The Mingo County Commission signed a resolution supporting a new project by Appalachian Power Company that could bring broadband services to portions of Mingo and Logan counties that cannot get internet service.

The new middle-mile initiative by APCo (an American Electric Power) will integrate broadb...

During her report to the board of directors at this month’s Mingo County Redevelopment Authority meeting, Executive Director Leasha Johnson said two familiar phases of work now being performed at the Air Transportation Park are rapidly nearing completion.

Another phase of work was recently completed...

Not only is the aquaponics facility near Kermit on the cusp of completion and close to being production ready, but the facility at First Burning Creek now also has an official name—Blue Acre Aquaponics Center.

She said the interior rooms are also finished, and, with the exception of a few punch list...

After more than two months of negotiations, the Mingo County Redevelopment Authority has gained ownership of the wood manufacturing plant at the James H. “Buck” Harless Wood Products Industrial Park at Holden as the result of a mutual agreement with the plant’s owner, Mohawk Industries.

That word cam...

An American Electric Power (AEP) program aimed at assisting those communities hardest hit by the decline of the coal industry in a way they can successfully rebound economically is being offered to the Mingo County Airport Authority and, consequently, to the county as a whole.

The program, known as t...

At last month’s Mingo County Redevelopment Authority meeting, the board agreed that it might be in the agency’s best interest to explore the possibility of abating some or all of Mohawk Industries’ remaining lease payments in return for the company conveying its former buildings and assets at the Ja...

August 20, 2019

KING COAL TOURISM DEVELOPMENT MINGO COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA

The MCRA is seeking to sell property and structure located at Central Mountain Heights in Mingo County, WV.  Pursuant to West Virginia Code Section 16-18-7, MCRA has determined that the property is in need of further development and is seeking...

KERMIT - Construction work is underway on the Aquaponics facility which will be located at Kermit. The recent hot, dry summer weather has been good as the project moves forward.The facility is located on the old Burning Creek Mine property inside the Kermit City limits.Leasha Johnson, executive dire...