The Times West Virginian


  • WVU to offer new degree in Environmental and Energy Resource Management

    West Virginia University is working to produce graduates who are capable of understanding the big picture when it comes to energy.
    Gerard D’Souza, professor and chair of the Agricultural and Resource Economics Program in the WVU Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design, is one of the creators of the new Bachelor’s of Science degree in Environmental and Energy Resource Management.

    January 5, 2014

  • Palatine Pickers has variety of merchandise

    Palatine Pickers Hobby Club Inc. welcomes all customers to its new general store and thrift shop.
    This hobby club was incorporated on Nov. 21, and opened a storefront in Fairmont around Christmas to support its operations. The shop is located at the end of the High Level Bridge at 310 Merchant St., in the former Community Hardware building and above Palatine Park.

    January 5, 2014

  • TechConnect program aims to help state’s manufacturers

    TechConnect West Virginia is moving forward in helping the state grow its manufacturing sector.
    “The Innovation Adoption Program is our effort to help all manufacturers in the state embrace innovation to stay competitive,” said Anne Barth, executive director of TechConnect West Virginia. “We do that by matching up small manufacturers with expertise right here in West Virginia to help them either come up with new products or new processes that will save money and improve their bottom line.”

    December 29, 2013

  • Seed Mobile Marketing grows businesses via text messaging

    Seed Mobile Marketing is helping build businesses one text at a time.
    Co-owners Shahram Shafii and Drew Paton started this text message marketing company in November. Its motto is “planting seeds, growing business.”

    December 29, 2013

  • Study calls for natural gas industry to provide better data about impact on water resources

    According to a new study, operators in the natural gas industry need to improve their data reporting related to the impacts on water resources.

    December 22, 2013

  • Hospice Care Resale Shop-JB.jpg Hospice Care Resale Shop expands in new location

    The goal of the new Hospice Care Resale Shop is to give back to the community.

    December 22, 2013 1 Photo

  • Finalists set for West Virginia Statewide Collegiate Business Plan Competition

    The finalists are moving ahead in the annual West Virginia Statewide Collegiate Business Plan Competition.
    The 15 finalists in the 2013-2014 contest were announced Dec. 6 following round two of the competition, which was held Nov. 22, at Marshall University in Huntington.

    December 15, 2013

  • Little General Store Inc. builds presence

    Little General Store Inc. is here to stay in Marion County.
    The company recently took over three Wilfong Sunoco stores in the county — in Farmington along U.S. Route 250 North, in White Hall at 2988 White Hall Boulevard, and in the East Fairmont/Winfield area off I-79 — as well as one location in Clarksburg and two in Morgantown.

    December 15, 2013

  • Small business focus of House work group

    A new work group of the West Virginia House of Delegates is dedicated to small business growth in the state.
    House Speaker Tim Miley, D-Harrison, explained that the House of Delegates has a minor committee on Energy, Industry and Labor, Economic Development and Small Business, which meets for an hour once a week during the legislative session.

    December 8, 2013

  • Foxfire Restaurant has new facility, menu

    Foxfire Restaurant at Heston Farm Winery is giving customers what they want.
    Today marks the restaurant’s first day open at its new facility and the launch of its brand new menu. In the last two and a half years, the restaurant has become an increasingly significant part of Heston Farm’s business.

    December 8, 2013

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