Meet the 21-year old from Logan who’s turning heads in Nashville

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV Brayden Williamson started playing the guitar when he was 11. He received no formal training; it just came naturally to him as a young man growing up in Logan, West Virginia.  He wrote his first song at age 16. Titled “Watching’ the Grass Grow,” it shot to #1 on the bluegrass […]

Bluefield comes up just short of Morgantown in Academic Showdown final

By Matthew Young, RealWV CHARLESTON, W.Va. – “In 1995, Timothy McVeigh conducted a terrorist bombing of what city’s Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building?” That was the first question asked by moderator Randall Reid-Smith to start the 27th and final match of the 2024 West Virginia Academic Showdown. And although Bluefield High School’s Nathan Yost correctly […]

Greenbrier Commission proclaims April ‘Child Abuse Prevention Month,’ approves $278k for Quinwood broadband project

By Matthew Young, RealWV LEWISBURG, W.Va. – The Greenbrier County Commission, on Tuesday, heard a presentation from the Greenbrier Humane Society, which included their annual report. On-hand to deliver the presentation was Humane Society Volunteer Board President Jen Runyon.  “2023 was a rough ride,” Runyon began. “We had 771 dogs surrendered, and 1,075 cats were […]

Fayette County Courthouse News: April 17 through April 23

NOTE: No Death Certificates were filed in Fayette County between April 17 and April 23. The following Marriage Certificates were filed in Fayette County between April 17 and April 23: The following Land Transfers were filed in Fayette County between April 17 and April 23: