Summersville Lake is now West Virginia’s 36th state park

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV Proposed by Governor Jim Justice and approved by the West Virginia Legislature, Summersville Lake is now the state’s newest state park.  Governor Justice proposed Senate Bill 1024 in the special session beginning August 7. The bill consists of one paragraph and adds “Summersville Lake” to the list of existing state parks. […]

Weekend Getaway: Richwood 

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV The cost of an overnight vacation to a neighboring state or attraction can be enormous these days. Fortunately, West Virginia is filled with charming spots, perfect for an affordable and fun family trip!  Richwood, located in Nicholas County, is one of our favorites. With my mother-in-law in town to escape the […]

Senate suspends more for second consecutive day on Monday, advances nine bills

By RealWV Staff, CHARLESTON, W.Va. – In what seems to have become their new standard operating procedure, the West Virginia Senate, on Monday, once more suspended the constitutionally-required three separate day reading-rule to expedite the passage of nine bills.  The bills adopted by the Senate after rule-suspension include: SB 1027, the intention of which is […]

Oversight Committee on Education hears update on financial struggles of Alderson Broaddus University

By Matthew Young, RealWV CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The August Interim Session began Sunday with a meeting of the Legislative Oversight Committee on Education Accountability, who received an update from W.Va. Higher Education Policy Commission Chancellor Sarah Armstrong Tucker regarding the financial calamity which has befallen Alderson Broaddus University.  “Alderson Broaddus has been on provisional authorization […]

Monroe County Courthouse News: August 1 through August 7

NOTE: No Death Certificates were recorded in Monroe County between August 1 and August 7 The following Marriage Certificates were filed in Monroe County between August 1 and August 7: The following Land Transfers were filed in Monroe County between August 1 and August 7: