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Pension fix main topic at chamber luncheon

Kentucky has made tremendous gains over the last few years in business and elsewhere, but all of those gains are threatened if Kentucky doesn’t address and fix its public pension system, Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions President and CEO Jim Waters told members of...
Posted On 12 Jun 2019

Jim Waters will be keynote speaker for June 11 chamber luncheon

The president of a conservative-leaning Kentucky think tank, that specializes in government policy toward economics and education, will be the featured speaker next Tuesday at the Southern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce membership luncheon in Williamsburg. Jim Waters, President of...
Posted On 05 Jun 2019

ARQ official to speak to chamber of commerce about big energy facility in Corbin

The head of U.S. operations for a company that turns coal waste into energy will be speaking at the Southern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce monthly membership luncheon next Tuesday about a project in Corbin that will provide numerous good-paying jobs. C.K. Lane, with Arq will be...

Corbin Mayor Suzie Razmus discusses local economy during chamber address

Just over two months into her tenure as Mayor of Corbin, Suzie Razmus spoke to a packed house at the Southern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce luncheon Tuesday to update the members on projects and developments in the city. Razmus addressed several economic issues. She explained that...

State official talks to chamber about Work Ready Communities program

Whitley, Laurel and Knox counties are all three currently considered “Work Ready In-Progress” communities on the cusp of reaching fully certified status, according to a state economic development official who spoke to members of the Southern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Tuesday....

Grace Community Health dedicates new women’s healthcare center

Grace Community Health officials joined with local and regional dignitaries Thursday, including Congressman Hal Rogers, to cut the ribbon on the new women’s healthcare center in Corbin. The 19,000 square-foot facility is located in the Forest Hills Shopping Center on Cumberland...

Stivers to chambers of commerce: Kentucky has ‘best economy in 30 years’

Touting the “best economy in 30 years,” Kentucky Senate President Roberts Stivers told two local chambers of commerce Tuesday that the 2019 legislative session will be a time to spur even more growth through effective policymaking. Stivers was the featured speaker for a joint...

KY Senate President Robert Stivers to speak at Chamber of Commerce luncheon

Kentucky Senate President Robert Stivers will talk about the 2019 legislative session of the General Assembly, and changes to state worker’s compensation rules, next Tuesday at the Southern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce monthly membership luncheon. Stivers (R-Manchester) has been...

Afghanistan war, congressional spending among topics addressed by Rand Paul at chamber luncheon

The war in Afghanistan has gone on too long. Congress spends too much money. Things aren’t as bad as they seem. Those are just three of the familiar themes U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) touched on Tuesday during a tight, breezy speech at the Southern Kentucky Chamber of...