Archive for October, 2017

WV coal production decline expected to continue
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WV coal production decline expected to continue

By KEN WARD JR. Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — While West Virginia’s coal industry might stabilize over the next few years, it will then likely resume a long-term decline in the decades to come, according to the projections published Wednesday by researchers at West Virginia University. The estimates, from the WVU Bureau of Business and […]

Second annual ‘Wild and Wonderful Arts & Crafts Festival’ opens its three-day run at county fairgrounds on Friday
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Second annual ‘Wild and Wonderful Arts & Crafts Festival’ opens its three-day run at county fairgrounds on Friday

By GREG MATICS Jackson Newspapers RIPLEY, W.Va. — The second annual “Wild and Wonderful Arts & Crafts Festival” is set to open Friday at the Jackson County fairgrounds, and continues Saturday and Sunday, promising to be even bigger and better than the inaugural event last year. Festival hours are Friday , 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Saturday, […]

Cranberry Mountain Nature Center to present native orchid tour Saturday
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Cranberry Mountain Nature Center to present native orchid tour Saturday

Staff report The Mountain Messenger RICHWOOD, W.Va. — Guest speaker Charles Garratt will present the free program Saturday at 10 a.m. The event will begin with a photo presentation and talk followed by a trip to Cranberry Glades and the surrounding area to look at a few of these orchids. Be prepared to hike short […]

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Alderson’s 4th of July celebration gets under way

By TINA ALVEY The Register-Herald ALDERSON, W.Va. — This weekend marks the renewal of the festive 4th of July celebration in Alderson, which had to be canceled last year as cleanup continued from the June 23 flood. Billed as West Virginia’s largest Independence Day celebration, this year’s multi-day festival offers family-friendly entertainment ranging from competitions […]

RCBI welcomes new class of entrepreneurs in TEN50 Program
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RCBI welcomes new class of entrepreneurs in TEN50 Program

By SARAH HOFMANN The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — The Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) welcomed a new class of entrepreneurs from across West Virginia in its TEN50 Program at a reception Wednesday. The TEN50 West Virginia’s Business Accelerator’s goal is to build a stronger and more diverse economy within the region. They support early-stage, early-growth startups. […]

The Logan Banner, Williamson Daily New introduce new websites
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The Logan Banner, Williamson Daily New introduce new websites

The Logan Banner, Williamson Daily News The Logan Banner and Williamson Daily News were acquired by HD Media on June 12. HD Media is a West Virginia company, and we are looking forward to serving the community! We are working on the new Logan Banner and Williamson Daily News websites over the next few weeks. Keep […]

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EDITORIAL: Coal-production report from WVU brings mixed news for West Virginia

Times West Virginian editorial The good news involving West Virginia coal is the market has at least stabilized after the deep slump of recent years. A slight uptick in the coming years is also possible. The outlook for the long term, however, is not good, and there are significant differences for the northern and southern […]

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10 things to know: Thursday, June 29

The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Thursday, June 29, 2017. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. TRUMP ADMINISTRATION SETS TRAVEL RULES The new criteria for visa applicants from six mainly Muslim nations and all refugees require […]

WV governor signs road-building bill into effect
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WV governor signs road-building bill into effect

By PHIL KABLER Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Gov. Jim Justice took a spin on the hyperbole highway Tuesday, declaring that his road-building initiative will lead the state to unprecedented heights. “Of everything that’s been done in this state forevermore … this is the biggest, this is the boldest, this will absolutely turn the state […]

Governor signs parkways bill, sets Oct 7 as date to vote on highway bonds
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Governor signs parkways bill, sets Oct 7 as date to vote on highway bonds

By ANDREA LANNOM The Register-Herald CHARLESTON, W.Va.  — Gov. Jim Justice Tuesday signed a bill that would create a single-fee E-ZPass program and set the date to vote on highway bonds. In a late morning press conference, Justice signed Senate Bill 1003, which is part of his roads package. The bill establishes a one-time annual […]