Crisis and Opportunity: West Virginia’s fight for equitable infrastructure

By Katelyn Campbell for Black by God, On the afternoon of Friday, November 10, about 700 households on the West Side of Charleston lost access to water and gas heating. The trouble started with a water main break that shot water into pipes carrying natural gas throughout the predominantly Black neighborhood. At the time of this […]

Concert Review: An Evening with Leslie Odom, Jr.

By Kate Mullaney Shirley, for ReaWV Although the “Broadway in Charleston” series brings a handful of national tours to the Clay Center each year, it’s less common for an established Broadway star to make a stop in West Virginia. Tuesday’s “An Evening with Leslie Odom, Jr.” was a rare treat, and Odom was well aware.  […]

Jennifer Garner surprised on national television with WV honor

By RealWV Staff This morning, West Virginia native Jennifer Garner appeared on the Drew Barrymore Show to promote her new show The Last Thing He Told Me. It just so happened to be Jennifer’s 51st birthday! After giving Jennifer several gifts, Drew told her there was one more thing. “From here on out, April 17 […]

Fazio’s, well-known Charleston restaurant, up for sale

By Jeff Jenkins, WV Metronews One of Charleston’s best-known restaurants is for sale. According to a real estate listing, the asking price for Fazio’s Italian Restaurant is $1.7 million which includes the property, restaurant building, “recipes, equipment, furnishings and well-known name.” “It’s a package deal,” Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Central Realtor Sierra Hess told […]

Breeze Airways bringing direct flights to SC & FL

PRESS RELEASE from the office of Governor Jim Justice Gov. Jim Justice today announced a partnership with the successful new low cost carrier Breeze Airways to connect West Virginia International Yeager Airport (CRW) with at least five cities over the next two years. New nonstop flights to Orlando, Florida (MCO) and Charleston, South Carolina (CHS) will […]

Charities work to fulfill needs of fire victims in Charleston

By Chris Lawrence, WV Metronews Around 80 people who formerly lived in the Regal Apartments in Charleston are now in the process of rebuilding their lives. A fire at the building destroyed the structure and everything inside this week. For those who lived there, all of their worldly possessions were lost as the building had to […]