Virginia’s best artists and art supporters, the 2014 Governor’s Arts Awards ceremony, held at the Culture Center in Charleston on Mar. 13, included the Arts in Education Award; the More...

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By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, February 21st, 2014

Cinema multiplex gets green light

The final hurdle has at last been cleared for the construction of a new movie theater multiplex in the Gateway Commons behind Lowe’s on North Jefferson Street. Lewisburg City Council approved both the preliminary More...

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By David Esteppe On Friday, January 24th, 2014

Our water intake is currently a quarter of a mile downstream of the landfill

There is no escaping the importance of paying more attention to where our water comes from, especially after the recent chemical spill into the Elk River. Apparently, we currently intake our water downstream of More...

Mayor John Manchester proclaims Lewisburg’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Week in the presence of Martin Luther King Day Celebration planners and supporters. Shown standing behind the Mayor are Pam Marcus (left), Jenna Cucco, Steve Rutledge, Susanna Robinson-Kenga, Larry Davis, Ellen Broudy, Rev. Kathie Holland, Jennifer Wykle and Danny Seams.
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, January 10th, 2014

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Week in Lewisburg proclaimed

 At a recent Lewisburg City Hall ceremony, Mayor John Manchester proclaimed that Jan. 13-20 will be Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Week in Lewisburg. Mayor John Manchester proclaims Lewisburg’s Martin Luther King, More...

By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, January 10th, 2014

River City sewer rates and regs approved

Ronceverte’s Ordinance 2013-05 governing sanitary sewer service rates to all customers had its second reading and public hearing Monday evening at the council meeting. Mayor David Smith heard two customers remarks More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, January 3rd, 2014

City of Lewisburg encourages public to attend Comprehensive Plan meeting

What are the biggest issues facing the City of Lewisburg? Lewisburg is hosting a community meeting to gather citizen input on creating the city’s comprehensive plan. All residents, business owners, and other interested More...

By Peggy MacKenzie On Tuesday, December 24th, 2013

Birthplace of Rivers monument designation hits a snag

The Birthplace of Rivers national monument initiative was the topic of opposing views at the commission meeting of Tuesday, Dec. 17. Those against the initiative included Pocahontas County Commissioner Bill Beard More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Thursday, December 19th, 2013

Contractor selected for eight screen movie theatre in Lewisburg

Barnette Development Company of Logan and GHTC Theatres  a movie theater circuit based in Huntington, are pleased to announce the selection of Swope Construction Co. of Bluefield as the construction contractor More...

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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...