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Business

  • MW owner decides to withdraw zoning bid

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - A few weeks after the Bullitt County Planning and Zoning Commission recommended a piece of property at Highway 44 and Fisher Lane be rezoned, the Mount Washington City Council voted to have the zoning request withdrawn. 

  • Conference centre, tourism audit reveals top marks

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Those who sit on the Shepherdsville/Bullitt County Tourist and Convention Commission had reason to smile during their last regular meeting when CPA Sandy Verbeck proclaimed the commission in excellent financial health.

  • Two board members replaced by county

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Two long-time members of the Bullitt County Sanitation District have been replaced and the other has resigned.

  • City seeks payroll taxes from county

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - An effort to recoup past due occupational taxes on county employees has resulted in litigation.

  • Council gets handle on how finances look for fiscal year; Wetzel resigns

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - They didn’t talk a lot about particular figures. Instead, members of the Shepherdsville City Council talked about what they wanted to see to better understand their financial situation.

    In a special meeting Thursday, Tim Hance, who works for Accountemps and was retained to help unscramble the city’s financial records, was ready for questions about the six-month profit and loss report he prepared.

    Councilman Garland Miller’s first question was why it has taken so long to get financial reports to the elected officials.

  • Farmers oppose closing of FSA office

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Thirteen years ago, farmers in Bullitt and surrounding counties heard a similar story.

    The federal government was looking to make cutbacks in the Farm Service Agency and that would result in a reorganization in its office locations.

    When that happened, services for Bullitt, Spencer and Jefferson counties were all located into a facility in Mount Washington.

    Now, the latest round of cutbacks may mean that farmers in those counties will have to seek assistance in new locations by the end of the year.

  • Questions still left without answer for city leaders

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Answers will have to wait a little longer for Shepherdsville officials.

  • BBB Offers Advice for Safe and Successful Valentine’s Day Shopping

       If you are going to send flowers, candy, or gifts for Valentine’s Day do your homework first!

    When buying flowers, consumers should be especially careful when making the purchase online or over the phone. Consumers should review the description of the floral arrangement and be sure they know exactly what their loved one will be getting. When doing business with a florist, keep the following in mind:

  • BBB Hot Topics: February 2012

     Check out the latest scams and bad business in BBB’s February 2012 Hot Topics!

     

    1.    There’s a new twist to the BBB Phishing Scam. Businesses are receiving calls from someone who says they are with the BBB, wanting to help them remove a virus from their computer due to a phishing scam. BBB is NOT making these calls!

  • Council looks at one speed zone on Old Bardstown Rd.

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Currently the speed limit along Old Bardstown Road in Mount Washington varies from 35 to 45 miles per hour, but that may change if city officials have their way.