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Restoration and preservation are increasingly popular development alternatives in West VIrginia.
Investing in historic properties has never been more popular in West Virginia. The state's tax-credit budgets for rehabilitating older buildings now exceed those of...

Governor requests up to $2 million to jump-start aquatic center

Plans for the Greenbrier Valley Aquatic Center call for a 22,400-square-foot main building with three pools.
West Virginia Governor Jim Justice announced today that he hopes to invest as much $2 million in construction of a new community swimming and...

Tyler development group looks to Ohio model for success

Among the most remarkable landmarks in West Virginia, the Tyler County Poor farm continues to fall into disrepair.
A group of Tyler County residents is looking to a county in Ohio for an economic solution required to rebuild a similar historical landmark...

WVExplorer Magazine surpasses 2.5 million annual readers

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West Virginia Explorer Magazine has surpassed a rate of 2.5-million readers annually or an average of more than 7,000 readers daily, according to its...

Scenic trout stream lies hidden along West Virginia interstate

An angler casts into scenic Paint Creek, hidden just out of site of Interstates 64 and 77.
Motorists traveling the turnpike between Beckley and Charleston are mostly unaware that one of the most beautiful trout streams in West Virginia lies hidden...

West Virginia welcomes sponsors for travel writer's convention

The Adventures on the Gorge resort overlooks the New River, 800 feet below in the New River Gorge.
Southern West Virginia this spring will showcase its travel and tourism resources for 80 members of the influential Society of American Travel Writers—an unparalleled...

Corps, governor to build levee in Milton to reduce flooding

Main Street in Milton, WV, Cabell County, Metro Valley Region
Governor Jim Justice, Milton Mayor Thomas Canterbury, and officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have signed an agreement to build an 8,300-foot...

Gov. Justice: West Virginia job numbers best in over a decade

Co-workers gather for a business meeting at a West Virginia coffee shop. (Photo: by Brooke Cagle)
West Virginia Governor Jim Justice announced today that West Virginia’s job numbers are the best the state has seen in over a decade. Its 2019...

WVU to unveil economic plan for Potomac highlands

Looking across the Potomac Highlands of West Virginia, mountain ranges recede into the distance. (Photo courtesy WVU)
The five-county area comprising the Potomac Highlands of West Virginia could improve economically by embracing and promoting its regional identity, according to a new...

Governor lauds new West Virginia carbon research facility

Ramaco Carbon scientists are pictured outside the company's innovation center under construction in Wyoming.
Governor Jim Justice has announced an agreement with Ramaco Carbon to open a new research facility in West Virginia to pursue research related to...

Justice reports December revenue $6.9 million surplus

The governor's office reports taht December 2019 revenue collections were $6.9 million above estimates.
Entering 2020, Governor Jim Justice reported today that December 2019 revenue collections were $6.9 million above estimates, which was 1.2 percent above prior year...

W.Va. secures funds for eastern panhandle train service

Tourists explore the restored Martinsburg Railway Station in Martinsburg, West Virginia.
West Virginia Governor Jim Justice announced today that the state has reached an agreement with Maryland to continue the Maryland Area Regional Commuter Train...

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