Tag archive for ‘John Manchester’
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...

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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...

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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...