Q&A with Generation WV’s Evan Nelson

June 3, 2024 Finding a great employee is a process, as is finding a great job.  Generation WV, a nonprofit founded on a mission to keep more young West Virginians in the state, has new programs to match great employers and great candidates. We talked with Evan Nelson, the Career Connector Manager, about these programs and […]

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Equipping our Workforce: WV Invests 

May 1, 2024 May is the month filled with graduation celebrations as young adults across the Greenbrier Valley cross over into the next phase of their lives. While there are several paths – college, trade school, military or entering the workforce – equipping students with the right skillset for a promising career is vital. Enter West […]

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Lights, Camera, Economic Development Action!

By: Dave Lavender | April 1, 2024 With the glory of spring unfolding, the annual feast of spring color and growing light of day brings vibrant migrations of activities and economic development in this place we aptly call Almost Heaven.  From red birds to orange traffic cones, our world is abuzz with new energy, knowing […]

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Almost Heaven Saunas Hosts Job Fair

Be a part of a WV Tradition! Almost Heaven Saunas was founded in 1977 in the Greenbrier Valley and we just keep growing. Not only do we pride ourselves on developing, creating, and manufacturing saunas, we pride ourselves on having amazing employees. When/Where: Join us for our 1st ever job fair at our Lewisburg facility […]

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#GreenbrierValleyProud

This March, and this year, we are celebrating 30 years of service for Greenbrier Valley EDC.  Since our creation – a result of House Bill 4587 – our commitment to the businesses and communities of Greenbrier, Monroe and Pocahontas Counties has not waivered. We are proud of the accomplishments of our region, our organization, and […]

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EDC and CVB Host Build WV Informational Sessions 

January 24, 2024 Maxwelton (WV) The Greenbrier Valley EDC and Pocahontas County CVB are offering an informational session for developers and interested parties to learn more about the BUILD WV program on Tuesday, February 6, 2024, at 2 p.m. at the Wellness Center in Marlinton.     Pocahontas County received a BUILD WV designation in August, which […]

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Greenbrier Valley EDC Hosts Build WV Informational Sessions

January 24, 2024 Maxwelton (WV) After receiving two BUILD WV designations in the region, the Greenbrier Valley EDC and its partners are offering two chances for developers and interested parties to learn more about the program on Tuesday, February 6, 2024. Meghan Smith with the WV Department of Economic Development will present program specifics and can […]

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Legislative Committee hears update on Farmland Protection Program from Greenbrier Valley EDC Director Ruthana Beezley

By Matthew Young, RealWV January 9, 2024 CHARLESTON, W.Va. – “For me conservation and development do not have to be mutually exclusive. We just need to adopt more common sense approaches, and more centric views on how to address the greater good.” That’s what Greenbrier Valley Economic Development Corporation (GVEDC) Executive Director Ruthana Beezley told […]

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GREENBRIER COUNTY RECEIVES BUILD WV DESIGNATION 

Application submitted by GVEDC is approved for WV’s 10th designation location  December 4, 2023 Maxwelton (WV) Incentives created to encourage development of housing are now available in Greenbrier County after a designation as a certified BUILD WV district by the West Virginia Departments of Commerce, Tourism, and Economic Development.   The application for designation was submitted […]

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