Sumerset Houseboat plant will be RECC home

Category : News | Published : Thu Apr 02 2015 | Read : 1124

South Kentucky RECC will purchase the former Sumerset Houseboat property off Parkers Mill Road and remodel the vacant houseboat-manufacturing complex into a new RECC headquarters building. Kentucky Public Service Commission, chief regulatory agency for the electric cooperative, has approved the $10.7 million project...

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Hendrickson plans $2.8 million expansion creating 80 new jobs

Category : News | Published : Thu Apr 02 2015 | Read : 1184

Hendrickson, manufacturer of semi-trailer suspension systems and related components for the transportation industry, added 156 new workers last year at its Somerset location and plans to invest $2.8 million in equipment and hire 80 more full-time employees this year...

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Ground broken for Courtyard Marriott at The Center

Category : News | Published : Sat Mar 21 2015 | Read : 1193

A cold rain and temperatures in the 40s failed to dampen blue-sky optimism as ground was ceremonially broken Friday morning for a Courtyard by Marriott hotel to be built adjacent to The Center for Rural Development.

The four-story complex will have 105 guest rooms, 2,300 square feet of banquet, meeting and...

Gov. Beshear awards Kentucky Work Ready Communities certification to Pulaski County

Category : Press Release | Published : Thu Aug 14 2014 | Read : 2265

FRANKFORT, Ky. (August 14,2014) - Governor Steve Beshear announced today that Pulaski County has been
certified as a Kentucky Work Ready Community. The certification program from the Kentucky Workforce
Investment Board (KWIB) and the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet assures employers that a local workforce has the talent and skills necessmy...