Hunting impact remains huge for West Virginia’s economy

CLARKSBURG — West Virginia’s woods will see hunters by the thousands on Monday as the state’s much-anticipated firearm buck season opens. Before making their way to their favorite tree stand, hunting blind or cabin, however, hunters ...

WV Women & Tech Conference highlights potential, opportunities

CHARLESTON — Hundreds of businesswomen (and men), students and educators got a front row seat to learn how the state can boost the economy and close the gender pay gap during the West Virginia Women & Technology Conference recently ...

WVU Research Corporation awarded contract to provide support services to Katherine Johnson IV&V facility

CLARKSBURG — NASA has awarded a contract for providing maintenance and operations support to the Katherine Johnson Independent Verification & Validation facility in Fairmont to the West Virginia University Research Corporation. The ...

North Central WV Airport on track for another historic year

BRIDGEPORT — North Central West Virginia Airport is on pace to see a record number of passengers by the end of the year, according to officials. Projections show more than 45,000 passengers will have utilized the airport throughout ...

Experts: WV construction industry continues to thrive, add jobs

CLARKSBURG — West Virginia’s construction industry continues to be among the most robust in the nation, with consistent additions of jobs over the last 12 months, according to data from the Associated General Contractors of America. ...

WV unemployment rate drops to 11-year low in April

CHARLESTON — West Virginia’s unemployment rate in April was at the lowest level seen in the state for more than a decade, Gov. Jim Justice said Wednesday. Justice said the month’s unemployment rate was just 4.2% — the ...

Industries seek to lower their methane emissions, carbon footprint

The oil and natural gas industries are increasing their efforts to reduce their emissions of greenhouse gases, and West Virginia-based assets are working to make that happen. Recently, the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Energy ...

Why West Virginia?: Energy, manufacturing, technology experts highlight Mountain State’s advantages

MORGANTOWN — Between potential for growth in the energy and manufacturing sectors, coupled with technology and federal government operations, there are plenty of sound investment opportunities in the Appalachian region despite its ...

Free community college grant now accepting applications

Students in West Virginia are now able to apply for a new grant that will make tuition at some of the state’s public community college programs free. The WV Invests Grant, which was overwhelmingly approved by lawmakers this year in ...

Harrison County Economic Development Corporation

CLARKSBURG — The Harrison County Economic Development Corporation was incorporated Feb. 18, 2015. The purposes of the Harrison County Economic Development Corporation shall be to promote, develop and advance the business prosperity and ...