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February 3, 2019 at 12:12 pm

Alumni News | Edwards Named Shinnston, WV, City Manager

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Chad Edwards

Ohio University alum Chad Edwards is the new city manager for Shinnston, WV, reports the Exponent Telegraph.

Edwards earned a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University in 1995, followed by a master’s in public administration from OHIO’s Voinovich School in 2015.

SHINNSTON — Wednesday marked the first official day on the job for Shinnston’s new city manager, Chad Edwards….

“I think Shinnston has a lot of potential,” Edwards said. “I think there’s a lot of potential for growth. It’s just a hidden gem.”

Edwards’ first goal is to complete grant projects already underway in the city. These include the Rails to Trails and downtown sidewalk projects, he said.

“I think it’s important to get everything finished up, and then we’ll start looking at opportunities for new projects,” he said. “We can’t leave stuff on the shelf and start something new without finishing.”

Read more in the Exponent Telegraph.

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