Panama Canal expansion shipping jobs to Ohio

Bring up the Panama Canal to most Ohioans and they’ll likely raise an eyebrow at the suggestion the 100-year-old waterway can lead to jobs in Ohio. Since 2007, the canal has been the center of a $5 billion project, the first serious upgrade since it was opened in 1914. The expansion, expected to be complete next […]

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Ohio creamery gets OK on label

POMEROY, Ohio — Snowville Creamery, which produces minimum-heat pasteurized, non-homogenized milk and dairy products sourced from local grass-grazed cows, has received approval by the Ohio Department of Agriculture to label its products as coming from pastured cows fed only non-GMO (genetically modified organisms) feeds and forage.  Snowville is the only non-organic dairy in the country […]

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Spotlight on Hocking County CIC

Joy Davis was hired as the new executive director of the Hocking County Community Improvement Corporation in January 2014. She replaced Bill Rinehart, who served in that capacity as well as the executive director of the Logan-Hocking Chamber of Commerce for more than a decade. “2014 was a year of change for the Hocking County […]

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Winter, what winter?

Area produce farm keeps on trucking through the cold While the rest of us are wondering how we can keep from freezing during this week’s cold spell, at Green Edge Gardens in Amesville they’re harvesting fresh greens and other tasty edibles, as they do all winter. For a decade Kip and Becky Rondy have run the farm, […]

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Picking Season

Behind the scenes at Fanatics.com’s sports memorabilia warehouse during the holiday rush You there, with the cursor. I see you’ve just moved an officially licensed NFL jersey into your digital shopping cart. You’re doing this on the NFL’s website or on your favorite team’s website. Or — let me reboot my NSA software — maybe that’s an NHL jersey from Shop.NHL.com. […]

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New year to bring life to vacant Merillat plant

JACKSON— Some very exciting news was announced in Tuesday night’s, end of year, Jackson City Council meeting, when Mayor Randy Heath put out a release that the Merillat plant will soon have new life breathed into it. Heath announced that Sherwood 23 Holdings, LLC., had purchased the site to be operated by Taylor Lumber Worldwide, […]

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