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Business

  • 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 HONORED FOR PATIENT CARE

    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.

  • BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT

    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: Waterline Graphics, 28 Broadway Street, Dry Ridge

    Hours of Operation: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday

    Contact us: 859-903-9870

    Owner: Dennis Reckers and Coy Lunsford

    Features: Signs, banners, magnetics, 3-D lettering, embroidery, T-shirts and hats

  • MOM’s Christian Day Care earns stars

    STARS FOR KIDS is a voluntary rating system for a licensed and certified child care programs. Programs are given a one to a four STAR rating. All STAR levels are measurable quality indicators above the state minimum requirements.

  • Farm Credit hosts appreciaton event

    Farm Credit Mid-America, an $18 billion financial lending cooperative spanning the states of Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee, has kicked off their annual summer Customer Appreciation Events.  

    The Dry Ridge office hosted their event June 29 at the Grant County Extension Office where more than 65 customers had the opportunity to network with other Farm Credit members and staff and get the latest association news.     

  • BAD TO THE BONE

    When Michele Pope realized she would have to leave her new Shitzu puppy with a dog groomer, she decided she should just learn to do it herself.

    So, Pope signed up for grooming classes in Lexington.

    Her family wasn’t sure what to make of her new found career choice.

    “I always told my mom that I didn’t know what I wanted to be when

    I grew up and grooming seemed like the perfect fit for a career working with animals,” Pope said.

  • Business Matters

    Changing lives.

    That’s the number one goal for Justin Baker at Body Works Gym in Dry Ridge.