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Many Greenbrier, Pocahontas businesses eligible for benefits

Many businesses in Greenbrier and Pocahontas counties may be eligible for benefits as a result of their locations in federally designated "Historically Underutilized Business...

Fallen Heroes emergency response drill underway in West Virginia

JULIAN, W.Va. — The Fallen Heroes Mine Emergency Response Drill is underway in the southern coalfields of West Virginia, bringing together mining experts, safety...

Governor lauds new West Virginia carbon research facility

Ramaco Carbon scientists are pictured outside the company's innovation center under construction in Wyoming.
Governor Jim Justice has announced an agreement with Ramaco Carbon to open a new research facility in West Virginia to pursue research related to...

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...

Tyler development group looks to Ohio model for success

Among the most remarkable landmarks in West Virginia, the Tyler County Poor farm continues to fall into disrepair.
A group of Tyler County residents is looking to a county in Ohio for an economic solution required to rebuild a similar historical landmark...

New fund offsets cost for development of historic properties

A new statewide fund has been established to offset development costs for owners of historic properties in West Virginia. The Preservation Alliance of West Virginia...

Alliance urges Manchin, Capito to support preservation incentives

Boury Lofts at Wheeling, West Virginia
The Preservation Alliance of West Virginia is urging U.S. Senators Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., to support the availability of historic...

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...

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...

Gov. Justice: West Virginia job numbers best in over a decade

Co-workers gather for a business meeting at a West Virginia coffee shop. (Photo: by Brooke Cagle)
West Virginia Governor Jim Justice announced today that West Virginia’s job numbers are the best the state has seen in over a decade. Its 2019...

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...

Historic nomination could spur economy in former W.Va. mining town

Kyle Bailey documents coal camp architecture in Helen, W.Va.
BECKLEY, W.Va. — Efforts to nominate a former coal-mining town in southern West Virginia to the National Register of Historic Places could spur economic...

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