Greenbank Star Quest 2023 Experiences Rainy Setback

Despite Inclement Weather, Astronomers and Stargazers Find Joy and Inspiration Amidst the Rain By Jonathan Eggleston for RealWV, The eagerly anticipated Greenbank Star Quest 2023 (a celestial extravaganza hosted annually at the Greenbank Observatory), encountered unexpected rainfall, dampening the hopes of many attendees. Nevertheless, the event proved that the spirit of exploration and fascination with […]

Summer reading program needs volunteers

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV With reading scores at 20-year lows for West Virginia students, a summer literacy program offers kids the chance to improve their reading skills before heading back to the classroom this fall. Operated by the West Virginia University Extension Office, Energy Express is a six-week program at schools throughout the state. In […]

God’s Way Home to receive $100,000 ‘rural development’ grant

By Matthew Young, RealWV RAINELLE, W.Va. – “God’s Way Home started a little over three years ago as a sober living facility. They realized that their residents – and the population here in western Greenbrier County in general – really needed assistance with becoming work ready.” That’s what the Meadow River Valley Association’s (MVRA) Dara […]

Morrisey explains next steps in opioid settlement distribution

PRESS RELEASE: CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey during a news conference Monday outlined the next steps in the distribution of opioid settlements to the state’s counties and cities who signed onto the West Virginia First Memorandum of Understanding. Shortly after the filing of the West Virginia First Foundation articles of incorporation, the […]