WHIZ's very own Kelly Mills is about to come back to work after having baby boy Grant Michael Mills last month.
Kelly says motherhood is extremely interesting and definitely not as bad as she expected; but then again, Kelly says she has a really good baby. According to mom, Grant never cries and when asked what moments so far really stand out, she answered with no hesitation.
"Everytime he goes to the doctor, it doesn't really go well. The first doctor's visit when he...
The Animal Shelter Society of Zanesville has received a grant to help vaccinate dogs for canine influenza virus.
The highly contagious disease can spread easily from dog to dog, especially in close proximity. The shelter received the grant from a petfinder.com foundation program to build community immunity against the respiratory infection, which has become a growing problem through the U.S. It has been confirmed in 34 states so far. Dogs can be contagious before they show any symptoms...
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."