Rochester Dam renovation project begins

Rochester Dam making improvements to the barrier at the lock and public safety while striving to keep the historical dam intact.

Phoenix Paper plans $200 million recycling facility at Ballard County mill bringing 500 jobs

Phoenix Paper LLC plans to invest $200 million to build a paper recycling facility on the grounds of the Wickliffe mill it purchased only a year ago.

Northern Kentucky University’s cybersecurity program acknowledged for academic excellence

Northern Kentucky University’s nationally ranked cybersecurity program is acknowledged for academic excellence in preparing the next generation of leaders.

Dippin’ Dots manufacturer expands beyond ice cream, adds jobs

Dippin’ Dots headquarters announced a $3.3 billion expansion, expected to create 28 new full-time jobs.

Louisville tourism spending tops $1.3 billion and entertainment options continue to grow

Total tourism spending tops $1.3 billion in Louisville with the top two expenditures being lodging (39%) and food/beverage at restaurants (25%).

WellCare launches WellCare Works

WellCare of Kentucky will be offering a new online program to help members find social services and get jobs called WellCare Works.

AACC awards grant to KCTCS to expand apprenticeship programs

The Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) has received a $420,000 grant from the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) to participate in its Expanding Community College Apprenticeships project.

Gov. Bevin, KYTC announce $70 Million construction project to continue Mountain Parkway expansion

Governor Matt Bevin joined local elected officials in Magoffin County to announce the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) will begin construction in August on the newest segment of the Mountain Parkway Expansion, continuing a major corridor expansion to benefit Eastern Kentucky.

Farms To Food Banks reduces hunger, helps farmers via Public-Private Partnership

Farms to Food Banks is a public-private partnership that helps farmers recoup losses for produfce that’s unsold but good to eat.

‘Hemp has exploded’ in Kentucky. What that means for new jobs, investment.

Hemp fields in Kentucky are multiplying. So, too, is the field of hemp-related jobs — both inside and outside the agricultural sector.