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West Virginia Distillery OK’d for Economic Development Loan

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RIPLEY, W.Va. (AP) – A West Virginia distillery has been awarded a loan to buy more equipment and increase production of its distilled moonshine whiskey and flavored moonshine. The West Virginia Economic Development Authority approved the $415,000 loan this month for Ripley-based Appalachian Distillery. The company is leasing the building that houses its operations, and… Read More

Developmental Disability Festival Welcomes Record Turnout

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Around 300 people and representatives from 50 organizations gathered Tuesday night in the Athens Community Center gymnasium for the 2018 Developmental Disability Festival, making for the festival’s biggest turnout to date. The decade-old festival, has been growing in popularity with  around 250 people attended the festival in 2017. A wide range of people attended the… Read More