Justice gives state employees the day off from work on Monday

PRESS RELEASE: CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Gov. Jim Justice has issued an executive order declaring that Monday, July 3, 2023, will be an official holiday for all public employees of the state. “It’s immeasurably important to pause on Independence Day every year and remember all the freedoms we have in our great country and all the […]

DeGraff wins gold & silver at ADCC Dallas Open 


By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV Seventeen-year old jiu jitsu phenom Andrew DeGraff continued his breakout year by winning gold and silver at the ADCC (Abu Dhabi Combat Club) Dallas Open.  He competed in two divisions, totaling seven matches in an 11-hour period. DeGraff went 6-1 on the day. He won gold in the teenage division at […]

ASK THE DOC: How does family history affect my risk levels?

QUESTION: How does my family history affect my risk for certain conditions? ANSWER: Knowing your family history is an important way to help protect your own health and well-being. There are multiple disease states and medical conditions have a genetic component to them. A few examples include diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, colon cancer, […]

Manchin announces $10.7 million for Head Start programs in Central W.Va., Northern & Eastern Panhandles

PRESS RELEASE: CHARLESTON, W.Va. -U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) – member of the Senate Appropriations Committee – on Wednesday, announced $10,781,344 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for the Eastern Panhandle Instructional Cooperative Head Start Program, the Central West Virginia Community Action Association Head Start Program and the Northern Panhandle Early […]

Severe storms to enter WV from the west

By Jason Christian, Blue Weather & RealWV Here’s the latest information from the Storm Prediction Center.Day1 Severe thunderstorms producing damaging winds and hail are possible across a region from Illinois into Kentucky on Thursday. A couple tornadoes may also occur. West Virginia not affected day 1. Day 2  OH/TN Valley region to central Appalachians…  Morning thunderstorms, potentially […]