Carrying signs that read “Demand local jobs for local workers,” about 40 people gathered Thursday morning at two locations in the Kanawha Valley. Their aim: for operators of an under-construction plant to not outsource manpower and, instead, employ West Virginia workers.
Kandi Kimble, who oversees the day-to-day operations at the Peanut Shoppe in downtown Charleston, pondered the question Friday afternoon.
The West Virginia Economic Development Authority on Wednesday unanimously approved a $5.5 million loan guarantee for the proposed Brooke County Power Plant project.
HUNTINGTON — Jeff Joy said he could sell more bicycles at his downtown Huntington shop if he only had more in stock.
There are plenty of parking spots and seats available, and the popcorn is popping at area movie theaters. Now, if only there were something to show on the big screens.
Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., on Friday said claims made by Gov. Jim Justice during a Thursday news briefing were misleading, and the possibility of $766 million flowing into West Virginia for broadband expansion is unlikely to happen.
Citing glaring deficiencies in reliable internet connectivity in West Virginia, Gov. Jim Justice announced Thursday he is signing an executive order removing a barrier to a high-dollar and “game changer” investment in broadband.
HUNTINGTON — Beginning Labor Day weekend, a portion of 9th Street in downtown Huntington will be closed to give restaurants a chance to expand outdoor dining on Friday and Saturday evenings.
Served in a mason-jar-style mug and loaded with vanilla wafer crumbles, caramel, and a whole banana shoved through a crown of whipped cream, the banana pudding milkshake at Stacked Shake & Sandwich in St. Albans is completely ridiculous.
Riley Brothers, the 73-year-old president of Charleston Marine, slowly scanned the 10,000-square-foot showroom that’s the epicenter of his business. He paused only briefly to take a mental inventory of a room that included only one boat along with a handful of desks and tables.
HUNTINGTON — Three Huntington business were among 30 in West Virginia to receive the governor’s commendation for International Market Entry Award, which is given to companies that made their first sale to a new country in the previous calendar year.
Marshall University and Yeager Airport officials are looking into the feasibility of building a residence hall for students at MU's Bill Noe Flight School -- possibly in partnership with a hotel chain -- on an adjacent 2.5-acre tract.
West Virginia American Water Company is giving $28,000 to 30 fire departments and emergency management services in the company’s service area to help them purchase new equipment and perform maintenance on existing equipment, according to a news release.
MILTON — An extensive broadband development project by social media giant Facebook will follow a route that includes Milton, Barboursville and Huntington, a spokesperson with Facebook confirmed Friday.
When Dan Lauffer ascended in 1998 to CEO at Saint Francis Hospital, his first post as chief executive, he assumed he had his job figured out.
CEREDO — American Airlines will temporarily suspend service at Huntington Tri-State Airport, according to the airport’s director.