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Starlink providing broadband in remote sections of West Virginia

Satellite-based broadband is allowing telecommuters to settle in even some of the most remote areas in West Virginia. The revolutionary development is changing the...

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.
PAX, W.Va. — Few motorists traveling the West Virginia Turnpike between Beckley and Charleston know that one of the most beautiful trout streams in...

W.Va. driver's license design features New River Gorge Bridge

CHARLESTON, WV — The West Virginia Division of Motor Vehicles will begin issuing driver’s licenses and identification cards with a new look and design...

Sheet steel mill to bring 800 jobs to Mason County

The Nucor Steel plant at Berkeley, S.C. employs 900. The W.Va. plant will employ 800.
Gov. Jim Justice announced today that Nucor Corporation has selected Mason County in western West Virginia as the location for a state-of-the-art sheet steel...

"Airbnb" for recreational properties to launch in West Virginia

A new mobile application that will allow landowners to lease their properties for outdoor recreation is currently accepting participants for a beta test. Officials at...

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...

Hill Top House project in Harpers Ferry moving ahead

The Hill Top House may be accepting guests by 2024 now that the City of Harpers Ferry has approved construction.
It’s been a long time coming, but there’s good news for fans of the renowned Hill Top House Hotel, the majestic destination in Harpers...

W.Va. pursues more than $18 million in Appalachian funding

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia has recommended more than $18 million in Appalachian Regional Commission grant funding for 11 projects — chiefly those that...

New grant designed to save neglected historic buildings in W.Va.

The new grant program is designed to save certified historic buildings in rural communities from demolition by neglect.
The Preservation Alliance of West Virginia is accepting applications for its new Saving Historic Places Grant, designed to save certified historic buildings in rural...

National Park Service awards W.Va. preservation alliance $550,000

Endangered historic structures such as those in downtown Beckley will benefit from increased funding through the Preservation Alliance of West Virginia.
The National Park Service has awarded the Preservation Alliance of West Virginia a $550,000 Paul Bruhn Historic Revitalization Grant to help preserve endangered historic...

Historic suspension bridge at Wheeling to be restored

Wheeling Suspension Bridge, Wheeling, WV, Ohio County, Mid-Ohio Valley Region
Gov. Jim Justice and the West Virginia Division of Highways have announced that a project to repair and rehabilitate the historic Wheeling Suspension Bridge...

Free W.Va. historic preservation webinars being broadcast

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...


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