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Rail infrastructure moves the Kentucky economy and must be maintained

Ed Quinn

Each year, two million carloads of freight move on Kentucky’s railways.

Our industry transports more than 59 million tons of freight that originate in Kentucky, while another 36.7 million tons come into the state via rail. That means our Kentucky businesses rely heavily on railroads to transport their materials and finished products – efficiently using just one gallon of fuel to carry a ton of freight for 476 miles. Continue reading Rail infrastructure moves the Kentucky economy and must be maintained

Road Closure

Road Closed

On Friday February 9th Chestnut Street will be closed from 10:00pm until 2:00am, from North Broadway to Mount Vernon Road.

Traffic will be detoured onto Jefferson Street, and we will have officers directing traffic and assisting those who live in the closure area.

Walmart Brings Scan & Go to Berea

As Walmart continues to lead the evolution to make shopping faster and more convenient for customers, the retailer announces Scan & Go technology in the Berea Supercenter. Scan & Go is a concept that saves customers time by allowing them to scan items as they shop in-store and skip the traditional checkout line. 

 Scan & Go is one of the many improvements recently made at the Berea store for area customers. Additionally, the store added more self-checkout registers, with updated software and some with longer belts, making it faster and easier finish your shopping.

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Extension agent opens NARFE 2018 season

Amanda Sears

Local federal retirees will get a fresh look at spring gardening this Monday. Amanda Sears, horticulture specialist with the Madison Cooperative Extension Office, will be the first speaker for the 2018 season with the local chapter of NARFE, National Active and Retired Federal Employees. Ms. Sears will discuss the many gardening and horticultural services offered by her agency. NARFE will meet Monday, Feb. 12 for lunch at the Smokehouse Grill. Please arrive before noon so you can enjoy your lunch before the business session opens.



Over 57,000 of Kentucky children live in households headed by grandparents, and more that 12,000 are living with other relatives according to the AARP Foundation. Of those combined numbers, more than 30,000 children have no parent present in the home where they live. The underlying causes include parental drug use, imprisonment and/or illness or death of the parent. The needs of children can seem overwhelming, especially if you are unexpectedly thrust into the role of being their primary caregiver. Continue reading GRANDPARENTS AS PARENTS CONFERENCE

Job Opening

The City of Berea is accepting applications for the position of SEASONAL PARKS MAINTENANCE. Applicants MUST be 18 years of age or older, hold a valid KY Driver’s License, have a high school diploma (or equivalent), be able to lift 50 pounds, and be available to work evenings, weekends, and holidays from March-October. Applications are available online at, or may be picked up at 200 Harrison Road or Berea Parks & Recreation (8 Pirate Parkway). For questions, please call the Parks & Recreation office at (859) 986-9402. The City of Berea is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Certified Drug-Free Workplace.

PAY: $10.00 per hour

DEADLINE: Friday, February 23, 2018 at 4:00PM

Novelis, Berea Celebrate $2.3 Million Production Expansion Project

Novelis Plant Manager Ramon F. Romero cuts the ceremonial ribbon with the help of Berea Mayor Steve Connelly.

Team members from Novelis and several leaders in business, industry and government joined in celebrating the completion of a $2.3 million expansion project that has increased production and added jobs to the aluminum recycling facility In Berea. Continue reading Novelis, Berea Celebrate $2.3 Million Production Expansion Project

Job Opening

We are expanding our staff and are seeking a motivated Sales Representatives to join our team.

We offer a training, opportunities to advance and a knowledgeable sales team to mentor new associates. This position required you to sell New and used RV’s with walk in traffic leads as well as website contact leads. Previous Sales Experience is required. This is a commissioned position with Continue reading Job Opening