Rebuilding Greenbrier Valley Medical Center, one patient at a time

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV “When we know better, we do better.” That quote from Maya Angelou serves as a guiding light for Becky Harless, the new Administrator for Greenbrier Valley Medical Center.  RealWV sat down with Becky for an interview on July 10, 2024, the one-year anniversary of her move to the Greenbrier Valley after […]

Caraway wins US Strongman Nationals, while on family vacation

“I’ve been doing this for so many years,” says Dan Caraway. “I really wanted to win one.”  Caraway is no stranger to Strongman competitions. For years, he’s been the West Virginia representative for US Strongman, organizing events in which other athletes compete.  He also is a fierce and respected competitor, having placed second on two […]

Why this local dad marches at Greenbrier Pride Parade

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV On Saturday, June 29, Greenbrier Valley Pride will host their fourth annual pride parade. It was held in Lewisburg for two years and then moved to Ronceverte in 2023. In response to experiencing the event for the first time last year, several Ronceverte residents took to social media to ask why […]

The Enchanting Mystery of Tuckahoe Lake

By Jonathan Eggleston for RealWV,  There’s something truly magnetic about a serene 40-acre body of water 3.5 miles south of White Sulphur Springs in Greenbrier County, West Virginia. Over the years, I’ve found myself repeatedly drawn to its peaceful shore, captivated by its untouched beauty and the rich atmosphere that surrounds it. Tuckahoe Lake, constructed […]

‘Paws 4 Wellness’ hosted by Robert C. Byrd Clinic and Greenbrier Humane Society

LEWISBURG, WV — The Robert C. Byrd Clinic (RCBC) is pleased to announce a partnership with the Greenbrier Humane Society for a community event called “Paws-4-Wellness.” This collaboration aims to promote the health and well-being of both humans and animals in Greenbrier County. Event Details: Date: Saturday, June 22nd Time: 10:00AM to 2:00PM Location: In […]

Mom starts farm clothing company for kids

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV “You can’t find farm clothes for kids,” says Molly Hileman. “What’s out there is cartoonish and doesn’t look real.”  So Molly decided to create her own. She started a clothing company called Cow Grass Kids, as her husband’s farming business is called Cow Grass, LLC.  “My middle child is an outdoorsman, […]

Deep State plays the Lewis Theatre on Friday

By RealWV staff, Lewisburg-based band Deep State is playing the first live music show at the newly-renovated Lewis Theatre this Friday at 8pm. The cover charge is $13 at the door or $10 in advance. Deep State is comprised of members Josh Baldwin, Nathan Seldomridge, Dan Freeman, Patrick Calvert, & Josh Adamo. For folks who […]

RealWV readers pick Top 5 burgers in New River & Greenbrier Valleys

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV Y’all went and did it! After 40 nominees and five rounds of voting, you picked your Top 5 favorite burgers in the New River & Greenbrier Valleys. These valleys in southern West Virginia are beef country, with more cattle than people in most places. So while people may dispute your particular […]

A bold vision for the Schoolhouse Hotel’s future, born of its past

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV It was the summer of 2018. Two years after a devastating 1,000 year flood struck southern West Virginia. One of the hardest-hit areas in the state was downtown White Sulphur Springs.  In response, city officials adopted a business plan to redevelop the town. “The town had a plan, but it needed […]

Ongoing need for elderly residents of Morgan Manor after evacuation

How a community is coming together to help elderly residents of a housing complex following a storm and a flood.  By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV On the evening of May 26, a derecho blew across multiple states, including southern West Virginia. It knocked out power for a majority of residents in Greenbrier County, including Morgan Manor.  […]