News from February 2011

Small business matchmaking event set for Feb. 17

By The West Virginia Record | Feb 1, 2011

BARBOURSVILLE -- Verizon, the Regional Contracting Assistance Center and the Southern Ohio Procurement Outreach Center will hold a small business matchmaking event, Business Assistance for Contracting, on Feb. 17.

House, Senate bills differ on election dates

By Jessica M. Karmasek | Feb 1, 2011

Thompson CHARLESTON -- The House of Delegates and Senate have exchanged their versions of legislation setting dates for special primary and gubernatorial elections this year.

Ronceverte annexation was illegal, Justices say

By Steve Korris | Feb 1, 2011

Ketchum CHARLESTON – Ronceverte city council members who annexed a subdivision four miles away illegally included roads leading to the subdivision without including properties along the roads, the Supreme Court of Appeals decided on Jan. 20.

Cabell couple sues man for breach of contract

By Kyla Asbury | Feb 2, 2011

HUNTINGTON – A Cabell County couple is suing a man after they claim he breached their contract.

Former employee sues 84 Lumber for wrongful termination

By Kyla Asbury | Feb 2, 2011

HUNTINGTON – A former employee is suing 84 Lumber after he claims his employment was wrongfully terminated.

Roane woman sues Volkswagen for defective vehicle

By Kyla Asbury | Feb 2, 2011

CHARLESTON – A Roane County woman is suing Volkswagen after she claims a vehicle she purchased was defective.

Woman sues Kroger for injuries

By Kyla Asbury | Feb 2, 2011

CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County woman is suing Kroger after she sustained injuries at its Elkview location.

State Senate passes compromise election bill

By Jessica M. Karmasek | Feb 2, 2011

Thompson CHARLESTON -- The state Senate has approved a so-called "compromise bill" that would keep intact the House's date for a special primary election, according to reports.

PERSONNEL FILE: Wilmoth appointed to WVU Board of Governors

By The West Virginia Record | Feb 3, 2011

CHARLESTON -- Acting Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has appointed William D. Wilmoth to the Board of Governors at West Virginia University.

Court sets interest rate on judgments and decrees in 2011

By The West Virginia Record | Feb 3, 2011

CHARLESTON -– The Administrative Office of the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia has set the interest rate at 7 percent for judgments and decrees entered during the 2011 calendar year.

San Francisco company sued over faulty jukeboxes

By Harmon Marks | Feb 3, 2011

HAMLIN -- L&P Vending claims five jukeboxes purchased from a San Francisco company would not function.

Seminar on customer service set for Feb. 9

By The West Virginia Record | Feb 3, 2011

ASHLAND, Ky. -- Huddleston Bolen, the Ashland Alliance, and Community Trust Bank will present a Business4Breakfast seminar on Feb. 9.

Copenhaver moves state's mountaintop mining case to D.C.

By Steve Korris | Feb 3, 2011

Copenhaver CHARLESTON -- For the sake of "certainty and finality in the coalfields," U.S. District Judge John Copenhaver decided that West Virginia's challenge to new federal rules for mountaintop mining belongs in federal court at Washington.

PERSONNEL FILE: Spilman member named Rising Star by Super Lawyers

By The West Virginia Record | Feb 3, 2011

Moore WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The law firm Spilman Thomas & Battle has announced that Timothy R. Moore, a member in its Winston-Salem office, was recently named to the 2011 Rising Stars list by North Carolina Super Lawyers magazine.

PERSONNEL FILE: Three attorneys join Dinsmore & Shohl's Morgantown office

By The West Virginia Record | Feb 3, 2011

Spatafore MORGANTOWN -- Dinsmore & Shohl is pleased to announce that Denise Spatafore, Lorna Waddell and Olen York have joined the firm's Morgantown office.

Former anti-poverty agency director files wrongful termination suit

By Lawrence Smith | Feb 3, 2011

CHARLESTON – The former director of a state anti-poverty agency has promptly filed a lawsuit contesting her recent termination.

More West Virginia Law Adventure mock trials scheduled

By The West Virginia Record | Feb 3, 2011

CHARLESTON -– More middle schools and high schools around West Virginia have scheduled mock trials as part of the Supreme Court's West Virginia Law Adventure program, and some have rescheduled due to weather and other conflicts.

Business4Breakfast seminar to focus on employment policies

By The West Virginia Record | Feb 3, 2011

French CHARLESTON -- Huddleston Bolen employment lawyer Ashley French will lead a discussion about "Starting the Year off Right: Employment Policies You Need to Review NOW!"

*** standalone art for 2/7 issue: Chamber breakfast

By The West Virginia Record | Feb 3, 2011

Steve Roberts, president of the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce, greets state Sen. Corey Palumbo, right, and Delegate Tim Miley, center, after they spoke at the Feb. 1 breakfast.

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