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Business

  • Searching for gold

    THR & Associates was set up at Holiday Inn Express last week.

  • Chick-fil-A Express coming to CU

    Chick-fil-A Express will open on the Campbellsville University campus late this summer.
    The chicken chain will be located in the Davenport Student Commons building. Pioneer Catering will operate the restaurant. Chick-fil-A Public Relations Coordinator Bernard Hendrix said the restaurant will be 2,500 to 2,800 square feet and seat about 100 people.
    According to Otto Tennant, CU’s vice president for finance & administration, Chick-fil-A Express offers all of the chain’s chicken products, but doesn’t offer breakfast or ice cream.

  • Kentucky author to speak in Campbellsville

    Dr. Bill Hopkins, a Kentucky author, will speak on his book “Z: The Ultimate Resolution Starts Now” during two stops in Campbellsville.
    Hopkins will stop at Taylor County Public Library on Tuesday, Aug. 9 for a book signing from 3 to 6 p.m. and will then speak about his book at 6 p.m.
    He will stop at Elk Horn Baptist Church on Friday, Aug. 12 for a meet and greet from 4 to 6 p.m. and a presentation/discussion on his book from 6 to 9 p.m.
    Hopkins will discuss how he lost 52 pounds in eight weeks.

  • BBB warns of KFC scam

    Better Business Bureau of Louisville, Southern Indiana and Western Kentucky is warning consumers to not fall for a scam that involves Kentucky Fried Chicken.
    BBB received a complaint from a consumer who stated she was contacted by the company with an e-mail stating that if she completed a survey she would get a $100 gift card from KFC.
    This e-mail did not come from Louisville YUM! Brand’s KFC!

  • Goodwill job placements surpass 2010 figure

    Goodwill Industries of Kentucky has placed 2,052 people in jobs in the first nine months of fiscal year 2011, surpassing the total number of placements the organization achieved in 2010.
    The job creation, training and placement agency for Kentuckians with disabilities or other barriers to employment also paid out more than $12 million in mission-related wages from September 2010 through June 2011, slightly up from 2010.
    Goodwill operates 59 donation and retail centers in 39 counties, including the Campbellsville location in Taylor County.

  • A+ Auto Sales has new location

    Chris Caulk, owner of A+ Auto Sales, recently announced his new location at 1200 E. Broadway across from Taylor County Middle School in Campbellsville.

    A+ Auto Sales offers buy-here-pay-here financing for most vehicles. Its full line of auto services includes new state-of-the-art front-end alignment with camera system, tune-ups, oil changes, brakes/rotors, motor repair, tire rotation and balancing and a custom muffler shop.

  • AT&T expands mobile broadband network in Campbellsville

    AT&T has expanded its mobile broadband network in Campbellsville, extending access for advanced mobile services, devices and feature-rich audio and video content to customers in Taylor County.

    Already this year, AT&T has expanded mobile broadband to several communities, including Bardstown, Berea, Corbin, Hodgenville, London, Mt. Sterling, Pikeville and Murray.

    "Demand for wireless bandwidth is growing rapidly, and we want to meet that demand for our customers," stated Dave Weller, regional director of external affairs for AT&T Kentucky.

  • Overhead Door Corp. recognizes distributors for sales excellence

    Overhead Door Corp., a leading manufacturer of overhead doors and openers for residential, commercial and industrial construction applications, recently recognized 125 of its U.S. and Canadian Ribbon Distributors as recipients of the Eagle Award for significantly exceeding sales goals for 2010.
    These awards were presented during Overhead Door’s 90th anniversary celebration event in Puerto Rico on May 21.
    Overhead Door Co. of Campbellsville was among the award recipients.

  • Taylor joins Shannon’s Salon

    Donna Taylor has joined Shannon’s Salon, located across from Gatti’s Pizza at 1308 E. Broadway in Campbellsville.
    Taylor specializes in dimensional color and highlighting and is experienced in precision hair cutting, perms and hairstyling.
    Hours are Tuesday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Other times are available by appointment. Walk-ins are welcome.

  • Forcht Bank collects more than 3,000 donated phones

    More than 150,000 troops are serving overseas and are away from their families. To help them call loved ones back home, Forcht Bank recently had a “Cell Phones for Soldiers” campaign to collect cell phones for recycling.
    Forcht Bank asked its customers and communities to donate cell phones and accessories they are no longer using, resulting in more than 3,000 cell phones being brought in to various banking centers. This does not include all of the additional batteries, chargers and other peripherals that were also donated.