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  • Healthy Food for Ohio Funds Vinton County Grocery Store
    Posted in Articles on December 14, 2016 | Preview rr

    Columbus, OH -- Finance Fund Capital Corporation (FCAP) has funded a $1.58 million Healthy Food for Ohio financing package for Campbell’s Market to build a 12,000 sq. ft. fresh food grocery at 636-698 W. Main Street in McArthur. The much-anticipated deal follows a three-year public-private effort to recruit a fresh food grocer to operate in rural Vinton County, which is home to approximately 13,000 residents. Other funding sources for Campbell’s Market in McArthur includes a $50,000 grant from Vinton County. Read more

  • 'Godspeed, John Glenn'
    Posted in Articles on December 9, 2016 | Preview rr

    Ohio aviation hero and former U.S. Senator John Glenn has died at the age of 95. He passed away peacefully Thursday afternoon surrounded by family at The Ohio State University’s Wexner Medical Center in Columbus. Read more

  • Public reaction to the passing of John Glenn
    Posted in Articles on December 8, 2016 | Preview rr

    Ohio Congressman Steve Stivers: “Our hearts go out to Annie and the entire Glenn family as we mourn the loss of Ohio’s favorite son, John Glenn – a true hero and statesman. Through his aeronautical pursuits he was able to transcend the Earth, and he later served ably in the United States Senate. Today, I join with countless others across the county in honoring his life and service. ‘Godspeed, John Glenn.’” Read more

  • GPhA urges passage of 21st Century Cures Act as it heads to House
    Posted in Articles on November 29, 2016 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON — The 21st Century Cures Act, which includes provisions to fund the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act that would work to address the public health crisis around prescription drug abuse, is likely headed to a vote this week, and the Generic Pharmaceutical Association is calling for its passage. Read more

  • Officials respond to attack at The Ohio State University
    Posted in Articles on November 28, 2016 | Preview rr

    Congressman Steve Stivers (R-OH): “My thoughts and prayers are with all of those affected by (Monday’s) events at Ohio State. Thank you to all of the law enforcement and first responders who acted quickly to protect the students and faculty on campus. I will continue to monitor updates from the investigation, and hope for a speedy recovery for those who were injured.” Read more

  • Obama asked to give Holland posthumous promotion
    Posted in Articles on November 23, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and Military

    Holland won the Congressional Medal of Honor for his actions at the battle of New Market Heights/Chaffin’s Farm. Read more

  • Veteran families fighting for benefits
    Posted in Articles on November 21, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    Sergeant James Creamer of Lancaster was part of the Army's 1999 hurricane relief effort in Honduras. The Chinook helicopter he was on crashed in the jungle near the military airport. Read more

  • Hocking College launches $2 million workforce training program
    Posted in Articles on November 10, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy

    LOGAN — Exciting changes are coming to Hocking College campuses, including the Logan campus, after securing approximately $2 million to launch its Appalachia RISES workforce training program. Read more

  • Nationwide plans to hire 1,000 more veterans
    Posted in Articles on November 10, 2016 | Preview rr

    Nationwide's longstanding commitment to veterans is tied to a shared connection that the men and women who have served our country have with our own mission of protecting and serving others. That shared mission combined with the diverse skill sets and strong work ethic veterans possess is why Nationwide plans to hire at least 1,000 more veterans by the end of 2020. Read more

  • 'Food desert' no more; Vinton County to get a grocery store
    Posted in Articles on October 28, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Agriculture

    After sporting the label of "food desert" for years, Vinton County is finally getting a grocery store. Read more

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