Tag archive for ‘State Fair’
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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, March 21st, 2014

Job Creation Roundtable brings U.S. Senate candidate Natalie Tennant and Greenbrier County leaders together

Community and business leaders gathered at the Visitors Center in downtown Lewisburg on Wednesday to have a round table discussion with Secretary of State Natalie Tennant about job development in West Virginia. Tennant, More...

Alderson Quilters and Crafters
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, March 14th, 2014

Greenbrier County Convention & Visitors Bureau awards funding to 13 local organizations for tourism marketing

Guild members accept a check from the Greenbrier County CVB as they prepare more than 50 quilts for display at the Greenbrier Valley Visitors Center. The quilts will be on display during the month of March, National More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, March 14th, 2014

Wright to the Point

by Jonathan Wright In less than five short months, the Greenbrier Valley’s most popular annual event will be back in town for the 90th anniversary of its exciting nine-day run: the incomparable, much-loved, highly More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, March 7th, 2014

Eva McVey to host Benefit Concert

Eva McVey, 16, will hold a benefit concert to assist the youth at River of Life Church of God, in Alderson. The youth group is planning a trip in March to attend Winterfest, which is a youth conference in Knoxville, More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, February 14th, 2014

Greenbrier County CVB launches contest for the ‘Best of the Greenbrier Valley’

 The Greenbrier County Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) is seeking votes for the “Best of the Greenbrier Valley” contest which got underway Feb. 7. All are invited to cast a vote for their favorite Greenbrier More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

The Civil War and the Banjo

Corbin Hayslett will present a talk and demonstration on the claw-hammer banjo on Friday, Jan. 31 at 7 p.m. in the Gallery at Clifton Forge School of the Arts, 518 Church Street. There is no charge. Open to all. More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, January 17th, 2014

10th Annual Greenbrier County 4-H Venison Cook-Off, Bingo & Auction

Bragging rights and prize money are up for grabs in Greenbrier County on Feb. 8 when the Greenbrier County 4-H Leader’s Association holds their 10th Annual Venison Cooking Contest, Bingo and Auction. Each year More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, January 10th, 2014

Greenbrier Valley Community Foundation Fund established to honor Moore Family

A new endowment fund has been established at the Greenbrier Valley Community Foundation to help ensure that area nonprofits have the resources they need to continue their vital work. The Moore Family Community Fund More...

The Moonshiners (Photo by Scott Miller)
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, January 3rd, 2014

Shanghai Parade winners announced

The Moonshiners (Photo by Scott Miller) The annual Shanghai Parade was held Jan. 1 in downtown Lewisburg before an estimated crowd of 2,000+. There were 59 entries judged by Rev. Rick Brown, LUMC; Cheri Brown, “First More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, January 3rd, 2014

2013 in Review

Some of the items that made the news in the Mountain Messenger in 2013: image courtesy of/ Pixabay January: Shanghai Parade held Jan. 1 in downtown Lewisburg; City Commission announced hearing date for writ of mandamus More...