Tag archive for ‘restrict’
By Mountain Messenger On Monday, December 5th, 2016

The Lie, Once Again

Dear Editor: Mr. Zafros, your last letter is most like your earlier letters, tell a lie often enough and people will believe it. A quote from my last letter, “now have a chance to reward the doers and the makers More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, December 18th, 2015

County owes much to Syrian connection Part II

By Doug Hylton Another family of Syrian immigrants who have had an enormous impact on the Greenbrier Valley is the Aide family. Aitha El Sakhar (Aide) was an immigrant from Syria who arrived in America in 1895. More...

By Sara Mansheim On Saturday, November 21st, 2015

More West Virginians die each year by gun violence than in last weekend’s Paris attacks

By Sarah Mansheim This month, Chicago, IL, reached the dubious milestone of reaching 400 gun-related deaths for the year. In a city wracked with poverty and a racially-divided population, whose Black neighborhoods More...

By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, July 10th, 2015

Lewisburg holds water protection meeting hosted by WV Land Trust

By Peggy Mackenzie When the Elk River was polluted with chemicals in January of 2014, and 300,000 people near Charleston were without water for weeks, the state legislature passed a law requiring all state municipalities More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, February 27th, 2015

Oddly named house bill seeks to restrict gay rights

By Sarah Mansheim A Greenbrier County House of Delegates member is a co-sponsor of a bill that would seek to deny city and county governments the ability to pass nondiscriminatory ordinances on behalf of their LGBT More...

By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, August 8th, 2014

‘What can I do with my model aircraft?’

A trending fad in wedding planning has couples choosing to get a birds-eye view of their wedding with a remote-controlled device or UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle). A powerful driver of the new fad for flying drones More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, May 9th, 2014

Open letter to Karen Lobban

Ms Karen Lobban, President Greenbrier County Commission 200 North Court Street Lewisburg, West Virginia Dear Ms Lobban: Pursuant to your gracious invitation to respond to the proposed public comment protocols in More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, March 21st, 2014

The right to comment at public meeting

Dear Editor: Thank you for reporting on Commissioner McClung’s and Commissioner Hanna’s latest attempt to restrict, censor or even eliminate our citizens’ right to comment at County Commission public meetings, More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, November 8th, 2013

Supreme Court made right decision to hear power plant challenge

Commentary By Patrick Morrisey Attorney General of WV In the next few months, the U.S. Supreme Court will be reentering the greenhouse gas debate when it reviews the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) attempts More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, October 25th, 2013

‘No left hand turn’ test at Rt. 219/60 intersection to begin November 4

The City of Lewisburg, in cooperation with the WV Division of Highways, will conduct a test of prohibiting left hand turns at the Route 219/Route 60 intersection during morning and afternoon rush hours starting More...