Wesleyan, WVSOM enter into partnership

West Virginia Wesleyan College and the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM) have recently entered into an agreement to establish a Pre-Osteopathic Program for undergraduate students who have an interest in osteopathic...

Mountain Media continues expansion

Mountain Media LLC, a Lewisburg-based community newspaper company, has purchased the assets of Calhoun Publishing Inc., which includes the Calhoun Chronicle and Grantsville News community weekly newspaper. Mountain Media LLC, based in Lewisburg, Greenbrier County,...

2017: The Year in Review

January The annual Jan. 1 Shanghai Parade is held through downtown Lewisburg. After publically criticizing Via Air for poor service, Greenbrier Valley Airport Director Stephen Snyder announced that the airport has ceased operations with the airline...

Sidewalk and recreational trail updates heard at Lewisburg City Council meeting

“Patience is a virtue,” said grant consultant Doug Hylton during a project update report to the Lewisburg City Council on Dec. 19. Referring to several grant applications for sidewalks and trails within the city boundaries,...

The Giving Tap at Greenbrier Valley Brewing Company gives back

Greenbrier Valley Brewing Company (GVBC), the valley’s craft brewery located just north of Lewisburg, takes great pride in supporting the West Virginia craft brewing industry, as well as good works in and around the...

Local robotics team headed to world championships, funds needed to sponsor trip

A local robotics team is headed to the FIRST Robotics World Championship after competing at the state championships earlier this month. The Boa Constuctors FIRST LEGO League robotics team is a group of middle...

Cell tower proposal for Lewisburg under discussion

A proposal to put a cell tower on city-owned property was discussed at the Tuesday night Lewisburg city council meeting. The cell tower will be disguised as a tree for aesthetic reasons, and will...

Thrasher Memorial raises $20,000 for Appalachia Service Project

By Debbie Adams Vinton Messenger Correspondent ASP is a “Christian ministry, open to all people, that inspires hope and service through volunteer home repair for poor families in Central Appalachia.” The ASP vision is that substandard...

Seneca Trail Charitable Foundation makes donation to Homes for WSS

Recently Tom Crabtree, president of Homes for White Sulphur Springs, received a phone call informing him of a gift of $55,000 to Homes for White Sulphur Springs. “I was surprised and delighted. I did not...

Lewisburg Fire Department warns of scam

The Lewisburg Fire Department is warning people of possible scam. The fire department has received reports of a subject calling requesting donations for the fire department. Phone numbers are coming up as local numbers, and...