Tag archive for ‘The Greenbrier’
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, April 4th, 2014

Wright to the Point

By Jonathan Wright   Well, it looks as if we’re finally finished with snow days for this school year. At least we hope so. It’s April, the flower bulbs are sprouting and some even blooming, green grass More...

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By Peggy MacKenzie On Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

Commission approves 2014-2015 fiscal budget 2-1

Pixabay The Greenbrier County 2014-2015 fiscal year budget was approved with a vote of 2-1 at Tuesday’s commission meeting with Commissioner Mike McClung opposing. The $11.3 million budget will go to Charleston More...

Winner of the raffle for Blumenstein sculpture.
By Mountain Messenger On Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

Winner of raffle for Blumenstein sculpture announced

Winner of the raffle, John Francis with Jim Cooper’s widow, Carolyn Komar Over the past few months, the Greenbrier Valley Bicycle Club has held a raffle for a sculpture donated by local artist Mark Blumenstein. Blumenstein More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, March 28th, 2014

Jack Hermon Coats

Alvon-Jack Hermon Coats, 75, died Wednesday, Mar. 19, 2014, at the Brian Center in Low Moor, VA, after an extended illness. Born Apr. 10, 1938, in Newberry, SC, he was a son of the late James Felton and Mildred More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, March 28th, 2014

Jimmy Lyle Howell

Lewisburg-Jimmy Lyle Howell, 59, left this earth on Thursday. Mar. 20, 2014, at the Cleveland Clinic after a short illness. Jimmy was born Nov. 5, 1954, in Leigh County, PA, to the late Lyle Richard Howell and Betty More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, March 28th, 2014

Frances Faye Propps

White Sulphur Springs-Frances Faye Propps, 92, went to be with her Lord on Sunday, Mar. 23, 2014, at the White Sulphur Springs Family Care Center. Born Sept. 6, 1921, in Kanawha County, she was a daughter of the More...

Zombies from Miller’s Nightmare Haunted Farm earn their Polar Bear membership cards at the 2014 plunge. The event raised over $18,000 for the Child and Youth Advocacy Center.  Photo courtesy of Connie Manchester
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, March 28th, 2014

Polar Bear Plunge successful again this year

Zombies from Miller’s Nightmare Haunted Farm earn their Polar Bear membership cards at the 2014 plunge. The event raised over $18,000 for the Child and Youth Advocacy Center. Photo courtesy of Connie Manchester Over More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, March 28th, 2014

Celebrate First Fridays after 5 in downtown Lewisburg April 4

Historic Downtown Lewisburg celebrates First Fridays after Five on Friday, Apr. 4! Join the fun in downtown Lewisburg – live music, art events and tasty treats – all free to the public. Everyone is welcome! Cooper More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, March 28th, 2014

Josh Baldwin speaks to WSS Rotary

Josh Baldwin was introduced to the White Sulphur Springs Rotary Club by Rotarian Mark Bowe and welcomed by president Emory Bowyer. Baldwin is the publisher/executive editor of the Greenbrier Valley Quarterly. Baldwin More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, March 28th, 2014

Ann Bell recognized at 18th Annual West Virginia ‘History Hero’ Awards

Ann Bell, a member of the Greenbrier Historical Society’s Board of Directors was honored on Feb. 13 as one of West Virginia’s 2014 History Heroes. Over the past 18 years, groups, West Virginia has recognized More...