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New Business News!!!

Based upon a recent report from West Virginia’s Secretary of State, Ripley had 46 New Corporations and LLC’s established in 2019. Ravenswood had a record breaking 27 new Corporations and LLC’s. We welcome these exciting new businesses and look forward to working with you in your continued success.

WVU-P

Director of the Jackson County Development Authority, Mark Whitley, Dr. Chris Gilmer, President of West Virginia University-Parkersburg, Dr. Steven Smith, Vice President of West Virginia University-Parkersburg and Rev. Chris Skeens, Jackson County Development Authority Board member recently met to discuss WVU-P and exciting future plans for Jackson County and the region.

JACKSON COUNTY CONTINUES TO GROW!!!

JACKSON COUNTY CONTINUES TO GROW!!! Please see the information below showing the 2019 Economic Report Card for Jackson County. We have had an incredible year, It an excellent way to finish out this decade. We look forward to the continued economic growth in 2020.

AEP Starting Area Improvement Project in Jackson County

AEP Starting Area Improvement Project in Jackson County Appalachian Power is starting the Ravenswood Area Improvement Project in January 2020. This is a $60 million dollar investment that includes rebuilding approximately 30 miles of 69-kilvolt transmission line and upgrading associated facilities according to Mark Whitley of the Jackson County Development Authority. The project will replace … Read more

JACKSON COUNTY LEADS THE UNITED STATES !!!

Big News for Jackson County!!!! JACKSON COUNTY LEADS THE UNITED STATES !!! The US Commerce Bureau of Economic Analysis recent Gross Domestic Product Data has just been released for 2018 and Jackson County West Virginia led the nation among small counties which reflects all US Counties with less than 100,000 people with an 86.5 percent … Read more

Three Jackson County companies were among the 26 West Virginia businesses honored Tuesday by the state.

  https://commerce.wv.gov/news/governor-honors-26-west-virginia-businesses-exporting-to-new-markets?fbclid=IwAR2U0jAxV5se-2DYRRp2TV8I-j_MzBsbPV_1Htax7y_Z5PO-n1ON9LCK9Rc Three Jackson County companies were among the 26 West Virginia businesses honored Tuesday by the state. Congratulations to our three Jackson County businesses !!! The following business were awarded to 2019 WV Governor’s Commendation Award for International Market Entry! J&M Industrial, Millwood. Country: Uruguay, Mongolia, Ireland, Switzerland, Tinian, New Zealand, South Africa, Nicaragua, … Read more

Jackson County Development Authority Deserves Praise

https://www.newsandsentinel.com/opinion/editorials/2019/11/celebration-jackson-county-eda-deserves-praise/ Jackson County officials have a lot to be thankful for these days, as they see the fruit of forward thinking and good planning. All six buildings owned by the Jackson County Economic Development Authority are fully occupied. Meanwhile, it is one payment away from paying off the debt on its second-most recent acquisition. Any … Read more

West Virginia Commerce Secretary Ed Gaunch recently toured Roane and Jackson Counties as part of his statewide listening tour.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FROM THE JACKSON COUNTY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY MARK WHITLEY/MEGHAN PARSONS PRESS RELEASE Ripley, West Virginia West Virginia Commerce Secretary Ed Gaunch recently toured Roane and Jackson Counties as part of his statewide listening tour. His tour included area businesses including Jackson County businesses Al-Rac LLC, Concordance Healthcare Solutions, Valley In, SDR & Star … Read more