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Business

  • Communications in Shelby changing

    Communications, both wired and wireless, are seeing a lot of changes coming down the pipeline in Shelby County.

    AT&T continues to grow its new U-verse system, offing high-speed Internet and television programming, and mobile broadband service, and the company has added two new cell phone tower sites in the county within the last year to expand its coverage.

  • State invests $500K in Shelby ag programs

    The Kentucky Agriculture Development Board is contributing $500,000 to help the development of ag-related initiatives in Shelby County.

    The board approved in June a $350,000 contribution for the County Agricultural Investment Program, which provides resources for farmers to improve and diversify their production practices, and in August OKd another $150,000 for Gallrein Farms to expand its produce market.

  • Business Briefcase: Sept. 2, 2011

    Chamber offers new

    mandatory labor law poster

    A new poster that the National Labor Relations Board  is requiring employers to post is available through the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce. The poster informs employees of their rights under the NLRB Act. All employers must post this notice by Nov. 14.

    The Shelby County Chamber of Commerce has partnered with the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Executives to offer this poster at a discounted rate.

  • EARLIER: Shelbyville's Antiques For You up for sale

    Connie Kelly, a fixture in the antique business in downtown Shelbyville for more than two decades,  put a sign in the window at 528 Main Street on Wednesday: She’s selling Antiques For You.

    Kelly said she wants to walk out of the door on the same day 22 years after she walked in: Oct. 21.

    “I put the sign in the window yesterday,” Kelly said Thursday morning. “I had a couple of dealers who were going to take it over, but whether they do, I’m not going to wait. I want to get on with advertising it.”

  • Business Briefcase: Aug. 26, 2011

    Coin collectors group

    in Shelby this week

    The International Coin Collectors Association will be making a stop at the Ramada Inn in Shelbyville starting Tuesday to buy and sell all forms of currency and a variety of other items for its network of collectors, dealers and refineries.

    The event, free and open to the public, will be 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 9-4 on Saturday.

  • Real estate deeds: Aug. 26, 2011

    July 16-31, 2011

    Amanda W. Snider, Amanda Wills Cypert and Tommy Lee Cypert to Amanda Wills Cypert and Tommy Lee Cypert, Lot 53 Fairway Crossing Section 3, $300,000

    Jennifer F. and Kenneth L. Tapp Jr. to Jonathan A. and Abby E. Thurman, Lot 19 Station Pointe Phase I, $199,000

    Scott and Jena Baldridge to Kathy W. Jones, 5.28 acres McIntosh Farm, $283,900

    Commonwealth Bank & Trust to Amanda N. Turner, Lot 25 Farming Meadows, $88,000

  • New business: Mulberry Orchard LLC

    Address: 1330 Mulberry Pike Shelbyville

     

    Who we are: Matt and Amanda Gajdzik planted more than 3,000 apple and peach trees in early 2010 with the desire to sell quality, local produce to their surrounding communities. They hope not only to provide fresh produce to customers, but also the opportunity to see the crops growing, to learn about life on a farm, and to experience where your food really comes from. They hope that the orchard brings enjoyment and education to their customers.

     

  • Business Briefcase: Aug. 12, 2011

    Cable changes could take

    6 months after takeover

  • Atmos consolidating in new Hi Point facility

    Atmos Energy is upping its commitment to Shelby County.

    Atmos, the natural gas supplier based in Dallas, is building a new office, warehouse and storage area in Hi-Point Industrial Park on Boone’s Station Road.

  • Mount Eden woman tracking down BIG savings with coupons

    MOUNT EDEN - When Connie Wolfe was laid off less than a year ago, she said she thought her life would have to change for the worse. She, like many unemployed Americans, was unsure of how she would regain buoyancy in today's economic climate.

    Wolfe had been an inventory specialist for 25 years until her position was cut seven months ago, leaving her husband as the household's sole breadwinner.