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Small distillery receives grant from FBP and JEDISO


BAINBRIDGE, OH– Economic growth and development are important to creating new jobs and building small businesses. Fluor-BWXT (FBP) and the Joint Economic Development Initiative of Southern Ohio (JEDISO) work to improve economic growth through supporting grants in the four-county region.

Commissioners host hearing about Lucasville development


PORTSMOUTH ~ The Scioto County Commissioners hosted a public hearing for the purpose of taking comments on a proposed senior community development in Lucasville.

Portsmouth Life Center celebrating new era with open house


Big changes are coming to SOMC’s Portsmouth Life Center. The facility is undergoing a major expansion and, on Thursday, February 29, the Life Center will host an open house to showcase the results. It will officially open to the public on March 4.

Commissioners vote to amend small business grant program requirements


PORTSMOUTH— The Scioto County Commissioners on Thursday decided to make it easier for local businesses to apply for the county’s Small Business Revitalization Grant program.

Clark earns Fluor’s silver medallion for life-saving action


PIKE COUNTY, OH – Tennis has always been her passion and talent, but saving lives has recently been added to the list. While playing mixed doubles tennis at a local fitness club in Chillicothe, Ellen Clark soon found herself administering CPR to a teammate who had collapsed behind her on the court. Clark has earned Fluor’s Silver Medallion award for taking life-saving actions and is the second woman in the history of Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth (FBP) to receive the prestigious award.

Atomic Credit Union First in Ohio for Youth Financial Education Program


Atomic Credit Union is very excited to announce that they have achieved first place in the State of Ohio in their asset category for the Desjardins Youth Financial Education Award.

Full-service banking center coming to Portsmouth


The executive team at First State Bank is pleased to announce that the bank will be converting the current loan production office in Portsmouth, to a full-service banking center. The banking center will be located at 1110 Gay St., at the intersection of U.S. 23 and U.S. 52. The banking center will open its doors to serve customers early first quarter of 2024.

Centrus Energy announces Vexler to be CEO as of 2024


BETHESDA, Md. – Centrus Energy Corp has announced Amir Vexler will succeed Daniel B. Poneman as Chief Executive Officer on January 1, 2024.

Doc Spartan grows with assist from Ohio SE Economic Development and JobsOhio


In 2021, Doc Spartan and Spartan Solutions Group announced plans to expand their businesses in Scioto County. With an investment of more than $120,000, the company modernized its manufacturing process. The purchase of new equipment and machinery was supported by a JobsOhio Inclusion Grant of $50,000.

FBP raises $39,867 for local charity


PIKETON— The 2023 Fluor-BWXT Employee Giving Golf Outing kicked off the annual campaign with a big pay day. The event raised $39,867 for charities in Pike, Scioto, Ross, and Jackson counties.


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