Stories tagged with: Business

October 2, 2013 - 4:51pm
46 weeks 2 days ago

The Muskingum County Business Incubator is inviting all industry representatives from the region to attend their industry council meeting coming up this week.

"This meeting is going to focus on resources that are available to the industry," said MCBI Field Engineer Jeff Earnest. "Workforce development is one of the key items, automation, specifically on 3D printing, safety is always a hot topic in any industry and the other is energy savings, energy efficiencies."...

September 6, 2013 - 3:48pm
50 weeks 23 min ago

Are you looking for a way to jump start your business?

The Muskingum County Business Incubator is having their 8th annual Business Plan Competition and the deadline is quickly approaching. The competition is an opportunity for local entrepreneurs looking to start their own business, or for businesses two-years and younger. All you have to do is come up with an original idea or business plan for your company and present your idea in front of six judges.

"1st place is $5,000...

May 31, 2013 - 6:10pm
1 year 11 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Business Incubator announced the winners of their Big Idea Contest Friday evening. The MCBI had 24 unique entries for the contest, but only three could win.

"The Big Idea Contest was created so that we can get individuals to be thinking about something different, something innovative. We know there's a lot of folks with good ideas but they're on the shelf at home or their in the garage. We want them to bring them out and lets find out if it's something there's...

September 29, 2010 - 5:41pm
3 years 46 weeks ago

Two companies from Licking and Knox Counties may soon see loans that will essentially boost business. The Development Financing Advisory Council is recommending about $10 million in loans for six statewide projects, and these funds are waiting for approval from the State Controlling Board.

Accel Incorporated in Licking County is expected to get an almost $2 million direct loan, which will be used for the purchase and installation of machinery and other equipment. The project also has...

September 5, 2010 - 3:45pm
3 years 50 weeks ago

One Southeastern Ohio county is getting a chunk of a $220,000 Microenterprise Business Development Program grant.

Morgan County will receive a total of $60,000. The Ohio Department of Development says that money will be used to help a local business, and 40 individuals will get both training and technical assistance. Director Lisa Pat-McDaniel says the grant is focusing on the well-being of small businesses and job growth.

The sum of the money was also split among Vinton and...

July 3, 2010 - 8:33pm
4 years 7 weeks ago

A local business is celebrating 110 years while giving back to the community.

The Anchor Glass Mould Shop in Zanesville gave community members the opportunity to see what they do.

"We had an open house today to celebrate the 110 years. We invited the community to come out and take a tour of, and see what we do and also give them a commemorative bottle to take away when they left the tour," says Darren Burrow, Plant Operations Manager.

In coordinance with the tour...

June 23, 2010 - 5:27pm
4 years 8 weeks ago

A new business in Zanesville is officially open.

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held this morning at Dreamer's Motorsports, just off Maple Avenue. It's something that co-owners Kenny Atkins, Jennifer Agin, and Agin's husband say has been a long-time coming.

"My husband has been around motorsports all his life. He has races since he was 4-years-old. So, it's certainly a dream come true for him, " says Agin.

Agin says motorsports are very popular in this area, and...

May 1, 2010 - 7:55pm
4 years 16 weeks ago

Some local students are looking to the future and weighing their options.

The first M.I.N.D Your Own Business Fair was held at Zanesville High School tonight.

"It's all about reaching your goals in life. 70% of our students don't go to college, so what are they going to do? " says event coordinator, Cassandra McDonald.

The main intention was to show students the different entrepreneurs and businesses we have here in the Y-City.

"We want them to have a...

April 1, 2010 - 9:18pm
4 years 20 weeks ago


A new business in Zanesville is helping to keep the area technologically savvy.

SOTA, which stands for State Of The Art, held its grand opening for the Zanesville location Thursday. The company was founded in Coshocton in 1985, has a branch office in Columbus and felt it was time to expand to Zanesville.

"We have had a customer base here in Zanesville for years. We have done Internet service here for years, we have had some sales and service customers and some IT...

October 15, 2009 - 5:12am
4 years 44 weeks ago

Zanesville Police say they have one man in custody after he drove his car into a local business. Lt. Bill Shaw says around 8:30 Wednesday night 20-year-old Christopher Donohoe of Zanesville drove off McIntire Avenue and hit Tom’s Ice Cream Bowl, causing minor damage, and then fled the scene. Lt. Shaw says a short time later Donohoe was caught and charged with failure to control, leaving the scene of an accident and driving with a suspended license. Donohoe is scheduled to appear in...

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