Four Greenbrier County students inducted into ‘Knights of the Golden Horseshoe Society’

By Matthew Young, RealWV CHARLESTON, W.Va. – “Since 1931, West Virginia has recognized over 15,000 eighth-grade students for their superior knowledge of our state – a tradition characterized by a formal knighting ceremony.” That’s how Dustin Lambert, social studies coordinator for the W.Va. Department of Education, began Tuesday’s Golden Horseshoe Ceremony at the Culture Center […]

Schoolhouse Hotel hosts community celebration

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV Charlie Hammerman, owner of The Schoolhouse Hotel, invited the community to a dinner Wednesday evening celebrating the one-year anniversary of the property’s opening. “It’s hard to believe it has been a year,” Hammerman said with a smile. “We’re making an economic impact and engaged with the community, so it’s been a […]

Nicholas County Commission approves plan to offer new retirement system to first responders

By Matthew Young, RealWV SUMMERSVILLE, W.Va. – Having no other nominees before them, the Nicholas County Commission, during their June 14 regular meeting, voted unanimously to extend the terms of County Board of Health Vice-chair Christina Chapman, and Craigsville Public Library Board-member Aggie Johnson. Chapman and Johnson, whose original five-year terms were set to expire […]

Justice delivers $50 million to WVU Cancer Institute

PRESS RELEASE: CHARLESTON, WV – Gov. Jim Justice, Thursday, delivered a $50 million check to West Virginia University’s academic and healthcare leaders in the pursuit of earning an official National Cancer Institute Designation – a first for West Virginia. The funding was included in House Bill 2024 as part of the Fiscal Year 2024 budget passed by the West […]