From ‘city girl’ to the voice of agriculture’s future: Avery Hodges-McGuffin   

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV Avery Hodges-McGuffin is going into the fifth grade at Lewisburg Elementary. After winning an essay contest with the Department of Agriculture, she was selected to serve as Agriculture Commissioner for the day at the State Fair of West Virginia. It wasn’t something her parents saw coming until recently.  “We moved here […]

West Virginia Council of Churches advocates for reform of state’s criminal justice system, calls for three days of ‘intentional prayer’

By Jeffrey Kanode, RealWV In a press conference on Monday, the West Virginia Council of Churches highlighted the ecumenical group’s ongoing advocacy for reform in West Virginia’s criminal justice system. The council also called for three days of intentional prayer within the West Virginia faith community,around the issues of justice and humane treatment of the […]

HHOMA announces 9th annual Minority Business Expo

PRESS RELEASE: CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs (HHOMA) is excited to announce the 9th Annual Minority Business Expo at the Charleston Coliseum and Convention Center on Thursday, Oct. 12. This annual event brings together minorities, women business owners, and veterans to promote growth and innovation in the Mountain State.  “This popular […]

WVSOM’s Jimmy Adams treasures role in helping medical students succeed

WVSOM – August 14, For Jimmy Adams, D.O., there is no “typical day” in the life of a West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM) regional assistant dean. Adams leads the South West Region of WVSOM’s Statewide Campus, in which third- and fourth-year students complete clinical rotations at hospitals and medical centers in West Virginia’s […]

Monroe County Courthouse News: August 8 through August 14

The following Death Certificates were filed in Monroe County Between August 8 and August 14: The following Marriage Certificates were filed in Monroe County between August 8 and August 14: The following Land Transfers were filed in Monroe County between August 8 and August 14: