Jan 15, 2013
Town of Sophia a Blueprint Community
The town of Sophia has been selected to be a part of Blueprint Communities, a collaborative community revitalization effort which will potentially boost economic development for the area.
Tight budget discourages projects funds
Lean and mean are the hallmarks of the new, fiscal-year budget for the Raleigh County Commission, and this was reinforced Tuesday when two groups came calling with hats in hand, seeking funding.
ATV park takes riders through forgotten coal mining boomtowns
Woody Duba, general manager of Beaver Coal Co. and developer of Burning Rock's coal heritage tours, shows visitors the entrance to a 1,400-foot ramp that took miners into the former White Mountain Coal Co.
Raleigh commission approves revitalization grant
A decision Tuesday by the Raleigh County Commission will allow for revitalization of the Winding Gulf Brownfields Area, including the communities of Helen and Ury.