Charleston Local Business
Friday May 22 | via Salt Lake Tribune
Charleston, W.Va. a Appalachian coal mining suffered a double blow Friday, as Murray Energy announced plans to lay off more than 1,800 miners, most from West Virginia, and Alpha Natural Resources told another 439 Mountain State miners they could be out of work. Comment?
Tuesday May 12 | via Huntington News
Show lineup for this week, beginning Fri, May 15, 2015. Get out and see some live theatre! Info for upcoming shows and auditions also listed. Comment?
Tuesday May 12 | via Salt Lake Tribune
Charleston, W.Va. a Patriot Coal Corp. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Tuesday for the second time in three years. Comment?
Tuesday May 12 | via Coal Valley News
Beginning on or about June 1, Appalachian Power, a unit of American Electric Power, will maintain the rights of way for some power lines in West Virginia by applying herbicides by helicopter. The company generally makes aerial maintenance applications only in less populated areas where terrain and accessibility make it difficult for ground-based crews to safely clear rights of way, said John Ertz, senior utility forester. Comment?
Friday May 8 | via West Virginia Metro
Repair crews from Appalachian Power spent much of Friday pulling burned out circuits, wiring, and other parts of a power vault from a manhole in Virginia Street in downtown Charleston Friday. The vault caught fire Thursday evening and darkened several blocks of the downtown for the night. Comment?
Thursday May 7 | via West Virginia Metro
An underground electric transformer exploded Thursday night in downtown Charleston causing a power outage to several hundred Appalachian Power customers that could last for several days. Most of the downtown area went dark after the fire that occurred at around 7 o'clock at the corner of Virginia and Hale streets. Comment?
Monday May 4 | via West Virginia Metro
Charleston native and WVU College of Law graduate John Chambers will transition into a new role with computer networking giant Cisco this summer. The company announced Monday Chambers will move from Cisco's chief executive officer to executive chairman of the Cisco board of directors. Comment?
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