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West Virginia craft beverage summit on tap for Jan. 27, 2022

The summit will help provide a roadmap for getting into the specialized market either as a bottler, farmer, wholesaler, or retailer.
To support the growing craft beverage industry in the Mountain State and encourage further expansion, the Robert C. Byrd Institute at Marshall University, Brilliant...

W.Va. awards $9.7 million for pedestrian, recreation trails

"This program provides millions of dollars to make some of the best places in West Virginia more accessible, which will also enhance visitation throughout the state." (Photo courtesy Dmitry Schemelev)
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has announced the award of 38 Transportation Alternatives and Recreational Trails Program grant projects for the...

Alliance to establish W.Va. state historic preservation center

The new West Virginia Historic Preservation Center will be located in the historic high school building at Arthurdale, West Virginia.
ARTHURDALE, W.Va. — The Preservation Alliance of West Virginia, in cooperation with Arthurdale Heritage Inc., has taken a next step in establishing a historic...

WVU and partners build a solar-power test site in Fairmont

Sunrise over West Virginia
FAIRMONT, W.Va. — The launch of a partnership between West Virginia University engineers and the nonprofit and utility sectors could bring the region one step closer...

WVU earns $8M for rare earth elements extraction facility

Acid mine drainage pours out of a site on lower Deckers Creek.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia University researchers will continue to develop and advance their pioneering method to extract and separate rare earth elements and critical minerals from acid...

Scenic trout stream lies hidden along I-77 / I-64 West Virginia...

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 may know that one of the state's most beautiful trout...

Justice confirms state support for Wheeling streetscape

Plans call for streetscaping Main and Market streets and adjacent thoroughfares in downtown Wheeling, West Virginia.
Officials have confirmed state support for a $25-million streetscaping project in downtown Wheeling, West Virginia, and the Wheeling National Heritage Area in the state's...

Capito secures funds for five rural West Virginia airports

U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) has announced the provision of $511,427 in Airport Infrastructure Grants from the Federal Aviation Administration for five rural...

Retro "I SCREAM" parlor attracting visitors to Ripley

A youth tries an I Scream Sundae at Ripley, West Virginia.
An innovative new ice cream parlor, "I Scream Sundae," is attracting dessert fanatics to Ripley, where the rural small-town atmosphere was parlor-ready. Banking on the...

WVU to drill three miles down to tap geothermal hotspot

A geothermal heat map of West Virginia shows areas of potential geothermal energy hot spots.
West Virginia University researchers will drill three miles into the ground near Morgantown to test the potential of geothermal energy in the region this...

Clean Vision Corp. to invest $50 million in Kanawha County

QUINCY, W.Va. — Clean Vision Corp. has announced plans to invest $50 million in West Virginia and build at facility in Kanawha County, according...

New national heritage area to attract travel, investment

Pendeleton County, Potomac Branches Region
A new national heritage area established in March will attract financing and tourism to eastern West Virginia and western Maryland—a region that encompasses millions...

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