Stories tagged with: economic development

May 23, 2013 - 6:15pm
1 year 9 weeks ago

The Muskingum Growth Partnership was started in 1989 to advance economic growth and development within Muskingum County using private sector leadership and resources. The commissioner's received an update on how things are going.

"They, along with the city invest a lot of money in economic development every year through the Port Authority and we try to be a good partner to the Port Authority. So we just wanted them to know what we were up to on the private sector side," said...

March 6, 2012 - 12:10pm
2 years 20 weeks ago

Zanesville officials cut the ribbon on a business to help residents in our area.

Home Instead Care focuses on providing non-medical services for not only seniors but people of all ages. The company's owner said they drive their clients to appointments, bathing, housekeeping and laundry, among other tasks.

"I love coming to work everyday. I just don't feel like it's work," said Owner Amy Huddleston. "We're really providing a service. It's a nice place for our...

October 20, 2010 - 4:56pm
3 years 39 weeks ago

If you build it, they will come, and so goes the Interstate which has brought many businesses and economic growth to Ohio.

Avon and the Dollar General are just a couple examples, but President of the Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce, Tom Poorman says much of the economic development can be attributed to Interstate 70 cutting through Muskingum County and the City of Zanesville and the 12,000 trucks that travel the roadway daily.

"The Interstate is definitely an...

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