The Shanghai Parade, where past & present get weird

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV Every New Year’s Day at noon, a crowd of several thousand people line the streets of Lewisburg, WV, for the weirdest tradition in America’s Coolest Small Town–the Shanghai Parade. What is the Shanghai Parade? It’s a free for all. A place where pop culture and rural America collide in a kaleidoscope […]

Lewisburg kicks off ‘The Magic of Christmas’

By RealWV staff, In front of a bustling crowd of several hundred people last night, Lewisburg Mayor Beverly White officially lit the city Christmas tree, kicking off the downtown holiday season! “My prayer for you each and every day is that you are blessed,” she told the crowd. “Thank you for being here tonight.” The […]

Flu Shot Clinic at Robert C. Byrd Clinic

Robert C. Byrd Clinic will be offering a convenient Flu Shot Clinic on Thursday, October 5. It will be held at their Lewisburg location from 5-7pm. Though the event will be hosted by ourPediatrics department, anyone six months or older is encouraged to come and receive theirvaccination. Flu Shots are free for those with Medicare […]

Ben Anderson

Ben Anderson is the weighmaster at the Greenbrier County Landfill. Basically, that means, “I talk to people and take their money,” Ben jokes.  When citizens arrive at the dump, Ben is the first person they see. He welcomes them, weighs them in, explains the process, and then checks them out once they’ve finished. He does […]

Are the rumors of above average snowfall true for this winter?

By Jason Christian, Blue Weather & RealWV Will we see a lot of snow this winter or is this just a assumption because we’re in a El Niño pattern? Today we examine the current data and past history of El Niño events. Click the link below for full details!

Omega Block Expected Next Week

By Jason Christian, Blue Weather & RealWV We have an omega block in our near future that will bring above normal temperatures to the east for roughly 5-7 days leading into next weekend. It’s at that point going into next weekend that around October 6th to 8th that a trough is expected to push its […]

Jim’s Drive-In wins ‘Best Hot Dogs in the Valley 2023’

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV After two rounds of intense competition for the title of “Best Hot Dogs in the Valley 2023,” the readers have spoken. Your winner is…Jim’s Drive-In of Lewisburg! Round 1 saw more than 20 nominees for “Best Hot Dogs” from across the Greenbrier Valley and the Meadow River Valley. More than 4,000 […]

DeGraff adds new title belt to growing collection

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV Andrew DeGraff did it again. Competing at an invitation-only, top-level submission grappling event called Twisted Church, DeGraff won another title in his weight class.  After his original opponent pulled out due to sickness, Andrew fought the same opponent he fought a couple years ago in a small, regional competition with no […]

Lewisburg mom launches new fitness app 

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV Haley Cahill-Teubert is a certified fitness trainer with many years of experience. After her daughter was born, though, she struggled figuring out how to exercise safely. So she launched her own fitness app to help others achieve their fitness goals.  The advantages of the app are financial and logistical, she says. […]

Emily Shirey & Martha Snider

Last week, 150 kids descended upon the Greenbrier State Forest for Greenbrier Scout Day Camp. The co-ed camp has a rich history going back several decades, thanks largely to the consistent leadership of Emily Shirey and Martha Snider. Emily has served as director for 29 years, and Martha has been her co-director for 25 years. […]