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Thursday, September 1st, 2011 at 4:24pm. 1464 Views, 0 Comments.
The unemployment rate for Kentucky was 6.1% in September. In October, the unemployment rate was 5.6%.
Across the United States, the jobless rate has been fairly constant recently maintaining at 4.7% through September & October 2007.
Of the 11 major non-farm job classifications, 4 of them saw employment increases for the month of October.
6 of the major non-farm job classifications saw decreases for employment.
1 remained unchanged.
A net change of 100 jobs decrease was seen in October 2007 for Kentucky’s non-farm employment. The total is currently: 1856500 jobs.…
Thursday, September 1st, 2011 at 4:11pm. 896 Views, 0 Comments.
Most of the persons that donate to charities and help them through the winter months, are also the persons most likely to be feeling some of the fallout from the real estate markets and mortgage industries. Add in rising food and energy costs, and many persons with disposable incomes to help out others, may start feeling the pressure that they need to help themselves first.
And then add in more persons in need of charitable assistance this year – many charities are reporting up to a 25% increase in persons in need this year.
Then add in the recent drop in the stock market (the S&P…
Thursday, September 1st, 2011 at 4:07pm. 1829 Views, 0 Comments.
Applicants desiring to make application for the program, can apply at the Rural Development Office located at 90 Howard drive in Shelbyville Kentucky.
The maximum possible loan under this incentive program is $20000 with the interest set at 1% with a loan term not to exceed 20 years.
The uses for the home repair loans can be for a variety of needs including:
Thursday, September 1st, 2011 at 3:59pm. 1103 Views, 0 Comments.
This award is just one of many that Kentucky has received recently fro economic development awards. Other recent awards and honors include:
Thursday, September 1st, 2011 at 3:55pm. 1546 Views, 0 Comments.
2 years ago, the Triple S Planning Commission implemented new landscaping rules and protocols that required a minimum amount of plants, trees or shrubs to serve as a landscaping buffer for different zoning classifications (as an example: commercial buffered from residential).
The Executive Director for the Triple Planning and Zoning Commission, Ryan Libke, has proposed some changes to the landscaping and buffering rules that are currently…
Thursday, September 1st, 2011 at 3:51pm. 742 Views, 0 Comments.
The mayor states that the entire Simponsville City Commission desires for heavy vehicles and equipment to be on the property – and that he only desires to see businesses that would benefit a traveling public.
But, this hasn’t satisfied many persons. Protesters have been passing out flyers and organizing a protest for the vote on Wednesday. They are under the opinion that some sort of agreement has been made without the public’s knowledge or consent with Redline Properties (the current owner…
Thursday, September 1st, 2011 at 3:46pm. 867 Views, 0 Comments.
The Louisville Kentucky newspaper, The Courier Journal recently had an article about United States jobs and payrolls. Employers have added two times the number of jobs that was previously projected for the month of October 2007. The Labor Department also noted that payrolls grew by 166000, and that the unemployment rate didn’t move and is holding steady at 4.7%. All of these are good indicators despite the nervous economy regarding the housing market being soft and mortgage industry being in turmoil. Kentucky’s rate for unemployment is at 6.1%.
The job increases came primarily from the following sectors:
temporary help firms
hotels & motels
accounting & book keeping…
Thursday, September 1st, 2011 at 4:27am. 5450 Views, 0 Comments.
Knobview Partners LLC to Brent Murray & Edith Turner-Murray – Lot 8 Knob View Estates $203000
Christina & Tyler Rosenbalm to Roxann Fry – Lot 4 Thurman Property divided $190000
Garry & Shelia Reese to Garry & Shelia Reese – Property located on Aiken Road $1
Micah & Jamie Andriot to Terence Crittendon – Lot 1 in Fairview Addition $105000
Knobview Partners LLC to Michael & Pamela Shelburne – Lot 113 Partridge Run Subdivision Section 3 $229500
Prentice & Donna Raisor to Hinton McGraw Builders Developers LLC – Lot 153 Partridge Run Subdivision Secion 2 $174900
Washington Mutual, Allen & Shannon Walker,…
Thursday, September 1st, 2011 at 4:23am. 762 Views, 0 Comments.
A great majority of the land is currently owned by the state. Approximately 7 acres is owned by Redline Properties, who intends to seek rezoning on the property to allow commercial development.
The Redline Properties representative, Mike Ford, sent a letter to the Simpsonville KY City Commission at the end of July asking the council to annex the property, and to ask the Triple S Planning and Zoning Commission to change the zoning from agricultural to X-1, which would allow development of commercial uses including hotels, restaurants,…
Thursday, September 1st, 2011 at 4:18am. 2322 Views, 0 Comments.
There are 2 bridges that cross the Kentucky River in Franklin County, and both will begin having repairs starting today.
Various components of the bridge will be repaired or replaced including the expansion joints, which allow for movement of the bridge as it expands or contracts, for the east side of both bridges.
The construction project is contracted to be completed by the contractor Faulkner Construction LLC by December 15.
The traffic vehicle average for the bridges is 41,400. Approximately 7900 of which are trucks.
All vehicles that are wider than 12′ will be required to…