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Winter Blues Farmers Market comes to Charleston
KENNY KEMP | Gazette
Winter Blues Farmers Market comes to Charleston

Rachel Taylor hopes her love for maple catches on in the Mountain State.

Taylor’s Frostmore Farm was one of about 40 vendors that participated in the Winter Blues Farmers Market on Thursday evening at the Charleston Civic Center.

Winter Blues Farmers Market comes to Charleston
Winter Blues Farmers Market comes to Charleston

Rachel Taylor hopes her love for maple catches on in the Mountain State.

Taylor’s Frostmore Farm was one of about 40 vendors that participated in the Winter Blues Farmers Market on Thursday evening at the Charleston Civic Center....

Israeli officials look for W.Va. business opportunities

West Virginia businesses are working with Israeli government officials to try to establish partnerships between businesses in Israel and the Mountain State.

Several West Virginia executives met at the Capitol Complex Wednesday with high-ranking...

Walmart says Putnam store will employ 95 people

Last week, Walmart officials applied for Putnam County building permits for the state’s first Neighborhood Market, according to county planning officials.

Walmart officials announced plans for the Teays Valley store in late January. The...

Solar advocates wary of provision in bill
Solar advocates wary of provision in bill

Solar and other alternative energy advocates say a bill passed by the West Virginia Legislature and waiting for Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin’s signature will cause significant harm to the emerging alternative energy market in the Mountain State....

Justice paid $5 million for Bluestone Coal

Jim Justice paid Mechel OAO $5 million in cash last week for Bluestone Coal in Southern West Virginia, about six years after selling them the same mines for $436 million.

Justice, a billionaire and owner of The Greenbrier, sold the operations...

Justice buys back coal company from Russians

Jim Justice, who owns The Greenbrier resort in White Sulphur Springs, announced late Tuesday afternoon that he bought back Bluestone Coal, a McDowell and Wyoming County mining company he previously sold to Mechel OAO, a Russian coal company....

Early farm-to-table restaurant marks 10 years
Early farm-to-table restaurant marks 10 years

LEWISBURG — Sunday dinners were a big deal for Sparrow Huffman growing up. Her family and friends gathered at the family’s Pocahontas farm to enjoy what Huffman calls real food.

Huffman and her...

Cracker company ‘rethinking’ plans, Appalachian gas market

An official with the Brazil-based company that proposed a petrochemical complex in Wood County more than a year ago said Wednesday that he’s worried about the natural gas market and what that might mean for the proposed...

Report on natgas pipeline outlines economic benefits

RICHMOND, Va. – A study commissioned by the companies planning to build a pipeline to deliver natural gas to the Southeast says the project would lower customer energy bills and increase employment.

The $5 billion, 550-mile Atlantic Coast ...

Procter & Gamble to build $500 million plant in Berkeley County
Procter & Gamble to build $500 million plant in Berkeley County

West Virginia is investing around $8 million in infrastructure upgrades for household products giant Procter & Gamble to build a multi-product manufacturing facility in Berkeley County, officials announced Tuesday.

The $500 million facility is...

Memories and sales as Radio Shack prepares to close
Memories and sales as Radio Shack prepares to close

For Craig Baldwin, Radio Shack isn’t the store it used to be. Back in 1983, Baldwin, along with his computer savvy uncle, went to the Radio Shack in the Dunbar Plaza and purchased Baldwin’s first computer — a TRS-80. He was 10...

Local business could benefit from lifting of Cuban embargo
Local business could benefit from lifting of Cuban embargo

In December, President Obama announced that the United States and Cuba would restore diplomatic ties, leading many observers to believe the 54-year-old trade embargo against the island nation 90 miles off Florida’s coast will end soon....

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