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Bank to consolidate 4 branches in Va., W.Va.

HONAKER, Va. — New Peoples Bank Inc. plans to consolidate four branches in Virginia and West Virginia into other branches.

The Honaker-based bank said in a news release that the Jonesville branch will be...

Bank to consolidate 4 branches in Va., W.Va.

HONAKER, Va. — New Peoples Bank Inc. plans to consolidate four branches in Virginia and West Virginia into other branches.

The Honaker-based bank said in a news release that the Jonesville branch will be ...

American Woodmark 1Q profit rises 39 percent

WINCHESTER, Va. — Cabinet maker American Woodmark Corp. says higher sales in its fiscal first quarter increased its profit by 39 percent.

The Winchester-based company said its earnings rose to $9.2...

W.Va. sees steep drop in gasoline prices
W.Va. sees steep drop in gasoline prices

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — From July to August, West Virginia drivers saw the second-highest drop in gasoline prices of any state, according to a report from AAA this week.

West Virginia’s fuel prices decreased by 19 cents from $3.69 a...

From law books to blueprints
From law books to blueprints

Elliot Hicks was inspired by the civil rights movement to become a lawyer. After 33 years, he left his comfort zone in trial law for a new career field — at age 58, when most are focused on reaching retirement.

Hicks is one of many...

Frontier wants Citynet complaint thrown out

Frontier Communications is asking the state Public Service Commission to dismiss a competitor’s complaint.

Frontier refuted allegations that it has stifled competition among high-speed Internet carriers in West Virginia, and failed to...

Bistro to open express eatery in Tech Park

Bridge Road Bistro, a business that has promoted its farm-to-table cuisine for the past 10 years, will open Bistro Express Tuesday at the West Virginia Regional Technology Park.

Located in Building 2000 at the park, the new restaurant will be...

Columbia to build W.Va.-Ohio gas line
Columbia to build W.Va.-Ohio gas line

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Columbia Pipeline Group announced Tuesday a $1.75 billion infrastructure project, including a new pipeline in West Virginia and Ohio.

The approximately 160-mile project, which includes a pipeline and compression and...

West Virginia wives’ share of family income growing
West Virginia wives’ share of family income growing

Wives in West Virginia bring in more of their families’ income than married women in all but one other state, according to a recent study.

In the Mountain State, women...

West Virginia wives’ share of family income growing
West Virginia wives’ share of family income growing

Wives in West Virginia wives bring in more of their families’ income than married women in all but one other state, according to a recent study.

In the Mountain State, women provided 50.1 percent of their families’ income,...

W.Va. consumer spending higher than pre-recession

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Consumer spending in West Virginia is higher than it was before the Great Recession but is lagging behind the national average in spending growth.

Figures released Thursday by the...

Developer planning duplexes near Hurricane Wal-Mart

Putnam County Planner John Butterworth said the county planning commission is set to vote Aug. 26 on preliminary plat approval for Peaceful Acres, which would be located off Orchard Park Road.

James Judson Thompson, owner of Hurricane-based...

Frontier, union reach contract agreement
Frontier, union reach contract agreement

After 13 months of negotiations, the Communications Workers of America and Frontier Communications reached a labor-contract agreement on Monday. It will cover 1,500 CWA members working for Frontier in West Virginia.

Frontier and the CWA issued a ...

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