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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...

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...

Omnis to invest $60 million to extract rare earth metals

Coal waste impoundments in southwestern West Virginia.
MULLENS, W.Va. — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has announced that Omnis Sublimation Recovery Technologies will invest $60 million in Wyoming County and use...

SBA W.Va. seeks nominations for Small Business Week 2022

Central to the eastern U.S. but refreshingly rural, West Virginia continues to attract small businesses in record numbers.
The U.S. Small Business Administration's West Virginia district office is accepting nominations for its 2022 National and West Virginia Small Business Week Awards, including...

WVU to embark on historic preservation initiative in Grafton

This historic freight station in Grafton is among city properties slated for rehabilitation.
Historic Grafton, West Virginia, once an important hub on the Baltimore & Ohio Railway, will enjoy a boost in economic viability, according to officials...

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...

Economy building around new Elk River Trail State Park

The new Elk River Trail State Park is attracting business interests.
Excitement is building around the new Elk River Trail State Park in central West Virginia, especially downstream along the 30-mile corridor between the park...

$18 million funded for rural West Virginia broadband projects

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has announced the preliminary approval of more than $18 million for broadband infrastructure projects in the...

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...

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...

Steelmaker to open micro-mill in Berkeley County

Steel bars manufactured by CMC await export to market.
BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. — Gov. Jim Justice and officials at Commercial Metals Company, also known as CMC, have announced that Berkeley County will be...

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...

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