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Rotarians learn about the mission of ArtsBank

February 25, 2011 Members of the Rotary Club of Elkins learned about the mission of the Randolph County ArtsBank at their weekly luncheon Monda. more »»

Elkins housing market slightly weakened by recession

February 19, 2011 When talking about our local economic conditions, we’ve heard our neighbors say, “We never experience the highs that metropolitan areas enjoy, nor do we suffer the lows that economic downturns... more »»

A look at our local economy

February 12, 2011 Since the “Great Recession” hit in late 2007, we’ve lived through the greatest economic downturn since the Great Depression. This is, of course, no secret to the business community. more »»

AMT owner Kenny Sexton reviews 2010 season

February 5, 2011 Every year since the American Mountain Theater has been in operation, I’ve been invited by Kenny Sexton, the theater’s co-owner and producer, to sit down and review the previous year. more »»

Dowtown Merchants Association looking to meld with ON TRAC

January 29, 2011 Optimism appears to be gaining the upper hand for the survival of what was once known as the Downtown Merchants Association. more »»

Mark Doak — 2010’s Man of the Year

January 22, 2011 A great deal of what can and should be said about Mark Doak, 2010’s Man of the Year, has already been said, and said very well. more »»

Building owners take on renovation

January 21, 2011 Elkins residents Mark and Marsha Doak are making an impact in the revitalization of historic downtown Elkins. more »»

Elkins Depot Welcome Center — 2010 Volunteer Organization of the Year

January 8, 2011 In the infancy of 2006, Ed Griesel suggested that a group of Elkins business people and merchants get together and brainstorm ideas as to how the Elkins railroad depot might be used to serve the... more »»

Ellen Spears: 2010’s Woman of the Year

December 31, 2010 Biographies make interesting reading while at the same time telling the story of the subject’s accomplishments. One of the most interesting in our community is that of Ellen Spears. more »»

Christmas lights on town square the beginning of something good

December 18, 2010 Elaine Griesel is always starting something. This time she has started something big — the lights on the town square. more »»

Can we be politically correct and give Christmas greetings?

December 11, 2010 More and more we hear greetings this time of year expressed as “Happy Holidays” rather than “Merry Christmas. more »»

Cleaning for a reason offers help for cancer patients

December 4, 2010 Money isn’t always the driving force behind what people do for other. more »»

Archery enthusiast builds ‘full-circle’ sporting goods store

December 3, 2010 At the foot of Tunnel — or Cheat — Mountain sits a big and unforgettable red-roofed building that looks more like a huge barn with a porch than home to Middle Mountain Sporting Goods. more »»

Highland Prospects relocates to Elkins

December 3, 2010 Elkins can boast having the benefit of two new stores in its vicinity. more »»

Merchants worry decorations will be vandalized

November 27, 2010 During the past summer and fall, Elaine Griesel and several others spent untold hours hosting fundraising events to purchase Christmas lighting to decorate the Elkins Railroad Depot and The Town... more »»

Rotary’s PolioPlus concert raises $3,400

November 20, 2010 More than 300 people, according to Rotarian Charlie Friddle’s headcount near the mid-point of the show, attended the Elkins Rotary Club’s PolioPlus Concert on Nov. 11. more »»

Merchants planning holiday strategies

November 13, 2010 The Christmas shopping season is once again upon us. With only 14 days left until “Black Friday,” merchants are planning their advertising strategies. more »»

Rotary’s Group Study Exchange members share experiences

November 5, 2010 Amanda Pitzer and Taryn Moser shared experiences of their April trip to Puerto Rico during a recent meeting of the Elkins Rotary Club. more »»

HCC becomes one of area’s largest employers

November 5, 2010 Since its creation by an act of the West Virginian Legislature in 1937 to relieve overcrowding in the West Virginia Penitentiary System, Huttonsville Correctional Center has become one of the area’... more »»

 
 

 

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