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Fairmont receives grant to continue West Fork River Trail

By Lori L. Riley, Times West Virginian FAIRMONT, W.Va. — The City of Fairmont is one of 45 organizations to receive recent grants to build or enhance rails-to-trails projects in the U.S. having been granted $12,500. Washington, D.C., based Rails-to-Trails Conservancy awarded $308,500 to organizations in 16 states. The nonprofit[Read More…]

New West Virginia tax rule on natural gas may be altered or scrapped

By Steven Allen Adams, The Inter-Mountain CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A new rule from the State Tax Department determining how to assess taxes on natural gas-producing property is making no one happy, including lawmakers who could either change or scrap the rule next month or start over from scratch in the[Read More…]

Restaurant gift cards are the holiday present everyone can devour

WVHTA urges shoppers to support recovering local restaurants by shopping on Small Business Saturday WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Shoppers worried about finding the perfect gifts that won’t get delayed in transit should stock up on restaurant gift cards because, according to new research from the National Restaurant Association, more[Read More…]

Gift giving doesn’t have to be expensive: WVU experts say low-cost alternatives can be easy and fun

WVUToday MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — For some, the holiday season can lead to overspending or other financial struggles. This year, supply chain issues also are posing a threat to typical gift-giving practices; however, there are alternatives to traditional gifts. Jennifer Friend, West Virginia University Extension Service Agriculture and Natural Resources agent, offers creative solutions to finding gifts[Read More…]

West Virginia State Treasurer Moore to lead 15-state coalition to push back against bank boycotts of traditional energy industries

Coalition represents more than $600 billion in assets under management WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia State Treasurer Riley Moore today announced he has formed a 15-state coalition of state financial officers who have committed to scrutinize or potentially curtail future business with banks that adopt corporate[Read More…]

Media Alert: West Virginia First Lady Cathy Justice to unveil 2021 Christmas Ornament at Culture Center ceremony today at 2 p.m.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia First Lady Cathy Justice will host an event tomorrow to unveil the official 2021 Limited Edition First Lady Christmas Ornament, alongside the artist who handcrafted each of these limited-edition pieces. There will be a limited number of ornaments for sale at $25 each.  WHO: First Lady Cathy Justice, Curator[Read More…]

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