Economic Gateway http://www.oneeastky.com One East Kentucky News RSS Feed Sat, 27 May 2017 16:14:46 -0700 en-us Appalachia To Lead the Manufacturing Boon: Braidy Industries Invests 1.3 Billion http://www.oneeastky.com/oek/news-and-media-/?item=11990 www.oneeastky.com/oek/news-and-media- Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Producer for aerospace and automotive industries will revitalize the Appalachian region. Prestonsburg, KY – Braidy Industries will construct a 2.5 million square-foot... Gov. Bevin: Braidy Industries to Create 550 Jobs with $1.3 Billion Aluminum Rolling Mill in Eastern Kentucky http://www.oneeastky.com/oek/news-and-media-/?item=11714 www.oneeastky.com/oek/news-and-media- Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Startup producer for aerospace and automotive industries to spearhead regional revitalization WURTLAND, Ky. (April 26, 2017) – Gov. Matt Bevin and executives from Bra... AppHarvest to Locate High-Tech Greenhouse in Pikeville, Creating 140 Jobs on Reclaimed Mine Site http://www.oneeastky.com/oek/news-and-media-/?item=10934 www.oneeastky.com/oek/news-and-media- Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Agricultural startup AppHarvest plans to build a $50 million high-tech greenhouse, creating 140 full-time jobs in Pikeville at a former surface coal mine repurposed for new industry, Gov. Matt Bevin a... AppHarvest to Locate High-Tech Greenhouse in Pikeville, Creating 140 Jobs on Reclaimed Mine Site http://www.oneeastky.com/oek/news-and-media-/?item=10730 www.oneeastky.com/oek/news-and-media- Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Hydroponics startup to grow tomatoes, bell peppers and other produce above ground with $50 million investment in Eastern Kentucky’s Pike County FRANKFORT, Ky. (Feb. 2... Charles Sexton Wins 40 Under 40 Award in Economic Development http://www.oneeastky.com/oek/news-and-media-/?item=10425 www.oneeastky.com/oek/news-and-media- Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Jacksonville, Fla. – Charles Sexton, President& CEO of One East Kentucky has been selected as a winner in the economic development profession’s 40 Under 40 awards, the only award of it... Kentucky Now A Right To Work State http://www.oneeastky.com/oek/news-and-media-/?item=10118 www.oneeastky.com/oek/news-and-media- Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Late Saturday night, Governor Bevin signed the laws to take effect Monday January 9th, 2017. Right-to-work and prevailing wage repeal legislation passed on the Senate floor and was sent to the gove... One East Kentucky Adds Two New Board Members http://www.oneeastky.com/oek/news-and-media-/?item=10027 www.oneeastky.com/oek/news-and-media- Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Board Fills Retiring Vacancies Prestonsburg, KY, December 8, 2016– One East Kentucky announced today that their board of directors had replaced two retiring members. Greg Pauley, President of... 10,000 SKILLED WORKERS IN EAST KENTUCKY READY FOR WORK http://www.oneeastky.com/oek/news-and-media-/?item=10029 www.oneeastky.com/oek/news-and-media- Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 PRESTONBURG, KY – The lack of skilled workers is a story too often told over and over in the United States. But in East Kentucky a different story is unfolding. In East Kentucky manufacturing co... One East Kentucky Certified "AEROready" http://www.oneeastky.com/oek/news-and-media-/?item=10036 www.oneeastky.com/oek/news-and-media- Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 One East Kentucky, along with consultants from Common Sense Economic Development and Tucson Atlantic Consulting, announced that the nine counties of Floyd, Knott, Johnson, Lawrence, Letcher, Magoffin,... EKYWorks Study Reveals Workforce Ready for Manufacturing http://www.oneeastky.com/oek/news-and-media-/?item=10039 www.oneeastky.com/oek/news-and-media- Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 After spending months questioning jobseekers and employers across the Eastern Kentucky region, the results of the East Kentucky Works Survey—a study focused on cataloging the capabilities of the... UPIKE to Open Nation's Largest Optometric College http://www.oneeastky.com/oek/news-and-media-/?item=10117 www.oneeastky.com/oek/news-and-media- Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The University of Pikeville is about to open the nation’s largest optometric college in terms of floor space, the Kentucky College of Optometry. “Dr. Andrew Buzzelli, vice president for... East Kentucky Workforce Study Begins http://www.oneeastky.com/oek/news-and-media-/?item=10038 www.oneeastky.com/oek/news-and-media- Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Multiple economic development, educational and workforce related agencies are partnering to commission an in-depth analysis of east Kentucky’s robust labor pool.  They gathered today at Big...