Father turns shop keys over to son at Masters

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV Since 1990, Greg Masters has served as a trusted auto mechanic in the Greenbrier Valley. “I like figuring things out,” he says of his work. “That’s why we’re so covered up in tough jobs. People come to us.” But for the last two years, Greg just hasn’t felt like himself. He […]

Ruff day? Stop by The Dawg House in Ronceverte 

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV Brittany McCulley and Lee Carter love their dogs, each other, and hot dogs. For the past year, they’ve operated The Dawg House, a hot-dog-focused food truck, at fairs and festivals across southern West Virginia.  In a twist of fate, their first food truck event was outside The Sportsman Tavern in Ronceverte […]

Candlelight service in Ronceverte on Sunday, Dec 17

By RealWV staff, At 5:30pm on December 17, Ronceverte Presbyterian will host the annual community candlelight service.  “The church has been hosting this beautiful service for decades,” said Rev. Stephen Baldwin. “It’s an annual tradition and we hope folks will join us for carols, the Christmas story, and a meaningful worship service.”  Special music from […]

Power of the purse on display in Women’s Fund luncheon

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV If you couldn’t find a parking spot in Ronceverte on Wednesday, it was with good reason. The Greenbrier Valley Community Foundation (GVCF) hosted a Women’s Fund luncheon this week at The Sportsman Tavern & Flavor Mutt. Women from Greenbrier, Monroe, Pocahontas, and Summers counties turned out in force.  Anne Bowling, Executive […]

‘Christmas in Ronceverte’ will make you think you’re in a Hallmark movie

By RealWV staff, It’s that time of year. Christmas is less than a month away! Small towns across West Virginia are making preparations, and one event in particular will make you feel like you’re smackdab in the middle of a Hallmark movie.  “Christmas in Ronceverte” is held on Monday, December 4, from 5-7pm at 261 […]

Free meal on Saturday in Ronceverte

By RealWV staff, The community is invited to attend a free meal this Saturday from 4-6pm in Ronceverte. Located at 261 Locust Street, Ronceverte Presbyterian Church began offering these meals in early 2023 on the fourth Saturday of each month. The menu for this weekend’s meal includes turkey pot pie, cranberry sauce, and pie. Guests […]

SUNDAY SERMON: Use It or Lose It

Rev. Stephen Baldwin  NT: Matthew 25.14-30 For the past nine weeks, I’ve been doing something I never, ever thought I’d do. Jiu jitsu. It’s a martial art that involves ground-based combat. Never have I been so bruised, battered, and sore. Every week, I discovered new muscles I never knew I had. First my back was […]

Parrotheads invited to mini golf fundraiser

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV Gateway Industries and The Sportsman Tavern are partnering to host a Parrothead Party on November 11 from 5-9pm in Ronceverte. Billed as a Jimmy Buffett Tribute, tickets cost $20 in advance and $25 at the door. All proceeds benefit Gateway’s mini golf course. “Dan Withrow wanted to honor Jimmy Buffett in […]

New playground with accessible features opens in Ronceverte

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV The only things shining brighter than the sun yesterday at Ronceverte’s Island Park were the faces of local children, overjoyed with a brand new playground. “We’ve been wanting to do this for years,” said Mayor Deena Pack. “Now we’ve finally been able to do it.” Funding for the project came from […]

Ronceverte residents participate in ‘Talk, Plan, Do’

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV Around 40 local residents attended a community meeting in Ronceverte earlier this week. Hosted by Ronceverte Presbyterian Church and moderated by Dara Vance (Behavioral Health Navigator at Robert C. Byrd Clinic), the meeting gave residents the opportunity to “Talk, Plan, Do.”  Vance explained, “We all want to do something about the […]