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  • Drive-thru comfort food beckons

    Drive-Thru Buffet manager Michael Randall finished redecorating the new restaurant, formerly home to KFC and CJ’s Southern Cooking, this week. Opening at the end of the month, the restaurant’s daily buffet spread will feature fried chicken and other comfort food. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Fried chicken is the star once again of the Drive-Thru Buffet, to open at the former KFC building, which was briefly home to CJ’s Southern Cooking after idling two years. But this time the place will go the non-corporate route.

  • Drive-Thru Buffet brings back fried

    Michael Randall upgraded the former KFC building with a '50s retro look and Yellow Springs paraphernalia. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Fried chicken is the star of a buffet restaurant to open at the former KFC building, which was briefly home to CJ’s Southern Cooking.

  • Geis replaces Omlor at YSI

    Last week ITT, the company that acquired YSI this year, announced that Ron Geis of ITT was appointed general manager of YSI. Geis replaces former president and CEO Rick Omlor.

  • Event to teach benefits of diversity

    Jalyn and Steve Roe are holding an Inclusion Round Table Forum on Raising Cultural Intelligence on Saturday, Nov. 9, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Glen Helen Building. The event is sponsored by the couple’s management consulting business, the Jael Group. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Jalyn and Steve Roes, the principals of the Jael Group, help business leaders discover how to take full advantage of a diverse work force.

  • Geis replaces Omlor as leader of YSI

    Change in leadership is afoot at YSI.

  • Goat mowing at Antioch

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    To clear weeds at the Antioch College farm, the college has turned to four-legged help.

  • Silver business forks into two

    Connie and José Soto opened their second handmade silver jewelry shop in the village last weekend in the space where Hasser’s Barber Shop used to operate. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Connie and José Soto chose last weekend’s Street Fair to unveil their new handmade metal jewelry and art store, Twisted Tines.

  • In coffee, it’s goats, not bears

    Brother Bear’s Coffeehouse regular Michael Herington, left, purchased the coffee shop from Patrick and Mindy Harney last month. The new Dancing Goats Cafe will still serve Brother Bear’s coffee in a more comfortable, classy space. Herington is shown here with barista Shawn Butts. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    According to the legend, coffee was discovered when an Ethiopian goat herder noticed his goats jumped and danced around when they ate the ripe red berries of a certain bush.

  • Many benefits of e-Health deal

    The Village has reaped many “not so obvious benefits” from its recent loan deal with Creative Memories that allowed the local business e-Health Data Solutions to stay in town, Roi Qualls, co-owner of eHDS, told Village Council at its Sept. 6 meeting.

  • Purchase keeps business local

    Rhonda Newsome, pictured above, and her husband, Jason, are the new owners and operators of Eco•mental on Xenia Avenue downtown. The local couple purchased the business from CJ Williams and Nancy Grigsby, and plan to continue most products while adding some new items. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    While Eco•mental’s ownership recently changed, its mission and focus will remain the same.

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