Tag archive for ‘Sports’
Country Roads Crossfit is now open in downtown Lewisburg. The non-traditional workout space favored by Crossfit features a barebones metal frame used for weightlifting, pull ups and gymnastics.
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, December 5th, 2014

Country Roads Crossfit brings a new level of fitness to downtown Lewisburg

By Sarah Mansheim A new place to work out has opened in downtown Lewisburg, but don’t expect to see treadmills, elliptical machines or weight machines at Country Roads Crossfit. According to Country Roads Crossfit More...

Jim Justice
By admin On Monday, November 24th, 2014

Jim Justice: a complex businessman amongst us

By Sarah Mansheim It came out of the blue in June of 2009. As The Greenbrier teetered on the edge of bankruptcy, rumors had been rampant as to the resort’s future, and it looked like Marriott was slated to purchase More...

Colin Rose and Paula Thomas have recently opened their new bar, The Asylum.
By admin On Friday, November 14th, 2014

You’ve got to be crazy not to check out Lewisburg’s newest bar, The Asylum

Colin Rose and Paula Thomas have recently opened their new bar, The Asylum. By Sarah Mansheim It is often said that insanity is doing the same thing over and over again, but expecting different results, and when More...

By admin On Friday, November 7th, 2014

Peter Thomas Timmins

Peter Thomas Timmins West Palm Beach, FL-Peter Thomas Timinins C.M.C, 57, passed away on Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. Born May 23, 1957, in Dublin, Ireland, he was the son of the late Peadar and Kathleen Timmins. As a More...

By admin On Monday, October 27th, 2014

Voters choice: Amendment on the ballot opens door to Scout camp, allow commercial events

By WVPA staff reporter Brandi Underwood This is an in-depth look at the Nonprofit Youth Organization Tax Exemption Amendment that voters will see on the ballot this November provided by the West Virginia Press More...

Jerry Clark Bradley
By admin On Friday, October 24th, 2014

As a legend passes, his deeds are being paid forward

Jerry Clark Bradley                   By David Esteppe Greenbrier East High School alumni, and former athlete Travis McClintic, is both celebrating the life of a mentor, More...

Students and Principal from the Christopher Payne School in Ronceverte, West Virginia prior to the end of segregation which ended in Greenbrier County in January 1956 
By admin On Friday, October 3rd, 2014

Opening of exhibit ‘success’

More than 125 people from as far away as New Orleans and the Washington, DC area attended the opening reception for the exhibit “Invisible Roots and Legends: A Photographic View of African American History in More...

By admin On Friday, September 26th, 2014

Greenbrier County Special Olympics fundraisers slated in October

Greenbrier County Special Olympics announces the following fundraisers for October: • Saturday, Oct. 4, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Kmart Safety Fair, 97 Seneca Trail, Fairlea • Athletes and volunteers will be selling More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 29th, 2014

Upcoming exhibit includes photos related to African American religious traditions

Enslaved Africans transported to the New World beginning in the 15th century brought with them a wide range of local religious beliefs and practices.   In a world turned upside down, these slaves clung to some More...

Earl C. Clay, Sr., Principal of former Bolling High and Elementary Schoo bwl
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 22nd, 2014

Education for African Americans: The struggle to attend school

Earl Charles Clay, principal of Bolling High School. Bolling became a full 12 grade high school under Earl Clay in 1935.   There is an old joke, likely in all cultures and times, about the older folks trying More...