ASK THE DOC: Who can I turn to for help with my elderly family member?

QUESTION: Being a caregiver to an elderly family member is draining. Who can I turn to for help?  ANSWER: Being a caregiver of any type is hard, lets just start with that.  Being a caregiver to ones we love, and especially one who first loved us and cared for us can be even harder!  From […]

Exploring the Dolly Sods Wilderness: A Photographer’s Paradise

By Jonathan Eggleston, for RealWV West Virginia’s Dolly Sods Wilderness has long been admired for its breathtaking beauty and rugged landscapes. Nestled within the Monongahela National Forest, this hidden gem has become a go-to for outdoor enthusiasts, nature lovers, and, more recently, astrophotographers seeking the perfect shot of the night sky. Many Photography enthusiasts from […]

W.Va. broadband, corrections, and child advocacy projects awarded $26 million in grants; clean energy company to invest $50 million in new facility

By Matthew Young, RealWV CHARLESTON, W.Va – Gov. Jim Justice, on Wednesday, announced several funding initiatives intended to enhance the services provided by 30 of the state’s Community Corrections programs, as well as 22 Child Advocacy Centers across West Virginia. Justice also announced funding for five broadband projects, located in Hardy, Monongalia, and Jackson counties. […]

PSC Schedules Evidentiary and Public CommentHearings in APCo and WPCo ENEC Cases

PRESS RELEASE: CHARLESTON, WV – The Public Service Commission of West Virginia has scheduled hearings for three cases affecting Appalachian Power Company and Wheeling Power Company rates. On April 28, 2023, Commission Staff filed the Independent Technical Prudency Review of the Actions Affecting the Operations of Amos, Mountaineer, and Mitchell Coal Plants (Prudency Report). The […]

PSC Chair Charlotte Lane explains ‘How a Rate Case Works’

By PSC Chairman Charlotte Lane, With several rate cases pending before the Public Service Commission (PSC) this year, I thought it might be helpful to explain what happens when a utility applies for a rate increase. The original rate case filing consists of testimony from utility officials and documentation to justify the amount requested. That […]

Winzenreid sworn in as newest member of W.Va. House of Delegates

PRESS RELEASE: CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Wheeling resident Diana Winzenreid became the newest member of the West Virginia House of Delegates on June 7. Winzenreid was appointed to serve the 4th Delegate District, which is made up of the southeastern corner of Ohio County, to complete the unexpired term of former Delegate Erikka Storch, R-Ohio. The […]

Trump announces candidacy for W.Va. Supreme Court of Appeals

PRESS RELEASE: Charles S. Trump IV of Morgan County, Chairman of the Judiciary Committee of the West Virginia Senate, has announced that he intends to be a candidate in 2024 for the open seat on the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia. “Like many others, I was surprised by the announcement by Justice John […]