Charleston Local Business
Local business in Charleston, WV
18 hrs ago | via Independent Herald
This is the extent of the information that most farmers market vendors have when they begin selling at market, according to Larry Lower, a market manager with over ten years' experience at the Berkeley Springs Farmers Market. He is describing the lack of knowledge that most beginning vendors have when it comes to knowing what it takes to make a successful farmers market-based business work. Comment?
Friday Jan 23 | via West Virginia Metro
Appalachian Power says its Kanawha Valley Area Transmission Reinforcement Project will have it working in parts of Kanawha State Forest from now until the summer of 2017. The utility announced Friday previously approved work by the state Public Service Commission will include reducing the current 11 miles of transmission line right-of-way and 49 towers in the popular forest near Charleston to 5.5 miles of right-of-way and 21 towers. Comment?
Friday Jan 23 | via Point Pleasant Register
This is the extent of the information that most farmers market vendors have when they begin selling at market, according to Larry Lower, a market manager with more than 10 years experience at the Berkeley Springs Farmers Market. He is describing the lack of knowledge that most beginning vendors have when it comes to knowing what it takes to make a successful farmers market-based business work. Comment?
Thursday Jan 22 | via O-R Online
Workers place the last of three horse sculptures in position adjacent to Field & Stream and Buffalo Wild Wings at Old Mill. Comment?
Thursday Jan 22 | via Heavy Duty Trucking
The latest involves a vote last week at the company's Parkersburg, West Virginia facility. Vote totals were not announced. Comment?
Thursday Jan 22 | via Business Wire
Drivers in both locations voted against representation by the Teamsters union and in favor of continuing their direct relationship with FedEx Freight. The Teamsters union also withdrew another election petition the day before the scheduled vote, this time at the Clarksburg, West Virginia, location. Comment?
Thursday Jan 22 | via Coal Valley News
Artist Mark Licari put the finishing touches on a mural at the Clay Center in Charleston. The artists will be interacting with Boone County middle school students in March. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 21 | via Heavy Duty Trucking
According to results released Wednesday by the company, a majority of drivers at the company's Charleston, West Virginia terminal on Jan. 15 voted against union representation. Vote totals were not disclosed by the company. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 21 | via Weirton Daily Times
The commissioners on Tuesday announced plans to visit Charleston next week for a meeting of the County Commissioners Association of West Virginia and to meet with state legislators to share concerns. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 20 | via West Virginia Metro
The state Public Service Commission began hearing testimony Tuesday on a request by Appalachian Power and Wheeling Power companies to raise their customers' rates by 17 percent. The evidentiary hearing, being held in Charleston, could last the rest of the week. Comment?
Sunday Jan 18 | via The Inter-Mountain
JACKSON'S MILL - When a gas company asked to survey Lewis County property owner Susie Vance's land for a pipeline project, her answer was, "No." Comment?
Wednesday Jan 14 | via Point Pleasant Register
A Point Pleasant teen has been chosen to represent the state as the 2015 West Virginia Goodwill Ambassador for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Joey Killingsworth, a 15-year-old freshman at Wahama High School, was selected for the honor for the second time. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 14 | via Huntington News
Our nation's colleges and universities have been in a crisis mode for many years and according to Matthew T. Lambert in "Privatization and the Public Good: Public Universities in the Balance" Lambert, vice president for university advancement at The College of William & Mary, did intense and comprehensive research before writing this book -- including interviews with more than 150 lawmakers and senior executives in higher education. It is no wonder the nation's public colleges and universities are in turmoil when he writes: "a very few of the state legislators and governors interviewed were deeply knowledgeable about higher education or the issues impacting our colleges and universities." Comment?
Tuesday Jan 13 | via NOLA.com
Wade Linger, a member of the West Virginia Board of Education, recommended changes in new education standards for teaching climate change that are being criticized by scientists. The West Virginia Board of Education has made changes to new "Next Generation Science Standards" that science educators contend will weaken the teaching of the current state of climate change and introduce more doubt than is warranted, according to a story in The New York Times . Comment?
Monday Jan 12 | via West Virginia Metro
The state Public Service Commission has postponed Tuesday's scheduled start of an evidentiary hearing on Appalachian Power Company's request for a 17 percent rate hike on its customers. The PSC made the move because of an ongoing problem with the offices of the state Consumer Advocate. Comment?
Monday Jan 12 | via ThinkProgress
The Freedom Industries site in West Virginia, which released 10,000 gallons of chemicals into a drinking water supply, is seen in this Jan. 13, 2014, photo. The chemical that contaminated West Virginia's drinking water supply last year traveled father and lingered longer than had been previously recorded, according to a new study by U.S. Geological Survey researchers. Comment?
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