Greenbrier Valley Airport awarded $8.1 million for runway renovations

By Matthew Young, RealWV LEWISBURG, W.Va. – In a statement released by his office Thursday, Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., announced that Greenbrier Valley Airport will be receiving just over $8 million in Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) funding for the rehabilitation of runway 4/22. “The funding announced today will boost local tourism and spur economic development […]

ASK THE DOC: Trouble sleeping

QUESTION: “I can’t seem to sleep well anymore. How does sleep impact my health?” ANSWER: Adequate sleep is essential to good health as sleep affects crucial systems and functions throughout the body.  Most of us have probably experienced the feeling of tiredness, sluggishness, and even grumpiness at some point in our lives after a night or […]

Astrophotography enthusiasts gather at Blackwater Falls

By Jonathan Eggleston, for RealWV Astrophotography enthusiasts from far and wide flocked to Blackwater Falls, WV, for an extraordinary weekend of stargazing and celestial photography during the first official Astrophotography Weekend! The highly anticipated event, sponsored by the esteemed Kanawha Valley Astronomical Society (KVAS), took place at the enchanting Blackwater Falls Lodge from July 14 […]

‘Text to 911’ now available in Monroe County

Monroe County 911 Center, Monroe County Commission and Indigital (Texty), on Wednesday, launched their new collaborative “Text to 911” system, in which users will be able to send text messages to 911 dispatchers, enabling them to request help when a phone call isn’t possible.  This means that if you are within the Monroe County limits, you will […]

Promised Land Quartet to perform at First Baptist Church of Rainelle

You are cordially invited to a southern gospel concert featuring The Promised Land Quartet at the First Baptist Church located at 345 7th Street in Rainelle on Sunday, July 30, at 7 p.m. There is no admission fee; a love gift offering will be taken. There will be a social time afterwards in The Fellowship […]

Christmas in July at Neola Baptist Church

Neola Baptist Church’s youth present Christmas in July.  Come shop craft and flea market vendors on July 22 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The youth will have food available along with a bake sale. All proceeds from concessions and vendor fees go toward our Operation Hometown Christmas Child community outreach program. We are located approximately […]

Jeff Sandy resigns, Justice names Mark Sorsaia as new Secretary of Dept. of Homeland Security

PRESS RELEASE: CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Gov. Jim Justice, on Wednesday, announced the retirement of West Virginia Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeff Sandy, effective July 31, 2023. “Jeff Sandy has done an amazing job as Secretary of Homeland Security,” Gov. Justice said. “He’s an honorable man who’s helped my administration in countless ways, and we will greatly miss his […]

Greenbrier County Courthouse News: July 1 through July 19

The following Death Certificates have been filed in Greenbrier County between July 1 and July 19: The following Marriage Certificates have been filed in Greenbrier County between July 1 and July 19: The following Land Transfers have been filed in Greenbrier County between July 1 and July 19:

Severe weather outlook

By Jason Christian, Blue Weather & RealWV Interior parts of the Northeast, especially west of the I-95 corridor, can expect scattered showers and thunderstorms throughout the afternoon and into the evening hours. Areas closer to the coastline are more likely to remain dry, but a pop-up thunderstorm cannot be ruled out during the afternoon. Precipitation […]