FRANKFORT, Ky. - The government spends $900 million a year to train Kentucky workers, yet just 8 percent of employers say the state's workforce has "good skills" according to a new report from the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce.
CHARLESTON - Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin Wednesday joined West Virginia Department of Commerce Secretary Keith Burdette, the West Virginia Development Office and the West Virginia Export Council to present the Governor's Commendation for International Market Entry to 46 West Virginia business exporters, including several from area counties.
SEATTLE - Amazon.com reported a surprise second-quarter profit Thursday on continued strength of its cloud-computing business and strong revenue both domestically and abroad.
HUNTINGTON - Citing continued weakness in its coal markets, CSX announced a 1 percent reduction in its workforce for the third quarter of 2015 with a majority of the 600 employees being cut from its Huntington division.
GALLIPOLIS, Ohio - The Ohio Valley Banc Corp. this week declared a cash dividend of $.21 per common share payable on Aug. 10 to shareholders of record on July 31.
NEW YORK - Investors have been second-guessing the strength of company results this week and they found more reasons to do so on Thursday.
CHARLESTON - For the 13th consecutive year, West Virginia Lottery sales have topped the $1 billion mark.
WASHINGTON - Americans bought homes in June at the fastest rate in over eight years, pushing prices to record highs as buyer demand has eclipsed the availability of houses on the market.
NEW YORK - U.S. stocks notched their second decline in as many days Wednesday, pulled down by a technology stock slump headlined by Apple and Microsoft.
HUNTINGTON - The Razor and Shear Men's Grooming and Supply Co. is set to open at 9 a.m. Aug. 11 at 406 9th St. in downtown Huntington.