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Jane Cavarozzi

“In 2009, my wife and I built a cabin in Glouster, near Burr Oak State Park, while I was working for a company in Columbus. We’ve had friends down here for years, so we saw and heard about the decline caused by the departure of the coal industry. After another company I worked for sold, […]

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Milo’s Whole World Gourmet Grows Impact in Athens County

In July of 2021, Milo’s Whole World Gourmet announced plans to invest over $450,000 to upgrade its Athens County facility and purchase new machinery and production equipment. The investment was supported by a JobsOhio Inclusion Grant of $50,000. Milo’s Whole World Gourmet is a creator and producer of specialty foods based in Athens County, Ohio. […]

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Aaron and Erin Buckley

“I was riding my motorcycle home from work when a car blasted in front of me. I slowed down, but not in enough time: there was a work van there and I went into a slide, caught my leg on the bumper, and went flying through the street. My leg was crushed and broken in […]

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Community of Hillsboro Celebrates Opening of the Hillsboro Business Complex

The Hillsboro Business Complex, a revitalization project designed to foster small business growth and economic development in uptown Hillsboro, celebrated its opening today. The Hillsboro Business Complex owners and tenants, in partnership with the State of Ohio, JobsOhio, Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE), the City of Hillsboro, Hillsboro Community Economic Development, and the Highland County […]

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Holmes Siding Contractors Announces Expansion in Holmes County

Holmes Siding Contractors, Ltd., in collaboration with JobsOhio, the Ohio Department of Development, Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE), and The Holmes County Economic Development Council (HCEDC), today announced a commitment to invest over $10 million and plans to invest over $13.2 million to construct a new facility in Holmes County, creating 60 new jobs. A […]

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Advantage Tent Fittings Grows Business and Impact in Ross County

In 2020, Advantage Tent Fittings, Inc. announced plans to expand its business in Chillicothe, Ohio. With an investment of $80,000, the company modernized its manufacturing process with the purchase of a new state-of-the-art radio frequency vinyl sealing machine. The purchase was supported by a JobsOhio Inclusion Grant of $20,000, along with a $20,000 Flour BWXT […]

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Historic Investment Announced in the Village of Shawnee

A downtown revitalization project in the village of Shawnee designed to foster small business and economic development growth was announced today. Black Diamond Development LLC, in collaboration with JobsOhio and Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE), announced the historic investment of over $1.3 million to fully renovate and develop two historic downtown buildings. Black Diamond Development […]

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Opportunity Appalachia Announces Launch in Ohio

Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE) and Opportunity Appalachia will host a webinar on Tuesday, February 27 at 2:00 pm EST to launch a third, expanded phase of Opportunity Appalachia. As the lead partner in Ohio, OhioSE invites all interested community and economic development leaders, local elected officials, developers, and business owners to learn about the […]

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EZG Manufacturing Announces Expansion in Malta, Ohio

EZG Manufacturing, in collaboration with JobsOhio, Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE), and Morgan County Development, announced an investment of over $475,000 to renovate two buildings at Malta Industrial Park. The expansion will create 36 new jobs in Morgan County. Since 1998, EZG has become a leading equipment manufacturer for the masonry, fencing, hardscape, precast, and […]

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