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Allegheny headquarters coming to county
Allegheny Energy will soon be bringing 150 professional and technical jobs to Marion County.
Jim Haney, Allegheny Energy vice president, announced Thursday night that the company would be locating a new $50 million headquarters at the I-79 High Technology Park.
FSU may finish the fiscal year in the red
Fairmont State University’s Board of Governors received word Thursday the institution may finish the fiscal year in the red.
According to Rick Porto, vice president of financial affairs, BOG Chairman Andy Kniceley requested a statement on the university’s condition for last year.
Magistrate: Probable cause convicted madam violated bond
A federal magistrate found probable cause Thursday that a Morgantown woman convicted last month of running a prostitution business violated her bond by making a “harassing” phone call to a government witness.
Donna Darlene Duelley, 42, the owner of an adult escort business, called a woman who testified against her at her trial the day after she was found guilty, the magistrate ruled.
Mollohan: Airport drainage project will lead to more jobs
A new stormwater drainage project at the North Central West Virginia Airport will lead to more aerospace and aviation-related jobs for the region, U.S. Rep. Alan B. Mollohan said.
One of a dozen subcommittee chairmen on the House Appropriations Committee, Mollohan obtained a $1 million grant from the federal Economic Development Agency for the project.
County employee charged with forgery
A Marion County Commission employee was arrested and charged with a felony count of forgery.
Diana Jill Cosco, 34, of Fairmont, was arrested Thursday and charged with forging the name of another county employee on a check from the Marion County Development Authority, according to Alan Parks, commission president.
- Primer for president U.S. Sen. Robert C. Byrd stayed an hour past the scheduled end of a book-signing here for his new book, making sure that more than 220 people standing in line Wednesday got either his autograph or a bookplate that he had signed before the event.
Commission sets aside $65,000 for VFDs
The Marion County Commissioners agreed during their Wednesday night meeting to set aside $65,000 to help the 13 volunteer fire departments in the county purchase equipment.
The funds will be distributed among the various departments, with each receiving $5,000, said Alan Parks, commission president.
- Rivesville officials hope to demolish Bossi Building For years, the Bossi Building dominated a portion of the Monongahela River in town, but officials are working to have the building demolished as part of their effort to revitalize the riverfront.
Dedication of Baxter Fire Department building Aug. 23
Dedication of new Baxter Fire Department building has been scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Saturday Aug. 23.
Construction of the building was completed in June.
Jim Sago, former Marion County commissioner, will serve as master of ceremonies for the program.
- Dispute over alley in Mannington not resolved About five property owners in the Grandview area of Mannington are continuing to dispute with the city’s fair board over an alley that provides auxiliary access to their Maple Avenue homes.
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