House Education Committee hears testimony on school funding

By Matt Young, WV Press Association CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The House Education Committee, on Monday, heard a funding presentation from Samuel Pauley, school operations officer with the W.Va. Department of Education (WVDE). Also on the committee’s agenda were presentations from Fred Albert, president of the American Federation of Teachers W.Va. (AFT-WV) and Dale Lee, president […]

Maternal smoking declines nationwide, W.Va. still #1

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV February 6, 2023 According to data released last week by the National Center for Health Statistics, the number of mothers who smoked during their pregnancy declined drastically over the last five years.  In 2016, 7.2% of all pregnant mothers nationwide smoked. By 2021, that fell to 4.6%. Overall, that represents a […]

THE SERMON: Feb 5, 2023

By Rev. Stephen Baldwin, Ronceverte Presbyterian Church OT: Isaiah 58.1-12 NT: Matthew 5.13-20 Sermons on this passage usually start at the beginning–salt of the earth, light of the world, city on a hill. We will get there, but I’m going to start at the end, because the end completely changes everything we think about the […]

Greenbrier County’s broadband expansion ‘has been a struggle’

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV February 6, 2023 “Everybody deserves the opportunity to be connected,” says Dr. Vicky Cline, Director of Technology & Testing for Greenbrier County Schools (GCS). “Through our grant, we hope to at least get families without internet access hooked up at no cost to them before the grant runs out.”  On behalf […]

Temps to reach sixty in WV and almost seventy in neighboring VA

By Jason Christian, Blue Weather & RealWV Above normal temps are expected this week but they will crash bringing snow back into the region next weekend. For the full forecast click here: