WILLIAMSON - The Mingo County Redevelopment Authority has a potential client who is exploring building a saw mill in Wood Park located at the Harless Industrial Park near Holden.

Although authority officials did not reveal the client's name at this time, Barry Cook, director of the West Virginia Divi...

December 21, 2018

The Mingo County Redevelopment Authority is seeking a company to fulfill a contract which will include but not limited to site work consisting of:

  • 6,010 CY of over-excavation for a proposed aquaponics facility

  • Site improvements including drainage, sidewalk, asphalt road, and parking lot

  • ...

During this month’s Mingo County Redevelopment Authority meeting, Executive Director Leasha Johnson brought the board up-to-date on a recently-completed feasibility study conducted at the Wood Products Industrial Park.

Johnson said the park was originally developed to operate as an incubator for valu...

Diligence and hard work are having positive impact on Mingo County

It appears that two Mingo County development projects may soon become a reality after having undergone a great deal of negotiation between the Mingo County Redevelopment Authority and several state and federal agencies

Because of these...

December 9, 2018

EAST WILLIAMSON – Leasha Johnson, executive director of the Mingo County Redevelopment Authority, said she is “cautiously optimistic” about the spring opening of the Twin Branch Drag Strip.

The MCRA has been working with the Division of Natural Resources and Division of Environmental Protection about...

HUNTINGTON - The Mingo County Redevelopment Authority has been awarded a $20,000 grant to support a new strategic marketing plan and related marketing materials for the Mingo County Wood Products Industrial Park.

The EDGE Grant was recently awarded by Appalachian Power. MCRA was one of more than 20 g...

A small jet manufacturer located in Colorado Springs, Colorado, is currently expressing interest in becoming the first manufacturing client at the county’s new Air Transportation Park.

During last week’s Mingo County Redevelopment Authority meeting, Executive Director Leasha Johnson told board member...

October 14, 2018

Mingo County needs to diversify its economy and at the same time continue to work with the coal industry, according to Leasha Johnson, executive director of the Mingo County Redevelopment Authority, or MCRA.

She was the featured speaker Thursday at the Tug Valley Chamber of Commerce luncheon, which w...

September 14, 2018

Pete Scalzo, a drag racing enthusiast and developer from Sarasota, Florida, appeared before the Mingo County Redevelopment Authority at its regular meeting Sept. 6 to answer questions about a lease and operating agreement that the MCRA is taking under consideration.

Scalzo has owned and operated four...

A new federal guideline implemented by the funding and oversight agency for all Abandoned Mine Land (AML) Pilot projects has slightly delayed the aquaponics project at Kermit.

This bit of discouraging news was delivered to Mingo County Redevelopment Authority board members by Executive Director Leash...

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