Smoot students roll out the red carpet for veterans

By RealWV staff, Smoot Elementary, located in northwestern Greenbrier County, honored veterans at a special ceremony yesterday. The school cooks prepared a full breakfast for veterans in the community and invited by students. Following the meal, the students lined the entry to the gymnasium. They waved flags, cheered for the veterans, and welcomed them to […]

Who has the best hot dogs in the Greenbrier & Meadow River Valleys? 

By RealWV staff, If you want to start a fight in West Virginia, make people pick their favorite hot dog spots! Because of the wide variety of likes/dislikes across the state, we decided to start small. We asked readers to nominate their favorite places to get a hot dog in the Greenbrier River Valley and […]

Medical students perform ‘day of service’ at Marvel Center 

By RealWV staff, As part of a “Day of Service,” medical school students at the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine helped paint the Marvel Center campus last weekend.  Located in Rupert behind the former elementary school, the campus is a collaboration between various groups including Marvel Center, Meadow River Valley Association, West End Wrestling, […]

Connecting the Meadow River Valley Community 

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV When Rupert Elementary School moved into a new building on the campus of Western Greenbrier Middle School, local citizens knew they needed to take action.  “When we took over the former school campus, we had a vision of what we didn’t want it to be,” says Matt Ford, President of the […]

Community Baby Shower in Rupert on May 31, registration required now 

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV It’s a tradition for families to “shower” parents with gifts when they are expecting a child. But some parents who lack family support miss out on these important traditions. So the Greenbrier County Family Support Center (FSC) is stepping in to provide a Community Baby Shower.  Who is eligible? Any parents […]