Kingwood City Council recently accepted a $2,000 brownfields assistance grant, made available through Wesbanco and the Northern West Virginia Brownfields Assistance Center, agreeing to move forward with the purchase of a building for its recycling program. The money will help the city transform an abandoned grocery warehouse into a recycling center.
Council approved a contract for the purchase of the Penmarva building near downtown Kingwood. A public meeting will be held to discuss further uses for the building. Read more here.