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Business grants help Advantage Tent Fittings expand in Ross County

Business grants help Advantage Tent Fittings expand in Ross County

The Chillicothe Gazette | USA TODAY NETWORK CHILLICOTHE –– In 2020, Advantage Tent Fittings, Inc. announced plans to expand its business in Chillicothe. With an investment of $80,000, the company modernized its production process with the purchase of a new state-of-the-art radio frequency vinyl sealing machine. The purchase was supported by a $20,000 JobsOhio Involvement

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NU small business grants in full force |  News, Sports, Jobs

NU small business grants in full force | News, Sports, Jobs

Economic Development Director Heather Bregel and Midwest Detail Garage owner Adam Delacruz hold a $7,500 check presented to Delacruz after completing all program requirements. For the first time ever, the amount awarded to each business dropped from $10,000 to offset a record 14 businesses accepted by the grant program. NEW ULM – New Ulm’s small

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Christ Hospital closes outpatient behavioral health program

Christ Hospital closes outpatient behavioral health program

The closure follows a 353% increase in demand for mental health services in Ohio Less than five years after it opened, Christ Hospital is closing its outpatient behavioral health program for adults on March 15. Services include a partial hospitalization program, intensive outpatient treatment and some individualized medication management, according to James Buechele, a hospital

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Sarasota hotel business returns to normal in 2024

Sarasota hotel business returns to normal in 2024

When Shannon May returned to Sarasota in 2020 as general manager for a local hotel in the Rosemary District, the hospitality industry was in turmoil. At the beginning of the pandemic, tourism disappeared as quickly as toilet paper in the supermarket. Downtowns across the country became ghost towns almost overnight after COVID-19 first infected people

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Judge denies Maddox’s request for lesser sentence, Burnette’s for travel

Judge denies Maddox’s request for lesser sentence, Burnette’s for travel

Timeline of the Tallahassee FBI investigation (updated June 2021) See the sequence of events that led to the conviction of former City Commissioner Scott Maddox and the indictment of businessman JT Burnette. Look A federal judge denied a motion by former Tallahassee City Commissioner Scott Maddox to reduce his sentence on bribery charges and a

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The real estate market in Naples cools on higher interest rates and insurance

The real estate market in Naples cools on higher interest rates and insurance

The US housing market faced its share of challenges in 2023. Among the biggest challenges: Higher interest and insurance rates, and inflation. Not surprisingly, the Naples market saw an impact. A year-end report from the Naples Area Board of Realtors tracking resales in Collier County, excluding Marco Island, tells much of the story. Here’s a

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