Monthly Archives: September 2006

Braxton County to Participate in State Scholars Initiative

Braxton County is one of just a few West Virginia counties to be selected for a program to encourage high school students to enroll in a rigorous curriculum to giving them a boost whether they go to college or go … Continue reading

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Fairmont State Opens Branch at Braxton High School

In a ground breaking move, Fairmont State’s Pierpont Community and Technical College has partnered with the Braxton County school system to develop an Early College High School initiative. The facility, an addition to the existing high school, provides students an … Continue reading

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Braxton Technology Center is Open for Business

The BCDA hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony on August 10 marking the grand opening of the Braxton Technology Center. Congresswoman Shelley Moore Capito was on hand to greet approximately 75 community leaders as they celebrated the completion of this 30,000 … Continue reading

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Flatwoods Canoe Run PSD Secures $1.6 Million Grant to Water Plan Upgrades

The Flatwoods Canoe Run PSD is the recipient of a much anticipated $1.6 million grant from the U. S. Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration to upgrade the water plant in Sutton. These funds were matched by a very generous … Continue reading

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Plant Invests $20 Million in Braxton County Facility

Weyerhaeuser Corporation is investing $20 million in upgrades to its oriented strand board facility in Heaters. Over a several month period, production will be shut down to totally overhaul the plant’s press. During this time period, there will be no … Continue reading

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BCDA Announces New Technology Jobs

The Triune Group has located an office in Braxton County to develop information management applications for its client the United States Airforce. Headquartered in Dayton, Ohio, Triune is the first tenant in the Braxton Technology Center. They will initially hire … Continue reading

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