Procter & Gamble’s new plant in the Eastern Panhandle has drawn 1,100 applicants already — so many the company had to shut down its application portal for a few months last spring. “We were getting so much traction that we couldn’t keep up with the demand,” said P&G spokesman Jeff LeRoy.
As forest fire season officially begins in West Virginia, the state Division of Forestry will have to count on backup from the National Guard or from prisoners made available by the state Division of Corrections.
As a U.S. Senator, Jay Rockefeller was once in the public eye every day. By Wednesday, when Rockefeller helped celebrate 20 years of Toyota’s investment at its plant in West Virginia, a public appearance was a rarity.