A West Virginia coal tycoon with ties to the Tri State died unexpectedly yesterday. Chris Cline, self made billionaire and founder of Foresight Energy, along with his daughter died when a helicopter they were in crashed off the coast of Nassau in the Bahamas. ... Read More.
As was expected by many familiar with the situation, Alliance Coal announced layoffs at several mines in the area, with operations in White and Hamilton Counties among those seeing jobs lost. Pattiki mine operated by White County Coal, and River View mine operated by River... Read More.