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Business

  • BUSINESS BRIEFCASE: June 2012

    Old Towne Business Association to meet tonight
    The Old Towne Business Association will meet tonight (Wednesday) from 5 to 7 at Dr. James Strong’s office, 153 E. Main St.
    Meetings are open to all businesses within the flood wall.
    Refreshments will be served.

    Chamber to host monthly luncheon Thursday
    The Taylorsville-Spencer County Chamber of Commerce will host its monthly luncheon at noon Thursday.

  • HOMEGROWN: A Spencer County treasure chest, BeJeweled Boutique has it all

    A little over five years ago, Julie Sleep was an artist with a studio located in Elk Creek.

  • Outlet mall could be making its way to Simpsonville

    Developers of a proposed outlet mall south of Interstate 64 in Simpsonville have requested permits with the Army Corps of Engineers to get their project moving.
    For more than a year now, Horizon Group Properties, a development company with offices in Chicago and Muskegon, Mich., has been inquiring about and planning for a 60-acre parcel just west the BP station at Exit 28 off of I-64 and south of Buck Creek Road.

  • NO JOKE: Boating already underway at Taylorsville Lake

    This was no April Fool’s Day joke. Jet-skis were making their way across Taylorsville Lake on April1 and they had to wait in line to launch behind an array of pleasure boats, fishing boats and other craft. Summer has seemed to arrive early at the lake, and for one local business, there couldn’t be better news.

  • With 5-star rating, Signature Healthcare stays committed to community

    During a time when attorneys based out of state are running full-page newspaper advertisements across Kentucky and elsewhere to influence public opinion about local nursing homes, Signature Healthcare of Spencer County is reminding citizens of its commitment to the community.
    Signature Healthcare has not been immune to these ads — despite the fact that the building has a five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, according to a news release.

  • Wade settles suit against CUB

    The former CEO of Citizen Union Bank has settled his lawsuit against the bank.
    CUB and Billie Wade, who served as president and CEO from 1991 until March 2010, have settled a wrongful termination and defamation suit Wade filed in July 2010.
    A mediator’s report, submitted to Shelby Circuit Court on Feb. 13, contained no details of the settlement, saying merely that, “all claims among the parties have been settled.”

  • BBB fake emails continue to pile up

    Businesses and consumers across the country have been hit by an on-going email scam that appears to be from the Better Business Bureau. The fake emails started in November, and have changed forms a number of times. Most of them include a virus — if the recipient clicks on a link.
    BBB Louisville was alerted by an Accredited Business Friday about the latest version, which accused the business of illegal activities. The following is the scam email:

    From: Better Business Bureau

    Sent: Friday, February 24, 2012 7:08 AM

  • PHOTOS: Commissioner of Aging addresses Chamber
  • PHOTO: Pressed 4 Time offers services in Taylorsville

  • Better Business Bureau warns consumers of October scams

    The Better Business Bureau is warning consumers of scams and bad business practices taking place in Kentucky and across the United States. Some of those scams are:
    1. Job seekers, beware of reshipping scams. In this scam, foreign criminals purchase merchandise with a stolen or fake credit card and then hire U.S. citizens to have it shipped to their country. These jobs are posted on online job sites and in newspapers.