Emerging Technologies Conference March 10

ASHLAND, Ky. — Ashland Community and Technical College will hold the 2nd annual Emerging Technologies Conference on March 10, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Technology Drive Campus. The free conference will include presentations on technologies...
Posted On March 3, 2017
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Career fair Tuesday in Morehead

MOREHEAD, Ky. — The Spring Career Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday at Morehead State University in the Laughlin Health Building gym. The fair is open to students, alumni or community member looking for full-time work, a...
Posted On March 3, 2017
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50-seat bill passes House, heads to Senate

FRANKFORT, Ky. — A state bill that could help attract business to downtown Ashland by slashing the minimum seating requirement for businesses to sell alcohol to 50 is en route to the Senate. House Bill 183 was approved 57 to 25 Wednesday night...
Posted On March 2, 2017
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Safe Harbor Cornerstone Awards March 23

ASHLAND, Ky. — Safe Harbor of Northeast Kentucky will hold its sixth annual Cornerstone Awards and 1,000 Women (and Men) fundraising campaign luncheon at noon on March 23 at Bellefonte Country Club. This year’s hostess is Alison Christie. The...
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Alliance President’s Report – Feb. 24, 2017

Together We Grow It’s a great day to be in Kentucky!  Last week, I  officially called Winter out and said it was over.  I had several of you reach out and remind me that our largest snow storms have been in March.  I think I will take that...
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ACTC Young Men’s Conference March 7

ASHLAND, Ky. — Area leaders will share their advice for success at the Young Men’s Conference March 7 at Ashland Community and Technical College. They will join keynote speaker Paul R. Sovinski in presenting leadership, education and...
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EKU to host 30th East Kentucky Leadership

RICHMOND, Ky. – The East Kentucky Leadership Foundation will hold its 30th anniversary conference at Eastern Kentucky University April 27-28. This year’s theme is “Transitioning Eastern Kentucky: Economy, Workforce, Demographics.” The EKLF Board...
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Alliance President’s Report – Feb. 17, 2017

A Little Sunshine Looking out at a sunny Friday in February in the 60’s makes me think winter is over.  And I know that me saying this ensures a foot of snow will fall before it’s all over.  Thinking of spring does, however, bring thoughts of...
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Kentucky breaks export record at $29 billion

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Kentucky’s exports broke an all-time record in 2016 with $29.24 billion in goods and services shipped abroad from the commonwealth, a 5.8-percent increase from 2015, Gov. Matt Bevin announced today. Aerospace products and parts...
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Ashland working on downtown development

ASHLAND, Ky. — Mayor Steve Gilmore said the city’s acquisition of the old Ashland Oil building is a “piece of the development puzzle,” but is also a “gift” the city won’t accept if a potential business deal breaks down. Gilmore and the rest of...
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