First Ward School Saved

By: Johan Graham, AU Associates First Ward School Apartments is the historic, adaptive re-use of the First Ward School on South Davis Avenue in Elkins, WV. Listed on the 2009 West Virginia Endangered Properties List, this re-birth into sixteen affordable apartments for seniors was a collective effort. Saved from the wrecking ball by C-HOPE of [...]

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First-Time Home Eyers: Greenbrier tour visits countryside for never-before-shown houses

By: Rosalie Earle of the WV Gazette They call it the “new wing,” the two-story addition built onto Spring Valley in 1889. That’s understandable, as the main clapboard structure was constructed in 1837, and the dining room even earlier. As Page Dickson moved from room to room, she pointed out items, explaining whom the ancestor [...]

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Incentives Enacted for Land Stewardship Corporation

Effective July 12, 2013, corporate income tax, property tax, and sales tax incentives are enacted for the West Virginia Land Stewardship Corporation (corporation). The corporation is a nonstock, nonprofit corporation that will work to facilitate the redevelopment of former commercial, industrial and mining properties subject to federal and state regulations because of contamination or pollution [...]

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Top DUI-Busting Officers Honored

Law enforcement officers who are the best in West Virginia at nabbing impaired drivers are being honored for their diligence. Called the Top 52 Enforcers, they are deemed the best in the state for drunken- and drugged-driving apprehension. They were honored at a conference at The Resort at Glade Springs sponsored by the WV Governor’s Highway [...]

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Davis Creek Watershed Association Cleanup April 13

The Davis Creek Watershed Association will hold its annual spring watershed cleanup beginning at 8:30am on April 13. The cleanup is part of a statewide effort to clean up the stream from its banks, public spaces and roadways in conjunction with the WVDEP’s “WV Make it Shine” statewide cleanup. Participants should meet at the W.Q. [...]

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