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News in Wood County, West Virginia

Wood flooring company coming to Preston County
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 10:04:00 -0700

A Preston County businessman will break ground Oct. 31 at the site of his company that will produce wood flooring.

Capito Campaigns in Wood County
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 13:35:39 -0700

Shelley Moore Capito came back to Wood County Wednesday, touring Conley Fabrication.

UPDATE: Gay Couples Apply for Marriage in Wood County
Thu, 09 Oct 2014 12:35:22 -0700

Gay couples in Wood County are taking the first steps to getting married in the Mountain State.

C8 Lawsuit Filed By Wright & Schulte LLC On Behalf Of West Virginia Man Who Developed Kidney Cancer Allegedly From C8 ...
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 00:33:37 -0700

Wright & Schulte LLC Continues To File C8 Lawsuits After C8 Science Panel Report Found Kidney Cancer And Five Other Health Complications Have Links To C8 Contaminated Water From Dupont’s Washington Works Plant in West Virginia. (PRWeb October 14, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/09/prweb12202625.htm

W.Va. Department of Education Grant Aims to Prevent Gun Violence
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:50:01 -0700

The grant is part of a major national initiative to support teachers, schools and communities in recognizing and responding to mental health concerns among youth in West Virginia.

Unemployment rates fall in 31 US states last month
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:17:35 -0700

Unemployment rates fell in 31 U.S. states in September, including in many where incumbent governors and senators face tough re-election campaigns. 

Radiation detection nearly set at W.Va. landfills
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:46:56 -0700

A state Department of Environmental Protection official says the installation of detectors is nearly complete at six West Virginia landfills that will accept low-level radioactive drilling waste from natural gas operations.

Building donated to Jackson Development Authority
Sun, 12 Oct 2014 22:01:38 -0700

A $1.2 million facility has been gifted to the Jackson County Development Authority by a company that left the county. Stella-Jones Inc., which specializes in pressure treated wood products, donated the 13,800-square-foot office building situated near the Fairplain/Ripley interchange of Interstate 77.

Three Arrests by Parkersburg Narcotics Task Force
Wed, 08 Oct 2014 18:21:26 -0700

Parkersburg Narcotics Task Force agents arrest two men and cite another man for drug activity.

W.Va. schools get $10M in mental health grants to curb gun violence
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:40:58 -0700

By Mackenzie Mays West Virginia schools will receive nearly $10 million in federal grants to increase awareness of mental health among children and "curb gun violence," the state Department of Education announced Wednesday. The Mountain State is among 120 school districts or entire states across the nation to receive the Advancing Wellness and Resilience in Education (AWARE) grant through the ...