Community members in Charleston’s West Side get creative to fight food insecurity

In response to the shuttering of traditional grocery stores, corporations have littered the Capitol city with dollar stores. Processed foods are plentiful in the community. Finding a head of lettuce, however, can require taking two buses and a 15-minute walk each way. By Joe Severino, Black By God: The West Virginian Larry Moore didn’t live […]


By Diane Callison, for RealWV I am back with another book review after finishing Verity. This was my first book for June and my 13th book of the year. Some people love this book…some people hate it. I loved it and rate it with five stars. Watch the video for details.

Courtesy Patrol encounters bridge jumper, deputies save man’s life

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV Richie Acevedo works the night shift for the West Virginia Courtesy Patrol. He covers a 35-mile section of Route 19, which includes the famous New River Gorge Bridge. Most nights, Richie’s job involves removing animals from the road and assisting travelers with car trouble. But one morning before dawn two weeks […]

PSC Chair Charlotte Lane: Where is that phone number?

By PSC Chairman Charlotte Lane, The Public Service Commission gets hundreds of misdirected calls each year from angry utilitycustomers. They want to pay a bill or ask a question about their service, but they can’t find theright number. Almost every utility lists the Commission’s telephone number somewhere on its bill, andfrustrated customers often call us […]

Manchin opposes Uhlman for EPA post, says Biden is ‘hellbent’ on manipulating the IRA

PRESS RELEASE: WASHINGTON, D.C., – U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), on Friday, released the following statement on his decision to oppose the nomination of David Uhlmann to serve as Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). “The Biden Administration is hellbent on regulating the dependable power our country relies on out of business and […]

Martinsburg’s Jim Carpenter takes Senior Series Low Round at Snowshoe

Jim Carpenter of Martinsburg took the Little General Stores Low Round of the Day at Wednesday’s Senior Series event, hosted by the West Virginia Golf Association (WVGA) and sponsored by Little General Stores, at The Raven at Snowshoe Resort with a one under par 71. The West Virginia Senior Series, which is presented by Little […]