West Virginia Business News

Agricultural Forum Shares New Ideas for Enhancing Rural Businesses

February 13, 2019

The 15th annual Forum for Sustaining Agriculture (formerly Forum for Rural Innovation) on March 8 will  feature new programs and practices that enhance farm and rural business prosperity. With opportunities for both networking and education, the Forum will showcase a variety of presentations and exhibits that emphasize innovative and practical methods for agricultural and rural business development in the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia and northern Virginia area.

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JCDA Aims for Transparency While Maintaining Necessary Confidentiality

November 21, 2018

As a county economic development organization, it is important for the Jefferson County Development Authority to be transparent. While we try hard to communicate who we are, what we do, the services we have to offer, and the direction we are heading, there are many aspects of our operations that cannot be disclosed.

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Statement from TeMa CEO

October 03, 2018

I consider earth the home for all living beings and things in nature and have full respect for the opinions of those who wish to take care of the environment. I truly wish to avoid problems and incorrect interpretations; therefore, I would like to inform the Jefferson County community about our presence in the county, for which I have full respect of the laws and rules and share an appreciation for the beauty of this blessed land.

TeMa - acronym of "Technologies and Materials" - was founded in 1993 in Italy and is characterized by an innovative approach and modern solutions. TeMa Corporation is a structured organization, capable of guaranteeing aesthetically pleasing landscaping solutions, with high safety, maintenance and drainage performances, in the residential, civil and large-scale works sectors.

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JCDA Business Coach Assists Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs

October 02, 2018

If you are a small business owner or entrepreneur looking to take your company to the next level, the Jefferson County Development Authority (JCDA) has a business coach who can guide you through the development process and help you succeed.

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JCDA Contributes To Horse Park Feasibility Study

September 11, 2018

Plans for a multi-use horse park and agricultural center in Jefferson County are moving forward now that funding for an in-depth feasibility study has been obtained.

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Rockwool Plans Community Open Houses to Address Concerns about Ranson Facility

August 20, 2018

Rockwool will host a series of community open houses to share information and address concerns of area residents about plans for its new manufacturing facility in Ranson, West Virginia.

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Jefferson County Development Authority Addresses Misinformation about Rockwool

July 31, 2018

The Jefferson County Development Authority (JCDA) is addressing the misinformation circulating throughout the community about the process in which Rockwool chose to locate its new manufacturing facility in Ranson, West Virginia.

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SPX Purchases Schonstedt Instrument Company in Jefferson County

July 16, 2018

SPX Corporation has purchased Schonstedt Instrument Company in Kearneysville, West Virginia. Schonstedt manufactures and distributes magnetic locator products used for locating underground utilities and other buried objects.

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Auto Repair and Performance Shop Opens in Burr Business Park

July 13, 2018

Obsession Performance, an auto repair and performance shop, opened January 1st in the Burr Business Park in Kearneysville. Obsession Performance serves car, jeep, and truck enthusiasts in the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia and surrounding areas specializing in aftermarket and performance products with a state-of-the-art Dyno for performance testing and diagnostics.

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JCDA Seeks Architectural Services for Shell Building in Burr Business Park

July 09, 2018

Requests for Qualifications - Professional Architectural Services

The Jefferson County Development Authority (JCDA), (Owner), is accepting Statements of Qualifications from interested qualified architectural consulting firms detailing the firm's qualifications, technical expertise, management and staffing capabilities, references, and related prior experience with similar projects, for the purpose of selecting a firm to provide architectural and engineering design services for the design of a 40,000-square-foot shell building and related site work in the Burr Business Park in  Jefferson County, West Virginia.

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