• Baxter’s Auto Repair opens in Dry Ridge

    Name: Baxter’s Auto Repair
    Address: 167 S. Main Street in Dry Ridge
    Phone number: 859-814-3192

    E-mail: baxterauto60@yahoo.com

    Owner- Ricky Baxter

    Manager – Karen Baxter

  • Shave and a haircut

    A shave and haircut for two bits or 25 cents is not likely in 2013, but that was the going rate in the early 1930s and even earlier.
    Just because the same service will cost $18 today, doesn’t mean it’s not a good deal.

  • Liberty Tax solves taxing concerns

    The Grant County News spotlights a business each month in their Business Matters section. If you’d like your business featured call 859-824-3343 or go to www.grantky.com and submit your information to the news department.

    Name of Business: Liberty Tax Service, 15 Broadway Street in Dry Ridge

    Hours of Operation: 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. during tax season and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. during offseason.
    (Jan. 1 through April 15 is tax season)

    Contact us: 859-824-000 or via at libertylady@fuse.net

    Owner: AlAnn Feldmann

  • Forcht Bank recognizes 2012 Star Performers

    Monica Howe, Broker/Associate with RE/MAX Affiliates, Inc. has won the RE/MAX 100 percent Club Award for 2012.  This award is presented to top selling agents according to sales volume.  “Monica had an outstanding volume of sales in 2012, and we are very proud to present this prestigious award to her again this year,” said Kent Dailey, Broker/Owner of RE/MAX Affiliates, Inc.  “Monica is a dedicated, full-time agent, and she provides outstanding customer service to her clients, which contributes to her success.”

  • Howe earns KHC certified real estate designation

    Kentucky Housing Corporation (KHC), the state’s housing finance agency, recently announced Monica Howe is a KHC-Certified Real Estate Agent.  Howe, a Broker/Associate with RE/MAX Affiliates, Inc. received this designation by demonstrating a commitment to presenting affordable home loan options to Kentuckians.
    “Monica is an excellent agent who is constantly working to help inform buyers of the different types of loan programs available”, said RE/MAX Affiliates, Inc. Broker/Owner Kent Dailey.  


    Grant Manor Rehabilitation Center in Williamstown was honored for outstanding collaboration, performance and exceptional committment to patient care by Hospice of the Bluegrass in recognition of November’s National Hospice Month.

  • Library card helps save $ in September

    A Grant County Public Library card will get you a lot more than books, DVDs and music throughout September.
    As part of National Library Card Sign-up Month, patrons can use their card to get discounts at local restaurants, retails stores and other businesses.

  • Shipp named a 2012 Super Lawyer

    Jeff Shipp, a general litigation attorney with Wallace Boggs PLLC in Fort Mitchell, has been named as one of Kentucky’s Super Lawyers for 2012.

    Shipp, a native of Grant County and the city attorney for Williamstown, joined Wallace Boggs in 2010.

  • After 40 years, Austin says goodbye to Tire City Inc.

    Richard Austin is ready for a change.
    Austin has decided it is time to move on from Tire City Inc. after four decades in the business.
    “After 40 years, I’m getting a little tired,” he said. “There’s not a lot of people who have worked 40 years at a place. I’d like to slow down, but still be involved.”
    Tire City’s origins started in 1946 when George Powers started selling tires at Powers Home and Auto in Williamstown, according to Austin.