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Richland, Mansfield Unemployment Rates Steady

22 Jun , 2017  

On Tuesday, the State of Ohio Office of Workplace Development’s Bureau of Labor Market Information released the latest (May) unemployment rate figures for Ohio counties and municipalities with over 50,000 population. More…

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LocaLynx Continues Local Expansion

15 Jun , 2017  

LocaLynx is a Mansfield-born, free app that helps the community save money while supporting local businesses.  Users can find coupons and deals for local restaurants, retail stores, entertainment, auto repair, home services, health, beauty and more.

The start-up continues to grow in both usage and location. In May, LocaLynx surpassed 65,000 downloads and have over 7,700 businesses who received more than 58,000 coupon redemptions. More…

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Mansfield History And Talents Entwined In Miss Ohio Ring

15 Jun , 2017  

This Saturday when Miss Ohio 2017 is crowned, she will also be the recipient of a custom diamond ring exclusive to Miss Ohio. Local independent jewelers, Mike and Deb Miller of Mansfield’s Miller’s Diamond Jewelry, has designed and is donating the custom-designed ring valued at $1,500 to the Miss Ohio Scholarship Pageant. More…

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Business After Hours This Thursday

12 Jun , 2017  

Members and non-members of the Richland Area Chamber of Commerce are welcome to join this Thursday from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM for a fun evening of food, entertainment, and networking at Ed Pickens’ Cafe on Main Events & Catering, 28 North Main Street.

Entertainment will provided by Nyte-Flyte and a visit from Miss Ohio 2016 is expected. There will also be photo opportunities with the Shawshank’s Brooks, Andy, and Red. Door prizes include BBQ on Main coupons and a grand prize drawing for “Dinner for 6 at the Chef’s Table.” More…

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IHOP Opening July 17

11 Jun , 2017  

This past week, the brightly colored IHOP signs appeared at their new building, nearing completion at 2190 Walker Lake Road in Ontario. The restaurant is located to the west of the second entrance to the Meijer-anchored shopping area, roughly across the street from Starbucks. More…

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First Energy Involved In Local Upgrade Project

7 Jun , 2017  

As part of an effort to upgrade existing infrastructure, FirstEnergy Corporation has announced that it is rebuilding and modernizing a local 69-kilovolt (kV) transmission line which is worth $16 million. More…

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Job Fair Is Wednesday

23 May , 2017  

A local Job Fair is on tap for this Wednesday. Join 60 great local employers who will be on hand from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM at the Mid Ohio Educational Service Center and ready to hire.

All levels of employment will be available, including manufacturing, health care, professional, retail/service, and non-profit positions. Attendees are encouraged to bring resumes, dress professionally, and come prepared to interview. More…

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Wine, Food, And Fine Surroundings

22 May , 2017  

Tickets are now available for Kingwood Center Garden’s First Annual Wine Walk & Chef’s Tasting.

Picture yourself strolling amongst fragrant flowers and blooming trees as the sun gently sets in the west warming your skin and relaxing your soul, while leisurely sipping wine and tickling your tastebuds with gourmet foods. More…

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Watch Out On I-71: Ikea’s Coming

18 May , 2017  

Here on 1812Blockhouse, we have been known to look at day trips from Greater Mansfield. Part of the enjoyment in living in Richland County, after all, is its proximity to a wide variety of interesting and top-notch attractions. More…

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Everything You Always Wanted To Know About: Richland Mall

17 May , 2017  

It’s the latest in our “Everything You Always Wanted To Know About” series — today looking at a shopping destination familiar to generations of Richland Countians: Richland Mall. More…

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Ohio Business And Career Expo On May 17

14 May , 2017  

NOTE – Updated information included

Richland County job hunters might want to make a trip south later this month.

Job seekers are invited to explore career opportunities available from more than 50 government agencies, universities, construction firms and apprenticeship programs at the Ohio Business and Career Expo being held from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM on May 17 at the Ohio Expo Center’s Cardinal Hall, 717 E. 17th Ave., Columbus. More…

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ODOT Announces Projects And Closures

14 May , 2017  

ODOT District 3 has made its regular announcement of road projects and closures in Richland County which will impact travel over the next week. Those include the following: More…