Tag archive for ‘New River’
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 1st, 2014

August 8 last day to register for fall classes at New River CTC

Fall semester classes at New River Community and Technical College will begin on Aug. 18, and prospective students are reminded that Aug. 8 is the last day to register. All fees must be paid by that date. Anyone More...

By Mountain Messenger On Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Free online course provides info on pipelines

Dear Editor: Greetings from FERC-101 the center of understanding 42” pipeline construction and operation at ferc101-blogspot.com. Our free online course is continually updated with government and industry facts More...

Crystal Yates (left) and Stephanie Baldwin (right) pictured with New River Community and Technical College Cosmetology Program Director Lisa Carter
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, July 25th, 2014

New River CTC Cosmetology graduates follow different paths to new career

One thought she wanted to be a school teacher. The other was a nail technician who always wanted to do hair. Last May, Crystal Yates of Ronceverte and Stephanie Baldwin of Clintonville were members of the first More...

Lewisburg Music Festival (Artist credit: Mike Costello)
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, July 18th, 2014

Music Festival Lewisburg’s hottest new summer event

Lewisburg Music Festival (Artist credit: Mike Costello) Celebrating artists who embody American roots music styles, including country, roots – rock, folk, bluegrass, R&B and blues, the First Annual Lewisburg More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, July 11th, 2014

The Blues Brothers Tribute in Pulaski, VA

The Fine Arts Center for the New River Valley and the Town of Pulaski is co-sponsoring a Concert Variety Show featuring The Blues Brothers Tribute Artists, Josh Livingston and Jarrod Millsaps. Other entertainment More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, July 11th, 2014

Stained glass classes at Fine Arts Center

Stained Glass classes are back at the Fine Arts Center for the New River Valley! Starting Monday, July 14, two classes will meet for beginner stained glass, your choice of 4-6 p.m. or 7-9 p.m. The classes will continue More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, June 27th, 2014

National Committee for the New River changes name to New River Conservancy

The National Committee for the New River (NCNR) announced this week it has changed its name to the New River Conservancy. The new name and look for the 40 year-old organization reflects its redefined leadership More...

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By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, June 13th, 2014

Misdemeanor charges filed against former and current commissioners

A former county commissioner and current commissioner have been indicted by the Greenbrier County grand jury on misdemeanor charges on Wednesday. The two are accused of misappropriation of hotel occupancy tax funds. More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, May 30th, 2014

Select the winner for the June 10 Entrepreneur Café – Six innovators vie for seed funding

You can help select the winner of the fifth Greenbrier Valley Entrepreneur Café from a varied field of creative projects with funding needs to launch or expand a business. BB&T has donated $500 for the base More...

Leslie Simms at the Governor’s Office, where she was honored as a member of the All-West Virginia Academic Team at a ceremony in April.
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, May 16th, 2014

New River CTC student to attend Envision Global Forum in Australia

Leslie Simms is going places. The New River Community and Technical College Social Services student has had an exceptional year, maintaining a perfect 4.0 grade point average and traveling to Charleston in April More...