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Natural Gas Power Plant to be Built in Moundsville
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 17:09:00 -0700

MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A natural gas combined-cycle power plant with a nameplate capacity of 549 megawatts will be built on a 37-acre site in Marshall County approximately four miles south of Moundsville, with construction planned to begin in mid 2015, officials at Moundsville Power LLC announced today.  Moundsville Power LLC is a Buffalo, New York-based independent ...

Pernod Ricard USA Appoints Republic National Distributing Co. as Its Exclusive Distributor in 8 Markets
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:31:00 -0700

Pernod Ricard USA, the premium spirits and wine company in the U.S., today reaffirmed its longstanding relationship with Republic National Distributing Company , one of the c

Suffolk: Officials open street in Burnett's Mill subdivision after gas leak
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 07:50:42 -0700

Officials have reopened a Suffolk street after repairing a gas line there Wednesday morning.

Gov. McAuliffe names former York superintendent to state education job | With Video
Tue, 01 Apr 2014 02:27:48 -0700

Steve Staples taking reins at the Virginia Department of Education RICHMOND – Gov. Terry McAuliffe tapped former York County schools superintendent Steve Staples as the new state superintendent of public instruction Monday.        

York Superintendent Eric Williams to leave for Loudoun County Schools top job
Wed, 02 Apr 2014 18:17:32 -0700

York County School Division Superintendent Eric Williams has been named the top administrator at Loudoun County Public Schools.

McAuliffe Appoints Next Superintendent of Public Instruction
Mon, 31 Mar 2014 14:49:48 -0700

Virginia's newly appointed superintendent of public instruction, Dr. Steven Staples, will bring with him decades of experience when he begins his job May 1.

State police: Traffic stop leads to meth charges
Tue, 08 Apr 2014 07:07:18 -0700

YORK COUNTY A driver was charged Monday night after state police found what they believe was a mobile methamphetamine lab during a traffic stop on Interstate 64.

Sarasota County to spend $769,500 to promote tourism
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:34:50 -0700

It was not the worst problem to have Wednesday as County Commissioners debated how to spend $769,

Trains hauling oil to York County refinery prompt safety concerns
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 15:36:57 -0700

YORK COUNTY -- Recently added train service that hauls raw crude oil to a storage facility in York County has some activists questioning the safety implications. In December, CSX began hauling raw crude oil from the Bakken oil shale in North Dakota to the Plains Terminals facility in York County. The train hauls dozens of cars, each of which contain roughly 30,000 gallons of raw sweet crude oil ...

Local schools recognized for personal finance education
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:40:44 -0700

Twenty-nine Virginia high schools, including six from this region, were named among the nation's 100 best for personal finance instruction.