Greenbrier East band scores highest point total at competition

Twenty-one members of the Class of 2019 performed the final concert as members of the Spartan Concert Band, Greenbrier East Steel Drum Ensemble, and the Spartan Marching Band in the annual Spring Concert of...

Arbor Day tree planting at Dorie Miller Park

Communities all over the country celebrate Arbor Day by planting trees. Arbor Day first began in 1872 in the Nebraska territory. Julius Morton, a journalist and naturalist, encouraged the planting of trees by offering...

Arbor Day held in Ronceverte, Doug Hylton honored with tree

David Smith, Mayor of Ronceverte, proclaimed Apr. 26 to be Arbor Day in the City of Ronceverte. The Ronceverte Woman’s Club donated a tree that was planted on Edgar Avenue in memory of Doug Hylton,...

Child abuse victims honored with ceremony

On Friday, Apr. 19, the downstairs courtroom at the Greenbrier County Courthouse was packed with attendees of the annual Children’s Memorial Flag Day ceremony. Due to weather, everyone had to gather indoors, instead of in...

Main Street Ronceverte receives 2019 National Main Street Accreditation

Main Street Ronceverte has been designated as an accredited Main Street America program for meeting rigorous performance standards set by the National Main Street Center. Each year, the National Main Street Center and its partners...

Chocolate Fest crowds break records, over $60,000 raised

The 13th annual Lewisburg Chocolate Festival broke records this year, with tasting tickets selling out days in advance. Downtown Lewisburg was flooded with tasters to the point where the crowds rivaled those of the TOOT...

Alderson Strawberry Festival has big plans

The fourth annual Alderson Strawberry Festival will take place Saturday, May 25, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the center of town on both the Greenbrier and Monroe County sides. Sponsored by Alderson Main...

Remembering Chally – The Heart and Fire of Lewisburg 

On Wednesday, Apr. 3, beloved community member Chally Erb passed away at the age of 68 after fighting a years-long battle with ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis). In honor of his wild life, the Mountain Messenger...

Ronceverte honors citizen Doug Hylton with Make It Shine Day

Saturday, Apr. 6, will be Ronceverte’s “Make It Shine Day.” This year the town will be dedicating its efforts to long-time citizen Doug Hylton who passed away recently. Doug was an avid believer in his...

High Rocks announces Celtic Knot race winners

High Rocks Educational Corporation held their annual Celtic Knot 1K/5K/10K walk/run on Mar. 23 in Lewisburg, starting and finishing at The Hub’s new location in Building C of the Lee Street Complex. High Rocks is...

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