Historic Ronceverte home to reopen as The Hollerwood House

PRESS RELEASE from the Greater Greenbrier Chamber of Commerce Ronceverte residents have long admired the grey home tucked behind the pine trees on thecorner of Main and Walnut streets. The house, the oldest in Ronceverte built by Thomas Edgarwho founded Ronceverte, was a thriving bed and breakfast before the Covid-19 pandemic andis now stepping into […]

Ronceverte lands region’s first action sports shop

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV Standing in the middle of the Ronceverte skate park, you look across the railroad tracks towards town. Underneath the old Workman Bridge, now stripped to its beams, you can barely see the soft glow of a leg lamp in a large frame window. It’s backlighting a black vinyl decal in the […]

Dan, the man with a master plan for Ronceverte 

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV March 2, 2023 As Director of Parks and Recreation for the City of Ronceverte, Dan Withrow is the man with a plan. A master plan, to be more precise, for restoring The River City.  “My dream is for you to ask your kids where they want to go spend the day, […]

Darrel’s Factory Tire is ‘all about the people’

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV February 19, 2023 Thirty-three years ago, Darrell and Patsy Cornwell decided to open a new business in Ronceverte. Darrell previously sold tires at Ripco and wanted to continue offering that service to local residents.  It was a Friday when they submitted the paperwork for Factory Tire Outlet to the bank. On […]

The Sportsman Tavern, just the beginning of Ronceverte’s revival

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV February 12, 2023 The Sportsman Tavern in Ronceverte is one of the longest-running bars in West Virginia. After first opening in the 1920s during the town’s rise as a rail town, it’s now reopening under the leadership of local developers Mark Trent and Dan Withrow.  “If you care about your community […]