MORGANTOWN – The West Virginia Manufacturing Extension Partnership and the West Virginia University Department of Industrial Extension will present a half-day workshop on cybersecurity Aug. 6 at the Holiday Inn on Dry Hill Road in Beckley. Read more

bluefield — City and county leaders generally see the pending purchase of Bluefield Regional Medical Center (BRMC) by Princeton Community Hospital (PCH) as a positive change, but the City of Bluefield will be hit hard with the loss of tax revenue and is in the process of planning for a small… Read more

First Community Bankshares Inc. recently reported its unaudited results of operations and other financial information for the quarter ended March 31. Read more

The Beckley area now has a full-service pool and spa company – Aquality Pools, Spas and Stoves in MacArthur – thanks to a local couple who saw a need. Read more

The U.S. Small Business Administration recently announced that Economic Injury Disaster Loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and private nonprofit organizations located in West Virginia as a result of the combined e… Read more

The Computer Science program at Concord University has developed two new curricula to prepare students for a wider range of careers, aligning with recommendations from the Association of Computing Machinery and the Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Read more

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS — Concluding with a riotous turn by five-time West Virginia State Liars’ Contest winner Bil Lepp, the Greater Greenbrier Chamber of Commerce’s annual dinner and meeting also featured a trio of awards and plenty of networking opportunities. Read more

A recent NBC report shows that major retail chains across America are boarding up their brick-and-mortar stores, but the local market, including Crossroads Mall, is not seeing a decline in retail — possibly thanks to the age of West Virginia shoppers and to sketchy broadband service in more … Read more

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Obituaries

Dr. Vivian Frances Crane, 88, of Rupert, went to "be with Jesus" Friday, July 19, 2019, at the Peyton Hospice House, Lewisburg. A resident of Rupert, she was a graduate of Rupert High School; Concord College; and the University of Virginia. She was preceded in death by her parents, James All…

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How do you see economic growth in southern West Virginia?

In an appearance in Beckley, recently, Gov. Jim Justice told a local businessman, "You've got to have your eyes closed driving around” not to see economic growth. How do you see economic growth in southern West Virginia?

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