Agencies team up to fund improvements to pipeline safety
With financial assistance from INNOVA Commercialization Group and the West Virginia Jobs Investment Trust, Berkeley Springs Instruments LLC is working to improve pipeline safety through its innovative technology.
ManTech’s vision marked by stability, longevity
As senior executive director of ManTech International Corp., in charge of West Virginia operations, Don Reynolds appreciates vision.
That vision includes that of the present — the future of high technology — as well as the past — decades-old planning that created the base of a now-thriving industry in West Virginia.
Martha’s Nail Boutique open at Lion in the Sun
Martha Wood is continuing her passion for nails at her new salon in Fairmont.
On March 18, she opened Martha’s Nail Boutique inside of Lion in the Sun’s East Side location at 201 Morgantown Ave. She offers manicures, pedicures and Shellac polish.
Report: Health-insurance tax credit could help many West Virginians
According to Families USA, the new health-insurance tax credit could provide many West Virginians with affordable coverage to meet their needs.
The Cotton Patch adds floral services
The Cotton Patch in Farmington has expanded into floral services and is ready to give customers whatever they need.
People in the area know The Cotton Patch, established in 1992, for its food and gifts, collectibles and home decor. The business, located on Route 250, recently got into the flower business.
State seeing positive movement related to unemployment
Experts are encouraged by the positive movement related to unemployment in West Virginia and expect to see continued progress in the future.
The Labor Market Information unit of WorkForce West Virginia’s Research, Information and Analysis Division recently published labor force estimates for the state for February 2013.
Vision Shared: State making some progress in economic development
West Virginia is making some progress in economic development, but is still falling behind the region and country, Vision Shared Inc. reported.
Momma Duck’s has ‘hodgepodge of everything’
Momma Duck’s Treasures LLC is offering “a hodgepodge of everything” and helping others.
On March 1, Amy Moore and her aunt Mildred O’Ferrell opened their thrift store at 801 Locust Ave. in Fairmont. The store is located beside Westchester Village in the back of the building that houses F.O.P. Lodge No. 69. Banners direct customers to drive behind the building to get to the shop.
FSU report shows impact, ‘amazing potential’ of technology
A Fairmont State University report recognizes that the technology industry is a significant player and an economic driver in the area.
Dr. Amy Godfrey, assistant professor of economics at Fairmont State University, is the author of the report, titled the “Economic Impact of the North Central West Virginia Technology Industry on the West Virginia Economy.”
Reliable Healthcare Solutions ‘extension of the family’
With the addition of home health services, Reliable Healthcare Solutions LLC is taking its patient care to the next level.
Owners Brian Schnopp and Joe Lombardi spent 2009 building their company.
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