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Business

  • Quarry expansion OK draws little opposition

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Looking toward the future, Quality Stone was hoping to gain approval to eventually move into a new area of mining.

  • Shepherdsville will hold line on sewer rates

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Sewers might stink in other areas of Bullitt County, but Shepherdsville appears to smell like a rose.

  • Search for EDA leader getting closer to finish

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The search for the executive director of the Bullitt County Economic Development Authority might be coming to a close.

  • The Castle is back in business

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt County’s craving is over!

  • Board votes to deny conditional use permit for proposed cemetery

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - It was standing room only in the Bullitt Fiscal Court chamber where dozens of Mount Washington residents gathered to speak out against a proposed Islamic cemetery Thursday evening.

    After hearing from those who stated plainly they did not want a cemetery in their neighborhood, as well as representatives of the Louisville Islamic Center, the Bullitt County Board of adjustments voted to deny the applicants' request for a conditional use permit.

  • Court opts to keep same vendor for taking away trash at animal shelter

     CLERMONT – Bullitt County officials will save some money off its existing contract and will keep its current garbage hauler at its animal shelter off Highway 245.

  • BBB Warns: Don’t Fall for Do Not Call Scam

     Scammers have been making phone calls posing as representatives of the National Do Not Call Registry. The calls claim to provide an opportunity to sign up for the registry or ask consumers to verify their information. Of course, the callers are really trying to solicit personal information, which opens victims up to identity fraud.

    How the Scam Works:

  • BBB: Be careful with online dating

     Are you looking for love this Valentine’s Day? Millions use dating and social networking sites to meet people. While many are looking to start a successful relationship, there are scam artists using these sites to take advantage of others. Unfortunately, the anonymity of the internet makes it easy for con artists to use these sites to meet potential victims.

    In one of the latest dating scams, scammers are stealing pictures of real soldiers and posting them online, stringing victims along.

  • BBB Warns: Don’t Fall for Valentine’s Scams

     Scam artists take advantage of every major event or holiday to launch a new (or old) scam. BBB warns, Valentine’s Day is no exception! Here are a few scams to be on the lookout for:

    Social Media Scams

    Facebook is flooded with posts that attempt to lure users to malicious websites. Beware of any “free” love giveaways, like flowers, perfumes, or vacations. These “free” giveaways take you to a third-party site, where your personal information can be compromised.

    Phishing

  • BBB Warns: Don't be Fooled by the Annual Minutes Letter

     A company called Corporate Records Service is targeting small, local businesses. Your local BBB has taken several calls and emails from local companies that received a letter from the company.

    "Important - Annual Minutes Requirement Statement" is posted on the front of the large envelope. Inside is a form titled "2013 Annual Minutes Form." It looks like an official government document and asks for $125 to complete the "Annual Minutes Requirement Form."