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RAINELLE (WVVA)- A new gas station in Rainelle is officially open.

Wednesday, Mayor Andrea Pendleton held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Kroger Fuel Station.

Before, Rainelle residents had to drive twenty minutes outside of town to use their reward points and save money on gas.

Store manager, David Beavers says, "Any kind of growth inside this community is a positive thing."

Not only is this business saving residents money but it is also bringing in revenue to the city of Rainelle. They've hired multiple new employees to work the fuel station.

Officials say they hope this is just the beginning of new businesses opening in Rainelle.

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