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WSCC to host Marietta Area College Fair and FAFSA Workshop

MARIETTA — Washington State Community College invites students and parents to explore the college search process at the first Marietta Area College Fair from 5-7 p.m. Oct. 21 in the WSCC Student Commons. This event is free and open to the public. Masks are required to comply with the ...

Development officials discuss economic growth in Wood County

VIENNA — The Annual Membership Meeting of the Wood County Development Authority and Parkersburg-Wood County Area Development Corporation discussed the improvement of the area despite COVID-19 on Wednesday. Business and community leaders assembled at the Parkersburg Country Club to hear ...

Gilmer briefs West Virginia University at Parkersbur board about projects

PARKERSBURG — West Virginia University at Parkersburg has a number of projects and partnerships underway which university officials hope will create educational opportunities for its students and opportunities for the community. The WVU-P Board of Governors met earlier this week where ...

West Virginia University at Parkersburg sets $5M fundraising goal

PARKERSBURG — West Virginia University at Parkersburg announced it will begin a $5 million fundraising campaign in January 2022 with the goal of raising the money in three years. The campaign is an extension of the WVU Parkersburg Proud fundraising initiative, which doubled its $3 million ...

Rolling In: Medical cannabis grow facility sprouting in Ravenswood

RAVENSWOOD — A medical cannabis grow facility is coming to Ravenswood and projected to bring over 100 jobs to the area. The Jackson County Development Authority announced Monday the purchase lease for Tariff Labs of Spencer founded by long-time residents David Heeter and Steve ...

Coplin Health Systems receives grant to promote workplace wellness

ELIZABETH — Coplin Health Systems recently received a grant to enhance workplace wellness. As one of only 20 recipients in the state, Coplin Health Systems will send an employee to a six-week training course with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention which will “give ...