Tag archive for ‘New River’
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, March 28th, 2014

Celebrate First Fridays after 5 in downtown Lewisburg April 4

Historic Downtown Lewisburg celebrates First Fridays after Five on Friday, Apr. 4! Join the fun in downtown Lewisburg – live music, art events and tasty treats – all free to the public. Everyone is welcome! Cooper More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, March 21st, 2014

Open letter

Dear Senator or Delegate: I am a member of the National Center of Excellence in Women’s Health (CoE) community partnership to deliver the Women on Wellness program in Greenbrier County.  The National Center of More...

By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, March 14th, 2014

Public commentary – a privilege or a right?

An item on the county commission meeting agenda entitled “develop a policy on public commentary,” caught the eye of some residents concerned that the commentary option, a voluntary option provided at each commission More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, March 7th, 2014

First County Commission Candidate Forum not a staid affair

On Tuesday evening at the Greenbrier Valley Theatre, six candidates, including incumbent Karen Lobban, each presented their case for claiming the one open seat in the next election for Greenbrier County Commission. More...

FPC Alderson celebrates Black History Month
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, March 7th, 2014

FPC Alderson celebrates Black History Month

FPC Alderson’s staff celebrated 2014’s Black History Month theme: “Civil Rights in Education.” Dr. L. Marshall Washington, president of New River Community and Technical College served as the keynote speaker, 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 Friday, March 7th, 2014

Finding a Job Class offered by New River CTC

The New River Community and Technical College Office of Workforce Education will offer a four-session series of workshops entitled “Finding a Job is a Job.” The sessions will meet from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Mar. More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, March 7th, 2014

Intermediate Quilting Workshop begins April 1 at New River CTC Greenbrier Valley Campus

New River Community and Technical College will offer a six-week Intermediate Quilting Workshop beginning Apr. 1. The workshop will be held on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Lee Street Complex (former More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, March 7th, 2014

New River Unitarian Universalist Fellowship

service Sunday, Mar. 9 will begin at 11 am. Visitors are welcome to attend. The Fellowship is located at 911 South Kanawha Street, Beckley.  For further information call 304-252-4016.  More...

Greenbrier Valley Entrepreneur Café 4 winner Meredeth Young
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, February 28th, 2014

‘UnCanny’ presentation wins $1,050 for Meredith Young Jewelry

Greenbrier Valley Entrepreneur Café 4 winner Meredith Young with a display of her recycled jewelry A business based on recycling cans to create beautiful jewelry was the high scorer at the Feb. 18 Entrepreneur More...