JobsOhio Invests Over $30 Million in Southeast Ohio in 2020

JobsOhio, the state’s private economic development corporation designed to drive job creation and new capital investment in Ohio, has announced that through its regional network partner, Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE), it has invested over $30 million of JobsOhio funding into Southeast Ohio in 2020. Despite the challenges of the past year, businesses and entrepreneurs […]

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Increased Customer Demand Drives Expansion for Sixth Sense Brewing in Downtown Jackson

The City of Jackson received positive news today with the announcement by Sixth Sense Brewing of the company’s planned expansion and investment in downtown. According to Sixth Sense Brewing owners, Jamey and Jennifer Ratcliff, the company will acquire the property at 207 and 211 Main Street to house new production and distribution services to meet […]

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Monroe County Port Authority Awarded nearly $3 Million in Grant Funding for Site Development

The Monroe County is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a $1,515,725 Maritime Assistance Program grant from the Ohio Department of Transportation, in addition to $1,212,580 in funding from the Ohio Development Services Agency’s Rural Industrial Park Loan program. These funds are part of a $3 Million dollar infrastructure development project at the […]

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Five Communities Chosen for Prepared Communities Program

Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE), in partnership with Bricker and Eckler LLP, today announced five communities in Southeast Ohio were selected to participate in the Prepared Communities Program: The Village of Greenfield in Highland County, the Village of Chauncey in Athens County, the Village of New Concord in Muskingum County, Jefferson County, and Noble County. […]

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Around the World Gourmet Plans $125,000 Investment in Regenerative Agriculture

Kocher Foods International, Inc., doing business as Around the World Gourmet, along with JobsOhio, Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE), and Belmont County Port Authority, announced today plans to invest $125,000 in a pulverizing mill to drive market expansion through regenerative agriculture processes. With the addition of this mill, Around the World Gourmet will process grains and other […]

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JobsOhio and Community of Oak Hill Team-Up To Provide High-Speed Internet to Nock & Son Company

The Nock & Son Company, a family-owned business engaged in the refractories industry, in collaboration with JobsOhio and Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE), today announced the company has received a JobsOhio Inclusion Grant to assist with the installation of broadband high-speed Internet to its manufacturing location in Jackson County. “Nock & Son is tremendously appreciative […]

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Chillicothe Based Petland Announces Expansion into Nier Spec Building; Addition of 21 New Jobs

Petland, Inc., in collaboration with JobsOhio, Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE), and Greater Chillicothe and Ross County Development, announced today plans to expand their footprint in Ross County in several different locations, including the Nier Spec Building on River Road. The investment will add 21 new jobs and give the company additional opportunities to expand […]

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Southeastern Ohio Port Authority Partners with Belpre Industrial Parkersburg Railroad to Acquire Former AEP Muskingum River Site

The Southeastern Ohio Port Authority (SeOPA), in partnership with the Belpre Industrial Parkersburg Railroad (BIP), a company of Cathcart Rail, has purchased the 165-acre site of the former American Electric Power (AEP) Muskingum River Plant in western Washington County, OH. The rail-served site provides access to abundant electricity, natural gas, and process water for future […]

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Southern Ohio Communication Services, Inc. Plans $3.8 Million Investment to Provide Last-Mile Internet Service

Southern Ohio Communication Services, Inc., in collaboration with JobsOhio, Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE) and Pike County Economic & Community Development, today announced plans to invest $3.8 million to provide 1 Gig optical fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) high-speed Internet service over 64 miles to 1,300 residential and business customers in southern Ohio.  Company officials indicated the investment […]

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James Woodward Joins OhioSE Team as Research Analyst

Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE) announced today James Woodward, PhD., as its new Research Analyst, effective Monday, January 4. Woodward’s hire follows the departure of Chelsie Wollett, who accomplished a great deal for the organization and the OhioSE region during her tenure. Woodward is an experienced economic research analyst with a demonstrated history of researching […]

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