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4 hrs ago | WCHS-TV Charleston
The 2013 annual Julia-Ann Historic District Christmas Tour in Parkersburg will be held on December 7-8.
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8 hrs ago | Charleston Daily Mail
It's time to get your holiday on. From free music by local arts organizations to full-blown concerts, the next two weeks are filled with opportunities to hear live music or see holiday-themed theater.
12 hrs ago | Big News Network.com
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17 hrs ago | Williamson Daily News Online
Last winter, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Institute for 21st Century Energy predicted that the snowballing Marcellus Shale gas boom and spinoff industries will create 30,000 high-paying West Virginia jobs by 2020 and 58,000 by 2035 - vastly outstripping the fading coal industry.
A Daily Mail editorial headline reads "Dispatches from the War on Poverty" and introduced a conservative analysis of the programs initiated by President Lyndon Johnson in 1964.
Associated Press Web Producer: Jeff Morris Reported: Dec. 4, 2013 4:05 PM EST Updated: Dec. 4, 2013 4:11 PM EST Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Heavy rains are bringing a flood threat to much of West Virginia.
Judy and Norman Smith purchased their first Victorian home in Parkersburg in 1990 and eight years ago, purchased this 1885 home.
" is the national day of giving, which we thought was appropriate since we are about giving to the community in many different ways," said Marian Clowes, program and development officer for the Parkersburg Area Community Foundation.
The community gathered Monday evening at Parkersburg South High School to celebrate the holiday season with the school's annual Christmas Lighting ceremony.
Wood County is where the people who are proposing to build an ethane cracker facility want to be, officials said Monday night.
Last month, Governor Earl Ray Tomblin joined officials with Odebrecht in Wood County to announce the company's exploration of the possible project that could include an ethane cracker and three polyethylene plants along with the associated infrastructure for water treatment and energy.
The annual Victorian Christmas Home Tour and Tea will be Dec. 7 and 8 in the Julia-Ann Square Historic District in Parkersburg.
The opening of the new five-lane section of West Virginia 2 north of the Interstate 77 interchange has local residents struggling to remember their driver's education lessons.
Flood Watch for Wood County was issued at December 06 at 1:00AM EST