Wheeling Local Business
Local business in Wheeling, WV
Friday Nov 21 | via The Intelligencer
Few residents turned out in Wheeling on Thursday to voice their concerns about a proposed rate increase by Appalachian Power, but those who did said the company has ignored their power lines for years and only wants to improve them now amid expected revenue to be gained from the burgeoning oil and gas industries. Appalachian Power, a subsidiary of American Electric Power, maintains the increase is necessary if the company is to continue providing reliable electric service to customers. Comment?
Thursday Nov 20 | via The Intelligencer
There's no doubt downtown Wheeling has changed, Mayor Andy McKenzie said, but he believes those who compare today's downtown to that of a generation ago are missing something important. For example, he said, when Williams Lea completes its planned expansion at the Stone Center on Market Plaza, the company will have about 500 people working in that building, which also houses Wheeling Jesuit University's physical therapy program and the offices of Cattrell Companies. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 18 | via Daily-Jeff.com
The Winter Festival of Lights is now under way as the internationally-acclaimed holiday light show kicked off with a preview celebration on Thursday. This holiday tradition began in 1985 with just five light displays and landscape lighting covering about 125 acres over a three-mile drive throughout the Oglebay resort. Comment?
Saturday Nov 15 | via The Inter-Mountain
The Light of Life Catholic radio station WVUS 1190-AM plans to triple its broadcasting power to improve signal reception in North Central West Virginia including the Elkins area. Comment?
Friday Nov 14 | via The Intelligencer
Local residents will have two opportunities next week to learn about rate increase proposals by American Electric Power - and to make their feelings on the issue known. Two public hearings on the proposal will be held in Wheeling, by the West Virginia Public Service Commission. Comment?
Thursday Nov 13 | via The Intelligencer
Williams Lea Group officials today plan to begin hiring the 100 new workers they need for their expanding operations inside the downtown Wheeling Stone Center, as the company that performs business services for numerous law firms and banks continues growing. On Wednesday, company leaders joined Wheeling Mayor Andy McKenzie, Regional Economic Development Partnership Executive Director Don Rigby, Wheeling Area Chamber of Commerce President Erikka Storch and others to cut the ribbon for the opening of an additional 11,250 square feet of space on the fifth floor of the large building once home to the Stone & Thomas department store. Comment?
Thursday Nov 13 | via Business Wire
A ribbon cutting ceremony yesterday officially opened an additional 11,250 of square footage at the historic Stone Center building on Main Street in Wheeling, bringing their total space to just under 50,000 square feet. With this expansion comes a variety of new opportunities for employment. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 12 | via The Intelligencer
The Williams Lea Group today announced continued and aggressive expansion plans for its Wheeling operations center, including upward of 100 new job opportunities. A ribbon cutting ceremony today officially opened an additional 11,250 of square footage at the historic Stone Center building on Main Street in Wheeling, bringing Williams Lea's total space to just less than 50,000 square feet. Comment?
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