EPA proposes plan to remove toxic PCBs from Superfund site in Minden, WV

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV After studying environmental contamination in Minden for the last five years, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has confirmed the presence of PCBs in Minden and provided a plan to clean up the Shaffer Equipment / Arbuckle Creek Area Superfund Site. Located just outside the town of Oak Hill in Fayette […]

‘Livin’, lovin’, & sellin’: Behind the scenes of the Ham, Bacon, & Egg Sale

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV The 72nd annual Greenbrier & Monroe Ham, Bacon, & Egg Sale was held this past Friday evening at the West Virginia State Fairgrounds. Hosted by the WVU Extension offices in Greenbrier and Monroe counties, the Future Farmers of America (FFA), and local 4-H clubs, the sale gives young farmers the opportunity […]

Trouble continues as Cahill resigns amidst investigation; Justice says: ‘Our State Police did stuff that was really bad’

Lt. Col. Jack Chambers named as interim superintendent By Matthew Young, RealWV CHARLESTON, W.Va. – After a months-long investigation into accusations of improper and potentially illegal activities on the part of the W.Va. State Police, Superintendent Jan Cahill has resigned. Cahill’s resignation was effective at 9:30 a.m. Monday.  The announcement came in the form of […]

OPINION: Honoring influential inspirations during Women’s History Month

By Donna Willis for BlackByGod.org On March 8th, we celebrated “International Women’s Day”, but in this country, the whole month is designated to honor women. As a Black woman who has survived and thrived in a male-dominated society, I want to pay homage to some of the amazing women who have influenced my life and […]