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 ...

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 ...