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Planning for Prosperity: A Q&A with Woody Thrasher

Planning for Prosperity: A Q&A with Woody Thrasher

By Samantha Cart The new secretary of the West Virginia Department of Commerce is no stranger to promoting economic development. A thriving entrepreneur, engineer and business owner, Woody [...]

Introducing the Lawyers & Leaders: Class of 2017

Introducing the Lawyers & Leaders: Class of 2017

In an effort to celebrate elite lawyers produced by the Mountain State who are solving problems and striving for balance, the West Virginia University (WVU) College of [...]

Promising Perspectives

Promising Perspectives

Two West Virginia nonprofit organizations are doing their part to fight for the Mountain State’s future through important research, data collection and reporting. The Cardinal Institute for [...]

Acts of Kindness: The Faces of Flood Relief

Acts of Kindness: The Faces of Flood Relief

In the wake of the June 2016 flood, thousands of volunteers from across the country poured in with donations, ready to work. [...]

Hometown Hero

Hometown Hero

For Susan Jack, the 2016 flood in Clendenin, WV, was a time of both physical and personal rebuilding. Jack was ready to leave her hometown before the [...]

From  the Ground Up

From the Ground Up

According to Brandon Dennison, the CEO of Coalfield Development Corporation, the number one problem West Virginia employers report is finding skilled workers to fill their open positions. [...]

Industry Outlook: Forecasting West Virginia’s Future

Industry Outlook: Forecasting West Virginia’s Future

West Virginia’s economic woes have been the cause for much concern for several years. With a population that is both aging and shrinking, a major drug epidemic [...]