Back to School Bash this Sunday at Johnson Memorial United Methodist Church

This Sunday from 1- 3:30 p.m., the Johnson Memorial United Methodist Church in downtownAlderson offers a Back to School Bash for all children Pre-K through high school! Area churches and local venders will be offering opportunities for the children to make arts and crafts, play games, have lunch, receive a hair-cut, and even get a […]

Taste of fall possible next week

By Jason Christian, Blue Weather & RealWV The setup for next week will feature some really pleasant temps around here as another deep trough swings in later Tuesday and Wednesday. Some parts of southern WV & eastern WV will see the low 70s during the day and fall into the 40s at night. 

Mobile Clinic coming to Farmer’s Market this Saturday

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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.

Morrisey issues statement after court’s dismissal of several claims in abortion pill case

PRESS RELEASE: CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, on Thursday, issued a statement following the Southern District of West Virginia Huntington Division’s decision dismissing nearly every claim lodged by GenBioPro, a company that makes a generic version of the abortion pill mifepristone. “As I have said all along, the new Unborn Child Protection Act […]

Hundreds of West Virginians wait for help to keep them out of institutions

By Erin Beck, writing for the “When All Are Counted” Project In West Virginia, there are more than 400 residents with intellectual and developmental disabilities waiting for a year or more for state assistance that would help them with the struggles that come with their challenges. That’s despite grassroots organizing and Capitol rallies just three years […]

West Virginia researcher investigates gender differences in asthma-associated vascular function

WVSOM – August 22, Shinichi Asano, Ph.D., an associate professor in the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine’s (WVSOM) Department of Biomedical Sciences, is studying how sex disparities affect the development of asthma-related vascular inflammation. Using animal models, Asano’s laboratory is working to explain why female adults with asthma are at a higher risk of […]

Mesha Maren

Growing up on Muddy Creek Mountain in southern Greenbrier County, Mesha Maren often spent her afternoons visiting neighbors. “Dulsey Baker was like a grandmother to me,” she remembers. “She was amazing at everything from making biscuits to telling stories to gardening. She was the coolest person I’d ever met.” Mesha still lives on Muddy Creek […]