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  • GC Farmers Market now selling produce

     

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    Williamstown resident Diane Crowder had her husband recently pull off when she saw green tomatoes for sale at the Grant County Farmers’ Market Williamstown location. 

  • Grant County Sheriff’s Office creates safe stop for internet purchase exchanges

    It’s a risk many people have likely taken.

    In order to buy or sell items, including phones and furniture, on websites like Ebay and Craigslist, some meet up in person to make the exchange with an online stranger.

    While some exchanges go off without a hitch, it only takes one time for the transaction to turn into a disaster.

  • Local entrepreneurs revamp Wtown marina

    Live music on a Friday night can heard coming from the bottom of Boat Dock Road at Williamstown Marina. 

    Come for the atmosphere, said owners Brooke Rider-Cummins and Mark Cummins. 

  • Market on Main coming to Grant County

     

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    The Grant County Chamber of Commerce/Economic Development/Tourism office is working on a new concept market for Grant County.

  • Senior Bash returns Sept. 20

     

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    Senior Bash is back. 

    The long-awaited return for the free senior citizen extravaganza will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 20 at a new location — Northern Kentucky Fairgrounds in Williamstown. 

  • Report shows decrease in fatal overdoses in Grant Co.

     

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    Overdose-related deaths increased in the Commonwealth in 2017, but Grant County saw a decrease in fatal overdoses last year. 

  • Paddle Williamstown hits the lake Aug. 25

     

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    Canoes, kayaks and more will once again fill Williamstown Lake on Saturday, Aug. 25 for the annual Paddle Williamstown event.

    Paddle Williamstown will be held from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. with participants able to paddle safely during these hours with no motorized boats allowed on the lake.

  • NKU Grant Co. bouncing back after nearly closing

     

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    Nearing the 20th anniversary since opening its doors, the Northern Kentucky University Grant County campus had to fight to prevent their doors from permanently closing this summer. 

  • Splash Park finally opens to public

     

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    After jumping through loops with the state, Williamstown Mayor Rick Skinner said he’s excited to announce the new, free Williamstown Splash park is open to the public. 

  • Wood to face judge on criminal charges

    The county’s highest-ranking official faces misdemeanor charges in Grant County District Court on Aug. 8. 

    Grant County Judge-Executive Steve Wood was charged with fourth-degree assault (minor injury), harassment (physical contact with no injury) and menacing Aug. 3. Accusations came from two county attorney office employees, Grant County Attorney Joe Taylor confirmed.