PIKEVILLE, Ky. - Ground has been broken for a combined brewery and distillery in downtown Pikeville in eastern Kentucky.
NEW YORK - Stocks closed modestly lower Friday as oil titans Exxon Mobil and Chevron led a slump in energy stocks.
FRAZIERS BOTTOM, W.Va. - The West Virginia Department of Commerce joined Multicoat Products Inc. in celebrating the completion of its new East Coast headquarters in Putnam County, according to a press release.
WASHINGTON - U.S. wages and benefits grew in the spring at the slowest pace in 33 years, stark evidence that stronger hiring isn't lifting paychecks much for most Americans. The slowdown also likely reflects a sharp drop-off in bonus and incentive pay for some workers.
CHARLESTON - A public outcry has prompted convenience store chain Sheetz to reverse a decision to use an out-of-state supplier of pepperoni rolls at its West Virginia stores.
WASHINGTON - U.S. consumer sentiment slipped this month but remains at healthy levels, the University of Michigan said Friday.
CHARLESTON - United Bankshares Inc.'s reported earnings for the second quarter and the first half of 2015 were $34.8 million or $0.50 per diluted share, an increase from earnings of $33.2 million or $0.48 per diluted share for the second quarter of 2014.
FRANKFORT, Ky. - Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear announced Thursdsay Jacobs & Thompson Ltd. is locating in Wurtland, Ky.
WASHINGTON - U.S. home rental prices climbed much faster than incomes in June. But there are signs of slowing momentum around major job hubs such as New York, Los Angeles and Washington.
NEW YORK - Time Warner Cable is adding more customers as it awaits the government's decision on whether Charter Communications should be allowed to buy it, creating a new cable giant with 24 million subscribers.