Despite loss, Charleston Dirty Birds have successful home opener at GoMart Ballpark

By Matthew Young, RealWV CHARLESTON, W.Va. – While the Dirty Birds may have come up short in Tuesday’s home opener to the Lancaster Barnstormers by the score of eight to three, fans at GoMart Ballpark loudly cheered on the home team nonetheless.  City of Charleston Mayor Amy Goodwin was in attendance to chat with fans, […]

Hinton Outfitters celebrates grand opening Friday

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV Lee Ann Goins and Kathy Mills are sisters who grew up in Hinton, West Virginia. While they loved small town living and spending time together, life and professional careers took them in different directions. Lee Ann worked as a pharmacist and Kathy worked in finance/accounting.  They had always dreamed of going […]

Greenbrier East Choir wins competition at Dollywood

By RealWV Staff The Greenbrier East High School Choir competed this past weekend in the “Music in the Parks” competition at Dollywood in Tennessee. The choir received 1st place in their category with a superior rating. The choir also received the top overall high school choir award. 

State Lawmakers hear updates regarding Drug Court and Home Confinement programs

By Matt Young, West Virginia Press Association HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Presentations regarding Drug Court and Home Confinement were among the Business before the West Virginia Legislature’s Oversight Committee on Regional Jail and Correctional Facility Authority during the final day of May Interim Sessions on Tuesday.  First to present was the honorable Gregory Howard, judge of […]

Legislative Interims: Marshall University working in the field of Cyber security

By Autumn Shelton, WV Press Association HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Marshall University is positioning itself to become a national leader in the field of cyber security, and, according to General Counsel Toney Stroud, leadership is working hard to make that happen.  While speaking before members of the legislative Joint Standing Committee on Economic Development and Tourism […]

ASK THE VET–May 10, 2023


This week, Dr. McHale discusses how often to brush your pet’s teeth, the use of benadryl for pet allergies, how hot is too hot for a dog’s paws, and can you give your animal chicken bones? Tune in to The Real WV each week for an updated video with the latest Q&A!

W.Va. COVID Czar: What’s next at the end of the COVID-19 global health emergency?

By Clay B. Marsh, WVU Chancellor and Executive Dean and West Virginia’s COVID-19 czar MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The World Health Organization this week removed its designation for COVID-19 as a “global health emergency.” The United States is due to follow suit on Thursday, May 11, canceling the designation of COVID-19 as a public health emergency in […]