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...
The Neighborhood Revitalization Grant Program will be divvying up $3 million to 11 cities in the state of Ohio to help improve what the Ohio Department of Development is calling distressed areas.
The city of Zanesville is getting $225,000 for work in the East End Neighborhood. The main focus will be to install more than 10,000 feet of street paving material, around 1,500 feet of water lines, three water hydrants, 2,600 feet of sewer lines, and 15 manholes.
Nearly 1,400 homes in Appalachia Ohio will soon trade in their dial-up service for broadband access.
18th District US Congressman Zack Space says a USDA grant of more than $4 million has been awarded for that project. It's expected to create or retain 20 jobs in Morgan, Athens, and Hocking counties. The local company, Nelsonville TV Cable Incorporated has been assigned to construct a broadband cable network. Space says this development will have a huge economic impact on local...
18th District US Congressman Zack Space is working to improve broadband access across Southeastern Ohio.
An application was submitted for stimulus money. Space says 7.2 billion dollars of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act is going toward broadband access for areas that are either unserved or under-served.
"Our hope is that it is because this broadband access is absolutely important, not just for economic development purposes-although that is a big part of it. It...
An area school recieves quite a gift to boost technology for its students.
Cambridge Middle School competed in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Title-Two-D competitve grant. The school is one of only 48 within the state to secure the grant worth nearly $250,000.
Principal Don Vogt said the money will help to install smart boards and smart technology in the classrooms. The school will know more about how the money will be used after a team of teachers receives the...
The City of Cambridge will be busy this summer beautifying their downtown.
Thanks to a $400,000 grant, the facades of 22 buildings will be updated, as well as code work and paving.
"This year it's been really great because we got 28 businesses signed up," said Director of the Economic and Community Development Department Steven Geirhart. "Anywhere from facades to codework, awnings. We'll give them up to $10,000."
The city of Zanesville will receive a grant of more than $200,000 from the Ohio Department of Development.
The D.O.D. announced Monday it will award the "Clean Ohio Assistance Fund" grant to the city to conduct an environmental assessment on the former GNB property on Moxahala Avenue. The money will be used for almost 20 monitoring wells, soil borings, an asbestos survey, data evaluation and reporting.
This assessment will help determine if the property is a...
The Muskingum County Library system is receiving grant money to combat literacy problems in children.
Walmart South and Walmart North each gave the library system $1,000. The grants are intended to support early childhood literacy initiatives.
"So we have really increased our efforts to introduce children to books, reading, word recognition, vocabulary development and go off site and that is where we find the most success," says Blair Tom, Manager of Customer...