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n John Brumley, a Charleston native and licensed contractor, has been named president of the Home Builders Association of West Virginia for a two-year term.

The publisher of Homes Magazine, he has represented West Virginia as...

Longtime Kanawha County banking executive dies
Longtime Kanawha County banking executive dies

Lloyd Calvert, a longtime fixture in the local banking community, died Friday at Charleston Area Medical Center’s Memorial Hospital. He was 78.

Calvert retired as One Valley Bank’s senior vice president of corporate affairs after...

CONSTRUCTION

n John Brumley, a Charleston native and licensed contractor, has been named president of the Home Builders Association of West Virginia for a two-year term.

The publisher of Homes Magazine, he has represented West Virginia as ...

W.Va. farmers face March 15 deadline to buy crop insurance

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A deadline is approaching for West Virginia farmers to buy insurance for crops planted in the spring.

March 15 is the closing date to either buy crop insurance or change an existing policy.

The U.S....

Jared Hunt column: Gas prices on the way back up
Jared Hunt column: Gas prices on the way back up

Well, it was nice while it lasted ...

After a few months of seeing gas prices do nothing but go down, drivers are once again faced with the sight of seeing prices on gas station signs going back up again.

It’s not something that was ...

Business booms after ‘Shark Tank’
Business booms after ‘Shark Tank’

Despite not taking deal after reality show appearance, company thriving

Joins to lead W.Va. emergency response unit

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Rusty Joins has been appointed the state Department of Environmental Protection’s Homeland Security emergency response chief.

Joins had been acting chief since Mike Dorsey retired in December. Joins has...

W.Va. exports decline 13 percent in 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Federal government figures show exports from West Virginia fell nearly 13 percent last year.

The Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration says the state’s merchandise exports...

Sneed’s Vacuum & Sewing Center credits success to personal touch
Sneed’s Vacuum & Sewing Center credits success to personal touch

Sneed’s Vacuum & Sewing Center Inc. has remained in business for more than half a century by offering the personal touch.

While that may sound simple, it is something the owners never take for granted.

“We’ve been...

Jared Hunt column: Sheetz hopes to double number of stores
Jared Hunt column: Sheetz hopes to double number of stores

Executives with popular convenience restaurant chain Sheetz Inc. would like to double the number of stores in the company’s portfolio.

That’s what Bob Sheetz, founder of the Altoona, Pa.-based family-owned company, ...

US regulators devise new guidance tools on mine safety

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — The U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration is rolling out online tools to track violations commonly associated with mining deaths.

The tools are intended to assist miners, operators and others who have an...

Wal-Mart submits plans for Teays Valley Neighborhood Market

Wal-Mart hopes to open grocery store along Teays Valley Road

Lawsuit against Purina claims food sickens, kills dogs

SAN FRANCISCO — A dog owner has filed a lawsuit against a pet food company alleging that thousands of dogs have been sickened or died from eating the company’s dry dog food.

Pet owner Frank Lucido filed the lawsuit on Feb. 5 in U.S....

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