Charlie McClung couldn’t figure out why workers at the old Union Carbide Tech Center were donning heavy-duty protective gear. They had to have it, for safety reasons, every time they manually turned off power to a massive breaker box.
The Charleston metropolitan area is down 4,200 jobs from the level it possessed in April 2019, before the onset of COVID-19.
McCormick Jewelers, a Charleston institution that once boasted multiple locations around the Capital City, has closed its final one.
The West Virginia Supreme Court struck a blow to a group of Jefferson County citizens working to stop a stone wool manufacturing plant in the Eastern Panhandle.
Obstetrician David Patton says he has no business plans for the former Fountain Hobby building he recently acquired on Charleston’s West Side.
The Kanawha County Commission expects to start accepting applications soon for a new small-business assistance program. Commissioners approved the guidelines Thursday for what they’re calling All Kan, for all of Kanawha County.
Officials with the Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) in Huntington say they can’t produce machinists and welders fast enough to meet industry demand.
A renovated former bank building christened “900 on Lee” still has plenty of leasable units, according to the company’s official website.
Steel of West Virginia celebrated a 10-year partnership of supplying SOLV Energy with the steel piles used in solar energy projects during a ceremony Monday morning at the plant in Huntington.
Outdoor dining, food trucks and recreation on Kanawha Boulevard will return to Charleston beginning this weekend and running through Labor Day.
Saturday shone sunny and hot over the Kanawha Valley. At the Scott Depot Dairy Queen, in Putnam County, the dining room remained closed, as it had been for two years during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The West Virginia Women’s Business Center held a delayed grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday morning at the newly renovated City Center at Slack Plaza, in Charleston.
West Virginia environmental officials approved an air quality permit for Nucor Corp.’s plans to build a steel mill in Mason County.
Nucor has taken the next step in building its $2.7 billion mill in Mason County by filing for an application from the Huntington District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for a permit to do work in the Ohio River and in wetlands at the site.
KRT celebrates 50 years with Kin Ship Goods T-shirtThe Kanawha Regional Transit Authority (KRT) and local retailer Kin Ship Goods have teamed up for a new limited edition T-shirt celebrating 50 years of KRT. The T-shirt costs $30 and is available at Kin Ship Goods, located at 613 Tennessee A…
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by the United Mine Workers of America against a Wyoming County mine operator for allegedly not giving advance notice prior to a mass layoff as required by federal law.