Tag archive for ‘New River Gorge’
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...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, March 7th, 2014

Tourism to New River Gorge National River, Bluestone National Scenic River, Gauley River National Recreation Area creates $51,466,744 in economic benefit

Report shows visitor spending supports 685 jobs in local economy A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 1,280,320 visitors to New River Gorge National River, Bluestone National Scenic River and Gauley More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Thursday, January 16th, 2014

Recycling bins relocated at Burnwood Complex of NPS

New River Gorge National River provides recycling bins for paper, aluminum, and plastics Recycling Bin/ Pixabay The National Park Service partners with the Raleigh County Solid Waste Authority to provide recycling More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, January 10th, 2014

New River Gorge Harley-Davidson welcomes new General Manager

Locally owned and operated New River Gorge Harley-Davidson announced this week that Toby Painter will be the new General Manager effective immediately. Toby Painter New River Gorge Harley-Davidson is the sister More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, January 3rd, 2014

2013 in Review

Some of the items that made the news in the Mountain Messenger in 2013: image courtesy of/ Pixabay January: Shanghai Parade held Jan. 1 in downtown Lewisburg; City Commission announced hearing date for writ of mandamus More...

By Mountain Messenger On Thursday, December 12th, 2013

State Historic Preservation Office publishes 13-month calendar

The State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) of the West Virginia Division of Culture and History has published “Historic Recreation,” a 13-month calendar highlighting the Mountain State’s sports and recreation More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, December 6th, 2013

Special regulation allowing bicycle use on NPS Trails to go into effect

A new National Park Service regulation goes into effect by the end of January 2014 that allows visitors to ride bicycles on about 65 miles of existing trail in the New River Gorge National River, including: • More...

By Mountain Messenger On Wednesday, August 14th, 2013

Rescheduled trail run intended to boost late summer tourism in New River Gorge

Organizers of the 2013 New River Gorgeous Trail Run say they hope that moving the annual event from late October to Aug. 24 will boost late summer travel in the New River Gorge region. Now in its 12th year, the More...