Smailes family set to open the Rainelle Deli & Marketplace 

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV Beth Smailes is a woman on a mission. She wants to bring fresh, simple food to Rainelle with the help of her family and friends.  “Technically we’re not a food desert, but we really are,” she observes.   That’s why Beth and Mary Surbaugh started a Farmer’s Market in Rainelle several years […]

Kids Kick Opioids contest deadline this Friday

By Matthew Young, RealWV The deadline is fast approaching for the seventh “Kids Kick Opioids” contest. Presented yearly by the Office of W.Va. Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, the deadline for entries is Friday, April 14.  “I encourage students to tap into their creative minds and consider entering the contest,” Morrisey told RealWV on Monday. “Students […]

WV Golf: Team South takes 2023 North-South Junior Match event for fifth year

GLADE SPRINGS, W.Va. — The 13th annual North-South Junior Match event saw Team South take top honors for the fifth consecutive year, defeating the North team 14.5-9.5. The tournament, hosted by the West Virginia Golf Association (WVGA) and presented by Little General Stores, took place at The Resort at Glade Springs on April 8. “We’ve hosted […]

W.Va. reaches $7.9 million settlement with e-cigarette manufacturer Juul

PRESS RELEASE: CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey on Monday announced his office has settled a lawsuit with Juul for a total of $7.9 million. That’s in addition to a plethora of stipulations, most in connection with how Juul—under the company name Juul Labs Inc.—advertises and markets its products in West Virginia. The company […]

JMHS hosts fourth annual James Monroe Day

James Monroe High School’s (JMHS) Student Government Association (SGA) will hostits fourth annual James Monroe Day on 24 April from 10:00AM – 2:00PM. Highlights ofprevious James Monroe Days included a variety of community-oriented themes such as: In addition to activities such as those listed above JMHS will use this year’s James MonroeDay to honor students […]

James Monroe student wins Model UN Best Delegate Award

James Monroe High School (JHMS) Junior Cole Thomas earned a “best delegate” awardrepresenting Japan at the Youth Leadership Association (YLA) Model United Nations (MUN)conference at the University of Charleston on 10 March 2023. This session included over 100delegates from across the state of West Virginia. Mr. Thomas was in the Legal Committee and his topic […]

Spring vs Winter

By Jason Christian, Blue Weather & RealWV Snowflakes try to return after a brief warm up.