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...

Several years ago, the Mingo County Redevelopment Authority purchased a large expanse of reclaimed mountaintop mine property near the Mingo/Logan line.

The purpose was to ideally develop the property in a manner that would ultimately spawn industry, and, consequently, diversify a declining coal econo...

Just before Christmas Mingo County and the town of Kermit learned the two were going to be the joint recipients of a $3.6 million aquaponics facility that, when constructed in Kermit at First Burning Creek, potentially could represent a mini-boon to both the county and town.

During Kermit’s regularly...

Christmas came a couple of days early for Mingo County last week. At least that’s how U.S. Congressman Evan Jenkins referred to it when he stood before a crowd of state and local officials and announced that Mingo County had just been selected as the recipient of a $3.6 million grant via the 2016 Ab...

December 22, 2016

WILLIAMSON – Christmas came early for one organization in Mingo County.

At 11:00 a.m. Thursday morning, U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) held a special press conference at the Mingo County Redevelopment Authority in Williamson on the Aquaponics on AML project funding which was announced thi...

WILLIAMSON – Representatives from Refresh Appalachia, Ben Gilmer and Savanna Lyons, made a presentation to the board of directors of the Mingo County Redevelopment Authority (MCRA) at their regular meeting held last Thursday.

Refresh Appalachia is a social enterprise of the Coalfield Development Corp...

WILLIAMSON – The Mingo County Redevelopment Authority’s Refresh Appalachia project continues to gain momentum and 10 acres of farm land has been cultivated on a former surface mine reclamation site.

MCRA Director Leasha Johnson said 10 acres has been “ripped”, or plowed, at the site located near the...

At first glance it wouldn’t appear to be much more than an uneven 250-acre, windswept mountaintop expanse with not much vegetation of any kind.

In fact, likely not even a novice grower would expend much energy attempting to establish a small vegetable garden there, much less a working farm.

As is, eve...

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