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Water crisis, weather blamed for drop in 2014 Yeager boardings

Severe winter weather last January and February, paired with the water crisis that followed the Freedom Industries storage tank spill, is getting the blame for a 4-percent drop in passenger boardings at Yeager Airport last year.

A total of...

Water crisis, weather blamed for drop in 2014 Yeager boardings

Severe winter weather last January and February, paired with the water crisis that followed the Freedom Industries storage tank spill, is getting the blame for a 4-percent drop in passenger boardings at Yeager Airport last year.

A total of 239,...

Timberline launches crowd funding for resort improvements

Timberline Four Seasons Resort is looking to make improvements to its resort, with some outside help.

The resort launched its online crowdfunding, known as “snowfunding,” on Tuesday.

“We believe crowdfunding is the...

FirstEnergy Corp. says it invested $198M in state utility

FAIRMONT, W.Va. – FirstEnergy Corp. says it invested $198 million last year in the Mon Power service area.

The investments included building new transmission lines and substations and installing remote-control equipment to reduce the...

Local start-up business is really testing the waters
Local start-up business is really testing the waters

Sarah Halstead was angry. It was in the distressing days after the Jan. 9, 2014, leak into the Elk River of more than 10,000 gallons of chemicals from a Freedom Industries storage tank.

West...

Gas drops below $2 in Charleston (photo)
Gas drops below $2 in Charleston (photo)

Walmart looks to build Teays Valley grocery store

TEAYS VALLEY -- The world’s biggest retailer — Walmart — has agreed to a preliminary development deal to open a new store in Teays Valley. But, some near the future location say they would oppose building plans.

A Walmart...

Collaborative spaces, open minds: Accounting firm rethinks office space
Collaborative spaces, open minds: Accounting firm rethinks office space

When someone steps off the elevator onto the eighth floor of the United Bank building in downtown Charleston, Richard L. Slater wants to challenge their ideas about accounting firms — both how they look, and how they work.

“If you...

Power line construction to begin in Kanawha State Forest

Appalachian Power workers are about to start replacing transmission lines passing through Kanawha State Forest.

Power company officials say the upgrades will mean fewer towers and less disturbance to the forest once work is completed in 2017....

Huntington Bank looks to build on fourth-quarter results

Huntington Bank officials say they’re pleased with the financial institution’s fourth-quarter results and hope to maintain its momentum, largely driven by increases in loan and lease activity, throughout 2015.

Chad Prather, head of ...

nTelos activates 4G in Charleston

Some nTelos customers may have noticed faster speeds while using their cellphones this week.

The company activated 12 4G LTE sites in Charleston Thursday.

Mike Minnis, nTelos spokesman, said customers with 4G capable phone devices will...

East End business wants to develop part of dog park
East End business wants to develop part of dog park

A business in Charleston’s East End wants to relocate to a parcel that includes part of the neighborhood’s dog park, said Charleston Urban Renewal Authority Director Jim Edwards.

The CURA board voted after a closed session last...

West Virginia’s unemployment rate drops to 6.0 percent

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 6.0 percent in December.

WorkForce West Virginia says that rate compares to 6.3 percent in November. It says the number of unemployed state...

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