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Gas drops below $2 in Charleston (photo)
KENNY KEMP | Gazette
Gas drops below $2 in Charleston (photo)

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...

Tax season kicks off with concerns about access to federal forms

As tax season begins, and people start the filing process, some forms may be a bit more difficult to find this tax season.

Mack Combs, 71 of Charleston, went to the federal court house in downtown Charleston to pick up a tangible 1040 federal...

Deere season: SC getting farm tractor dealer
Deere season: SC getting farm tractor dealer

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — There should be good news for the farm-minded when a new John Deere dealership opens up in South Charleston in the next few months.

Bridgeport Equipment & Tool, a licensed John Deere dealership and service center,...

Jackson Kelly names new manager

The law firm Jackson Kelly announced Monday it has new leadership.

Ellen S. Cappellanti became the first female manager of the firm Jan. 1, according to a news release from Jackson Kelly.

She has been with the firm more than 30 years and...

Local officials praise Teamsters agreement

For the first time in more than 25 years, the federal government will begin to phase out its extensive control and supervision of the Teamsters Union, after an agreement reached Wednesday.

The agreement will replace a consent decree, put in...

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