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  • Greenbrier Resort celebrates 100th anniversary of Old White TPC

    Greenbrier Resort celebrates 100th anniversary of Old White TPC

    Greenbrier Resort celebrates 100th anniversary of Old White TPC

    Saturday, April 19 2014 7:45 PM EDT2014-04-19 23:45:07 GMT
    America's resort is celebrating an important birthday.The Greenbrier Resort's famous golf course, the Old White TPC turned 100 years old today.To commemorate the event Jim Justice, Owner of The Greenbrier, and Jeff Kmiec, the resort's President along with several other representatives of the resort gathered Saturday to remember the course's long history.Guests were in attendance to watch as Justice hit the ceremonial first ball from the first tee.Even recent Masters winner Bubba Watson made a...
    America's resort is celebrating an important birthday.The Greenbrier Resort's famous golf course, the Old White TPC turned 100 years old today.To commemorate the event Jim Justice, Owner of The Greenbrier, and Jeff Kmiec, the resort's President along with several other representatives of the resort gathered Saturday to remember the course's long history.Guests were in attendance to watch as Justice hit the ceremonial first ball from the first tee.Even recent Masters winner Bubba Watson made a...
  • One man shot early Saturday morning in Beckley

    One man shot early Saturday morning in Beckley

    One man shot early Saturday morning in Beckley

    Saturday, April 19 2014 7:39 PM EDT2014-04-19 23:39:31 GMT
    911 Dispatchers said a man was shot in the leg early Saturday morning on Harper Road in Beckley outside of the Holiday Inn.
    911 Dispatchers said a man was shot in the leg early Saturday morning on Harper Road in Beckley outside of the Holiday Inn.
  • After chemical Spill, officials give $1.2 Million to WV tourism

    After chemical Spill, officials give $1.2 Million to WV tourism

    Friday, April 18 2014 8:35 PM EDT2014-04-19 00:35:20 GMT
    There's a new push to help West Virginia's tourism industry after the chemical spill that caused a major water crisis in January. On Thursday, the state announced a $1.2 million cash contribution that
    There's a new push to help West Virginia's tourism industry after the chemical spill that caused a major water crisis in January.

For the 16th consecutive year, more West Virginians collect a paycheck from Wal-Mart Associates, Inc. than any other private employer.

WorkForce West Virginia released its list of the 100 largest employers in the state Tuesday. The list was compiled from March 2013 data.

Businesses with both single and multiple locations were ranked, according to number of employees.

Rounding out the top five employers in W.Va. are West Virginia United Health System, Charleston Area Medical Center, Inc., Kroger, and Consolidation Coal Company.

Ranked No. 6 through 10 are: Mylan Pharmaceuticals, Lowe's Home Centers, St. Mary's Medical Center, The Mentor Network, and ResCare.

The top 20 employers of 2013 had a total of 1,683 more employees than the top 20 employers of 2012.

By county, 32 of 55 list their respective board of education offices as top employers locally.