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Ronceverte Eco Community Plan

 The Ronceverte Main Street program, along with Downstream Strategies have developed a plan to encourage local economic growth and environmental sustainability.   The framework for the plan is based on three primary components—water, energy, and community—focusing on storm water management, energy efficiency, renewable energy development, and enhancing quality of life for residents.   The multiphase strategy […] Continue Reading »

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Ronceverte Sustainability Fair

Sustainability Fair April 20 — 10am-4pm Clifford Community & Recreation Center   Want to reduce your energy consumption and save money ?  Interested in energy efficiency and renewable energy options ? Join us for our upcoming family-friendly energy fair that features exhibitors focusing on energy efficiency, recycling, and renewable energies such as solar and wind […] Continue Reading »

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Super Sunday Football Party & Fundraiser

Ronceverte Development Corporation’s Main Street Program Hosts Super Sunday Football Party & Fundraiser   On Sunday February 3rd, 2013, the Ronceverte Development Corporation and its Main Street program will be hosting a gala Super Sunday Football party and fund raiser at the Clifford Recreation and Community Center (Clifford Armory) located in Ronceverte, WV. The event […] Continue Reading »

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Main Street Ronceverte Volunteer Opportunities

Community ideas and efforts are what drive our Main Street Ronceverte and every effort makes a difference!! Opportunities to contribute to Main Street Ronceverte are as diverse as our community – ranging from a one hour office project to helping lead one of our four committees. People with all levels of experience and skill are […] Continue Reading »

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Ronceverte Welcomes New Business

On February 1, 2012, Mrs. Barbara Weikle opened a new retail shop in the downtown Ronceverte business district. The business known as AC-KC,  features a variety of items, including beautiful purses, handbags, jewelry and an interesting array of other items.  The Weikles, have been featuring their wares  at local and regional fairs for a number […] Continue Reading »

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Ronceverte Clifford Community and Recreation Center

The Clifford Community and Recreation Center is a 15,000 sq foot building that provides a gymnasium and facilities suitable for birthday parties, reunions, sports, and special events. The gymnasium and other space rents for $35 per hour or $100 for a 3 hour period.  For more information and for reservations, please call the Ronceverte Development […] Continue Reading »

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It’s Party Time in Ronceverte !!

On Sunday February 5th, 2012, the Ronceverte Development Corporation and its Main Street program will be hosting a gala Super Bowl party and fund raiser at the Clifford Recreation and Community Center (Clifford Armory).  The event promises to be an exciting and fun way to watch the Super Bowl with friends and neighbors, and at […] Continue Reading »

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Local Author’s Book On Sale at Ronceverte Library

One-hundred and fifty years ago, at the age of 23, Alfred Mallory Edgar left the comfort of the “Old Edgar Homestead” in what is now Ronceverte and volunteered to take up arms as a member of the Greenbrier Rifles, which later became the 27th Virginia Infantry, “a regiment in the famous Stonewall Brigade of the […] Continue Reading »

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Virginia Blake will celebrate her 90th birthday on Sunday

Virginia Blake, Ronceverte’s beloved, well-known icon will celebrate her 90th birthday on Sunday, Dec. 11, between 2 and 4 p.m. at the Clifford Armory at 301 Edgar Avenue in Ronceverte. Hosted by the Episcopal Church of the Incarnation and the Ronceverte Women’s Club, the public is invited to join the festivities in honor of Virginia. […] Continue Reading »

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RONCEVERTE MAN WINS CHAMPIONSHIP

. RONCEVERTE — Two-time state horseshoe pitching champion Allen Withrow recently captured the 2011 Moose International championship. The Ronceverte man also currently holds the 30th slot in the rankings maintained by the National Horseshoe Pitchers Association of America. Retired from a 39-year career with the Division of Highways, Withrow has lived in Ronceverte since the […] Continue Reading »

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Greening Main Street – Ronceverte’s Eco District

Historic and high tech are not often mentioned in the same breath – that is, unless you’re visiting Ronceverte’s Eco-District. Here, solar photovoltaic (PV) panels and geothermal projects are part of an award-winning business strategy for community revitalization. In May, the Ronceverte Development Corporation’s Main Street Program won the 2010 Governor’s Main Street and On […] Continue Reading »

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The Ronceverte Women’s Club

    In honor of the Federation of Women’s Club in Ronceverte, established in 1946, Mayor Gail White read an ordinance marking Apr. 24 as Federation Day in Ronceverte. On behalf of the city council, she expressed appreciation for all the work the ladies of the Ronceverte Women’s Club do for the benefit of the […] Continue Reading »

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Grant Awarded for Depot

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Historic preservation grants for construction and planning at historically significant sites across West Virginia were announced Tuesday by acting Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin. Among the larger grants announced Tuesday: * $50,000 to rebuild masonry, repair a collapsed wall and repair doors and windows at an 18th-century brick home at Fort Pleasant in […] Continue Reading »

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Shanklin’s Grand Theatre in Ronceverte on WV Endangered Properties 2011 List

Shanklin’s Grand Theatre in Ronceverte on WV Endangered Properties 2011 List Shanklin’s Grand Theatre in Ronceverte designed by John Norman, Sr., one of the first of West Virginia’s African American architects, is on the 2011 Endangered List Properties. The Ronceverte Development Corporation intends to purchase the property, which sits in the heart of the downtown, […] Continue Reading »

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