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Next time build housing before big business comes to town

BELLVILLE — The aphorism “history repeats itself” may help us predict cause and effect. For example, you bring a new business to town, it is going to have an effect. See! We can learn things from the past, or we repeat them. Here is a story unfolding...
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Columbus Partnership's new CEO Kenny McDonald challenges community to dream bigger

Intel’s $20 billion investment in Licking County is the biggest economic development project in state history—much less for Greater Columbus. If all goes well, the two factories the Silicon Valley-based semiconductor company will build on land to be annexed into New Albany could one day expand to a total of eight facilities and a $100 billion investment by Intel, making it one of the largest semiconductor sites on Earth. Beyond the 3,000 high-paying jobs that will be created by the first two factories, the project figures to include tens of thousands of additional jobs.
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New Ohio Plan Expected to Create More Than $185 Million in Investments and Multiple Jobs

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Governor Mike DeWine announced the approval of assistance for six projects set to create 1,281 new jobs and retain 747 jobs statewide including one project in Licking County. During its monthly meeting, the Ohio Tax Credit Authority reviewed economic development proposals brought to the board by JobsOhio. Collectively, the projects are expected to result in more than $91.7 million in new payroll and spur more than $185 million in investments across Ohio.
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Schools in Muskingum & Licking Counties Garner Safety Grants

COLUMBUS, Ohio — School Districts in Muskingum and Licking counties will benefit from grants designed to help them improve overall safety and security of their buildings. Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced Thursday $4.8 million in grants to schools in 27 counties including Muskingum and Licking. Zanesville City Schools will...

‘It’s just too much’: Johnstown residents concerned about Intel development

JOHNSTOWN, Ohio (WCMH) – Licking County is getting ready for the arrival of Intel. The tech giant is expected to start construction of its $20 billion computer chip manufacturing campus in the fall. The city of Johnstown’s border is just about a mile from where Intel will be. Some Johnstown residents are concerned about the […]

COTC + Intel + Coshocton = new opportunities

COSHOCTON — Many are looking for the $20 billion Intel plant being constructed in Jersey Township of Licking County to provide a huge economic boost to the region. However, one question asked by many pertains to the types of jobs offered and the skill set sought by the computer chip maker.  During a 50th anniversary celebration...

Granville students collect nearly 17,000 ramen packs for Food Pantry Network of Licking County

Two Granville Middle School students collected 16,652 packs of ramen noodles for the Food Pantry Network of Licking County through a new experiential learning course implemented at the school.  The elective course was started and implemented by seventh grade language arts teacher James Browder and began this academic year. The course is called the Experiential Learner Mastermind, and it allows students freedom over their education.  ...