More than 1,200 new business registrations reported in West Virginia during month of May

PRESS RELEASE: CHARLESTON, W. Va. – The WV Secretary of State’s Office registered 1,253 new businesses statewide during the month of May according to Secretary of State Mac Warner.  Braxton County led the state in the percentage of new business growth through May with a total of 14 new business registrations, a 3.11% increase. The Secretary of State’s […]

Michael Lipton

Michael Lipton (shown above on right, with Larry Groce on the left) has a song in his heart.  An accomplished guitarist, for a quarter-century, the rolling-stone-turned-Mountaineer has performed all over the world with his bandmates in The Carpenter Ants. For 15 years, Lipton was the creative force behind Graffiti – an alternative news publication which […]

Robin Williams and Andy Pendleton set to square off in Rainelle mayoral election

By Matthew Young, RealWV RAINELLE, W.Va. – With election day now less than a week away, residents of Rainelle are preparing themselves for a mayoral-showdown for the ages.  On one side is the challenger, Andy Pendleton. As Rainelle’s former longtime mayor, Pendleton guided the town through the derecho of 2012, and the catastrophic flooding in […]

White Sulpher Springs ‘Meet the Candidates’ event held ahead of municipal elections

By Jeffrey Kanode, for RealWV WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WVa—Residents occupied every seat in the house on Monday,  as candidates in next week’s municipal election in White Sulphur Springs gathered for a “Meet the Candidates” event at the White Sulphur Springs (WSS) Community Center. Sponsored by the WSS Club, the forum featured candidates for mayor, city […]

Trent, Guet, Hazelwood, & Sills prevail in Ronceverte election

By RealWV Staff, After being selected in February to serve out the balance of the retiring Kathy King’s term on the Ronceverte City Council, Mark Trent received more votes than any other candidate in the city council race and will serve a four-year term. Trent received 51 votes. Also elected to four-year terms were Ashley […]