By Rev. Stephen Baldwin John 3.1-17 Last month, our 15 year old dog, Ella, died. She spent her whole life right here in Ronceverte. She lived a full life, and the way she lived was a thing of beauty. She was so comfortable in her own skin.   She didn’t give a second thought to what […]

Local students make plan to kick vaping

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV March 5, 2023 Two weeks before COVID hit West Virginia, a group of Greenbrier East High School students presented a lesson plan to combat opioid use to the WV Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Clayton Burch. He loved it, and wanted to take it statewide. The pandemic hit the pause button on […]

PEIA, tax cuts, and pay raises loom as lawmakers enter final week

By Matthew Young, RealWV CHARLESTON, W.Va. – With just six days remaining in the 2023 legislative session, tax cuts, pay raises for certain state employees, and PEIA premium increases continue to be the talk of Charleston.  On Saturday, the House of Delegates passed three bills: HB 2526, reducing the personal income tax (PIT); SB 423, […]