Direct deposit, West Virginia Pay Card options for state employees
As state government moves away from paper paychecks and focuses on direct deposit, another electronic option is being offered.
Misty Price, deputy treasurer of cash management with the West Virginia State Treasurer’s Office, explained that state employees now have two choices for how to receive their paychecks.
Donut Connection bigger and better
Donut Connection is bigger and better at its new location in White Hall.
In the middle of September 2012, the store opened at its original home in the Tygart Commons shopping plaza, between Walmart and Tygart Valley Cinemas. Donut Connection is still located in the same shopping center, but on Aug. 10 relocated to a unit at the other end of the building beside Sally Beauty Supply.
ProteaScope leading the way in the chemical analysis of cancer cells
Protea Biosciences Group Inc., with its new service called ProteaScope, is leading the way in the chemical analysis of cancer cells.
Steve Turner, president and CEO, founded his business in Morgantown in 2001.
Back-to-school expenses have grown by 7.3 percent on average this year
Huntington Bank continues to use its annual Backpack Index as a way to assist families in making smart financial choices.
Maureen Brown, director of public relations for the company, said she loves this project, which Huntington Bank launched eight years ago to help parents plan for their children to return to the classroom and also to provide financial education for young people.
Art-centered culture aim at Mountain Creative
Mountain Creative is trying to change the culture in Fairmont.
Miles and Jessie Holbert opened their new business at 1200 Speedway Ave., on the corner of King Street and Speedway Avenue, on July 16. The shop just celebrated its grand opening on Aug. 2 and 3 with giveaways and live music.
Dos Hermanos II: Fun time, great service
At Dos Hermanos II, customers can expect to experience a fun time and great service during their entire visit.
Business partners Mike Carkin and Donato Turcios opened the business in Fairmont at 1228 Country Club Road, in the plaza with Big Lots and 84 Lumber, in June. The restaurant celebrated its grand opening with the community about a month later.
Area awards competitions shining spotlight on creativity
Several awards competitions in the area are shining a spotlight on game-changing innovations and creative companies.
TechConnect West Virginia is holding its first technology innovation awards event, called the Spirit of Innovation Awards.
R&D 100 Awards showcase importance of NETL research
The National Energy Technology Laboratory views its 2013 R&D 100 Awards as an indication of the importance of its research.
NETL, within the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy, has three research sites — in Morgantown, Pittsburgh, Pa., and Albany, Ore.
New owners take over Front Porch location
The Front Porch Consignment Shoppe wants customers to find treasures that fit their price range and their needs and wants.
The store, located in Saltwell on Old Route 73 about 2 1/2 miles north of Exit 125 off I-79, is now under new ownership.
Vets4Energy emphasizes connection between energy, national security
Vets4Energy emphasized the connection between energy security and national security durings its recent visit to the nation’s capital.
Last week, Ret. Army Capt. James McCormick, from New Haven in Mason County, traveled to Washington, D.C., with Vets4Energy to have open discussions with congressional representatives about national security as it relates to energy independence.
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