The Jefferson County Development Authority seeks a community-focused economic developer to create jobs through growth of government entities, small businesses, agribusiness, tourism, and light manufacturing. Must be an excellent communicator with a strong knowledge base in finance, real estate, and workforce development.Read More
West Virginia Business News
The Jefferson County Development Authority (JCDA) has hired Capacity Partners to facilitate thedevelopment of a new strategic plan that will guide JCDA leaders in setting the direction of the organization and economic well-being of Jefferson County and its residents.Read More
The Jefferson County Development Authority (JCDA) has hired Next Move Group to conduct a search for its next executive director.
Next Move Group is an economic development executive search firm which specializes in assisting small to mid-sized communities from coast to coast having performed searches as far east as Maine, west as Washington state, and south as Texas.Read More
McGee Civil Construction, LLC will be expanding its space in the Burr Business Park in Kearneysville, W.Va. The company is a civil construction contracting firm that provides services in heavy highway construction, small bridge construction, excavating and grading, erosion control, and installation of concrete storm pipes and sewer pipes. The company also performs sheeting, shoring and pile driving work.
Request for Proposals for Strategic Planning Services
The Jefferson County Development Authority (JCDA) is requesting proposals from interested, qualified, and experienced professional strategic planning firms or individuals to provide strategic planning and facilitation services. A Request for Proposals (RFP), which includes instructions for its completion, is available here.Read More
Request for Proposals for Recruitment Services
The Jefferson County Development Authority is requesting proposals from interested, qualified, and experienced professional search firms to provide recruitment services for the position of Executive Director. A Request for Proposals (RFP), which includes instructions for its completion, is available here.Read More
Too many entrepreneurs try to start and operate a business without enough capital or income. As a result, many small businesses fail because of insufficient funds. The Eastern Panhandle Entrepreneurs Forum (EPEF) will present "You Want to Start a Business - Can You Afford It?" on Thurs., Aug. 1 at the Inn at Charles Town.Read More
In today's world, businesses of all sizes use online technology for retail, marketing, banking, and other needs. While you often hear about cybercrime involving large companies, cyberattacks on small businesses are increasing. In 2016, 43 percent of all cyberattacks worldwide were targeted at small businesses with less than 250 employees, according to the cybersecurity firm Symantec’s 2016 Internet Security Threat Report.Read More
Shenandoah Planing Mill will celebrate "Summertime at The Mill", a free community event focused on the woodworking community and featuring fun and educational activities for all ages and interests. The event will occur on June 8 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 471 Cold Storage Road in Charles Town, West Virginia.Read More
The Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs (HHOMA) presents its sixth annual Minority Business Expo on Tues., May 7, in Jefferson County, West Virginia. The expo provides opportunities for minorities, veterans, and women business owners to network with business and government leaders.Read More