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May. 03, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Business briefs

First Sentry Bank named a Top 200 U.S. bank

For the second-consecutive year, First Sentry Bank was ranked in Banker Magazine's Top 200 Community Banks in the nation.


May. 03, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

A cornerstone of American business

HUNTINGTON - Truth be told, every week is small business week.

Annually since 1963, the President of the United States has issued a proclamation announcing Small Business Week to recognize the contributions of America's entrepreneurs and small-business owners.


May. 02, 2015 @ 08:08 AM

Moore's Hardware closes after 68 years

HUNTINGTON - The former owner of a local small business called it the "end of an era" when he was told the Guyandotte and Proctorville, Ohio, locations of Moore's Hardware had gone out of business.


May. 02, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Peoples Bank reports first-quarter earnings

MARIETTA, Ohio - Peoples Bancorp Inc. announced results for the three months ended March 31, 2015.

 


May. 02, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Small, midsize SUVs drive April US auto sales gains

DETROIT - Hot sales of small and midsize SUVs drove auto sales higher last month as General Motors, Ford, Toyota, Fiat Chrysler and Nissan all reported U.S. sales gains.

 


May. 02, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Free energy efficiency conference scheduled

HUNTINGTON The West Virginia Division of Energy and the Marshall University Center for Business and Economic Research will host the "Expanding Energy Efficiency in West Virginia Conference" on Thursday, May 21.

 


May. 02, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Central Kentucky auto products plant expanding

PARIS, Ky. - A central Kentucky company says it's expanding its operation in Paris, Kentucky, a move that's expected to create up to 30 jobs.

 


May. 02, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Stocks bounce back from steep loss

NEW YORK - U.S. stocks headed higher Friday as the market bounced back from a steep loss the day before. Most Asian and European markets were closed for a holiday.

 


May. 01, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Water utility seeks 28 pct. rate increase

CHARLESTON - West Virginia's biggest water utility wants to increase its rates by 28 percent. On Thursday, West Virginia American Water announced a $35.5 million case to increase rates with the Public Service Commission.

 


May. 01, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

FDA seeks more data on hospital hand cleaners

WASHINGTON - To fight infections, hospital workers can hit the hand sanitizer a hundred times or more a day. Now, the government wants more study of whether that is safe and how well it actually fights the spread of germs.