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Unemployment rates decrease in Whitley, Knox and Laurel counties

Unemployment rates decreased in Whitley, Knox, Laurel, Bell and McCreary counties between October 2020 and November 2020, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. Whitley County’s...
Posted On 16 Jan 2021

Southern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce elects four new members to board of directors

The Southern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce is welcoming four new members to its board of directors. Following recent elections, Kristina White, Samantha Schuhmann, Lisa Harrison and Randy Bargo were elected to serve on the board of directors. White is a business development and...
Posted On 29 Dec 2020

Promoting nursing excellence…

Philanthropists Terry and Marion Forcht presented Brad Hall, Vice President of External Affairs at the University of the Cumberlands, with a $200,000 check in support of the Terry & Marion Forcht School of Nursing. The Forcht’s provided $1,000,000 in 2018 for the...

October unemployment rates climb in Whitley, Knox and Laurel counties

Unemployment rates increased in Whitley, Knox, Laurel, Bell and McCreary counties between September 2020 and October 2020, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. Whitley County’s...
Posted On 14 Dec 2020

Saint Joseph recognizes employees and leader of the year

Saint Joseph London announced its winners of the Employee of the Year and Leader of the Year awards. There were two winners who took home the title of Employee of the Year – Jeremy Asher and Debra Moore. “Saint Joseph London annually recognizes outstanding Employees of the Year...

Mchezo, the latest brand in the Webbed Sphere family of hobby and game companies, now offering jigsaw enthusiasts puzzles with ties to the local area

Mchezo Inc., a jigsaw puzzle publisher based in Corbin, KY, is officially announcing its formation and plans to enter the $660 million domestic jigsaw puzzle market starting this year. The company plans to have 20 releases by January 2021. “Jigsaw puzzles have the power to really...
Posted On 27 Nov 2020
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Grace Health announces distance learning and telemedicine project

Grace Health was recently awarded a grant from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) in the amount of $790,400 through their Distance Learning and Telemedicine (DLT) Grant Program, administered by the Rural Utilities Service (RUS). The purpose of the Grace Health DLT...
Posted On 21 Nov 2020
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Tracking Success: CTTS named as finalist forInvest 606 business accelerator contest

A Corbin-based company, which is utilizing technology to help prevent drug relapses, has been named as one of eight finalists for the Invest 606 Accelerator and Pitch Contest.
Posted On 12 Nov 2020

Hutton School of Business at Cumberlands granted special accreditation, new program approvals by IACBE

The Hutton School of Business at University of the Cumberlands has been busy this year. The School recently completed the accreditation process for its doctorate programs, Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) and Doctor of Philosophy in Business (PhD). At the Hutton School of...
Posted On 09 Nov 2020
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Kentucky nursing homes to receive $5.3 Million from CARES Act

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) recently announced that 182 Kentucky nursing homes will receive a total of $5,332,001 to protect seniors from the coronavirus. The federal funding, distributed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), was made...
Posted On 05 Nov 2020