Archive / Month: February 2015

Port Authority continues to increase in 2015

GROWTH COMING to Jefferson County via its port authority is expected to continue increasing throughout 2015, with cooperative approaches to possible new ventures also on the rise, according to Evan Scurti, the first executive director of the local authority.

And, even though there is unprecedented regional growth being seen directly associated…

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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…

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Harrison County has first full-time Director of Economic Development

HARRISON COUNTY, Ohio – Officials in Harrison County introduced the county’s first Director of Economic Development on Wednesday.

Nicholas Homrighausen has been on the job for about a week. “I think we hit the jackpot in getting him,” Harrison County Commissioner Bill Host said. “He’s got a real good background and…

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