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Greater Ohio Talks Legacy Cities, Including Mansfield

16 Mar , 2018  

This past week, Greater Ohio, the statewide think tank and advocacy center for statewide initiatives on revitalization and sustainable growth, published a retrospective on its work over the last decade. Greater Ohio’s areas of focus include the following: More…

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JobsOhio Shares 2017 Results

5 Mar , 2018  

From JobsOhio:

Companies across the United States and the world are recognizing that making Ohio home offers a competitive advantage. Last week JobsOhio, a nonprofit corporation designed to drive job creation and new capital investment in Ohio, released its 2017 results. More…

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Gorman Rupp Reports Fourth Quarter And 2017 Year End Results

10 Feb , 2018  

On Friday, the Gorman-Rupp Company reported financial results for the fourth quarter and year ending December 31, 2017.

Fourth Quarter 2017 Highlights

  • Current quarter earnings per share were $0.31 compared to $0.19 per share for the fourth quarter of 2016
  • Fourth quarter of 2016 included a non-cash impairment charge of $0.05 per share
  • Net sales increased 0.8% or $0.7 million. Excluding the PCCP project, net sales increased 1.3% or $1.2 million
  • Incoming orders increased 6% compared to the fourth quarter of 2016
  • The U.S. Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is expected to have a favorable impact on our future income tax rate

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Gorman Rupp Declares Dividend, Sets Annual Meeting Date

27 Jan , 2018  

The Board of Directors of The Gorman-Rupp Company (NYSE: GRC) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.125 per share on the common stock of the Company, payable March 9, 2018, to shareholders of record February 15, 2018. This will mark the 272nd consecutive quarterly dividend paid by The Gorman-Rupp Company. More…

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Economic Excellence Awards Announced

19 Jan , 2018  

The Richland Community Development Group (RCDG) has announced seven recipients for their Economic Excellence Awards.  The awards will be handed out at the Chamber & RCDG Annual Meeting & Dinner on January 25. The Award recipients are: More…

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Columbus Makes First Cut For 50K Jobs

19 Jan , 2018  

Earlier this year, over 200 cities across the US and Canada scrambled to put together attractive recruitment packages, tying tax and other incentives with narratives on workforce and quality of life, in an attempt to land the prize of the decade – the $5 billion dollar “second headquarters” for Internet giant Amazon.com.

The prize comes with 50,000 well paying jobs and a tremendous economic boost. More…

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Sears In Ohio, Ontario Holding Its Own

8 Jan , 2018  

When the news came during the last few days of Kmart and Sears stores which will close across the country in the coming weeks, Richland County and Ohio fared quite well.

Neighboring states will see several closures; Pennsylvania, for instance, is set to lose 10 Kmart and three Sears locations. Ohio has only two closures – a Kmart in Warren and a Sears store in Cincinnati. More…

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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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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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Mansfield Named An Affordable “Ski Town”

21 Nov , 2017  

Not only has a reputable organization just named Mansfield as a “ski town,” it included it on a list of the ten most affordable ski towns in America.

The official website of the National Association of Realtors named Mansfield as #8 nationally in a piece published on Monday entitled, “Hit Peak Living in America’s 10 Most – and Least – Affordable Ski Towns.” More…

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We’re In The Nation’s Fifth Most Affordable Smaller Housing Market

10 Nov , 2017  

When it comes to finding a house to purchase, Mansfield is among those cities where it is possible to get a great deal of “bang for the buck.”

Such was the finding of the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity Index for the third quarter of 2017 released on Thursday.

In all, 58.3% of new and existing homes sold between the beginning of July and end of September were affordable to families earning the U.S. median income of $68,000. 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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