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Business people, Oct. 31
Business people, Oct. 31

DEVELOPMENT

n Lisha Conny has joined the West Virginia Small Business Development Center as a business coach, serving small businesses in Calhoun, Jackson, Pleasants, Ritchie, Wirt and Wood counties from her office in Parkersburg.

Conny is...

Business people, Oct. 31
Business people, Oct. 31

DEVELOPMENT

n Lisha Conny has joined the West Virginia Small Business Development Center as a business coach, serving small businesses in Calhoun, Jackson, Pleasants, Ritchie, Wirt and Wood counties from her office in Parkersburg.

Conny is ...

United third-quarter profit jumps 50 percent

United Bankshares Inc., parent company of United Bank, reported this week its third-quarter earnings increased 50 percent compared to last year.

The company, which has headquarters in Charleston and Washington, D.C., reported Wednesday it earned ...

Statewide Amtrak ridership down
Statewide Amtrak ridership down

Huntington remains busiest passenger station again; Thurmond least-used

Airline to offer Beckley-to-Charlotte flights

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — Airport officials in Beckley have announced new nonstop flights to Charlotte, N.C.

According to media outlets, Florida-based ViaAir will begin the flights out of Raleigh County Municipal Airport by early December....

Realtors look to develop Ferry Street property
Realtors look to develop Ferry Street property

Two adjacent lots are in prime location across river from Haddad

Charleston resident is first woman to be chancellor of Episcopal Diocese
Charleston resident is first woman to be chancellor of Episcopal Diocese

Diocesan Convention unanimously elects Karen Klein as first female chancellor

Jared Hunt column: Century still has year-end target for Ravenswood

Century Aluminum’s chief executive reiterated Wednesday that he still hopes to have news regarding the company’s shuttered Ravenswood plant by the end of the year.

Chicago-based Century reported third-quarter earnings Wednesday and ...

WVU index points to economic growth

WVU index points to improvement in overall rate of economic growth

Negotiations underway on FirstEnergy rate hike

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Negotiations are underway to resolve FirstEnergy’s proposed $151.5 million rate increase for two West Virginia subsidiaries.

The West Virginia Public Service Commission had planned to hold evidentiary...

US gasoline declines to lowest since 2010, survey says
US gasoline declines to lowest since 2010, survey says

Jessica Summers and Dan Murtaugh

Bloomberg News

The average price of regular gasoline at U.S. pumps slid to the lowest level in almost four years, dropping 18.18 cents in the two weeks ended Friday, Oct. 24 to $3.0759 a gallon,...

Arnett Foster Toothman merges with Pa. company

West Virginia accounting firm Arnett Foster Toothman PLLC has merged with Pennsylvania-based Carbis Walker LLP, the companies announced last week.

The combined firm, now called Arnett Carbis Toothman LLP, will likely be one of the 100 largest...

Wal-Mart apologizes for “Fat Girl Costumes”
Wal-Mart apologizes for “Fat Girl Costumes”

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. apologized Monday for labeling some Halloween outfits on its website as “Fat Girl Costumes” after it drew criticism on social media.

The web address now redirects customers to a page listing...

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