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New hardwood company invests $1 million in Preston County facility

The Preston County Economic Development Authority announced Friday that a new hardwood manufacturing company, Mountain Craft Wide Plank, is constructing a manufacturing and headquarters facility at the Northpointe Business and Industry Park in...

New hardwood company invests $1 million in Preston County facility

The Preston County Economic Development Authority announced Friday that a new hardwood manufacturing company, Mountain Craft Wide Plank, is constructing a manufacturing and headquarters facility at the Northpointe Business and Industry Park in...

As tire center closes, Ferry Street future up in the air
As tire center closes, Ferry Street future up in the air

Tire and rim displays were taken down and boxes filled the floor of the TCi Tire Center’s main lobby Thursday.

The store, located on Ferry Street just off the South Side Bridge and MacCorkle Avenue, is set to close this week....

Beckley lands new nonstop Charlotte service, aircraft maintenance facility

New nonstop air service between Beckley and Charlotte, North Carolina, will begin by December, under an agreement reached between Raleigh County Memorial Airport and ViaAir LLC, the operator of Via Airlines, airport officials announced Thursday....

Local CPA firm expands footprint with merger

Local accounting firm Arnett Foster Toothman has merged with Pennsylvania-based Carbis Walker. The new firm, Arnett Carbis Toothman, will have offices in West Virginia, Pennsylvania and Ohio.

“There’s enormous opportunity with...

PSC announces public hearings on power rate hikes

The state Public Service Commission has scheduled public comment hearings on the request by Appalachian Power and Wheeling Power to raise their rates by about 17 percent.

The hearings will be held Nov. 5 at the Bradshaw Community Center in...

Negotiations underway on FirstEnergy rate hike

CLARKSBURG — Negotiations are underway to resolve FirstEnergy’s proposed $151.5 million rate increase for two West Virginia subsidiaries.

The state Public Service Commission had planned to hold...

Kanawha commissioners pull plug on local business incubator

Members of the Kanawha County Commission voted to pull the plug Tuesday on the Upper Kanawha Valley Enterprise Community, a business incubator in Chelyan that was set up with federal grant money about 10 years ago to promote business growth in eastern ...

Coffee bean prices on the rise
Coffee bean prices on the rise

Consumers may find themselves digging deeper into their pockets for their morning caffeine jolt as coffee prices are expected to continue to rise through 2015.

David Diorio, owner of Pennsylvania-based roaster 19 Coffee Company, said many...

Ravenswood retiree leader wonders about Century purchase

Century Aluminum Co., which owns an idle production plant in Ravenswood, has arranged to buy all of an aluminum plant in Mount Holly, South Carolina, for $67.5 million in cash.

Century already owned nearly 50 percent of the South Carolina plant, ...

W.Va. gas prices fall, expected to drop further
W.Va. gas prices fall, expected to drop further

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Gas prices dipped below $3 a gallon in the Kanawha Valley this week, mirroring a national trend.

However, West Virginia’s average gas price still hovered well above the $3 mark, at $3.21 a gallon, according to...

City looks to bring millennials in
City looks to bring millennials in

By some measures, millennials — the generation born between 1980 and 2000 — will have more spending power, and will spend more on travel, than any other group in a few years.

It’s no surprise, then, that area tourism leaders ...

Frontier sued over Internet speeds, outages

Frontier Communications customers have filed a class-action lawsuit against the company in West Virginia, alleging Frontier failed to provide the high-speed Internet services it advertised.

Customers also complained about frequent Internet...

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