Jennifer Kirk

As parents send their kids back to school for the fall, we here at RealWV would like to honor educators for the countless ways they nurture our kids each and every day. One such educator is Jennifer Kirk. A native of Fayette County, she is a sixth-year teacher at Oak Hill High School. She attended […]

Greenbrier County Courthouse News: August 24 through August 30

The following Death Certificates were filed in Greenbrier County between Aug. 24 and Aug. 30: The following Marriage Certificates were filed in Greenbrier County between Aug. 24 and Aug. 30: The following Land Transfers were filed in Greenbrier County between Aug. 24 and Aug. 30:

Mountaineer Food Bank partners with Wellspring of Greenbrier

On Wednesday, August 9, 2023, Wellspring of Greenbrier served 291 individuals at their food pantry in Rupert, all tracked using Feeding America’s new intake app. Wellspring of Greenbrier, Inc. is a nonprofit organization based in Rupert, WV that has been serving low-income families, unhoused, transient, and economically disadvantaged persons in Greenbrier County since 2004. Wellspring […]

Community members support ‘Kids’ College’ scholarship effort

LEWISBURG, W.Va. – On Saturday August 26, community members joined together at Carnegie Hall to create art for a good cause. Students between the ages of 10 and 80 attended the free needle felting workshop taught by Teaching Artist Karen Leland. Attendees were there to make felted wool ornaments to be auctioned off at Carnegie […]

West Virginia Mixed Championship crowns champs at Cacapon State Park

The 2023 West Virginia Mixed Championship, hosted by the West Virginia Golf Association (WVGA), finished Sunday at Cacapon State Park in Berkeley Springs. The father-daughter team of Jared and Kiara Shank of Charles Town took the Championship honors with a 10 under par 134, with the help of 14 birdies over two days.  Matthew Moore […]

The Overlooked Crisis: Black overdoses in West Virginia

By Crystal Good, writing for the “When All Are Counted” project The opioid epidemic’s narrative, as currently presented, remains woefully incomplete. While headlines frequently highlight the struggles of white suburban and rural populations, they glaringly overlook the escalating crisis within Black communities. Charleston, WV, is a glaring testament to the racial disparities in opioid-related fatalities […]