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90 mile per hour tornado hits Greenup County, KY

GREENUP COUNTY, KY (WOWK) — An EF1 class tornado touched down in Greenup County on Thursday evening. The 90 mph tornado began its destruction south of Little White Oak Road at approximately 7:50 p.m. It then traveled north across a newly mowed hayfield with a convergent pattern apparent in the mowed hay, then impacted a […]
GREENUP COUNTY, KY
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Kentucky company to create 55 jobs with $45M investment

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear on Thursday announced Omnis Building Technologies (OBT) Ashland, a startup manufacturer of economical, sustainable and fire-resistant doors and cabinetry, will invest $45.5 million and create 55 well-paying jobs with a new facility in Greenup County. Using renewable resources and advanced materials, OBT Ashland will manufacture doors...
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15th annual U.S. 23 Country Music Highway Yard Sale this weekend

LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – The 15th annual U.S. 23 Country Music Highway Yard Sale continues through Memorial Day Weekend. It kicked off on Thursday, May 26th, and wraps up on Monday, May 30th, 2022. Starting in Greenup County and running along U.S. 23 through Eastern Kentucky counties, the yard sale ends in Letcher County near the Virginia state border. The event is scheduled to run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.
LETCHER COUNTY, KY
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Manufacturing facility to bring new jobs to Greenup County

GREENUP COUNTY, KY (WOWK) – A new startup business is coming to Greenup County. Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear says Omnis Building Technologies (OBT) Ashland is set to build a new facility in Greenup County. The governor says the new 100,000 square-foot facility at the Wurtland Riverport is expected to be an investment of $45.5 million […]
GREENUP COUNTY, KY
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Wrightway partnering in $45 million project

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Pikeville’s Wrightway Building Solutions is partnering with Omnis Building Technologies for the construction of a $45 million project in Greenup County. OBT is a startup manufacturer of economical, sustainable and fire-resistant doors and cabinetry. The company is building a 100,000-square foot new facility in Wurtland which will create 55 jobs.
PIKEVILLE, KY
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Startup OBT Ashland to Create 55 Well-Paying Jobs With $45.5 Million Investment in Greenup County

FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 26, 2022) – Kentucky’s economic growth continues to extend to every corner of the state as today Gov. Andy Beshear announced Omnis Building Technologies (OBT) Ashland, a startup manufacturer of economical, sustainable and fire-resistant doors and cabinetry, will invest $45.5 million into the commonwealth and create 55 well-paying jobs with a new facility in Greenup County.
GREENUP COUNTY, KY
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US-23 Country Music Hwy. Annual Yard Sale

The 15th Annual Country Music Hwy. US 23 Tard Sale will be held Memorial Day Weekend May 26-30, starting in Greenup Co and running along US 23 through Eastern Kentucky counties, ending in Letcher Co near the Virginia State border. The event is scheduled to begin at 8 AM to 5 PM daily. Sellers are permitted to set up at their local flea market or on privately owned property they either own or have permission from the owner to set up on. Do not set up on the right of ways of the State Highway, State Property or County Property.
GREENUP COUNTY, KY
Portsmouth Times

East Greenup Kiwanis Run By The River returns

RUSSELL, Ky. — These 45th annual 5K and 10K road races — scheduled in downtown Russell, Ky. at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 11 — will be live for the first time since the onset of Covid-19 in 2020. Registration is now underway with an early entry...
RUSSELL, KY
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Officer shot in the line of duty welcomed home

GREENUP COUNTY, Ky. (WSAZ) – An officer who has been recovering from a gunshot wound to the neck made his way back home to Greenup County on Tuesday. Multiple agencies responded to properly welcome injured Flatwoods Officer Tommy Robinson home, including the Bellefonte Police Department, the Russell Police Department, the Russell Fire Department, the Ironton Police Department, and the Ashland Police Department.
GREENUP COUNTY, KY

Smith wins Greenup Sheriff in landslide primary race

GREENUP COUNTY, KY (WOWK) – A controversial primary election race for Greenup County Sheriff turned into a landslide tonight. In the Republican primary race for sheriff, incumbent Matt Smith received 87% of the vote while his challenger Shannon Worthington got 13%. Smith tells 13 News “it feels good to have a victory today” in the […]
GREENUP COUNTY, KY