Babydog secures second film role

By Matthew Young, RealWV On the heels of Disney’s successful 2019 remake of the 1955 animated classic Lady and the Tramp, Nickelodeon Films hopes to duplicate that success with a modern reimagining of their own famous pup – Blue of Blue’s Clues-fame.  Much like the Lady and the Tramp remake, Blue’s Clues will be a […]

WVDNR announces top teams, archers for 18th Archery in the Schools state tournament

More than 750 students from nearly 70 schools participated in the annual tournament CHARLESTON. W.Va. — The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources announced on Thursday results from the 18th WVDNR Archery in the Schools State Tournament. The top high school teams were Shady Spring, Winfield and Hurricane. The top middle school teams were Ripley, Peterstown […]

GameChanger discontinues relationship with TikTok after removal of drug-prevention advertising

By Matthew Young, RealWV GameChanger, the highly successful West Virginia-based substance misuse prevention program, encountered unexpected resistance last week from TikTok, as the social media platform removed GameChanger’s “One Pill Can Kill” educational campaign from the app due to perceived advertising policy violations.  As reported Monday by FoxNews’ Aishah Hasnie, “The group (GameChanger) paid thousands […]

Justice issues statement regarding his decision not to sign HB 2820

PRESS RELEASE: CHARLESTON, WV – Gov. Jim Justice issued the following statement Wednesday after he allowed HB 2820 to go into law without his signature: “I fully support the ability of our HOPE scholarship recipients, students in microschools or learning pods, homeschooled students, or our private school students to participate in extracurricular activities at their school or at their local […]

‘The Sky’s the Limit’ EDTalks event set for Thursday at 11:30am

By Matt Young, WV Press Association The Sky’s the Limit on Thursday as the Education Alliance hosts the latest in its “EDTalks” series – this time at Marshall University’s Bill Noe Flight School at Yeager International Airport in Charleston. Thursday’s program, which starts at 11:30 a.m., is open to the public at no cost, and […]

Charleston hosts 2023 West Virginia Construction and Design Expo – GALLERY

By Matthew Young, RealWV CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The Charleston Coliseum and Convention Center played host to the 2023 West Virginia Construction and Design Expo. The two-day event took place between Wednesday, March 22 and Thursday, March 23, and featured more than 300 exhibitors. Photos by Matthew Young, RealWV.

Alderson Archers chase state title!

By Matthew Young RealWV CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The Alderson Elementary School Archers arrived at the Charleston Coliseum Saturday morning in pursuit of immortality. And like a group of seasoned troubadours, these high-pressure competitors showed up ready to croon their ballad of accuracy for a chance at the West Virginia State Championship.  “We are so excited, […]