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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...

State officials urge residents to help secure broadband access

Broadband access is vital in West Virginia where many new residents are reliant on access.
State officials are urging West Virginians to help ensure broadband access across the Mountain State by confirming or challenging the Federal Communications Commission's map...

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...

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...

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. 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...

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,...

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...

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...

Grant available to save neglected historic buildings in W.Va.

The Preservation Alliance of West Virginia is accepting applications for its new Saving Historic Places Grant, designed to save certified historic buildings in rural...

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...

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...

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