Tim Preston: Ribs by the spoonful, burger salads, Tomcat history and renovations: 12/16/12
A couple of weekends have passed since I had the chance to sit down and enjoy a meal with my wife at The Lamp Post, the new restaurant in the spot fomerly occupied by Katie’s Corner Café at the corner of Greenup Avenue and 16th Street in Ashland.
TIM PRESTON: Big breakfast, healthy lunch, window tints and limos
I try to avoid clustering potentially competing businesses in each week’s column, although I have little choice this week and trust that anyone who reads this space has long since learned to do his or her own investigative work.
Flipping houses is booming business again
Not long ago, John Irvin was selling women's shoes in the Nordstrom at an Arlington, Va., shopping mall, pulling down about $20 an hour.
Now he flips houses in Northern Virginia - scooping up short sales, rehabbing them and aiming for a quick sell. He has sold three homes so far and says he netted more than $30,000 in profit each time.
Jobless rate down in 98 counties
Kentucky’s jobless rate has fallen in 98 counties over the last year.
Tim Preston: Taunted by fish talk, T-shirts and Bern’s birthday: 9/2/12
I’ve enjoyed a little time on the road in recent days, and the pleasant weather we experienced last week really enhanced the travel time.
Dish Network customers could lose Fox Thursday
A television programming dispute between Sinclair Broadcast Group, which owns Charleston's Fox affiliate, and Dish Network has arisen.
AT&T adding 20 jobs at East Park call center
Gov. Steve Beshear said Wednesday AT&T will add 20 full-time customer service representatives at its East Park call center in Grayson.
Tim Preston: Amish canteloupe, hair removal, bows and tutus: 7/22/12
Ken Artrip must have seen me coming when I visited his produce market on 13th Street in Ashland last week to get another batch of those delicious white peaches.
WOWK-TV back on DISH Network
West Virginia Media and DISH Network have reached a contract agreement to bring WOWK-TV back to customers, officials confirmed Wednesday.
Steve and Marieda Gilmore, of Kitts Hill, are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Karissa Marie Gilmore to Ethan Ross Gullett.
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