Oak Hill’s music & food truck festival returns this Saturday

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV Tired of seeing Oak Hill residents visit other communities for weekend activities, local organizer Allyson Wyatt has put together “Groovin’ in the Hill” as a summer concert/food truck series. After a successful round one last month which saw several hundred people attend despite bad weather, Allyson is geared up for round […]

Exploring Spruce Knob

By Jonathan Eggleston for RealWV, Nestled in the Allegheny Mountains, Spruce Knob Lake offers an enchanting escape for outdoor enthusiasts seeking serenity and natural beauty.  This hidden gem, surrounded by lush forests and rolling hills, invites hikers and photographers alike, with its breathtaking vistas and abundant wildlife. On a recent expedition, I had the opportunity […]

Carnegie Hall 40th Anniversary Open House to feature art demonstrations

PRESS RELEASE: LEWISBURG, W.Va. – Carnegie Hall’s 40th Anniversary Celebration Open House & Block Party on Saturday,July 29, from 5 to 9 p.m. will showcase the many aspects of the arts organization and historic building.Whether it be history, performance art, architecture, music, food and drink, or demonstrations of themany art forms that are taught by […]

Lewisburg Literary Festival returns August 4-5

PRESS RELEASE The Lewisburg Literary Festival will once again take place the first weekend in August. The 2023 festival will feature Lynda Rutledge, author of the bestselling novel West With Giraffes, which has been a popular book club selection and translated into 15 languages. Other speakers include Kentucky novelist and NPR commentator Silas House, Pulitzer […]

Justice announces recommendations for more than $18 million in ARC grants

PRESS RELEASE: CHARLESTON, W.V.a – Gov. Jim Justice, on Wednesday, announced over $18 million in Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) grant funding recommendations for 11 projects across West Virginia. “These upgrades are going to be phenomenal, and we really appreciate the Appalachian Regional Commission for giving us the ability to recommend and give these grants to these communities […]