Eating local takes on new meaning in Athens County

To better understand how food connects people, you can visit Athens County — where a project known as the 30 Mile Meal has helped to unite the stakeholders in the local food economy. Or ask Luar Romero, general manager of Jackie O’s Pub & Brewery in uptown Athens. When he rattles off the places from […]

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Logan Clay Products celebrates 125th anniversary

LOGAN – A pillar in the community has reached a major milestone. The Logan Clay Products Company is celebrating its 125th anniversary which is a monumental feat for any business or industry to achieve in this day and age. It is important to note there are few companies or industries that have remained in business for […]

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200 jobs set for Greenfield’s Donnelley plant

An auto industry supplier is expanding to Greenfield and will bring around 200 new jobs to the former RR Donnelley facility. Highland County Commissioners announced Monday that Corvac Composites has reached a preliminary agreement to acquire the existing 175,000 square foot facility in Greenfield. The acquisition is subject to due diligence and anticipated to close […]

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Organic Technologies expands tank farm

COSHOCTON – Leaders of Organic Technologies on Friday unveiled plans to expand the company’s South Sixth Street plant by building a “tank farm.” About a dozen “large-format tanks” will hold between 10,000 and 50,000 gallons of chemicals, raw materials and finished products, said Joshua Wiley, vice president of finance and legal affairs for the company. “We’re […]

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SunPower Inc. receives $3.5M grant

SunPower Inc., of Athens, was recently awarded $3,500,000 in federal funding for a generator development project. “The generators built at SunPower could serve as a model for energy efficiency efforts across the country,” said U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) in a news release. “This award is a testament to the strength of Ohio’s innovative power […]

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The Point to get $1M for college programs

SOUTH POINT, Ohio – The current Ohio Senate version of the two-year budget proposal starting July 1 includes $1 million to develop college technical programs at The Point, a South Point industrial park. The budget bill, which includes $500,000 per year for the next two years for the job training program, still has to be […]

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MarkWest Opens New Regional Office in Harrison County

HARRISON COUNTY, Ohio – MarkWest Energy continues to expand and show its commitment and loyalty to Harrison County and its economy. On Tuesday, the company held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new 20,000 square-foot regional office building that is already circulating new jobs within the county. While MarkWest isn’t new to the county, the company […]

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Columbus Washboard Company celebrates 120 years

LOGAN — A local staple of the community, the Columbus Washboard Company, is celebrating an auspicious milestone this year as the company turns an incredible 120 years old. According to the history of the Columbus Washboard Company, it was officially started when Frederic Martin Sr. started building washboards for resale from his backyard in 1895. […]

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