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$5B natural gas pipeline to be built in W.Va.

Four major energy companies are coming together for a new 550-mile natural gas pipeline project that starts in Harrison County.

Dominion, Duke Energy, Piedmont Natural Gas and AGL Resources announced the pipeline project known as Atlantic Coast...

$5B natural gas pipeline to be built in W.Va.

Four major energy companies are coming together for a new 550-mile natural gas pipeline project that starts in Harrison County.

Dominion, Duke Energy, Piedmont Natural Gas and AGL Resources announced the pipeline project known as Atlantic Coast ...

Union workers approve contract with Frontier

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Union workers at Frontier Communications have ratified a three-year contract with the company.

Frontier and the Communications Workers of America announced the ratification in a news release Friday.

A tentative...

Mountain State Business Index continues to show improvements

The Mountain State Business Index displayed a healthy rate of performance in August, according to John Deskins, director of West Virginia University’s Bureau of Business & Economic Research.

August marked the fourth straight month of...

In changing environment, Suddenlink hopes to hold onto customers
In changing environment, Suddenlink hopes to hold onto customers

Standing in front of tablets, computers and televisions, Michael Kelemen called Suddenlink’s newest location in Kanawha City a new kind of retail center -- something cable companies have to do if they want to survive.

“It’s...

West Virginia gas prices dip 2 cents in past week

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Gasoline prices in West Virginia have dropped about 2 cents in the past week.

AAA East Central says the average price for a gallon of regular in the state is $3.48. That’s about 6 cents less per gallon compared...

H&R Block looks to hire 300; job fair Wednesday

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — H&R Block tax service is looking to hire more than 300 people for its Southern West Virginia operation.

The company is hosting a career fair Wednesday at its Dunbar district office, 1020 Grosscup Ave.

“We...

Charleston hoteliers question need for more lodging
Charleston hoteliers question need for more lodging

Hotel operators aren’t so sure the Charleston-area market can sustain another inn.

Georgette Rashid George, who owns three hotels, said Charleston’s market has been “soft” for more than a year.

“I would...

Cabinet manufacturer to add 80 jobs in W.Va.

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. – A prominent cabinet manufacturer plans to add 80 full-time jobs and invest $30 million at its West Virginia facility.

American Woodmark Corp. announced Monday it will expand its South Branch manufacturing center in...

AARP among those backing a new way to save for retirement
AARP among those backing a new way to save for retirement

Gaylene Miller, AARP West Virginia state director, would like to see greater access to affordable workplace retirement plans for all West Virginians.

West Virginia is one of 12 states to dabble with the idea of implementing some form of...

Authority facilitates transfer of Fairmont General Hospital

Members of the West Virginia Economic Authority decided Thursday to facilitate the transfer of Fairmont General Hospital to Alecto Healthcare Services.

The hospital, which has more than 700 employees and 200 beds, filed for Chapter 11...

United Hospital Center in Bridgeport to take over Buckhannon hospital

United Hospital Center in Bridgeport has announced plans to become the controlling organization for St. Joseph’s Hospital in Buckhannon.

UHC CEO Bruce Carter said on Thursday that the hospital has signed a letter of intent and hopes to...

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 ...

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