Notice: Hillsboro water tank painting

The Town of Hillsboro is having the inside of its water tank painted. The work began Monday, July 27, and will continue for two weeks. Drinking water will still be available to the businesses and residents of Hillsboro.   In the event of structure or brush fires in Hillsboro or that general area, Marlinton and Northern Greenbrier Fire Departments will More...

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By Jaynell Graham On Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

GVEDC meets in the county

The Greenbrier Economic Development Corporation, which serves Greenbrier, Monroe and Pocahontas counties, convened its meeting at The Inn at Mountain Quest in Frost Thursday. GVEDC Executive Director Stephen Weir More...

By Jaynell Graham On Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

Snowshoe power outage not a planned event

MonPower alerted customers in the Buckeye, Cass, Dunmore, Marlinton, Minnehaha Springs and Stony Bottom areas well in advance of last week’s planned power outage. But when the power went out in the Snowshoe, Slaty More...

By Jaynell Graham On Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

Improved Broadband – not such a broad stretch

The Rural Electrification Act of 1936 was intended “to light the nation by supplying the infrastructure and funding to electrify isolated U.S. farms.” TVA: Electricity for All reports that “although nearly More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

GBEMS teachers, principal give BOE report on training

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Green Bank Elementary-Middle School teachers and principal gave a report at the board of education meeting July 14 on the Nuts and Bolts training they attended earlier this summer. Principal More...

Herbalist Suzanna Stone, of Scottsville, Virginia, right, discusses the herbs she always carries with her in the session “Filling Your Medicine Bag: Herbs for First Aid,” at the Green Bank Herb Fair Saturday. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

The benefits of herbs taught at Herb Fair

Herbalist Suzanna Stone, of Scottsville, Virginia, right, discusses the herbs she always carries with her in the session “Filling Your Medicine Bag: Herbs for First Aid,” at the Green Bank Herb Fair Saturday. More...

Twelve-year-old Jennalee Meck stands on the porch of one of the buildings she is in charge of selling for Wagler Enterprises of Beverly. With the help of Meck, the business began selling buildings in Green Bank, utilizing the former Sheets GMC parking lot. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Thursday, July 16th, 2015

Young entrepreneur following in parents’ footsteps

Twelve-year-old Jennalee Meck stands on the porch of one of the buildings she is in charge of selling for Wagler Enterprises of Beverly. With the help of Meck, the business began selling buildings in Green Bank, More...

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