Mobile Clinic coming to Farmer’s Market this Saturday

By RealWV staff, The Robert C. Byrd Mobile Clinic will be setup at the Farmer’s Market in the clinic parking lot Saturday morning from 8AM-12PM. Available services include: blood pressure checks, glucose checks, immunizations, and home test kits. Walk-ins are welcome.

Final Callaway Junior Tour event hosted at Parkersburg Country Club

The Callaway Junior Tour, sponsored by Tri-State Roofing and Sheet Metal and hosted by the West Virginia Golf Association (WVGA), finished the 2023 season Monday at Parkersburg Country Club with a total field of 92 golfers aged 10 to 18. Isaac Hayes of Hurricane, playing in the boys 13-14 division, won the Tri-State Roofing and […]

Manchin issues statement concerning Mountain Valley Pipeline construction

PRESS RELEASE: WASHINGTON, D.C. –  Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) – Chairman of the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee – on Thursday, released the below statement on Mountain Valley Pipeline resuming construction.  “I fought to ensure that language to complete the Mountain Valley Pipeline was included in the Fiscal Responsibility Act in June. Congress passed that […]

STRIDE Gala honors Mary Thompson for disability empowerment work 

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV On the 33rd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, residents of the Greenbrier Valley gathered at the world’s first fully accessible hotel, The Schoolhouse, to launch a new non-profit dedicated to disability empowerment.  The new non-profit is called STRIDE (Supporting, Transforming Rights, Inclusion, and Disability Empowerment). A vision of the […]

Virtual Town Hall Meetings to be Held on the West Virginia 2024 Substance Use Response Plan

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR), Office of Drug Control Policy and the Governor’s Council on Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment are hosting four virtual town hall meetings to solicit feedback on development of the WV 2024 Substance Use Response Plan and highlight progress on the 2023 Plan.  Virtual meetings will be […]

Justice: Workers’ compensation insurance rates to drop for 19th straight year

PRESS RELEASE: CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Governor Jim Justice, on Wednesday, announced that the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI), West Virginia’s rating and statistical agent, has filed a proposed workers’ compensation loss cost decrease of 12.7%, effective Nov. 1, 2023. This premium reduction results in a projected $20 million in savings to West Virginia employers. “Today marks another […]

Angler breaks his own state record for channel catfish

By Chris Lawrence, WVMetroNews MOOREFIELD, W.Va. – There are only a handful of West Virginia fishermen who have caught a state record fish. However, Allen Burkett of Moorefield, W.Va. has the distinction of catching two records. A channel catfish caught in June 2022 by Burkett at South Mill Creek Lake established a new record for both weight and […]