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County Gains Sixty Jobs On Thursday

15 Dec , 2017  

Richland County gained approximately 60 jobs on Thursday when Love’s Travel Stops opened its newest location in Bellville. The facility, is located 976 State Route 97 W (Interstate 71, Exit 165).

“Bellville is an ideal location for Love’s,” said Tom Love, founder and executive chairman of Love’s. “With its location along Interstate 71 and proximity to Cleveland and Columbus, we’re well positioned to conveniently serve residents, motorists and professional drivers. We look forward to providing the ‘Clean Places, Friendly Faces’ Love’s is known for to a new part of the state.” More…

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Braintree Hosting Legal Clinic For Business Startups

11 Dec , 2017  

Startups face a number of legal issues ranging from business entity choice to legal compliance.

With this fact in mind, the Braintree Business Development Center is hosting a free seminar with business attorney Jack Stewart. More…

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Richland Gives Today

28 Nov , 2017  

All across Richland County, non-profit organizations are participating in the third annual Richland Gives, a one day event which focuses giving both to a specific time and a specific online location.

The online day of giving is set for today from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM.

The day is designed to encourage everyone to contribute to local nonprofits they care about through a single giving platform/website. More…

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Agricultural Easement Funding Announced; Richland County Included

25 Nov , 2017  

This week, the Ohio Department of Agriculture announced that eight land trusts, four counties, one township and ten Soil and Water Conservation Districts will receive funding to help preserve farmland across the state. Richland County is among 20 counties becoming eligible for funding through the Western Reserve Land Conservancy. More…

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First Energy Names New External Affairs Manager, Based In Mansfield

2 Nov , 2017  

FirstEnergy Corp. has named Victor J. Coleman Jr. external affairs manager for Ashland, Crawford, Richland, Marion, Knox, Holmes, Wyandot and Morrow counties in Ohio Edison’s service area.

External affairs managers serve as liaisons between Ohio Edison and elected officials, as well as support community involvement activities. They work from regional offices across Ohio Edison’s service area to provide closer proximity to and understanding of the unique issues that face each community they serve. Coleman will be located at the company’s service center in Mansfield. More…

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Gorman-Rupp Company Announces Third Quarter Results

28 Oct , 2017  

On Friday, the Gorman-Rupp Company (NYSE: GRC) reported financial results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30.

Third Quarter 2017 Highlights: More…

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Manairco Assets Acquired By Urbana Company

25 Oct , 2017  

Manairco, Inc. of Mansfield and Hughey and Phillips, LLC (H&P) announced on Tuesday that the companies have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which H&P will acquire substantially all the assets of Manairco. Manairco is a well-established sales and manufacturing company with a reputation for excellence in the manufacture and design of Airfield lighting systems and accessories. More…

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Mansfield Home Sales Numbers Among The Strongest In Ohio

22 Oct , 2017  

When the September figures for home sales were announced this past week by the Ohio Association of Realtors, the Mansfield area evidenced strong gains.

In fact, our region of Ohio had the second highest percentage increase in the state for the year-to-date dollar volume of sales transactions. More…

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Ideal Electric Sold To Houston Concern; Returns To Private Hands

14 Sep , 2017  

Ideal Electric Company, formerly owned by Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltd. of South Korea, announced on Wednesday that the Mansfield company has been wholly acquired by a privately held affiliate of Gulf Electroquip Ltd. of Houston, Texas. More…

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Webinar Offered On Attracting And Retaining Talent

3 Sep , 2017  

Join Richland Community Development Group and the Richland Area Chamber of Commerce as they participate in a webinar entitled “Thriving Rural Communities: Strategies for Attracting and Retaining Talent.”

There is no charge for you to attend, but seating is limited. More…

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Mansfield Company Receives Job Creation Tax Credit

31 Aug , 2017  

There was good news for the Mansfield economy today, as a local project was among those which received job creation tax credits from the State of Ohio.

The Governor’s office announced the awards, which represented eight projects set to create 3,792 new jobs and retain 459 jobs statewide. During its monthly meeting, the Ohio Tax Credit Authority (TCA) reviewed economic development proposals brought to the board by JobsOhio and its regional partners. Collectively, the projects are expected to result in more than $115 million in new payroll, and spur more than $377 million in investments across Ohio. More…

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Calling All Budding Teenaged Entrepreneurs

30 Aug , 2017  

The Richland Area Chamber of Commerce is currently accepting applications for the third annual Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA! Richland).

A free informational session will be held on Wednesday, September 6 from 6 PM to 7 PM at the Chamber office, 55 North Mulberry Street in downtown Mansfield. More…

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