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An attorney who specializes in energy and public utility law has been engaged by the Athens County Commissioners to provide advice on electric aggregation.

Developers of a proposed student apartment building were granted a variance from the zoning code Tuesday by the Athens Board of Zoning Appeals.

The variance was needed in order for the $15 million Athens River Gate project to move forward at its 10 South Green Drive location.

Walmart continues to be the largest private employer in West Virginia.
 
Based on the available records provided by WorkForce West Virginia, Walmart has been the state's top private sector employer since at least 1999.
 

Ohio officials are requesting that a federal judge suspend his order that expands early voting this fall while the state appeals the decision.

West Virginia's emerging craft beer industry wants legislators to help them grow.
 
The state has nearly a dozen craft brewers, and representatives say that number could grow if the state licensing and regulatory process was streamlined.
 

Bids for Community improvement projects in Athens County were opened at today's county commission meeting.

Only one of the three proposed projects received a viable bid.

A Rome Township project received one bid for roof repairs to the Federal Valley Resource Center in Stewart.

Despite the fact that some members of Nelsonville City Council previously expressed opposition to the Nelsonville Chamber of Commerce’s proposal to allow alcohol to be consumed at events on the Public Square, the measure easily passed during Monday’s Council meeting.

Twenty-two West Virginia cities will find out next month whether they will participate in the state's home rule program.

The cities are vying for 16 new slots in the program.

Democrats in the Ohio Senate say local boards of elections should have the flexibility to set their own early voting schedules following a federal court decision.

The West Virginia Public Service Commission plans to increase commercial vehicle inspections on roads considered as high crash areas.

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