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Business

  • Tick, Tock

    Don Hubbs constantly hears the hum of “tick tock” all around him. He’s well aware of time passing as he’s spent the last 40 years making quartz clocks.
    Hubbs, of Dry Ridge, began his fascination with time when he started constructing clocks in Richmond in 1975.
    He stopped making clocks for a time, but after meeting and marrying his wife, Janie, a Florida native, the idea of mastering time appealed to both of them.

  • Linder joins Sibcy Cline Realtors

    Brian Linder has joined the Florence office as a residential real estate specialist for Sibcy Cline Realtors.
    Linder currently serves as Kentucky State Representative of the 61st District including parts of Boone, Kenton, Grant and Scott counties. Linder has prior experience as a manager of key accounts in the utility industry. He is certified as both an Energy Auditor and a Key Account Manager. Linder has a Master of Business Administration degree from Thomas More College and a Bachelor of Science degree in secondary education from the University of Kentucky.

  • Ghost tour to raise funds for Sherman Tavern restoration

    Have you ever seen a ghost?
    Now is your chance as The Friends of Sherman Tavern will host a paranormal ghost tour at Sherman Tavern from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. June 28.
    The cost of the tour is $25 with all proceeds going to the restoration of the Sherman Tavern historical site.
    Eddie Parks of northern Grant County will lead the tour with the Tri State Shadow Chasers, a group he founded in 2008.

  • BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT:

    Red Carpet Restaurant
    401 S. Main Street
    Williamstown
    859-824-4305
    Owner: Kesh Patel
    Number of employees: 3
    Service provided: Breakfast and lunch served daily.
    Hours of operation:8 a.m. to 3 p.m. everyday
    Year Established: April 15, 1994
    Special features/Interesting facts:  We have our own specialty things we do here. We bread our own fish and tenderloin. People are the ultimate judge.

  • Down on the farm

    Alpine Hills Dairy and Country Pumpkins of Grant County is one of the 104 certified farm markets across the Commonwealth recently accepted into the 2014 Kentucky Farm Bureau Certified Roadside Farm Market Program.
    In joining the Kentucky Farm Bureau Certified Roadside Farm Market Program, Alpine Hills Dairy and Country Pumpkins has committed to offering quality products and service to its customers.
    Its acceptance by Farm Bureau tells customers that Alpine Hills Dairy and Country Pumpkins meets the highest standards of quality, freshness, and marketing appeal.

  • King appointed as Farm Bureau Insurance agent

    Carla King has been appointed as a new agent with Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Insurance at the Grant County Farm Bureau–Dry Ridge Agency. King’s appointment was announced in Louisville by Chuck Osborne, Vice President of Agency Support & Marketing for KFB Insurance.
    King, a Grant County native, received a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education from Northern Kentucky University. Prior to joining KFB, she worked for 14 years in education and has been in the insurance industry since 2010.

  • Dry Ridge Dance features ballet, jazz, lyrical, hip hop

    Cathy Smith’s eye sparkle when she talks about her love of dance.
    It’s that passion she has for teaching others that prompted her to open Dry Ridge Dance in the Dry Ridge Outlet Mall earlier this month.
    “I live and breathe dance, 24/7,” she said, smiling.

    At 7 or 8 years old, after attending a Western show on a family vacation and seeing Can Can dancers, she told her mother that when she grew up, dancing is what she was going to do.

  • Sylvia’s dishes up local pizza, hoagies

    Sylvia’s Pizza
    118 S. Main Street

    Dry Ridge
    859-824-4300
    Owner: Sylvia Huhn

    Number of employees: 5

    Service provided: We make the best pizza and hoagies in Grant County.
    Hours of operation:11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

    Year Established: Jan. 2013, prior to that we were Snappy Tomato Pizza and had been in business since Sept. 14., 1990

  • Going, going, gone!

    Randy Moore was a man looking for a career change when he was 42 years old and that’s when he went back to his first love.
    Now his fast talking ways have earned him top honors as Auctioneer of the Month in 2011 and 2013, as Auctioneer of the Year in 2011 and 2012 and a Top 10 Auctioneer in Kentucky in 2013 by the Kentucky Auctioneers Association.

  • Tranquility Day Spa opens in Dry Ridge