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Besides the stories you can read at herald-dispatch.com, there are many more stories and features in today's Herald-Dispatch newspaper and e-paper.
LONG LIST OF SCHOOL NEEDS IN WAYNE COUNTY: The need for new or remodeled schools in Wayne County is not just limited to the communities of Crum and Kenova, where one student body is attending in modular classrooms and the other has major operational issues. Many of the county’s other 16 schools also require major fixes and upgrades, officials say. Read more about the challenges facing Wayne County Schools on today's front page.
20 YEARS OF BROADCAST: Mike Kirtner believes things happen for a reason. Even when he spent several years out of state, he always kept his ties to West Virginia. That paid off when he had the opportunity to team up with financial partner Tom Wolf to found a locally owned media company, Kindred Communications. This year, Kindred celebrates 20 years in business and this week the company is moving into a new location at 555 5th Ave. in Huntington. Read more in our Sunday Business spotlight.
PERSONNEL: Keep up with the latest hirings across the Tri-State with our weekly Personnel column.
BIZ IN BRIEF: Check out our weekly roundup of regional business wheelings and dealings.
BREWING UP HISTORY: Standing majestically on the banks of the Ohio River, the 20-foot-high, 2,090-foot-long Portsmouth Floodwall tells stories of glories long ago when steel mills and factories belched smoke and money. While much of that colorful mural-preserved history has faded away into dusty books, just a block off of the river the Portsmouth Brewing Company, located at 224 Second St., has tapped into the river city’s rich brewing history and is busy rewriting its future. Read more on our Sunday Life page.
THE WINTER FLOWER: Many folks associate the amaryllis plant with the holidays, however, they make a great display thoughout January and February. One would think the beautiful flowers would take an enormous amount of work but they don’t. They really are quite simple to manage and display. Learn more in our Sunday Homes section. Also in the section every week is a look at trends in home decorating, tips and tricks from home decor and repair specialists, and more.
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