Tag archive for ‘Senator Joe Manchin’
By admin On Monday, April 27th, 2015

Justice sets sights on governor’s seat

By Sarah Mansheim Three days after Senator Joe Manchin announced he will not be seeking the governor’s seat in 2016, local impresario Jim Justice announced he’s considering a run for governor. The Greenbrier More...

By admin On Friday, March 20th, 2015

A Monumental idea

By David Esteppe On Feb. 19, President Obama protected over 20,000 acres of picturesque lands surrounding the Arkansas River in Colorado designated as the Browns Canyon National Monument. This comes after the president More...

By admin On Friday, February 27th, 2015

Greenbrier County Veterans Outpatient Clinic slated to reopen

According to the Beckley VA Medical Center Director Karin L. McGraw, the Greenbrier County Veterans Outpatient Clinic is slated to open for Veterans on Friday, Feb. 27 at 8 a.m. The announcement, which came on Monday, More...

Greenbrier County student participants in last week’s All-State Choral Conference in Charleston: First Row: Shaylan Lafferty (left), Vivian Fleshman, Bailey Brown, Trey Adkins, Devin Miller and Kameron Pack; Second Row: Halle Richmond (left), Makayla Neely, Nevaeh Traynhem, Lindsey Sykes, Marley Kesterson, Makayla Lilly, Cintera Donaldson and Steven Boswell; Third Row: Joseph Santiago (left), Sam Snyder, Brennen Staunton, Drake Dunn and Shawn Boswell. (Not pictured, but participating representing Greenbrier East High School was Ms. Chloe Nelson.)
By admin On Friday, February 6th, 2015

Sing, sing a song

By David Esteppe This past weekend, student members from Western Greenbrier Middle, Eastern Greenbrier Middle, and Greenbrier East High schools participated in the West Virginia Choral Directors Association All More...

Workers prepare to install “boom” material in the Greenbrier River at Alderson
By admin On Friday, January 30th, 2015

Potential catastrophe averted

Workers prepare to install “boom” material in the Greenbrier River at Alderson “Whew! That was a close call!” said Mayor Travis Copenhaver about the recent water problem in Alderson. The Alderson Water Utility More...

By admin On Friday, September 26th, 2014

Manchin urges WV students to apply for Service Academy nominations

This week, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) strongly encouraged West Virginia students who are interested in military service to apply for a nomination to one of the United States Service Academies, which include More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, May 2nd, 2014

Manchin applauds launch of online one-stop-shop jobs portal to help employ veterans

After working with the Departments of Veterans Affairs, Defense and Labor for more than two years, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) this week applauded the launch of the Veterans Employment Center, an idea Senator More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, April 11th, 2014

Manchin fights to close wage gap

U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) this week issued the following statement after the Senate failed to secure enough votes to move forward to debate and pass the Paycheck Fairness Act. “The fact that working women More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, March 21st, 2014

Secretary Tennant applauds Senator Manchin’s plan to ban dangerous new drug Zohydro

West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie E. Tennant applauds legislation introduced by U.S. Senator Joe Manchin this week that would ban a dangerous and potentially deadly new prescription drug known as Zohydro. Last More...

By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, January 24th, 2014

Chemical spill aftermath: legislation proposed, additional chem leak & chapter 11 bankruptcy

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin on Monday was joined by U.S. Senator Joe Manchin, Senate President Jeff Kessler, and House Speaker Tim Miley in announcing new proposed legislation to implement an above ground storage tank More...