Weekend Outlook

By Jason Christian, Blue Weather & RealWV Rounds of thunderstorms expected over the weekend. Tune into the video below for an update on precipitation chances and a look at next week.

Greenbrier County Commission approves ‘eleventh hour’ GigReady broadband project changes

By Matthew Young, RealWV LEWISBURG, W.Va. – The Greenbrier County Commission – during a special Thursday meeting, held in their new chambers – granted “eleventh-hour” approval of changes to the “management and operations agreement [with] Citynet LLC. for (the) GigReady broadband project.” According to County Attorney Britt Ludwig, the commission tentatively approved the agreement during […]

All Jason Lentz does is win, win, win

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV Jason Lentz is a fourth-generation professional lumberjack from Webster County, West Virginia. He’s a world champion. Just like his dad. “I take no prisoners,” Jason says. “I like winning.”  And ever since winning the Lumberjack World Championship in 2018, Lentz has done a whole lot of winning.  Lentz on a hot […]

Alderson 4th of July Parade brings happy faces and great conversation

By Jeffrey Kanode for RealWV, EDITOR’S NOTE: The author of this piece, Jeffrey Kanode, serves as pastor of the Johnson Memorial United Methodist Church, referenced in this article. Conversations with participants and spectators reveal some recurring themes explaining why the Alderson Fourth of July parade attracts so many people, year after year after year. For […]

Greenbrier, Mercer, Kanawha counties to receive nearly $1.5 million in Justice Reinvestment Initiative Treatment Supervision Grants

PRESS RELEASE: CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Gov. Jim Justice, on Wednesday, announced that he has awarded $2,611,200 in West Virginia Justice Reinvestment Initiative Treatment Supervision (JRI-TS) grant funds to 13 projects. These funds will be used to support the continued operation of treatment supervision programs throughout the state. These funds are provided by the State of West […]

Alderson Depot sees record-breaking attendance for open mic night

PRESS RELEASE: Nearly a hundred musicians and audience members established a new attendance record for Alderson’s Open Mic at the Depot on July 1, 2023. Buoyed by visitors to Alderson’s wonderful July 4th activities, and great weather, there was a constant stream of people coming and going and listening to great music. This was the […]

WV SOS office reports 841 new businesses registered during month of June

PRESS RELEASE: CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The WV Secretary of State’s Office registered 841 new businesses statewide during the month of June, according to Secretary of State Mac Warner.  Wirt County led the state in the percentage of new business growth through June with a total of four new business registrations, a 2.06% increase. The Secretary of […]