by Angela Hatton, Kentucky Public Radio Due to flooding, Ohio River locks between Louisville and Cairo, Illinois have been temporarily shutdown. Water on the rivers is expected to stay high for at least another week. And that means the river transportation industry could lose millions of dollars on blocked shipments. Emmett Neal is Vice President… Continue reading Lock Closures Could Cost Millions
The Mighty Ohio River. We use it for sport, we cross it to get to the other side, those of us in Louisville actually use it as drinking water. But did you know the Ohio (and other rivers in the US) is a superhighway? Tons of cargo move up and down the rivers every year, making the rivers a major source of commerce. Join us on Tuesday when we talk about river commerce, learn a little history, and find out what the future holds for business on water. Listen to the Show
Government, business and education leaders from the Louisville metro area convened downtown today to celebrate a new agreement that they say will improve education in the region.
Two options remain in the online vote for a new brand for the city of Jeffersontown. To help create a new image for Jeffersontown, city officials put four options for a new logo and four options for a new name for the Bluegrass Industrial Park online last month. They let anyone vote for logos and… Continue reading Two Options Remain For Jeffersontown Logo
Louisville’s chamber of commerce, Greater Louisville Inc., has launched a new program aimed at bringing foreign-born professionals together.
A restaurateur and retailer are the latest to receive small-business loans from Louisville Metro Government.
With thousands of foreign visitors in town this week for the Ryder Cup, the Louisville Convention and Visitors Bureau is hoping to avoid cultural misunderstandings.
Some visitors to this year’s Kentucky Bourbon Festival are using unorthodox methods to find a place to stay.
Three businesses with local branches have been offered tax incentives for expansion projects in Louisville.
Retailers could be missing out on $1.1 billion in potential sales in South and West Louisville. That’s according to a study from the Social Compact group of Washington D.C.