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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...

Ascend West Virginia opens applications for New River Gorge

BECKLEY, W.Va. — Ascend West Virginia, the state's premier talent attraction and retention program, announced its addition of the New River Gorge community to...

Registration open for W.Va. historical masonry workshop

A mason repairs a brick wall.
The Preservation Alliance of West Virginia, in partnership with the City of Weston, is hosting a week-long historic preservation workshop from April 25- 29,...

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...

W.Va. board-game developer launches first title on Kickstarter

“It’s my belief that board games bring people together," says Jared Kaplan of Beckley-based Lonely Hero Games.
Lonely Hero Games, a new board game development company founded by two Beckley natives, has launched its first game, "Bank Heist" on the crowdfunding...

West Virginia reaches nation's second highest export growth rate

“Our days of being 50th in every category coming and going are over," Justice said of the announcement.
Gov. Jim Justice announced today that West Virginia had reached the second-highest export growth rate of any state in the nation in 2021. He...

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...

Governor celebrates broadband expansion by Alpha Technologies

Alpha Technologies has expanded its broadband business innovation at its offices in South Charleston, West Virginia.
West Virginia Governor Jim Justice congratulated the service-disabled, veteran-owned company Alpha Technologies for crossing the finish line on a major fiber expansion project in...

Governor launches "Ascend WV" remote-worker program

Hikers ascend the Allegheny Front at Dolly Sods in northeastern West Virginia.
West Virginia Governor Jim Justice today announced the launch of the state's premier remote-work program, aimed at recruiting outdoor enthusiast professionals to the Mountain...

WVU transportation center will bring mobility to rural areas

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The upcoming launch of a new transportation center at West Virginia University will direct $1.5 million in federal funding toward the...

Capito announces largest broadband funding for West Virginia to date

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) today announced that West Virginia would receive $1,210,800,969.85 in funding through the Broadband Equity, Access,...

W.Va. small-farms, FarmHer conferences set for Feb 21-22

Farmstead near Duncan, WV, Jackson County, Mid-Ohio Valley Region
The fourteenth annual West Virginia Small Farm Conference begins on February 21 at the Waterfront Place Hotel in Morgantown, West Virginia. “West Virginia has over...

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