Posted: Monday, Mar 2nd, 2015
GRAFTON - More than 21 million children qualify for free or reduced-price meals through the National School Lunch Program and the National School Breakfast Program. For many of these children, school meals may be the only meals they eat. What happens when they go home over the weekend? Arch Coal's Leer Mine Complex employees have stepped up to answer ...more
Posted: Friday, Feb 27th, 2015
CHARLESTON - With a rich history and strong foothold in the tourism industry, Delegate Amy Summers took the opportunity Monday to officially recognize Taylor County before the West Virginia House of Delegates.
In a legislative citation detailing some of the history, trademark strengths and accomplishments of the 171 year old county, the citation was read before the legislative ...more
Posted: Wednesday, Feb 25th, 2015
CHARLESTON - Monday morning nearly two dozen Grafton residents traveled to Charleston to participate in the "Turn This Town Around Day at the Legislature" to be recognized by the West Virginia legislative body, to advocate with Taylor County's Senators and Delegates for projects underway and to provide support and feedback to new communities undertaking the Turn This Town Around program ...more
Posted: Friday, Feb 20th, 2015
GRAFTON, The pipe organ façade organ pipes in the sanctuary of the International Mother's Day Shrine are being refurbished and restored, as part of the major renovation project being funded by the United States Save America's Treasures Grant, which has been awarded from the United States Department of the Interior National Park Service.
Allegheny Restoration & Building, Inc., Morgantown, have ...more
Posted: Wednesday, Feb 18th, 2015
GRAFTON - During the 1850's, Grafton became the most important town on the Baltimore & Ohio line. The town itself was a creation of the railroad, built to accommodate the line's machine shop and foundry. Much of the growth and development of Taylor County communities can be traced back to the construction of railroad tracks through various communities. And ...more