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County road work scheduled for the week of December 12, 2022


SCIOTO COUNTY - Darren C. LeBrun, P.E., P.S., Scioto County Engineer, announced the work schedule for the week of December 12, 2022 through December 16, 2022 for the Engineer’s Department. All dates shown are weather permitting.

Farmers can now make 2023 crop year elections, enroll in Agriculture Risk Coverage and...


Agricultural producers can now change election and enroll in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage programs for the 2023 crop year, two key safety net programs offered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Signup began Monday, and producers have until March 15, 2023, to enroll in these two programs. Additionally, USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) has started issuing payments totaling more than $255 million to producers with 2021 crops that have triggered payments through ARC or PLC.

Geoff Grimes Promoted to Senior VP of Consumer Credit at Atomic Credit Union


Atomic Credit Union is pleased to announce that Geoff Grimes has been promoted to a newly created position, Senior VP of Consumer Credit.

Local realtors celebrate and continue work


Local realtors recently got together over business, but in a unique fashion—in costume and in Halloween spirits. While they were dressed up for their thematic get together, they say that things may be spooky right now, but the housing market isn’t one of them.

Fluor-BWXT Supports Diversity Initiatives through Donation


PIKE COUNTY - Fluor-BWXT (FBP) supports diversity, equity and inclusion at the Portsmouth site. Recently, FBP’s President and CEO Greg Wilkett, presented $20,000 to the FBP Diversity Council.

Happy Pot named business of the year


PORTSMOUTH - This year’s recipient of the Ohio Main Street Business of the Year Award is The Happy Pot in Portsmouth, OH.

SSU to serve as partner institution in ASCENT Ecosystem


Shawnee State University to serve as partner institution in Appalachian Semiconductor Education and Technical (ASCENT) Ecosystem through Intel grant funding

Fluor presents Silver Medallion Award to Lewis, Setty and Sevens


PIKE COUNTY - On Sept. 7, three Fluor-BWXT employees at the Portsmouth site received Fluor’s prestigious Silver Medallion for their courage, intuition, and quick actions to save the life of a co-worker who was exhibiting physical signs of a potentially serious illness.

H&H Industries announces expansion in Oak Hill, Ohio


OAK HILL – H&H Industries, in collaboration with JobsOhio, Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE), and the Jackson County Economic Development Partnership (JCEDP), today announced an investment of $233,000 to expand their production capacity, creating five new jobs in Jackson County.

Cron sisters crowned at River Days, FBP presents leadership and community award


SCIOTO COUNTY - The ebb and flow of life in a small river town can be filled with a variety of opportunities. Every year, a queen is crowned in Portsmouth for River Days, one of the longest-running festivals in Ohio. This year, Mychal and Taylor Cron, daughters of Fluor-BWXT’s Human Resource Manager Todd Cron, earned titles. Mychal was crowned Miss River Days and Taylor earned the title of Young Miss River Days. In addition to receiving other awards, Mychal earned Fluor’s President & Community Services & Leadership Award through the Friends of Portsmouth.


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