Stories tagged with: Local

August 6, 2014 - 3:13pm
2 weeks 2 days ago

One of the easiest ways to boost the local economy is to shop locally, and a new E-magazine published by the Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce will help you do just that.

The 650 local businesses registered with the chamber are listed in the E-magazine, catagorized by industry and product. Chamber president, Tom Poorman explains what shopping locally does for the economy.

"If you can get the same quality, the same price, the same selection here locally there is...

December 7, 2013 - 5:36pm
36 weeks 6 days ago

Hundreds of people came out to Bishop Rosecrans High School in order to complete their Christmas shopping at the annual Craft Bazaar.

The school was filled with vendors selling a variety of hand crafted and home made goods, decorations and jewelry. One local artist says participating on Saturday gave him a chance to showcase his unique drawings and sketches to the public.

I really started out drawing a lot of Jesus drawings," said Bobby Shaw. I've just worked on a lot of...

June 3, 2013 - 3:46pm
1 year 11 weeks ago

The Zanesville-Muskingum County Welcome Center is the host for the farmer's market and this Wednesday will be the first one held there this season. Vendors will start selling at 3:30 p.m. and won't stop until 6:30 p.m.

"Produce is ready everyday, every other day. You can't just sell it on Saturday, you have to take some of it someplace early in the week. You can't pick stuff on Monday and keep it until Saturday," said Mark Barnhart, President of the Downtown Farmer's Market...

May 26, 2013 - 10:56pm
1 year 12 weeks ago

 Buying local is important to keeping a local economy growing, and shopping at your neighborhood farmer's market is one way to help out. Zanesville resident, Kevin McGrath, says he's happy to shop local at the Muskingum County Farmer's Market.

"We come out about every other weekend. We try and buy local instead of from other places. There's a variety, there's all kinds of wheats from inside the barn and there's plants; different varieties of plants. You just never know what...

March 1, 2011 - 11:46am
3 years 25 weeks ago

Local small business owners came together this morning to talk budget.

The National Federation of Independent Business hosted an Area Action Council meeting at Honey Baked Ham in Zanesville this morning.  At the meeting, local small business owners had an opportunity to discuss the state budget deficit and the impact it will have on them....an impact that Legislative Director Chris Ferruso says might not be all that bad.

"I believe, for the small business owners and the...

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