The new mayor, Ric Griffith is already talking about finishing projects in the works and starting others.
One of the major projects in Kenova is the installation of a new water system... it's almost complete. A sewer project will soon follow. Kenova's new mayor, Ric Griffith also wants to push tourism in Kenova.
It is the first city many people see traveling eastbound on I-64 in West Virginia. Mayor elect Griffith says the City of Kenova plans to buy a parcel of land and build a welcome visitor's center.
Griffith also says plans are in the works to transform old C-K High School into a community-senior center. Griffith will be sworn in as mayor July first.