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...

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...

December 1, 2017

The Mingo County Redevelopment Authority (MCRA) received $50,605 in federal rural development funds to conduct a study of the feasibility of a Wood Products Industrial Park.

The funds were part of $9.2 million in federal assistance for West Virginia announced Wednesday by U.S. Sens. Joe Manchin (D-WV...

When the Mingo County Redevelopment Authority and the Mingo County PSD jointly received nearly $1.4 million in EDA (Economic Development Administration) funding last week, the agencies’ focus on tourism as economic development got even narrower and the expansion just a little broader.

The funding rec...

The Mingo County Redevelopment Authority (MCRA) in Williamson has received a $1.392 million grant to help develop the Twisted Gun Golf Course.

The grant, announced Wednesday, will help provide provide water service to the new Twisted Gun Gap development and the Hatfield-McCoy trail system. According...

The Wayne County company whose goal is to assist formerly unemployed and unskilled people — including those who live in Mingo County — get the training they need in on-the-job settings like construction, agriculture, solar and mine land reclamation, got some financial assistance this week.

Officials...

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...

During a press conference held in Huntington on Wednesday, 28 funding awards were doled out to those communities that have been adversely affected by a sagging coal economy.

In total, these hard-hit coal areas will receive more than $38 million to help them transcend from coal to other economies, off...

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