Progress Updates articles

Whitesville takes aim at bad buildings

Here’s some exciting news coming out of Whitesville, from our friends at the West Virginia Community Development Hub: Whitesville – a 2015 Turn This Town Around community – is one of nine communities in West Virginia receiving technical assistance support this year through a “BAD Buildings” grant from the Northern West Virginia Brownfields Assistance Center

Upcoming Workshop Dates

Grafton – Monday, September 8 at 6pm – Church of the Good Shepherd October 13 November 10 December 8 Matewan – Wednesday, September 10 at 6pm at Old School Fitness – THIS IS A NEW DATE October 16 November 6 December 11

Turn This Town Around News

There are a lot of things happening over the next week in both Grafton and Matewan, be sure to stay in the loop.   Grafton Tonight (July 14) at 6pm – Clean up in front of the depot Tuesday, July 15 at 6:30pm – City Council Meeting The results from the Walkability Study will be presented The community

Upcoming Meetings

Hi folks!  Here are the dates for the next TTTA meetings.  Hope to see you there! Matewan – Wednesday, July 16 at 6pm – There is a big event this day in Matewan.  They are expecting 60 kids to be in attendance and will have several activities scheduled as well as have the mobile farmers market there for the event. I have emailed

Grafton – May 21

Last week was a busy and exciting time in Grafton! May 13 – Castlecreek Playground Clean Up – Jenny Murray along with a group of about 28 kids began work on the playground.  They spent the majority of the day staining and painting some of the playground equipment. May 14 – Leer Mine – Kent and