Justice announces largest single-month revenue surplus in state history

State budget surplus for 2023 expected to exceed $1.7 billion By Matt Young, West Virginia Press Association CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Gov. Jim Justice, on Monday, announced that the state’s April General Revenue collections exceeded projections by $319 million, resulting in the largest single-month revenue surplus in West Virginia history. “Everybody in this state has been […]

DHHR begins accepting child abuse reports via email

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV State law requires all those who work with children to report suspected child abuse for investigation. In the past, reports were made to local West Virginia Department of Health & Human Resources offices directly. In the early 2000s, DHHR shifted to a centralized intake model. All reports of suspected child abuse […]

James Monroe High School Earns Jennings Randolph Award

James Monroe High School (JMHS) was recognized this week as a Jennings Randolph Award winning school for the 2022-23 school year. Due to the hard work of the Student Body Vice President Luke Jackson and Senior Class President Braydie Carr JMHS met the standard to earn the award by registering over 85% of the eligible […]

James Monroe’s Braydie Carr to Attend West Point

James Monroe High School student Braydie Carr of Weikle, West Virginia was recently honored at a military “signing day,” having accepted an appointment to the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York. After completing the rigorous four-year program he will earn a commission as an officer in the United States Army. The Monroe […]