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W.Va.-based outfit wins small-business award

For the first time, a West Virginia business has been awarded the Small Business Association’s National Prime Contractor of the Year.

Jon Hammock, president, chief operating officer and founder of Morgantown-based KeyLogic Systems Inc.,...

W.Va.-based outfit wins small-business award

For the first time, a West Virginia business has been awarded the Small Business Association’s National Prime Contractor of the Year.

Jon Hammock, president, chief operating officer and founder of Morgantown-based KeyLogic Systems Inc.,...

Economic development panel gets Procter & Gamble details

Members of the West Virginia Economic Development Authority got some more details about Procter & Gamble’s proposed manufacturing facility in Berkeley County at Thursday’s monthly meeting.

State Commerce Secretary Keith Burdette...

Don’t panic, college seniors: Jobs for grads likely to grow

WASHINGTON (AP) – The consulting and accounting firm EY is aggressively recruiting on college campuses this spring. The company formerly known as Ernst & Young plans to hire 9,000 graduates from U.S. universities this year, up from 7,500 in...

Radio Shack lives on in West Virginia

At least seven Radio Shack locations throughout the state will remain open as part of deal between the company and hedge fund Standard General.

The deal, which a judge approved earlier this month, is valued at around $160 million and will keep...

Michael Day promoted to Patriot Coal chief operating officer

SCOTT DEPOT, W.Va. – Patriot Coal Corp. has promoted Michael D. Day to the new position of executive vice president and chief operating officer.

Patriot says Day will assume a greater role in corporate business planning and decision...

Why your rent will rise again this year
Why your rent will rise again this year

Living in an apartment? Expect your rent to go up again.

Renting has gotten increasingly expensive over the last five years. The average U.S. rent has climbed 14 percent to $1,124 since 2010, according to commercial property tracker Reis Inc....

Walker expanding its agriculture business at Nitro location

The Walker Machinery Co. announced plans Monday to open a new Agri-Business Division at its facility in Nitro.

Walker Machinery released a statement indicating it will allow the “company to expand its agri-business operations in the...

Coal producer Xinergy, subsidiaries file for bankruptcy

ROANOKE, Va. – Coal producer Xinergy Ltd. and 25 subsidiaries have filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, citing declining demand for coal and increased environmental regulation.

Knoxville, Tennessee-based Xinergy and the subsidiaries filed...

New Charleston Area Alliance chairman eager to move forward
New Charleston Area Alliance chairman eager to move forward

As recently elected Charleston Area Alliance chairman, Mike Basile feels as though he is returning to his roots.

The Fairmont native worked on economic development at the state level from 1993 to 1997, serving in the state’s development...

Pacific free-trade pact still raising concerns
Pacific free-trade pact still raising concerns

Debates about the United States' participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a controversial proposal that would oversee 40 percent of all U.S. foreign trade, have been going on for years. Those debates are coming back to Congress this week....

Tax deadline creates late rush to file

Area tax preparers are experiencing a rush of business as the tax filing period comes to a close.

But many Americans have already filed their taxes before the April 15 deadline, according to the Internal Revenue Service.

As of April 3,...

Frontier hires new W.Va. operations chief; Waldo retires
Frontier hires new W.Va. operations chief; Waldo retires

Frontier Communications executive Dana Waldo, who has led the phone and Internet provider’s West Virginia operations for the past five years, has stepped down, the company announced Friday.

Frontier appointed Kevin Wallick, who formerly...

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