Tag archive for ‘John Manchester’
By Sara Mansheim On Saturday, June 4th, 2016

Bimbo Coles to host Olympic Day in Lewisburg

Bimbo Coles will host Olympic Day in Lewisburg Local Olympian Bimbo Coles is paying homage to his roots by hosting Olympic Day at Montwell Park in Lewisburg. Coles played point guard on the 1988 U.S. Basketball More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, May 27th, 2016

Punching up

In comedy there are two rules, often at odds, that we strive to live by: 1: always try to punch up, and 2: political correctness is a humor killer. When I first heard the phrase “punching up,” I had to Google More...

By Peggy MacKenzie On Saturday, May 21st, 2016

Excavation permit at old quarry site approved by City Council

By Peggy Mackenzie An item on the Tuesday Lewisburg City Council meeting agenda, listing the potential approval for an excavation permit planned for “the rock pile,” behind the Chinese restaurant on North Jefferson More...

By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, May 13th, 2016

WV Ethics Commission holds mayor can be employed as city administrator

By Peggy Mackenzie The Lewisburg City Council held a special meeting on Tuesday evening, the bulk of which was spent behind closed doors in executive session to discuss a personnel issue concerning the city administrator’s More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, May 6th, 2016

Lewisburg named Tree City USA

Lewisburg was named a 2016 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management. Lewisburg achieved Tree City USA recognition by meeting the program’s four More...

By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, May 6th, 2016

Connie Manchester – and spouse – honored at CVB

As part of National Tourism Week kick-off campaign, the staff at the Greenbrier County CVB visitors center hosted a celebratory event for Connie Manchester in honor of her stunning photograph of downtown Lewisburg, More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, May 2nd, 2016

Lewisburg captures Happiest Town and graces cover of Blue Ridge Country

Lewisburg appears on May/June Blue Ridge Country magazine cover The Greenbrier County CVB recently announced that Lewisburg was voted Happiest Town by the readers of Blue Ridge Country magazine. Lewisburg competed More...

By Peggy MacKenzie On Monday, May 2nd, 2016

Western end water project gets funding approval

By Peggy Mackenzie The Greenbrier County Commission approved sponsorship for a Small City Block grant resubmission to fund an ongoing water project for PSD #2 to benefit the western end of the county by supplying More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, April 25th, 2016

Public invited to learn about drinking water protection

West Virginia Rivers Coalition, the cities of Lewisburg and Alderson, and 10 local partners will host two free public forums on how citizens can get involved in drinking water protection: Apr. 30, 1-3 p.m., at Alderson’s More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, March 21st, 2016

Local student essay contest winner

Case Hall, 12-year-old Eastern Greenbrier Middle School student, shown with his parents Cheri and Chris Hall, together with Lewisburg Mayor John Manchester (left), at City Hall, upon receiving a plaque to commemorate More...