Wheeling, W.Va.-based Tri-State Petroleum Corp. has awarded $24,000 in grants to local schools through its participation in the 2010 Educational Alliance Program sponsored by ExxonMobil Corp. A total of 32 area schools received grants of $750 each. “For more than a decade, Tri-State Petroleum has been passionate about supporting education in our local communities,” said
Beckley, W.Va.-based Little General is expanding its operations in southern West Virginia with the purchase of five Burger King operations and the opening of its 75th convenience store, wdbj7.com reported. Little General’s acquisition of Burger King operations in Beckley, Oak Hill, Princeton, Bluefield and Bluefield, Va., were effective as of Nov. 1. With this addition,
The West Virginia Oil Marketers and Grocers Association (OMEGA) and the West Virginia chapters of the Make-A-Wish Foundation kicked off their fundraising drive Monday at the Par Mar Convenience Store at 720 Division St. in Parkersburg, allowing community members to buy stars to help grant wishes of local children with life-threatening medical conditions, Newsandsentinel.com reported.