Nearly 1,000 new or foreign businesses registered to do business in West Virginia during the month of August, according to the Secretary of State’s office.
Pleasants, Grant, and Marion Counties saw the most growth in business registrations. Each of those three counties increased its percentage by almost 2 percent.
In Pleasants County, 4 new business entities were registered. In Grant, 9 businesses; and in Marion, 40 new entities were licensed to set-up shop.
Since Secretary of State Mac Warner took office in January, over 7,300 new businesses have registered with the West Virginia Secretary of State’s office.