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  • News Briefs: Nov. 25, 2009

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  • EARLIER: Shelby 1 of 4 sites Harley is considering

    Officials from Shelby County and the Harley-Davidson Motor Company confirmed Thursday that Shelby is one of four sites the company is considering for relocation of its main factory.

    "We did meet with representatives from Harley this week," said Libby Adams, executive director of the Shelby County Industrial and Development Foundation.

  • EARLIER: County to consider industrial zone change

    Shelby County Judge-Executive Rob Rothenburger said he will ask Fiscal Court to approve a zoning change, which could make Shelby County more attractive in its bid to lure Harley-Davidson. Rothenburger said he would seek a recommendation at Tuesday morning’s meeting on a zoning change of 150 acres of the industrial park “for a business prospect that the county has been working with for some time.” He would not confirm that the business prospect is Harley-Davidson, which is considering the county as a potential site for the relocation of its larg

  • EARLIER: Harley takes Shelby County for test ride

    Harley-Davidson Corp. is considering Shelby County as one of three finalists to be the site of a plant it might relocate.

    Representatives from the company have visited this area several times and have trimmed a list of states from seven to three as possible new homes for its main plant located in York. Pa., The Sentinel-News has learned.

    Harley-Davidson, based in Milwaukee, is America’s most famous brand of motorcycles. Its facility in York consists of two factories that employ about 2,400 people.

  • Shelby County Health Department Giving H1N1 Vaccinations Tuesday

     

    Shelby County Health Department will provide 2009 H1N1 influenza vaccine on Tuesday, November 24th 2009 from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. The vaccine will be available to eligible population on appointment and on walk –in basis. The clinic will follow the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommendations and administer vaccine to the following target groups:

  • EARLIER: Harley finalists await call

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  • Winery vote is Tuesday

     

    Voters in the Southville precinct will go the polls Tuesday in a special election to determine whether two residents can open a winery on their property.

    Ferenc Vegh and Lisa Davis, who have Vegh-Davis Vineyard at 5916 Hempridge Road, want to expand that business to include an outlet for selling their wine.

  • EARLIER: County moves ahead with more plans to help Harley bid

     Shelby County Fiscal Court continued Tuesday night its aggressive – if a bit anonymous – courtship of new industry for the county.

    Magistrates wholeheartedly approved a request by County Judge-Executive Rob Rothenburger to begin advertising for bids for engineering services and industrial site development for 214 acres of property in and near the Shelby County Industrial Park, "should our business prospect pan out."

  • EARLIER: JCTC aids in recruitment of Harley

    If obtaining technical training for its employees at a very low cost is important to officials of Harley-Davidson, then Shelby County has another ace up its sleeve in attempting to lure the company to the county.

    "They have narrowed their choices down to three, and we are one of those locations being considered," said Michael McCall, president of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System.