Tag archive for ‘New River Gorge’
By admin On Friday, February 20th, 2015

New River CTC Raleigh County campus open

  The long-anticipated opening of New River Community and Technical College’s Raleigh County campus in Beaver is finally at hand. After numerous delays triggered by the recession that began in 2008, the imposing More...

By admin On Friday, February 13th, 2015

GVEDC receives Benedum Planning Grant for Regional Entrepreneurial Program

Greenbrier Valley Economic Development Corporation (GVEDC), partnering with New River Community and Technical College and New River Gorge Regional Development Authority recently received a Benedum Foundation Planning More...

By admin On Monday, December 22nd, 2014

DOI AmeriCorps VISTA position available

New River Gorge National River is currently recruiting for a new AmeriCorps Volunteer in Service to America (VISTA). The selected VISTA will serve in this position from February 2015 to February 2016, for one full More...

Valley Ventures Entrepreneurs’ Café will take place at Erma Byrd Center in Beckley
By admin On Monday, December 1st, 2014

Join the crowd to encourage economic growth in our region December 4

Crowd-funding is an important part of the Valley Ventures Entrepreneur Café. Be a part of the crowd by donating $15 cash to be awarded to the winning entrepreneur. A delicious dinner and the opportunity to select More...

By admin On Monday, November 24th, 2014

Be a judge for Valley Venture Entrepreneurs’ Café competition December 4

Want a reason to feel hopeful about the future of our regional economy? Come judge local entrepreneurs’ innovative ideas to grow their businesses and programs. Select the most deserving entrepreneur in the regional More...

By admin On Monday, October 27th, 2014

Voters choice: Amendment on the ballot opens door to Scout camp, allow commercial events

By WVPA staff reporter Brandi Underwood This is an in-depth look at the Nonprofit Youth Organization Tax Exemption Amendment that voters will see on the ballot this November provided by the West Virginia Press More...

By admin On Friday, October 17th, 2014

Mountain Messenger’s Calendar of Events

Ongoing Ghost Tours of Historic Lewisburg, Friday and Saturday nights at 7:30 p.m., through Halloween,. Call 304-256-TOUR(8687) Carnegie Hall Art exhibits: Seth Hall, “Seasons of Change” Museum Gallery; Jorn More...

2014 Hidden History Photo Contest awarded Best in Show - Adult to Linda Treadway of Beckley for her image “Gospel Echoes Through Time.” Her entry shows the historic spirit of New Salem Baptist Church in Tams, WV.
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, September 5th, 2014

2014 Hidden History Photo Contest exhibit at Tamarack

Explore the history of the local area through the lens of a camera! See an exhibit of the winning entries to the 2014 Hidden History Photo Contest at Tamarack this September. With 21 heritage-based images on display More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 29th, 2014

William Edward Brown

Fairlea-William Edward Brown, 64, passed away Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, at home after an extended illness. William was born Mar. 28, 1950, in Ronceverte to the late James Edward and Bertha Hedrick Brown. William More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, May 9th, 2014

Americorps Vista summer associate position available

The National Park Service is currently recruiting for an AmeriCorps Volunteer in Service to America (VISTA) Summer Associate to serve in the New River Gorge National River. The role of the VISTA Summer Associate More...