Preston County is the location where talent and research connect!
Preston County has a civilian labor force of around 15,000 individuals with a reputation for honesty, loyalty and hard work. A significant portion of that labor force commutes out of the county for work, most of which is in healthcare, retail, natural resources and manufacturing. That fact presents an excellent opportunity for businesses in those sectors to locate to Preston County to have access to a knowledgeable workforce who would be extremely interested in working closer to home. A number of significant employers can attest to the advantage the local workforce supplies.
Those workers also have excellent opportunities to continue their education, through workforce partners and programs that deliver the training required to place workers at the forefront of technology development.