Tag archive for ‘Visitors Bureau’
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, December 5th, 2014

Greenbrier County Convention and Visitors Bureau holds Cooperative Grant Program Training

The Greenbrier County Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) will hold a training workshop for its Cooperative Advertising Mini-Grant Program at 10 a.m. on Dec. 9. The session will be held in the Rahall Conference 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...

creek
By admin On Friday, November 14th, 2014

GCC report Rainelle’s creeks cleared

By Peggy Mackenzie Greenbrier County Commissioner Woody Hanna reported on the success of a stream-clearing project conducted on Rainelle’s Boggs and Sewel creeks at Wednesday’s county commission meeting. The More...

KimKalman
By admin On Friday, November 14th, 2014

Pocahontas County Opera House welcomes singer-songwriter Kim Kalman

KimKalman Singer-songwriter Kim Kalman comes to the Pocahontas County Opera House Friday, Nov. 21 at 7:30 p.m. A graduate of the College of William and Mary, in Virginia, Kalman earned her degree in business management More...

By admin On Monday, November 3rd, 2014

CVB annual report 2013-14 ‘tweaking the market strategy’

By Peggy Mackenzie According to Executive Director Kara Dense of the Greenbrier County Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB), Greenbrier County continues to build upon its reputation as a premier getaway and tourist More...

By admin On Monday, October 27th, 2014

Greenbrier County CVB to hold Partner Marketing program meetings

The Greenbrier County Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) will offer two meetings for local tourism businesses to learn about upcoming marketing opportunities. The first is Tuesday, Oct. 28 at 5 p.m. and the second More...

By admin On Friday, October 17th, 2014

Local team of authors show town history with stunning vintage photos

By David Esteppe Telling a story in pictures is Rainelle, the newest addition to Arcadia Publishing’s popular Images in America series. The book written is by local authors: acclaimed writer and historian Joan More...

“A Grand Convulsion in Society: Cameos of Civil War Women in Song and Story” recounts the multifaceted stories of the women of the American Civil War, like Frances Clalin Clayton who disguised herself as a man named Jack Williams in order to fight alongside her husband for Union forces.
By admin On Friday, September 26th, 2014

Pocahontas County Opera House features cameos of Civil War women

Pocahontas County Opera House features cameos of Civil War women Seldom-told stories of the women of the American Civil War will come to life on the stage of the Pocahontas County Opera House during a special matinee More...

A typical Freshwater Folk Festival scene
By admin On Friday, September 26th, 2014

Freshwater Folk Festival to make a splash in White Sulphur Springs

On Saturday, Oct. 4, folks of all ages will be heading for the Tenth Annual Freshwater Folk Festival on the grounds of the National Fish Hatchery in White Sulphur Springs. The fun begins at 10 a.m. and lasts until More...

Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 22nd, 2014

Pocahontas County Opera House welcomes back Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys

Longtime Opera House favorite, the Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys, returns to Marlinton on Saturday, Aug. 30, at 7:30 p.m. Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys The Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys are among West Virginia’s More...