West Virginia - Wild and Wonderful

About West Virginia

West Virginia is noted for its mountains and diverse topography, its historically significant logging and coal mining industries, and its political and labor history. It is one of the most densely karstic areas in the world, making it a choice area for recreational caving and scientific research.

Business

West Virginia is full of opportunity for any business with a growing economy and a highly dedicated workforce. Whether you are running an existing business or thinking of starting a new business you can find all of the information you need throughout this business section.

Education

West Virginia is fortunate to have a tremendous education system with a high standard of excellence. Please use the information provided here to learn more about the wealth of educational opportunities in our great state.

Employment

West Virginia is home to one of the finest workforces in the country based on our hard work and commitment to quality. Whether you are looking for new job opportunities, enhancing your job skills or researching future employment trends you can find all of the information you need throughout this employment section.

Family

West Virginia offers the perfect balance of a rural and urban setting that suits a variety of lifestyles. This is a state where you can go whitewater rafting in the morning, go to an art exhibit in the afternoon and attend a concert in the evening. Whether you just moved to the Mountain State or your family has been here since it was founded, you are part of our community.

Health

Maintaining proper health is vital to ensuring the highest quality of life possible. West Virginia strives to provide one of the best health care systems in the country that is affordable and available to all residents of the state. This section contains numerous resources to assist you in accessing the health care services provided in the state.

Tourism

Exhilarate in the lasting beauty and natural wonder scattered throughout West Virginia. From unmatched outdoor recreation to world-class resorts, breathtaking scenery and a variety of cultural and historic attractions, West Virginia is an ideal spot to plan your next adventure. Discover for yourself what makes West Virginia wild and wonderful.

  Business & Economy

Below you will find a list of recent press releases that relate to Business & Economy. Click Read More to view the full text of the press release.

Job Openings at UTC Aerospace Systems


January 31, 2014 - UTC Aerospace Systems is one of the world's largest suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and defense products...


Governor Tomblin Announces U.S. Small Business Administration Grants Loan Request


September 03, 2013 - For individuals and businesses affected by June storms in several counties...


An Exciting Month for Business in West Virginia


August 30, 2013 - August has been an exciting month for business in West Virginia...


Governor Tomblin Delivers Statewide Message at the W.Va. Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting


August 28, 2013 - Governor discusses state's business climate, recent growth, and future plans to strengthen state's economy...


Governor Tomblin Requests U.S. Small Business Administration Loans for Roane County


August 23, 2013 - For individuals and businesses affected by June storms...


Governor Tomblin Issues Statement Supporting W.Va. Leaders Headed to D.C.


July 24, 2013 - Regarding the Obama administration's proposal for new EPA regulations...


Governor Tomblin Releases July Edge Business Report


July 09, 2013 - Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin today released the West Virginia Edge Business Report...


Gov. Tomblin Honors State's Export Businesses


June 06, 2013 - This year a record 52 businesses recognized...


WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Putnam County Register for April 9 session on business fundamentals


March 22, 2013 - A workshop on “Business Fundamentals” is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, April 9, in Winfield...


WVJIT invests $100,000 in The Fenton Group Funds to help revitalize iconic art glass manufacturer


March 14, 2013 - New funding and new ownership may revive a productive future for 107-year-old Fenton Art Glass Company in Williamstown...


Cattle Owners Alerted to Begin Tagging Animals USDA


January 30, 2013 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) final Animal Disease Traceability (ADT) rule will go into effect March 11...


Pipestem Resort Gift Buyers Marketplace is February 4-6, 2013


January 22, 2013 - The annual trade show for gift and souvenir buyers at Pipestem State Park, scheduled this year for February 4-6, will bring wholesale vendors and gift shop buyers together under one roof for three days...


Forestry products artisans encouraged to attend Tamarack small-business summit


November 01, 2012 - The Tamarack Foundation will host a free Small Business Resource Summit from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 5 at the Tamarack Conference Center in Beckley...


Governor Tomblin Attends Ribbon Cutting for Gestamp West Virginia


October 15, 2012 - Gestamp announced in April its plan to invest at least $100 million and create a minimum of 400 jobs in West Virginia...