Wet pattern ahead

By Jason Christian, Blue Weather & RealWV Most of West Virginia will be dry through Wednesday but days 4-16 on the ensemble data looks like a wet pattern to start off August. Here’s the 7 day outlook for rainfall. The State Fair is just around the corner and the RealWV and Blue Weather will keep […]

Manchin announces $1 million for WVSOM opioid response program

PRESS RELEASE: CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced $3,262,663 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to strengthen healthcare services throughout West Virginia. The funding will specifically support bolstering statewide efforts to respond to and prevent infectious disease outbreaks and expanding access […]

Multifest returns – and grows – in its 33rd year

By Kate Mullaney Shirley, RealWV The Sternwheel Regatta may have gotten most of Charleston’s attention in July, but it’s not the only summer festival in town. Multifest, a celebration of the community’s diversity, returns for its 33rd year on Thursday.  Even in a summer full of festivities in the capital city, Multifest is noteworthy. “It’s […]

Pregnancy terminations plummet following state ban 

By RealWV staff, In September 2022, a ban on abortion in West Virginia became law after passage by the state legislature. The ban did include narrow exceptions in specific circumstances named in law. The first glimpse into the effects of that law are becoming public now with the release of an annual statistical report focused […]

Summers County Courthouse News: July 21 through July 30

The following Death Certificates have been filed in Summers County Between July 21 and July 30: The following Marriage Certificates have been filed in Summers County between July 21 and July 30: The following Land Transfers have been filed in Summers County between July 21 and July 30:

Capito announces new chief of staff

PRESS RELEASE: CHARLESTON, W.Va. – U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., on Friday, announced that Joel Brubaker, her long-time chief of staff of 18 years, will be leaving for a new opportunity outside the government. With Brubaker’s departure, J.T. Jezierski, who currently serves as the senator’s Legislative Director, will assume the role of chief of staff. “I […]

W.Va. Division of Highways awards ADA ramp contracts throughout state

PRESS RELEASE: On Tuesday, July 25, 2023, the West Virginia Division of Highways (WVDOH) awarded contracts for projects to install or upgrade ADA curb ramps in nearly two dozen communities around West Virginia. The bid awards are from a bid letting held on Tuesday, July 11, 2023. The WVDOH awarded 20 projects. The ADA projects […]