Melanie McIntire

Originally from Ronceverte, Melanie graduated from Greenbrier East HS in 2014. She then earned a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and a master’s degree in Public Administration from West Virginia University. She worked in higher education for Virginia Tech and Duke University before recently moving back home to work for Generation WV as their Fellowship […]

Bill Gates talks up West Virginia’s potential for new energy development

By Brad McElhinny, WV Metronews Bill Gates, the tech giant who has taken a big interest in energy initiatives, says West Virginia is primed for new opportunities. “There’s a big transition taking place,” Gates said at an appearance in Charleston, describing a shift to increasingly efficient batteries, compact and safer nuclear production facilities and more. […]

Wheeling Hospital plans to stop taking PEIA

By Brad McElhinny, WV Metronews In an urgent twist on a long-running healthcare financial issue, Wheeling Hospital says it will stop accepting patients covered by the Public Employees Insurance Agency as of July 1. The hospital is citing its financial struggles, compounded by PEIA’s notoriously low reimbursement rates. A statement by WVU Medicine, which includes […]

GUEST SUBMISSION: Reflections on the ’22 Election in WV

By Delegate Todd Longanacre EDITOR’S NOTE: The opinions of guest editorials do not necessarily reflect those of RealWV. However, we value free speech, and firmly believe it is the hallmark of a well-informed electorate. It is in that spirit which we invite readers to respond to news and editorials by sending in feedback. Join the […]