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Business wants to move into Cafe de Paris space
CHRIS DORST | Gazette
Business wants to move into Cafe de Paris space

After standing dormant for five years, the Cafe de Paris building in downtown Charleston bustled with activity this week. Pieces of plywood were placed over for lease/for sale signs on the outside of the building, paper lined the inside of the windows...

Business wants to move into Cafe de Paris space
Business wants to move into Cafe de Paris space

After standing dormant for five years, the Cafe de Paris building in downtown Charleston bustled with activity this week. Pieces of plywood were placed over for lease/for sale signs on the outside of the building, paper lined the inside of the windows ...

Wood products industry recovering, lawmakers told

The wood products industry is slowly recovering from a collapse in 2012 that saw hardwood production fall 55 percent, the legislative Forest Management Review Commission was advised Monday.

Dean Alanko, vice president of sales for Allegheny Wood ...

Diamond Electric moving U.S. office to Putnam

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin announced on Monday that Diamond Electric Manufacturing Corp. is moving its North American headquarters from Michigan to Eleanor in Putnam County.

“Since Diamond Electric opened its first...

State business groups to outline legislative agendas

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Representatives of business trade associations are gathering this week to outline their legislative agendas.

The West Virginia Business and Industry Council will hold a conference Tuesday at the Charleston Marriott....

SBA names new West Virginia district director

Karen Friel loves the mission of the Small Business Administration.

“There are not many jobs where you can help so many people on so many different levels,” Friel said. “We give hope to people who have a dream, and help...

Women’s retailer to open in Charleston Town Center

A new women’s retailer is moving into the Charleston Town Center mall.

West Virginia’s first Altar’d State will move into the space that Coldwater Creek had occupied in the mall, according to mall marketing director Lisa...

West Virginian consumers more optimistic

More consumers are expected to have confidence in the economy in the New Year than in previous years, according to Huntington National Bank’s economic index survey released Thursday.

Throughout West Virginia, Ohio, Indiana, Michigan and...

When less is more: Even as wages rise, earning power drops

When people think about their wages, annual salaries and expenses it’s not always easy to compare current costs to past costs and figure out just what has changed financially.

The minimum wage, created in 1938, has gone up over the years. ...

Mingo County hardwood flooring plant laying off 47

HOLDEN, W.Va. – The owner of a hardwood flooring plant in southern West Virginia says it’s laying off 47 workers.

Unilin notified workers at its Mingo County facility that the layoffs are effective Jan. 1. The facility at the Buck...

Mayor blasts CURA over downtown hotel plan
Mayor blasts CURA over downtown hotel plan

Mayor Danny Jones delivered a public scolding Wednesday to the Charleston Urban Renewal Authority board over its decision to allow a hotel to be built on Quarrier Street, in the capital’s downtown.

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Shop hopes used books make for ‘beloved resource’
Shop hopes used books make for ‘beloved resource’

It started with a back room that had only a cat and a mountain of cardboard inside.

With a little vision and some elbow grease, Taylor Books has changed that ignored spaced into a used book room.

Joe Solomon, curator of the shop’s...

Area businesses benefit from Marcellus boom
Area businesses benefit from Marcellus boom

The U. S. Energy Information Administration released its U.S. Crude Oil and Natural Gas Proved Reserves 2013 report on Thursday, showing increases in crude oil and natural gas reserves year-over-year.

Local energy businesses say they are...

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