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Representatives of several government offices, non-profit agencies and businesses participated in the eighth annual Wyoming County Day at the Legislature Monday. The event allowed state capitol visitors a chance to see what the county has to offer. “Every year we seem to get bigger and better,” emphasized Christy Laxton, executive director of the Wyoming County Economic Development Authority and one of the organizers.
- Annual event
Officials note big need for lodging
With few exceptions, Wyoming County has thus far missed the economic boom expected with the construction of the Hatfield-McCoy Recreational Trails. The main reason is the lack of lodging, officials note.
Coalfields Expressway expected to spur growth
Expanding tourism as well as other industries in Wyoming County will be much easier if the Coalfields Expressway is completed across the county, officials agree.
- Healthy lifestyles program
East theater troupe going to regional competition
Despite a change in teachers, Wyoming County East High School’s theater troupe hasn’t missed a step — in the quality of the plays produced or the student performances, in the number of prestigious awards earned. B.J. Adams, who became the director three years ago, continued the program when Benny Mills, legendary high school drama instructor, retired.