Business

Tractor Supply to celebrate pet appreciation week

ELKINS - If you're a proud pet owner or would like to be, mark your calendars for Sept. 17, when the Tractor Supply Co. store in Elkins will be celebrating your furry friends for Pet Appreciation Week's Main Event.The main event Sept. 17 will include pet adoptions with community groups, ...

Two Pierpont chefs receive recognition

FAIRMONT - Chefs Jay R. Mahoney and Brian A. Floyd were recently inducted into the American Academy of Chefs. The honor society of American Culinary Federation, the American Academy of Chefs, represents the highest standards of professionalism in the organization, society and industry. The ...

Pierpont culinary arts program is fifth in the nation

FAIRMONT - Pierpont Community & Technical College recently announce that its Culinary Arts Program has been chosen as the fifth-best culinary arts program in the United States by Best Choice Schools.Best Choice Schools looked at culinary schools across the United States to develop a ...

Labor Day event planned in Racine

RACINE - On Monday, at John Slack Memorial Park in Racine, the 78th annual Labor Day Celebration will honor the hard-working men and women who fought for the rights and benefits of all workers.The annual Labor Day event invites members of working families to enjoy a day full of festivities. ...

Citizens Bank named one of Best Banks to Work For

ELKINS - Citizens Bank of West Virginia has been named one of America's Best Banks to Work For in 2016. Citizens, the only West Virginia bank to be bestowed with this distinction, was featured in the Aug. 29 issue of American Banker Magazine, along with the full list of rankings.The program, ...

Neighborhood store recognized as The Supply Place in Elkins

ELKINS - Naylor's Ace Hardware of Elkins has earned designation as The Supply Place by the world's largest hardware cooperative, Ace Hardware Corporation. The Supply Place at Ace is Ace Hardware's business customer brand to support businesses in each store's respective neighborhood. The Supply ...

John Martino joins local dental practice

BUCKHANNON - Wilmar Management Co. announces the employment of Dr. John Martino, who joins the practices of Wilson Martino Dental in Buckhannon and Morgantown.John Martino, a graduate of the West Virginia University School of Dentistry, grew up in Clarksburg, with his parents, David and Mary ...

Mon General starts new liver clinic

Mon General Hospital Gastroenterology Interventional Endoscopist Faisal A. Bukeirat has designated Thursday afternoons for liver patients.Bukeirat treats liver patients with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), fatty liver, liver cirrhosis, Hepatitis (unspecified), Hepatitis A, B and C and ...

Local agent earns a service award

ELKINS - A local insurance agent's knack for customer service has garnered statewide recognition.Michelle "Shelly" Kerns, of Pioneer Insurance Agency Inc., has received Erie Insurance's 2015 West Virginia Quality Customer Service Agent Award.Kerns accepted the surprise award at the Erie ...

Financial education event set

ELKINS - The HomeOwnership Center Inc. is kicking off a week-long celebration of Creating Opportunity through financial education and credit counseling during the nationally recognized NeighborWorks Week, and as a way to start off National Home Ownership month in June.During NeighborWorks Week, ...

Buckhannon Motor Sports is expanding

BUCKHANNON - Buckhannon Motor Sports hosted a ribbon cutting Tuesday afternoon, as the business kicked off its product expansion.Owner Randall Bonnell became licensed in August 2015, and with the help of the West Virginia Small Business Commission and Davis Trust, has been able to expand his ...

Allegheny Insurance announces program

ELKINS - Allegheny Insurance today announced its "Keep The Change" match donation program for the summer of 2016, which will run through Sept. 1.For the "Keep the Change" initiative, Allegheny Insurance donates approximately 60,000 water bottles a year to local groups and organizations who can ...

KeyLogic gets $112 Million energy contract

MORGANTOWN - KeyLogic Systems Inc., a leading professional services and engineering firm, has been awarded a prime contract from the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) for mission execution and strategic analysis support services.The five-year ...

Roidt named provost

MITCHELL, S.D. - Joseph Roidt, vice president for academic affairs and chief academic officer at Davis & Elkins College, has been named provost at Dakota Wesleyan University. He will assume his duties July 1, following the retirement of current provost, Dr. Rochelle "Rocky" Von Eye."Dr. ...

Local eatery to reopen

ELKINS - Graceland Inn Restaurant on the campus of Davis & Elkins College will reopen this month for lunches and weekend meals featuring a revolving menu with the theme of "farm to table." By incorporating locally sourced food, Chef Melanie Campbell promises unique offerings based on ...

Brian Kalar joins Pingley Realty LLC

Connie Z. Pingley, broker has announced the addition of Brian Kalar to Pingley Realty LLC.Kalar is a lifelong resident of Elkins and will bring extensive geographic knowledge of local and surroundings areas. He has been interested in real estate for some time, and has experience buying and ...