Letter from perhaps the county’s leading historian William Howard Adams. it reads: Dear Commissioner Noland and neighbors, It is now some fifty years that Margaret and Dr. John Washington invited my wife and I to Jefferson County and Harewood for […]
Download the Statement (.pdf) STATEMENT TEXT: To: Senator Manchin From: Potomac Valley Audubon Society Re: Opposition Statement on Rockwool Plant proposed for Jefferson County, WV The Potomac Valley Audubon Society (PVAS) has served Berkeley, Jefferson and Morgan Counties in West […]
SHENANDOAH JUNCTION, WV. The West Virginia chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics released a letter yesterday challenging the proposed Rockwool insulation factory located near schools in Jefferson County. READ THE LETTER (.pdf) The American Academy of Pediatrics is one […]
RESOLUTION OF JEFFERSON COUNTY HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION OPPOSING THE ROCKWOOL PLANT CONSTRUCTION DULY ADOPTED ON SEPTEMBER 12, 2018 WHEREAS, ROCKWOOL plans to build a large industrial manufacturing plant on the former Jefferson Orchard Property off Old Route 9; WHEREAS, ROCKWOOL’S plant […]
News by Category
October 20, 2023
JCV has entered its fifth year of serving the community. A...
September 12, 2023
Comprehensive plans for Jefferson County and the locales contained within will shape the future of what our home looks like. The comprehensive plans should NOT include any heavy industry. These plans are reviewed when businesses express an interest in coming to Jefferson County. Most recently, a request was submitted to rezone an area to accommodate heavy industry.
August 23, 2023
Jefferson County Development Authority, often referred to as JCDA, plays a key role in recruiting new businesses to the county. As stated on their website, "the mission of the Jefferson County Development Authority is to provide an increased and diverse tax base for Jefferson County. The JCDA also provides new employment opportunities for our citizens through the attraction of medium sized light manufacturing and other types of business, and through the retention and expansion of existing businesses in Jefferson County."