Entries from July 2007

There Are No Walls Between W.Va. Cities

Date Written by Brian Alcorn on July 31, 2007

When I started a business in West Virginia several years ago, my venture began in Charleston. As I developed relationships with local business owners, a few took me under their wings and gave advice on the do’s and don’ts of conducting business in West Virginia. One don’t I occasionally heard was: “People in [...]

More Summer Fun in the Mountain State

Date Written by Jason Keeling on July 21, 2007

Upcoming Events

Wild and Wonderful MountainFest, Morgantown, July 26-29
Multifest of West Virginia, Charleston, Aug. 3-5
Rib & Music Fest, Huntington, Aug. 9-12
West Virginia State Fair, Lewisburg, Aug. 10-18
News and Sentinel Races, Parkersburg, Aug. 18/19
Skatepark Fundraiser Concert, The John Corbett Band, Fayetteville, Aug. 25
Festival of the Rivers, Hinton, Sept. 1/2

Throughout the Summer

Bluefield Orioles Baseball, Bluefield
West Virginia Rail Trails, [...]

W.Va. Recipe Challengers Sought

Date Written by Jason Keeling on July 14, 2007

If you have an entrepreneurial spirit and enjoy the art of cooking, you might be interested in the West Virginia Recipe Challenge, which takes place Aug. 18 during the State Fair in Lewisburg. New entrepreneurs and existing businesses will participate in two separate contests. The competition winners will be awarded over $10,000 worth of services [...]

Wireless Across America Calling on W.Va.

Date Written by Jason Keeling on July 11, 2007

In recent years mobile phone / wireless Internet services have expanded significantly across the United States. Such expansion has provided benefits in terms of safety, business, and economic development. However, many rural areas throughout the nation still lack a sufficient wireless structure. Within its larger towns/cities and along its Interstate system, West Virginia has good [...]

RSS: An Efficient Way to Explore the W.Va. Web

Date Written by Jason Keeling on July 4, 2007

If you spend significant time on the Internet and you’ve not learned to use RSS (Really Simple Syndication), you may want to familiarize yourself. Remember when you first learned to use a Web-browser, the most common being Internet Explorer or Netscape? It may have taken some time to get used to, but after you got [...]