The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


  • Website launched for agricultural producers

    Farm Credit of the Virginias has launched an educational website,

    March 23, 2014

  • 032314 mountain lumber willie.jpg About Mountain Lumber

    In 1974, Willie Drake took a small assignment that led him to West Virginia in search of rare American Chestnut among the area’s historic Appalachian barns.

    March 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • 032314 mountain lumber monticello.jpg Timber

    A company headquartered in Ruckersville, Va., has relocated its pre-finished wood plant to Greenbrier County.

    March 23, 2014 2 Photos

  • Landis elected to philanthropy group

    Susan Landis, executive director of Beckley Area Foundation, has been elected to secretary of the board of directors for Philanthropy West Virginia, a statewide professional network of more than 70 private, family, corporate, community and public foundations dedicated to strengthening philanthropy in the state.

    March 23, 2014

  • Chamber names Ambler its Business Leader of the Year

    Selected by the Greater Greenbrier Chamber of Commerce as the 2014 Business Leader of the Year, local entrepreneur Gary Ambler said he believes he is in great company.

    March 22, 2014

  • Business After Hours First Peoples Bank hosts Business After Hours

    First Peoples Bank in MacArthur opened its doors to businessmen and women from across the county Thursday evening as part of this month’s Business After Hours event.

    March 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • No changes expected at area company

    The president of the Daniels Company said Tuesday no changes are planned for the company’s Bluefield operation, and that no Bluefield employees will be relocating to North Carolina.

    March 19, 2014

  • W.Va. unemployment rate up slightly

    West Virginia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose slightly to 6 percent in February.

    March 19, 2014

  • Regulators OK AEP vegetation trimming plan

    West Virginia regulators have approved American Electric Power’s plan to trim vegetation along distribution and transmission lines in the state.

    March 19, 2014

  • Instant Karma Cupcakes now open at Crossroads Mall

    March 16, 2014