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State farmers market group names new director
State farmers market group names new director

As markets for locally grown produce continue to expand throughout the state, the West Virginia Farmers Market Association has hired a new leader.

On Monday, Mason County resident Jeremy Grant replaced Kelly Crane as the group’s...

State farmers market group names new director
State farmers market group names new director

As markets for locally grown produce continue to expand throughout the state, the West Virginia Farmers Market Association has hired a new leader.

On Monday, Mason County resident Jeremy Grant replaced Kelly Crane as the group’s...

Contractors group again cites loss of W.Va. jobs

A national contractors group said last week that West Virginia lost a bigger percentage of its construction jobs between April 2014 and April 2015 than any other state.

Construction employment in West Virginia dropped by 4,400 workers during...

Business faces
Business faces

Law

Three Bailey & Glasser attorneys were recognized by 2015 Chambers USA Guide. Benjamin Bailey, Brian Glasser and Ricklin Brown were named as leaders in West Virginia.

Energy

Ashley LeMasters will serve as program manager for...

WVU business college dean leaving
WVU business college dean leaving

Jose “Zito” Sartarelli is leaving after five years as dean of the West Virginia University Milan Puskar College of Business and Economics.

Sarterelli has been chosen as chancellor at the University of North Carolina-Wilmington....

SBA-backed loans help local businesses
SBA-backed loans help local businesses

Tracy Wooten wanted to keep the family business open. Diana Barnette thought people deserved entertainment options near their community.

Both used loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration to make those things happen.

SBA-backed...

Manchin talks workforce, infrastructure concerns

West Virginia needs to address its workforce issues, and Washington needs to address infrastructure and debt concerns, Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., said Thursday.

Delivering the keynote at the annual Who’s Who in West Virginia business...

US gambling market saturated, yet casinos keep on coming

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The casino market in the northeastern United States is saturated, yet that’s not stopping some states from approving gambling legislation and companies from building new gambling halls....

CAMC sees revenue loss from Medicaid, Medicare patients

Charleston Area Medical Center Health System has seen less than half of its anticipated operational revenue for the year to date, caused primarily by a higher than expected proportion of Medicaid and Medicare patients versus those who are privately...

Engineer for Yeager Airport slope failure fix to be hired by Friday

A plan on how to begin removing and remediating the still unstable slip zone at Yeager Airport's main runway safety overrun area should be in hand within three weeks.

That's after airport officials interview representatives of four engineering ...

Renovations ongoing at Charleston Town Center mall
Renovations ongoing at Charleston Town Center mall

At the Charleston Town Center mall, things never stay the same for long as stores shuffle spot to spot and others update their aesthetics. Lisa McCracken, director of marketing, thinks the changes have been good for customers.

“We have...

Slovak businesswoman’s 3-month stay in WV a ‘strong experience’
Slovak businesswoman’s 3-month stay in WV a ‘strong experience’

The ongoing and evolving Sister City relationship between West Virginia’s capital city and Banska Bystrica, a city in the heartland of the Slovak Republic, in Central Europe, was underscored one night a week ago.

Last Wednesday, 43-year-...

West Side businesses in for the long haul
West Side businesses in for the long haul

Several businesses on Charleston’s West Side are practically synonymous with the area, having been there for decades.

Owners of those businesses say they couldn’t imagine moving anywhere else, despite some negative perceptions of...

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