NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Lindsay Goldberg has acquired the Specialty Papers Business Unit of P. H. Glatfelter Company, and rebranded it as Pixelle Specialty Solutions.
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ohio — The Jefferson County Port Authority is announcing a new marketing tool to help develop
CHILLICOTHE – Following a national search to find someone to spearhead economic development efforts for the city and
Name: Tiffany Swigert
Hometown: Coshocton, Ohio
City of residence: Coshocton, Ohio
CARROLLTON – Carroll County Economic Development Director Tait Carter introduced Ed Looman, project manager for
The Highland County Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated with their new member Groups: Recover Together.
A real estate tax abatement for the expansion of RXQ Compounding was approved Tuesday by the Athens County
Portsmouth and Scioto County are getting national attention for community commitment to economic development as seen in
SOUTH POINT, Ohio – HarbisonWalker International had plenty of qualified candidates for the more than 30 jobs it’s planning
IRONTON – The Lawrence Economic Development Corporation is spending about $10 million to establish an industrial park at
Raines has recently returned from a trip to St. Louis, earlier this month, where he gave a presentation to the owners of a small
As Ohio University students moved in last week, many of them used a new roundabout on Stimson Avenue to get to
The economy in Guernsey County continues to fare well despite a slight bump in unemployment reported in June, a
Shawnee State University Development Foundation has received a $200,000 commitment from the American Electric
JACKSON COUNTY, Ohio (WSAZ) — Kids put on hair nets and earplugs before heading to the assembly line Monday, but not for work.
HAVERHILL, Ohio – A Chicago-based company, using a patented process developed by Cincinnati-based Procter &
JobsOhio and its regional partners announced this week eight Ohio sites have been SiteOhio authenticated. When a
LOGAN — Forty miles southeast of Columbus in the secluded and tranquil woods of the Hocking Hills State Park,
For more than 50 years, Ohio Dept. of Transportation officials have been talking about bypassing Portsmouth, Ohio,
“If you don’t take time to define yourself, you’re vulnerable to the definition that others give you.”
COSHOCTON – Dorothy Skowrunski joined the Coshocton Port Authority in 2010 as interim executive director, but
WINTERSVILLE — The Jefferson County Port Authority board of directors Friday afternoon agreed to sign a 12-month
MARIETTA — The Southeastern Ohio Port Authority will see new leadership with the appointment of a Warren High
BELPRE — About 50 community members attended a special meeting Thursday to hear about a proposed strategic
Jeff Starkey, an automotive and diesel program instructor at Washington State Community College, shows various
National Cooperative Bank (NCB), a leading financial institution which provides banking products and
LOGAN – Amanda Manufacturing opened it’s doors for a tour recently to show off it’s factory expansion that’s not only
Dear Reporter, Please stop helping. Please stop parachuting into our community and making wild claims
The Southern Ohio Port Authority (SOPA) has been selected for grant funding in the amount of $300,000 as part of a
CHILLICOTHE – When the Economic Development Alliance of Southern Ohio and Ross County Community
LEESBURG – A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Tuesday, June 6 to celebrate the transfer and completion of
Athens, Ohio-based Milo’s Whole World Gourmet purchased Brownwood Farms, a food manufacturer with double the
COSHOCTON – The owner of one Ohio company said she intends to apply for a license to grow medical marijuana in
CHILLICOTHE – “Another arrow in the (economic development) quiver” is how the creation of the new Appalachian
SOUTH POINT, Ohio – Representatives from HarbisonWalker International, the largest supplier of refractory products
SOUTH POINT, OH (WCHS/WVAH) — HarbisonWalker International broke ground on its high tech monolithic refractory plant Thursday
LOGAN – The Logan High School science department has recently expanded its capabilities with new equipment and
A project two years in the making is about to come to fruition. The funding has been set for the Reconstruction of
WALNUT CREEK — Mark Nelson is one local business person who really does love where he lives.
Kurt Bain, Kraft Heinz Company Coshocton Plant Manager accepted the Excellence Award in the Large Manufacturer
It’s not unusual to see Mark Nelson at work on the streets of Steubenville, looking for ways to improve the city.
LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ohio (WSAZ) — Around 200 jobs are expected to be created by a new plant coming to Ironton,
NELSONVILLE — When walking into one of the 33 apartments under construction at Nelsonville School Commons —
Few success stories start with a glass of milk. Even fewer with kefir, the oldest cultured milk product known to man. It’s
HANNIBAL — A new natural gas-fueled power plant is being developed at the former site of Ormet Aluminum Corp. in
Local plant one of just two globally to receive award
BARNESVILLE — Belmont County’s industrial parks are centers of activity, and the influx of oil and gas interests has
As of late February, Jackson is now home to its very own craft beer brewery and tap room. Sixth Sense Brewing
$30 million facility should be finished by next year
MOUNT PLEASANT — The sight of two active drilling rigs and multiple pipeline crews working along Ohio 647
FREEPORT — It takes coal miners 25 minutes to travel a cramped, gray-ribbed path from the hillside’s mouth down to
BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio — A representative from the Appalachian Partnership for Economic Growth, or APEG,
COLUMBUS—State Senator Bob Peterson (R-Washington Court House) joined area leaders for the groundbreaking
CHILLICOTHE – Building partnerships, finding the right resources and discovering the right niche are among the keys
Ohio’s farms are blooming as the top industry and state officials were on hand Monday to recognize a local institution
Stirling Ultracold, developer and manufacturer of a new generation of environmentally-friendly Ultra-Low
CHILLICOTHE – As a team of regional economic development officials prepare for an upcoming series of meetings in
A former Army intelligence officer and his business partner from Portsmouth, Ohio, heal wounds with an ointment
Rising early for the annual meeting of the Southeastern Ohio Port Authority, a crowd of more than 80 business owners,
A project is planned that will improve safety and congestion at two Morgan County intersections.
A boost from the oil and gas industry has begun to trickle through Muskingum County again, according
ROXBURY TWP. – There’s building restoration, and then there’s historically accurate building restoration.
An economic development strategic plan that was nearly a year in the making was adopted Tuesday by the Athens
ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Belmont County Port Authority Director Larry Merry said Wednesday that he sees no cause for
A new travel plaza will be constructed along Route 7 in Steubenville later this year.
Michelle and Geoff Greenfield didn’t set out to create a business when they started researching solar power in Ohio at the beginning of the millennium. But what they learned in a quest for solar panels on the house they were building in rural Athens County pointed them to an unexpected…
Recently, the Scioto Foundation launched a community initiative, aimed at getting the community involved in positive
More than $40 million in new investments, 420 new jobs created and 875 jobs retained in Highland County since 2011
Taking a quick walk through Joe Janes’ Corner Market off Charleston Pike, it’s hard to escape a feeling of family.
“Understanding your numbers is the most critical part of your business—if you get that wrong, the rest doesn’t matter,”
The Highland County Board of Commissioners this week held its annual organizational meeting, re-electing its
With the increasing technology industry, there is always a need for engineers, scientists and other technically-minded
Recently representatives from Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth site presented checks to two Scioto County business, totaling
With the increasing technology industry, there is always a need for engineers, scientists and other technically-minded
The Highland County Chamber of Commerce welcomed Everhart-McDonald Physical Medicine to the community
Over the weekend, someone made a comment on social media that essentially said “why don’t our elected officials worry about economic development?” The post made me chuckle and cringe at the same time. I chuckled because our elected officials are working diligently to try to attract and retain jobs. I…
MARIETTA — The Washington County Commissioners on Thursday made good on a promise to approve additional
White’s Mill sets open house this Saturday to celebrate renovations
Winners for the State Farm Neighborhood Assist grants were announced on Nov. 30. one of which, was the Spartan
From an economic development perspective, the recent election of Donald Trump
When a new president is elected, there is, for a while, a collective holding of the breath, as those involved in
The Highland County Chamber of Commerce Red Coats recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony at Lisa’s Furniture
HANNIBAL — Progress continues at the former Ormet aluminum smelter, as the Center Port Terminal is now home to McKees Rocks
A local development council was honored for a project that reopened the Athens Mold &
FWD:Energy Inc., Zanesville, Ohio, has been awarded a research subsidy of $250,000 from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for use at federal laboratories to advance its technology to turn scrap tires into a key ingredient for lithium-ion batteries called Green Battery Carbon.
The awarded funds are provided through the DOE’s Small…
By Jason Kester – Executive Director, Southern Ohio Port Authority
In my last article, we discussed the need “To Make Something Happen” and the need for partnerships and creative thinking to develop an industrial park. One fantastic example is right here in Scioto County.
FRAZEYSBURG – In 2013, the global leader in licensed sports merchandise opened its second state-of-the-art distribution center in Frazeysburg.
Fanatics Inc. occupies a 600,000-square-foot facility at the East Central Ohio Business Park, a 700-acre tract owned by The Longaberger Co. It, as well as other businesses in the area, are hoping to expand the park…
Bellisio Foods, a frozen food companies, and Meredith Corporation , a media and marketing company and the owner of the EatingWell® brand, today introduce EatingWell™ frozen entrées. EatingWell frozen entrées are a delicious addition to the freezer aisle and feature ingredients selected specifically for those seeking great-tasting, better-for-you meal options.
The EatingWell line of frozen entrées includes eight flavorful meals such as…
CADIZ Harrison County residents got a first glimpse last week at what their new $53 million centralized school will potentially look like.
At a community meeting Thursday, architect Greg Galieti of SHP Leading Design of Columbus, provided details on the interior, exterior and grounds of the facility. About 35 people were…
The O’Neill Center lease was extended for an additional 90 days during Tuesday’s special session of Marietta City Council.
Belpre City Council is moving forward on efforts to get funding to repair and extend sewer service north along Ohio 7 from Belpre.
County plans for new economic development website
A new website dedicated toward economic development in Vinton County is being planned by the county’s Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber recently received a $7,250 grant from AEP Ohio to finance the website project.
Renovated cabins unveiled at Lake Hope State Park
ZALESKI — After months of construction, a ceremony was held Tuesday morning to celebrate 26 newly-renovated cabins at Lake Hope State Park.
The Vinton County Commissioners have signed a $6,000 agreement with the Boston-based ARC Advisory Group to perform a grocery store marketing feasibility study. According to Commissioner Jerry Zinn, the company answered a request for qualifications inquiry the county put out and now has signed a contract with the commissioners.
Gallia County officials conducted one final inspection Thursday of the roughly $1 million rehabilitation of the Gallia-Meigs Regional Airport runway on Eastern Avenue.
Four years ago the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO) opened its new offices at 35 Public Square in Nelsonville. Having grown, FAO is now planning to renovate and expand from the second floor to the first at that location.
The project also will…
With the start of each year several agencies will released data, which is based on the previous year’s activities. Recent data released by the Southern Ohio Port Authority (SOPA) JobsOhio, and a number of other agencies, indicate economic growth in southern Ohio.
The city of Portsmouth will form a Downtown Redevelopment District (DRD). The Ohio Legislature passed House Bill 233 on April 20, 2016 with an effective date of Aug. 5, 2016 allowing for the creation of a Downtown Redevelopment District which operates similar to a Tax Increment Finance (TIF) District.
The presidential candidates talk a lot about how they’ll bring jobs back and restore the nation’s once-mighty manufacturing sector.
City leaders held a meeting Wednesday to discuss a new grant that will bring more jobs to the community.
The Zanesville Muskingum County Port Authority was able to obtain a grant from Jobs Ohio in the amount of $775,000 for the revitalization of a 30 acre location at the Airport Industrial…
Fyda Freightliner Western Star Zanesville opened for business on May 2 in Zanesville, OH. Sitting on 15 acres, the 46,000-sq.-ft. full-service truck dealership is located at 5005 East Pike, which is situated on I-70 at exit 160.
“It is our goal to always keep our customers first, and the opening of our newest full service…
With the recent influx of violence and shooting acts in schools, one local man has come up with a very effective solution to prevent the loss of life in these situations.
The Barracuda Intruder Defense System was designed especially to prevent violent intruders from entering a room of people both in…
The Port Authority is proud to report that it has received a $600000 US EPA grant in partnership with local West Virginia panhandle leaders. The grant will support Brownfield Phase 1 and Phase 2 testing throughout Jefferson (OH), Brooke, and Hancock (WV) counties. The Port is proud of this cross-state…
The Port Authority will host its first site selection best practices seminar on September 19. All area government leaders and Port Authority investors will learn about and discuss the modern site selection industry as Jefferson County strives for significant new investment in coming years….
Demolitions are fun on their own, but it’s even better when they mean something more.
A 854-foot concrete smokestack and 171-foot tall boiler house were felled by 450 pounds of explosives Friday morning in Belmont County.
It’s part of continued clearing of the former R.E. Burger power plant in Shadyside…
Five women were honored Tuesday night for their outstanding achievements in the 2016 Highland County Women’s Hall of Fame ceremony at Southern State Community College in Hillsboro.
This coming Monday is the day Samuel Thornton has been working toward for almost two years – the resuming of production at Athens Mold and Machine.
The tire mold manufacturing company closed in 2011 when business dried up but Thornton, the plant’s general manager, is convinced the time is…
Athens Mold & Machine, a tire mold manufacturing company, is re-opening its doors in the City of Athens
The impact of one business on a community is often compared to a drop of water in a puddle as it ripples out. In the case of MIBA Sinter, in Morgan County, the ripples started small when the MIBA Bearings business came to town, in 2004, by obtaining a small…