The Boone County Community and Economic Development Corporation is a non-profit marketing beautiful Boone County, West Virginia. Located within 500 miles of half of the US population, we offer excellent transportation logistics for your products and a strong labor force. Come to Boone County and discover what we can do for your business!
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Would you like to explore doing business in the West Virginia? Often called America's Best Kept Secret, West Virginia is a great place to do business, especially in Boone County! Click on the link above for more details.
The Boone County WARN SYSTEM. This system will call phone numbers through out the county during an emergency such as flooding, disasters, or other dangers.
First Coal Field Idol! The moment everyone has been waiting for!!!! Here are the finalists for the 2015 Coal Field Idol:
Megan Galici, Parkersburg, WV (16)
Nathan Hammond, Barboursville WV, (26)
Travis Hatfield, (21)
Ashley Smith, Huntington, WV, (23)
Krista Wilkenson, (37)
WILDCARD Ricky Cooper, Sylvester, WV, (15)
These people will sing for the Judges on Thursday, June 18 on the WV Coal Festival stage. The winner wll be chosen by the Judges that evening and will by the opening act at the WV Coal Festival on Saturday, June 20th!
We would like to thank everyone for making the first Coal Field Idol a very successful event. It was lots of fun and we look forward to doing this again next year!
First Annual Appalachian Thunder Boone County has the perfect roads to enjoy a fun and scenic motorcycle ride. This is being promoted through the Appalachian Thunder ride being held on May 30th. The charity group will change annually to benefit different parts of the county. In 2015, benefits will support Whitesville's Turn This Town Around. Want to participate? Call Dennis Ferrell at 304-854-2942.
What do you want to see here? The Boone County Planning Commission is creating a 10 year Comprehensive Plan for the county. We are currently conducting survey of people who live in Boone Conuty. The survey is anonymous and takes less than 10 minutes to complete. If you would like a copy, stop by the BCCEDC office at 1 Avenue C in Madison or an Boone County Library. You can also email us here!
Summer Fun! It's time for the many summer activities in Boone County! Keep watch here or on our Facebook pages for the latest on the WV Coal Festival, Boone County Fair, Big Coal River Heritage Day, Sylvester Homecoming Festival, and Rivers and Ridges!
GOVERNOR TOMBLIN ANNOUNCES THE ELIMINATION OF THE BUSINESS FRANCHISE TAX Click here to read more
Whitesville wins Turn This Town Around! Boone County's own Whitesville won the WV Focus Magazine's contest Turn This Town Around. They will receive training and hands-on assistance in planning and implementing projects to beautify and revitalize their downtowns, build new businesses, and diversify their economies. Congratulations Whitesville!
Prevent Drug Addiction in Boone County Judge Thompson and the Boone County Adult Drug Court Staff invite you to join us in our quest to raise awareness about drug addiction and learn what you can do to help make our community a better place. Read about Senator Joe Manchin's visit to discuss the problem here.
Dreaming of Being Your OWN Boss? Talk with the BCCEDC! We can help you find a location, fill out the correct forms, and help market your company.
Seasonal Weekly Farmers' Market held in Madison! The Market is gearing up for 2015. Starting planning your gardens for the growing season. The market will resume in June at Ellis Plaza on Main Street, Downtown Madison. No setup fees. No taxes. You keep all your profit! Ideas : Vegetables, fruits, honey, eggs, canned goods, baked goods, flowers, breads, candles, and much more! Bring your vegetables, fruits, baked goods, canned items, herbs, eggs, and firewood. No yard sale items, please.
Alpha Resources invests $23 Million in Julian: In late June, 2013 Alpha Resources opened its 136,000 square foot Running Right Leadership Academy in Julian, the firs of its kind. This facility will be a world-class center for mine safety and training and development. Cost of the project is $23 Million. Click here to read more >