‘We can hang together or hang separately’ Bank of Geneva President Andrew Briggs says regionalism is the key

As one of just five members of the Northeast East Regional Partnership group’s Regional Development Authority, which in the coming months will weed its way through a voluminous list of community improvement projects proposed throughout the 11 counties that comprise the partnership group, Andrew Briggs is eager to roll up his sleeves and tackle that […]

Greater FW Inc.: “Regional Cities award ‘big win’ for state, region”

BRIAN SLODYSKO, Associated Press, Sara Wagner Published: December 15, 2015, 2:12 pm Updated: December 15, 2015, 11:21 pm INDIANAPOLIS (AP/WANE) — A panel has recommended Indiana award $42 million Regional Cities grants to areas centered around South Bend, Fort Wayne and Evansville. The Northeast Indiana Regional Development Authority, of which Fort Wayne is a part […]

Business Booming In Berne

Once again Berne officials are celebrating after two new businesses announced plans to locate within the city, following the purchase of the former Ficosa building at 917 Leichty Road. Larry Macklin, director of Adams County Economic Development Corporation, appeared before city council Monday evening with representatives of Sherrell Investments LLC, Tennessee, and Indiana Coatings Inc. […]

Expansion of Monroe Medical Office Well Under Way

***The Monroe Family Medicine Office is located in the Monroe Business Park, a Certified Site Ready business park, conveniently located 0.5 mile off U.S. Highway 27 (a 4-lane divided highway) .***   A construction update on the progress of the addition to the Monroe Family Medicine practice of Dr. Nick Nussbaum was delivered Wednesday night […]

Gilpin Inc. Announces Expansion, 4 New Jobs

Bringing Ohio aluminum to Decatur is bringing expansion to Gilpin Inc., one of the city’s oldest businesses, with its plans unveiled before city council this week as the company seeks twin tax abatements. Gilpin, located on Patterson Street in Decatur’s original industrial park, has been making ornamental railings and fencing products since 1937. In 2005, […]

FCC Looking to Add 73 Jobs Over the Next Two Years

At Monday night’s Berne City Council meeting, FCC came to the drawing boards with a proposed $128.6 million investment for the community. Adams County Economic Development director Larry Macklin referred to the project as, “a huge and powerful commitment from FCC-Adams for Berne and Adams County” and noted that it proposes to create 73 new […]