The Greenbrier owes $5.8 million in county & state taxes 

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By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV According to public records, The Greenbrier owes $2,327,773.44 in county taxes which came due March 31. That’s in addition to $3,521.047.49 in state taxes which were previously due in late 2023, as reported on by Brad McElhinny of WVMetronews.  The grand total due is $5,848,820.93 in county and state taxes. A […]

State rescinds remote work options for employees

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV On Friday, March 15, at 4:34pm, at least some state employees received an email stating, “After much thought and deliberation, we are announcing the end of the telework policy that has been in place. Effective April 1, 2024, all employees will be required to return to the office.”  But according to […]

Governor vetoes $2 million to WVU Neuroscience Institute, delegate calls it mind-boggling

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV In a surprise move on Friday, Governor Jim Justice vetoed HB5014. The bill was a supplemental appropriation introduced by Speaker Roger Hanshaw to direct $2 million to West Virginia University’s Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute.  The institute was featured on 60 Minutes this winter for their groundbreaking research on Alzheimer’s. Using a non-invasive […]

Justice asks court to delay Sporting Club sale 

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV On Valentine’s Day, lawyers for the Justice Companies filed a motion for preliminary injunction seeking to stop a planned sale of The Greenbrier Sporting Club properties. Citing “this community’s economic well-being,” the legal filing argues that Carter Bank & Trust is racing too quickly and would injure the residents of the […]

Breaking down a potential Greenbrier Sporting Club sale

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV After Carter Bank & Trust provided legal notice of their intention to sell significant portions of The Greenbrier Sporting Club to satisfy a $300 million debt owed to them by James C. Justice Companies, the affected community in the Greenbrier Valley immediately began asking questions. Late Wednesday, the Justice Companies filed […]

Greenbrier Sporting Club up for sale to satisfy Carter Bank debt

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV A detailed legal ad was published Tuesday, providing notice that the Greenbrier Sporting Club will be sold to, at least partially, satisfy a $300 million debt owed by James C. Justice Companies to Carter Bank & Trust.  Carter’s intention is to sell the entirety of the Sporting Club to the highest […]

Honaker acting as Inspector General despite being constitutionally-ineligible

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV Late last week, at a meeting of the Jails & Prisons Committee, the agenda included a presentation by: “Mike Honaker, Inspector General – WV Department of Homeland Security.”  Numerous media outlets reported on the meeting and referred to Honaker by the title of Inspector General. Yet, as previously reported by RealWV, […]