Leadership Jefferson is now accepting applications for the 2010-2011 program
June Open for Business Report - Schonstedt Instrument Company of Kearneysville is one of 36 West Virginia firms awarded export recognition **Gov. Joe Manchin presented the Governor’s Commendation for International Market Entry to representatives of 36 West Virginia businesses. The award honors companies that have successfully exported to a new country in the past year.
The Charles Town Police Department (CTPD) is awarded the Carl E. Nelson Best Practices Award. Charles Town Police lieutenant, Chris Kutcher is bringing national recognition to his department for his work in creating a computer model that logs in and manages evidence and records generated by officers on the street through bar codes. A model for police departments around the country, CTPD was not only innovative by using this technology, they were instrumental in designing the software. Herald Mail Full Story
Stride Magazine features Charles Town and the amenities of the surrounding area. The magazine is a new publication for the fans of horse racing that focuses on the fans, the venues, and the events that surround this industry. Covering the history of Charles Town Races and the evolution of the town, click here to read about the restaurants, the places to stay, and the activities of the area.
Having survived the Civil War, the Great Depression, two world wars, and several changes in ownership, the Halltown paperboard manufacturer in Jefferson County marks 140 years of making paper in West Virginia. The Ox Paperboard Co. recycles waste paper from various sources into pulp to make new products. The plant is focusing on recycling local paper products. The company also recycles water used in the papermaking process. Ox Paperboard’s plans for the future call for a nearly $1.5 million capital investment at the facility. ~ www.wvcommerce.org
"The mill started making paper two years before the invention of the light bulb and four years before the invention of the modern motor," said Kevin Hayward, president of Ox Paperboard Co. "You go from the end of the Civil War and the Reconstruction era to the Revolution." ~ The Journal
Virginia, Cam, Jane, Howard and Lyle Tabb
Lyle C. Tabb & Sons, Inc.
"It is only natural for us to continue and expand our family farm that was established in Jefferson County in 1872. We raise corn, soybeans, wheat, sorghu... more >
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