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Business

  • Third time still no charm for Dollar General

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – The chances of seeing a Dollar General store being built in the Pleasant Grove community looks a little slimmer.

  • Plan on land plan to be unveiled

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – It’s been a long process to update the Bullitt County comprehensive land-use plan.

  • County looks for ways to utilize ‘free’ money for work

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – There might be some ways to get a little extra help on roadside projects without spending any additional dollars.

  • Shepherdsville occupational tax rate may be permanent

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Shepherdsville City Council was feeling the pinch of a tight budget just a few years ago.

  • Rumors of KTWD’s death were premature

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – While many felt the Kentucky Turnpike Water District had been out of business since its merger with Louisville Water Co. in 2000, it’s not that easy.

  • BBB tips on March Madness

     With local teams making it to the NCAA, the Better Business Bureau wants to warn the public about scams related to March Madness.

    Major sporting events like the NCAA tournament almost always inspire scammers to capitalize on the scarcity of tickets and fans’ desire to snap up souvenirs or team jerseys. The BBB advises fans to check out offers with the BBB before spending their hard-earned cash.

  • BBB Tips on Safe Spring Break Getaways

     Are you in the midst of planning your spring break getaway? Whether you’re jetting to Costa Rica, headed on a cruise, or driving to Destin, Florida, don’t just book a trip because it looks like a good deal! Do your homework first – spring break is not the time to book a trip from a provider you aren’t familiar with!

    Out of the almost 4,000 industries the BBB monitors, the travel industry consistently ranks near or in the top 25 for number of complaints, costing consumers as much as $10 billion annually.

  • BBB Hot Topics: March 2013

     Check out the latest scams and bad business in BBB’s March 2013 Hot Topics!

    1. Businesses are receiving emails disguised as Consumer Complaint Notifications from the FTC. The email states a complaint has been filed against your business, and you need to review and respond. The email provides a link, which takes you to a third party website, and the file you download is actually malware that scans your computer for personal information.

  • Work being done to find out when incentives end

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – As time goes by, many of the incentives offered to bring companies to Bullitt County are running out.

  • BBB Tips: Consumer Protection Week

     BBB is joining forces with federal, state, and local government agencies to promote consumer education during National Consumer Protection Week, March 3 – March 9, 2013.

    As part of National Consumer Protection Week, BBB recommends five easy steps consumers can take to become a smarter and savvier consumer:

     

    1.   Always check out a business with BBB first.