Sew it begins: How Reid Miller hopes to bring back the textile industry in WV

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By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV Reid Miller has a vision: Women buying custom-fit garments sewn right here in West Virginia, using fabric and dyes grown here in West Virginia, creating good-paying jobs up and down the supply chain right here in West Virginia.  “People are making up to $55 per hour right now for alternations and […]

‘Downtown Countdown’ returns to Princeton on New Year’s Eve  

Princeton, WV – The Grassroots District of Downtown Princeton will come alive on New Year’s Eve as The Downtown Countdown returns to ring in 2024. Mercer Street is experiencing major growth as new businesses open their doors; there is a palpable buzz on the street. The 11th Annual Downtown Countdown will showcase the colorful and […]

Princeton singer releases new music video, ‘Wild & Wonderful’

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV Je’Dah Madison is no stranger to the music scene. She grew up singing in church in Princeton, WV, and made it all the way to the hit TV show “The Voice” on Alicia Keys’ team in 2018.  Now, she’s releasing a brand new music video titled “Wild & Wonderful.” The video […]

Princeton couple visits all 55 counties in West Virginia 

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV Four years ago, Jim & Judy Holland took a drive. They had extra time and wanted to explore after doing some work on their house. They drove through several counties in southern West Virginia that day. Mesmerized by what they saw in their own backyard, they decided, “Let’s visit every county […]