Breeze Airways bringing direct flights to SC & FL

PRESS RELEASE from the office of Governor Jim Justice Gov. Jim Justice today announced a partnership with the successful new low cost carrier Breeze Airways to connect West Virginia International Yeager Airport (CRW) with at least five cities over the next two years. New nonstop flights to Orlando, Florida (MCO) and Charleston, South Carolina (CHS) will […]

Three southern West Virginians receive Golden Ticket on American Idol

By RealWV Staff It’s official…Kamron Lawson (Raleigh), Caden Glover (Monroe), and Andre Williams (Greenbrier) are all going to Hollywood for the next round of American Idol! The three Appalachians competed on American Idol Season 21. Kamron’s episode aired a few weeks ago and saw him receive a golden ticket from the judges. This secured his […]


By Rev. Stephen Baldwin NT: John 11.1-45 This week’s story is the death of Lazarus. One of my absolute favorite stories. It contains the shortest verse in the Bible. “Jesus wept.” What made Jesus cry?  Well let me ask you a question: When you cry, what leads you to that point? Usually it’s not just […]

Lessons Learned Traveling with ‘The Green Book’

By Carolyn Foster Bailey Lewis, PhD, for BlackByGod I was born 1948 in Pittsburgh. My parents separated and, when I was six months-old, my Great Aunt Thelma Wttten Stone came from Bluefield, W.Va, to get me for a while but ended up raising me there. In 1947, she built a hotel with a restaurant (the best […]

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 […]

Gov. Justice announces return of Gold Rush stockings

WVDNR will stock 68 waters with golden rainbow trout March 28 – April 8. PRESS RELEASE from the office of Gov. Jim Justice Gov. Jim Justice announced today that the West Virginia Gold Rush will return for its sixth year on March 28, giving anglers 12 days to catch golden rainbow trout and win prizes. […]

Pocahontas teen skier Nolan Street qualifies for USASA National Championships 

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV Seven years ago, when Nolan Street was only seven years old, he went to Snowshoe to ski for the first time. Born in Clearwater, Florida, he came to visit family in West Virginia. After 30 minutes on the mountain, he raced down the hill..and he’s been racking up medals ever since. […]