Greenup County Newswire

Greenup County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Greenup County, KY.

Results 1 - 20 of 51 in Greenup County, KY

  1. Aluminum company promises to hire 550 in heart of Appalachia -Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... years, CEO Craig Bouchard said 20 percent of cars on the road would have sheet aluminum from the facility in Greenup County. In the past decade, 8,000 coal jobs have disappeared from eastern Kentucky. In nearby Ashland, more than 600 people lost ...

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  2. State senator: Food sales tax a 'deal breaker' if special session calledRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Bbech tree news

    ... aluminum loads paid off Wednesday when a $1.3 billion new aluminum rolling mill was announced for Wurtland in Greenup County that will create 550 jobs with an average salary of $70,000 annually. The plant will be constructed between 2018 and 2020 ...

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  3. Positive DevelopmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WAVE-TV Louisville

    Eastern Kentucky will see a new aluminum mill employing 550 people, after 1,000 construction workers build it next year. The Braidy Industry CEO said the plight of 630 laid-off steelworkers drew him to choose Greenup County, as well as the new right-to-work status of Kentucky.

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  4. Aluminum company promises to hire 550 in heart of AppalachiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The New Zealand Herald

    ... years, CEO Craig Bouchard said 20 percent of cars on the road would have sheet aluminum from the facility in Greenup County. In the past decade, 8,000 coal jobs have disappeared from eastern Kentucky. In nearby Ashland, more than 600 people lost ...

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  5. Braidy industries to create 550 jobs with $1.3 billion aluminum...Read the original story

    Thursday | Floyd County Times

    Governor Matt Bevin and executives from Braidy Industries Inc. Wednesday announced the company will build a $1.3 billion aluminum mill and create 550 advanced manufacturing jobs in Greenup County to produce sheet and plate for the automotive and aerospace industries. The announcement marks a turning point in bringing economic vitality to Eastern Kentucky, and comes just two days after the 53rd anniversary of President Lyndon B. Johnson's 1964 declaration of the "War on Poverty" in Appalachia.

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  6. Aluminum company gets tax breaks, vows 550 jobs in heart of coal country in KentuckyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 26 | Denver Post

    An aluminum company says it will build a $1.3 billion facility near the border of Kentucky and West Virginia, pledging to hire 550 employees earning average salaries of $70,000 in an area devastated by the loss of coal and manufacturing jobs. Braidy Industries Inc. says the 2.5 million-square-foot facility in Greenup County, Kentucky, will produce 370,000 tons of aluminum for the automotive and aerospace industries, two of Kentucky's largest manufacturing sectors.

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  7. The Latest: CEO: A 'come from behind' win for KentuckyRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 26 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... 370,000 tons of aluminum for the automotive and aerospace industries. He said in three years, the facility in Greenup County will be producing 20 percent of the automotive sheet aluminum in the United States. The plant will make the skin for ...

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  8. Braidy Industries plans aluminum mill, 550 jobs in northeastern KentuckyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 16 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    A Delaware-based metals company is planning to build a $1.3 billion aluminum mill in northeastern Kentucky that will hire hundreds of workers, supplying the automotive and aerospace industries. Gov. Matt Bevin and executives from Braidy Industries Inc. made the announcement Wednesday in Greenup County, where the company would create 550 manufacturing jobs that expect to pay $38 per hour including benefits.

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  9. Aluminum company promises 550 jobs in AppalachiaRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 26 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    An aluminum company says it will build a $1.3 billion facility near the border of Kentucky and West Virginia, pledging to hire 550 people and pay them average salaries of $70,000 in an area devastated by the loss of coal and manufacturing jobs. Braidy Industries Inc. says the 2.5 million-square-foot facility in Greenup County, Kentucky, will produce 370,000 tons of aluminum for the automotive and aerospace industries, two of Kentucky's largest manufacturing sectors.

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  10. Gov. Matt Bevin Expected To Bring Jobs To Eastern Ky.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 25 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    A news conference that will announce the job plans will be held at 1 p.m. in Greenup County. LEX 18 will live stream the press conference on Facebook and on LEX18.com.

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  11. Bevin to announce jobs for eastern KentuckyRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 25 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Bevin has scheduled a news conference at the McConnell House in Wurtland at 1 p.m. Wednesday. The Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority has also called a special meeting at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday to consider incentives for a project in Greenup County.

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  12. New documentary tells story of Indian Head RockRead the original story

    Monday Apr 24 | Washington Times

    ... archaeological community, and after a court battle the rock returned to Kentucky. Since then, it's been in a Greenup County highway garage.

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  13. Bankruptcy, fines and accountabilityRead the original story

    Monday Apr 17 | Middlesboro Daily News

    ... low-level radioactive waste from West Virginia and Ohio. The waste was dumped into Green Valley Landfill in Greenup County and another landfill in Estill County from June 2015 through January 2016. The cabinet wants a judge to determine that ...

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  14. Kentucky editorial roundupRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 12 | Washington Times

    ... low-level radioactive waste from West Virginia and Ohio. The waste was dumped into Green Valley Landfill in Greenup County and another landfill in Estill County from June 2015 through January 2016. The cabinet wants a judge to determine that ...

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  15. Kentucky Seeks To Display Rock That Sparked 3-Year DisputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... be protected. Kentucky sued to get it back. The rock was returned to Kentucky in 2010 and was put in storage. Greenup County Judge-Executive Bobby Carpenter says officials want to exhibit the rock in a safe place. "I'd love to have it somewhere ...

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  16. Companies file for bankruptcy after radioactive waste finesRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2017 | WXIX-TV Cincinnati

    A business owner and his two firms that were fined millions of dollars after being accused of illegally dumping low-level nuclear waste have all filed for bankruptcy in federal court. News outlets report that Advanced TENORM Services LLC, BES LLC and Cory David Hoskins, all of West Liberty, filed separate voluntary petitions for Chapter 7 bankruptcy on Friday.

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  17. Severe Thunderstorm Warnings Continue EastRead the original story

    Feb 28, 2017 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNINGS Continue along the squall line from Greenup County down to Monroe County. Tornado Warnings are present in West Virginia and Tennessee but NOT in Kentucky at this time.

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  18. High school art exhibition and competition at MSU set for March 8-15 -Read the original story

    Feb 28, 2017 | Floyd County Times

    ... participating include Allen Central, Belfry, Betsy Layne, Boyd County, Fairview Independent, Fleming County, Greenup County, Harrison County, Hazard, Jenkins, Johnson Central, June Buchanan, Knott County, Lawrence County, Leslie County, Lewis ...

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  19. LOWDER, ElvaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | Dayton Daily News

    LOWDER, Elva Age 95, of Kettering, Ohio went home to be with His Savior on Sunday, February 19, 2017 at . Born July 30,1921 in Greenup County, Kentucky, Elva was preceded in death by his wife of 72 years, Helen Katherine Wood Lowder who he married on December 8, 1942.

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  20. Bobcats suffers worst loss of season to Greenup CountyRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2017 | Floyd County Times

    Greenup County, under the direction of head coach Harold Tackett, a Floyd County native, remains a strong contender in the 16th Region. The Musketeers rolled past a Floyd County opponent on Saturday, defeating visiting Betsy Layne 89-39 in a boys' high school basketball matchup.

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