A program that keeps track of who is buying pseudoephedrine at drugstores is apparently making a dent in the meth lab business. More>>
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin cut the ceremonial ribbon to dedicate the first of two state-of-the-art Advanced Technology Centers in
West Virginia-based Downstream Strategies, along with partner organizations, have launched a consultancy with government in
The union's membership includes thousands of coal miners, health care workers, truck drivers, manufacturing workers and public employees throughout the United States and Canada. More>>
Community Health Systems Inc. is notifying patients affected by the attack and offering them identity theft protection services. The company owns, leases or operates 206 hospitals in 29 states. More>>
The West Virginia Racing Commission has rejected Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort's proposal to end December horse racing. More>>
At Glenville State College in Gilmer County, lots of energy goes into recruiting the state's high school graduates. Several initiatives, from bringing students on campus for tours and assigning mentors to summer camps, are aimed at getting students more familiar with the concept — and importance — of higher education. More>>
The Jeslyn Performing Arts Center of Huntington is taking part in a new project with the American Ballet Theatre and the Boys and Girls Club of Huntington. More>>
After a number of delays, the City of Huntington finally is ready to break ground for the community's long-awaited skateboard park. The new skatepark will be located at the western end of Harris Riverfront Park, where the groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Aug. 26. More>>
Back in 1973, Shepherdstown Day Care Inc. Child Development Center became the first nonprofit child care facility in Jefferson County. At that time, according to its website, staff had room to care for up to 20 children.
Drinking water in the Upper Ohio River basin is safe to drink, but it is still vital that the monitoring of run-off into the region's rivers and creeks be continued. More>>
For decades, Huntington Arcade was one of the most fashionable addresses in the city's downtown. Now, developer Dennis Johnson has invested $2.5 million in providing a new chapter in the arcade's history. More>>
The Cabell County Public Library will dedicate its newest branch library in ceremonies set for 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16. More>>
Perception and reality may seem blurry sometimes. Case in point: A July 31 article in the Washington Post, “Did a chemical spill soak West Virginia's whitewater industry?” claimed a reason “visitors are down along the New River Gorge” this year can be traced to a Jan. 9 MCHM chemical spill by Freedom Industries into the Elk River. More>>
The employees of GreenWood Inc., an integrated maintenance, operations and construction solutions provider, recently celebrated 3 million safe hours at its West Virginia Operations project in South Charleston. More>>
Accustomed as we West Virginians are to being the butt of bad jokes, there was a time in our not-so-distant history when the Mountain State was not only winning the “War on Poverty,” but was showing everyone else how to do it, too. More>>
Should I have children now or embark on a career and start a family later? That question has evolved yet again from choosing between a family or career to choosing between staying in a career or leaving that career to care for aging and sick parents, or some other unexpected life event. More>>
Phoenix-based Elio plans to start making the cars next fall at a former General Motors plant in Shreveport, Louisiana. Already, more than 27,000 people have reserved one. Elio hopes to make 250,000 cars a year by 2016. That's close to the number Mazda sells in the U.S. More>>
Local leaders say a newly awarded $70,000 grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to assess and prepare a remediation plan for a riverfront property in Chester removes a major hurdle to its redevelopment.
Participants in the WIC program can use a smartphone application to identify items they can purchase. More>>
When Justin Seibert left West Virginia to attend college in Nashville, he didn’t necessarily have intentions of returning. More>>
Huntington residents can learn more about revitalizing the region and growing their economy by raising -- and consuming -- local foods at a two-day workshop beginning Monday, Aug. 18 at Heritage Farm Museum Village, 3300 Harvey Road.
The Advanced Technology Center of South Central West Virginia will be showcased at a dedication ceremony Aug. 19.
The West Virginia Retailers Association is lauding the most recent results from the state’s real-time pseudoephedrine block system, known as the National Precursor Log Exchange, or NPLEx. More>>
West Virginia State University will open the first new residence hall on its campus since 1969. More>>
The American Farmland Trust released the list for the top 100 Farmers Markets. The Morgantown Farmers Market came in at number 11. More>>
The Dan and Bryan Trees tree farm in Shepherdstown has been chosen to supply a 12-foot Fraser fir tree for Christmas at the home of vice president Joe Biden.
Four individuals in Hancock and Ohio counties have sued Countrywide, claiming the lender encouraged them to borrow more than their property is worth. More>>
Several officials are supporting a request for a United States Department of Agriculture Rural Business Enterprise Grant that would help complete the Hampshire County Co-Op and Heritage Marketplace. More>>
West Virginia state legislators directed funding to make a video featuring the Potomac Eagle Scenic Railroad and its impact on the economy of Hampshire County. More>>
The Coalfield Development Corp. has received a $350,000 grant to help renovate a long-vacant building on Vernon Street in West Huntington. The non-profit organization plans to transform the old building into a creative arts-based hub.
American Electric Power subsidiaries settled lawsuits in two federal courts Aug. 1 to resolve allegations involving discharges from various sources at three coal-fired plants in West Virginia, prompting adherence to tighter emissions reductions standards. More>>
Retired banker Mike Perry, founder of Heritage Farm Museum and Village, recalls that when he started his career, he could have spent his weekends playing golf. He didn’t. Instead, he began spending his time hunting down antiques. Over the years, what started out as a weekend hobby grew into a life-long passion. More>>
Two young girls in Ohio County decided to celebrate their birthdays by giving, and Crittenton Services Inc. was showered in gifts. More>>
Miners in West Virginia and across the nation have been plagued by black lung disease for decades; but future generations may be able to breathe a little easier as a result of the recently-released rule created by the United States Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration. More>>
It’s not that Jim Ruland and his business partners aren’t looking to make money with their money. But the investment group behind RAI Properties and Burr Plaza in Kearneysville is smart enough to figure out that the success of the whole is defined by the success of its member parts. More>>
It’s August, otherwise known as National Peach Month, and that means it’s time to celebrate one of the most beloved fruits of summer: you guessed it, peaches. More>>
United Bankshares reported strong growth in earnings in the second quarter thanks to an acquisition that was completed in January.
Two businessmen have joined for a new venture on the radio airwaves.
A consumer advocacy website has ranked Sissonville at the head of its list of the top 10 communities for home ownership in West Virginia.
Quarterly filings show that the spill cost American Water $10.9 million in income. The company says the second quarter impact was $5 million. More>>
Children who are treated for bicycle-related injuries in the emergency departments at Ohio Valley Medical Center in Wheeling, WV and its sister hospital in Martins Ferry, Ohio, are leaving with new helmets. More>>
Wealthiest conferences given ability to make rules, WVU's Holgorsen asked to weigh in on a number of issues pertaining to the future of college football. More>>
Boone Memorial Hospital broke ground for its new facility today in Madison, West Virginia.
"The marina has 374 boat slips and 92 slips will be affected. We've upgraded everything for the entire marina, with the exception of electric service for individual boats," said Rudy Henley, Development and Asset Manager of Stonewall Jackson Lake Resort State Park. More>>
Evans and Runyon are among 10 men accused of participating in the kickback scheme. More>>
In a letter mailed to
Frontier Communications and Communications Workers of America reached a tentative agreement Aug. 5 on a labor contract. More>>
On a recent Friday night in Martinsburg, the Historic McFarland House — built in 1878 — was aglow with excitement. More>>
A West Virginia mini-distillery is part of a growing agriculture tourism trend that advocates say can help revive struggling rural economies. More>>
Wheeling photographer Bennett McKinley is ready to unveil a project he’s quietly been working on for the past three months. More>>