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Blair Technology Group hiring

Blair Technology Group in Latonia is looking to hire 30-40 people, including computer technicians. (Photo provided) Covington firm is nation's No. 1 refurbisher of Microsoft products  COVINGTON, Ky. - In a time when many companies are contracting, Blair Technology Group is hiring.   The Co...

Trash contract becomes $8MM project

The aging garbage transfer station on Boron Drive in Latonia would be replaced under an agreement being considered by the Covington Board of Commissioners tonight. Proposal: 50 jobs, new transfer station, sale of Public Works site  COVINGTON, Ky. - What began as a routine process to issue a ne...

City gives businesses rent/mortgage $$$

Yankee Doodle Deli owner Marilyn Baker said the City’s application for emergency rent/mortgage business assistance was easy to fill out. (Photo provided) Job-protection program: 8 approved, more on way  COVINGTON, Ky. - An emergency program to help small businesses in Covington pay rent ...

Masks by Fabulous Furs

Elvira, a member of Fabulous Furs’ sewing team, makes a protective mask. (Photo provided by Donna Salyers’ Fabulous Furs) Company shifts production, donates 500 to First Responders  COVINGTON, Ky. - Covington’s First Responders have benefited from a massive switch in productio...

$1 grows to $20.5 million

IRS site’s backstory enmeshed with intrigue, drama   COVINGTON, Ky. - Almost 60 years old, the newspaper clippings are faded and fragile.   But with the rapid-fire publication of daily journalism, their headlines reveal the fascinating story of Covington’s concerted - some...

500 jobs, $23.4 MM in investment

A rendering shows the enhanced façade at 535 Madison Ave. Photo from WorK Architecture + Design. Economic development projects move forward with City’s help  (EDITOR’S NOTE: This happened last week. We didn’t have a chance to write about it.)   COVINGTON, Ky. - Nin...

Construction/renovation permit fees waived

The buildings on Seventh Street that used to house Heringer Meats are being turned into commercial storefronts and apartments. City trying to keep projects on track, protect jobs   COVINGTON, Ky. - The City of Covington is temporarily waiving permit fees - but not application requirement...

Businesses can get $$$ for rent, mortgages

Covington is home to many unique small businesses, like these in the Ritte’s Corner neighborhood commercial district in Latonia. Assistance program to protect jobs, prevent vacant storefronts  COVINGTON, Ky. -Qualifying businesses can apply for up to $500 a month to help pay rent or mortg...

City: Beshear’s closing of dining rooms, bars ‘devastating … but necessary’

  Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear announced aggressive new measures to limit public contact across the state, including Covington, during his live-streamed press conference this morning, one of numerous he’s held in the past couple of weeks. Unemployment benefits rules to be loosened dur...

City buying IRS site

Chance to reshape ‘our identity and economics’ long into the future   COVINGTON, Ky. - The City of Covington will soon own 23 acres of land once described by an East Coast commercial developer as one of “the most exciting land redevelopment opportunities between Baltimore and ...
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