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Economy Section :: Page 15

  • 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.

  • Drones projected to be new force in regional economy

    UAS (unmanned aerial system), popularly known as drones, are the fastest growing weapons systems for the Department of Defense, and a growing economic driver in southwestern Ohio.

  • Ohio Silver celebrates 40th

    The downtown jewelry store Ohio Silver celebrates its 40th anniversary this Friday, Nov. 18, from 6–9 p.m. during the Third Friday Fling. Shown is store owner Marcia Wallgren, who has owned Ohio Silver since 1974.

    Village jewelry store Ohio Silver celebrates its 40th anniversary with a party for the public this Friday, Nov. 18, from 6–9 p.m. during the Third Friday Fling.

  • 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.

  • Diversity workshop coming soon

    Jalyn and Steven Roe of The Jael Group are sponsoring a forum on inclusion in the workplace on Wednesday, Nov. 30.

    A forum on inclusion in the workplace, originally scheduled for Nov. 9, has been rescheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 30. Leaders of the event are Steven and Jalyn Roe of The Jael Group.

  • 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.

  • Create the power to grow

    Urban farmer Will Allen will speak at next weekend’s Food Power Summit in Fairborn on how to get real food back into communities. (Submitted photo)

    Local food has many meanings, but to Bob Jurick, having access to food locally is a social justice issue. People should be able to walk or drive a couple of blocks and buy fresh, healthy food at a reasonable cost.

  • HEAP winter crisis assistance begins

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    With frigid weather approaching, qualifying Yellow Springers can again seek assistance with heating costs during the winter season through Ohio’s Home Energy Assistance Program, or HEAP.

  • Geis replaces Omlor as leader of YSI

    Change in leadership is afoot at YSI.