Charleston Dirty Birds prepare for 2023 season

Savannah Bananas visiting GoMart Ballpark on Friday and Saturday for Spring Training games; Both games sold out By Matt Young, WV Press Association CHARLESTON, W.Va. – With less than two weeks to go before the start of the regular season, the Charleston Dirty Birds, on Wednesday, welcomed members of the media to GoMart Ballpark for […]

WV Tourism announces Dark Sky Promotion

New campaign highlighting the state’s endless stargazing opportunities International Dark Sky Week is April 15 – 22 and event runs through the summer CHARLESTON, W.Va. –– The West Virginia Department of Tourism has partnered with the International Dark-Sky Association to launch a new campaign highlighting the state’s endless stargazing opportunities. This promotion of West Virginia’s star-studded […]

OPINION: Inclusion, some limits may apply?


OPINION by Senator Mike Caputo (D-Marion) In a recent radio interview about some of the socially divisive laws just passed by the Legislature’s Republican-led supermajority, West Virginia GOP Chairwoman Elgine McArdle was asked whether our state might now be viewed as less inclusive. She responded, “Inclusiveness is a funny term.”    That made me pause a […]

Josiah & Abby Spangler ‘full of hope’ as new directors at Wellspring 

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV Abby & Josiah Spangler began their professional careers as Intensive Care Unit (ICU) nurses in Charleston…just as the pandemic hit. Despite the challenges that presented, they loved their jobs. They got married, bought a house, and began to build a beautiful life together. They had the world at their fingertips, earning good […]