Deputy Sheriffs graduate from WV State Police Academy

Friday, Aug. 2, two members of the Greenbrier County Sheriff’s Office graduated from the WV State Police Academy at Institute, WV. Deputies Desiree Vaught and Matthew Doss were members of the 178th Basic Police Training...

Several Stratton Alley shops open for business

By Sarah Richardson  Two of the shops in Stratton Alley are officially open for business after an unveiling was held this past weekend on August 3. Adorn Handcrafts and The Upper Cut Salon are both...

Celebration honors memory of Chally Erb

A parade down Washington Street, led by Beth White, opened the Celebration of the Life of Chally Erb event held in Lewisburg on Saturday, July 27. Cleverly inspired by several periods of Chally’s life,...

Lewisburg nearly cut off from federal grant monies

Earlier this week, in came to light that the West Virginia Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (DHS) had been having issues contacting officials at Lewisburg City Hall in regards to grant money...

Overdose-murder case resolved with plea deal

A death by overdose-murder case was resolved on Tuesday, July 30, in the Greenbrier County Circuit Court under Judge Robert Richardson. David Canaday, Jr. was initially indicted for murder and delivery of a controlled substance,...

State Fair of West Virginia to start this Thursday

The 95th annual State Fair of West Virginia is set to begin on Thursday, Aug. 8, with gates opening at 9 a.m. and carnival rides at 11 a.m. The 10-day event will bring thousands of...

Kids’ College Newspaper Week II come to Mountain Messenger

Thirteen children arrived at the Mountain Messenger office for their tutorial on how news stories become items in the paper, both in print and online. Like the class before them, these kids already knew a...

Local entrepreneur strives to bring augmented reality into classrooms

By Sarah Richardson Smart phones. Some can't live without them, while others hate the very idea of them. Depending on who you talk to, today's phones seem to either be categorized as a nuisance and...

Road Trip Masters visit the Greenbrier Valley

For locals, it’s no secret that Greenbrier County is packed with things to do and beautiful sights to see, but for years this region has been a secret haven of sorts for those not...

Kids’ College Newspaper comes to Mountain Messenger

The Kids’ College Newspaper class of 14 children and youth came to visit the Mountain Messenger offices on Court Street last Friday to meet with the editorial staff to learn more about how news...

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