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W.Va. Governor on Hand to Break Ground for $104 Million Sustainable Community Revitalization Project

December 2, 2013
By Richard Belisle

More people now commute to jobs in the side-by-side cities of Charles Town and Ranson than drive to work out of the area, Charles Town Mayor Peggy Smith said Monday.

Smith was one of 20 speakers, in person, by video and letter, participating in a groundbreaking ceremony for the $104 million Charles Town, Ranson and American Public University Systems Sustainable Community Revitalization project.

The event was held in the American Public University Systems, or APUS, Academic Center at 330 N. George St. Construction for the first phase of the project begins in January.

Read to the entire article at Herald-Mail.

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