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New ownership saves small town’s only grocery store

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The name has changed over the years, but FoodMart grocery in the town of Elizabeth has remained a cornerstone of the community for 35 years. When the owner decided to retire this year, the community was at risk of losing its only grocery store. The FoodMart will now stay in business under new ownership by AJC Ventures LLC. ...
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Governor Tomblin Unveils Hobet Project as Rock Creek Development Park

West Virginia National Guard project announced as park’s initial investment  CHARLESTON, W.Va. (October 27, 2016) – Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin today announced that the Hobet economic development project in Southern West Virginia will be known as Rock Creek Development Park. Through a public-private approach, the state has reached agreement with...
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West Virginia Company Researches Tools to Diagnose Stroke

WVCAP Invests $500,000 in CereDx for Clinical Trial CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Biotechnology company CereDx is developing medical tests to enable doctors to quickly detect whether a patient has had a stroke. Quick diagnoses and emergency treatment can greatly improve a stroke victim’s chances to survive and recover. Stroke is the fifth leading cause ...
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Sharon Stratton selected as West Virginia’s 2016 State Star

Commerce Secretary Keith Burdette (left) and WVSBDC State Director Kristina Oliver (right) present the West Virginia State Star award to business coach Sharon Stratton CHARLESTON, W.Va. — America’s Small Business Development Centers will recognize Small Business Coach Sharon Stratton as West Virginia’s 2016 State Star, state director Kristi...
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Governor Tomblin, Department of Commerce Celebrate West Virginia's Top Exporters

Governor recognizes 37 West Virginia exporters, announces STEP grant funding CHARLESTON, W.Va. (August 24, 2016) - Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin, along with West Virginia Department of Commerce Secretary Keith Burdette, today awarded the International Market Entry Award to 37 companies from across the Mountain State. These awards honor West Vir...
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