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Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Categories: Community, Press Release
Friday, February 08, 2019
The University of Pikeville Distinguished Educators Hall of Fame honors individuals who have made a lifelong commitment to education and have dedicated themselves to educating the youth of Central Appalachia. The University of Pikeville recognizes that front-line educators make a direct and life-changing impact on the lives of their students. In this rewarding profession, classroom teachers ...read more
Categories: Education, Community
Wednesday, February 06, 2019
PIKEVILLE, KENTUCKY:  Mark A. Gooch, President, and CEO of Community Trust Bank are pleased to announce that Chris Johnson has been promoted to the position of Senior Vice President, Credit Analysis Manager.  Mr. Johnson has worked in the banking industry as an employee of Community Trust Bank for 21 years.  He has experience at Community Trust as an Accounting Assistant, Staff Accountant, and as ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Chamber, Economic, Community
Wednesday, February 06, 2019
Southeast Kentucky Chamber President and CEO Jordan Gibson presents a check totaling $1,167 to Rachel Addison-Miller, an educator at Martin County ATC.PIKEVILLE, KY (Jan. 29, 2019) -- The Southeast Kentucky Chamber of Commerce recently awarded nearly $6,000 in education grants through its Excellence in Education Grant Program to five schools across the region, including three in Martin County, one ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Education
Thursday, January 31, 2019
PIKEVILLE, KY – Community Trust Bank, Inc. was recently honored for the 10th consecutive year with the "Gold Lender Award" from the United States Small Business Administration (SBA) as Kentucky's top volume SBA 7a Community Bank lender. The award was presented November 9, 2018 at the SBA Lender's Conference in Lexington, Kentucky.  Additionally, Community Trust Bank was the top SBA 504 "Third ...read more
Categories: Economic, Community, General News Article
Monday, January 28, 2019
Submitted Lexington, KY --  Andy D. Waters, president and CEO of Community Trust and Investment Company (CTIC), recently announced that Roger Smith has joined CTIC’s Wealth and Trust Management (WTM) team as vice president, investment sales officer. As a key member of the business development team, Smith’s responsibilities include initiating new relationships with high net worth individuals and ...read more
Categories: Economic, General News Article
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Kentucky Power and AEP offering education grantsSubmitted  ASHLAND, Ky. – Kentucky Power and American Electric Power is offering schools and teachers in eastern Kentucky extra money through grants. AEP has earmarked funds for Kentucky Power to award to area schools through the FIRST robotics program and the Teacher Vision Grant Program. FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Press Release
Friday, January 18, 2019
Among a class of 54 individuals from across Kentucky, three leaders from Eastern Kentucky recently completed the seven-month program. Jordan Gibson, president of the Southeast Kentucky Chamber of Commerce; Les Stapleton, mayor of Prestonsburg; and Dr. Burton Webb, president of the University of Pikeville, were selected in May to complete Leadership Kentucky, a program designed to bring together a ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Community
Thursday, January 17, 2019
Pikeville Discount Drug celebrates one year under new owners Owners Colby Newsome, PharmD, and Donovan Bentley, PharmD, and the staff of Pikeville Discount Drug partnered with the Southeast Kentucky Chamber of Commerce recently to celebrate one year of service and to host a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Newsome and Bentley are Pike County natives who are glad to return to the mountains to serve the ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Chamber, Economic
Thursday, January 17, 2019
Zig Ziglar's legacy lives on Submitted Ziglar, Inc., a Plano, Texas-based company, graduated its nineteenth class of eighteen Ziglar Certified Trainers on November 17, 2018. We are proud to announce that M. Kevin Davis of Inez, KY has joined the Ziglar team. Davis is president and chief operating officer of Fast Change Lube & Oil, headquartered in Inez. After some fifty y ears of traveling the ...read more
Categories: Economic, Community, General News Article
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Thomison joins Community Trust and Investment Company By Community Trust and Investment Company Lexington, KY -- Andy D. Waters, president and CEO of Community Trust and Investment Company (CTIC), is pleased to announce that Jeffrey S. Thomison has joined CTIC’s wealth and trust management team as vice president, senior equity manager and strategist. As a key member of the wealth and trust ...read more
Categories: Economic, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Kentucky Chamber President shares legislative update Appalachian News-Express Kentucky Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Dave Adkisson gave a legislative update to members of the Southeast Kentucky Chamber of Commerce at a luncheon hosted by the SEKCC at the University of Pikeville recently.  Among the items Adkisson  tabbed as important for the chamber to watch during the 2019 legislative ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Political, Economic, General News Article
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Josh Little joins Southeast Kentucky Chamber staff The Southeast Kentucky Chamber of Commerce recently named Josh Little as its director of operations. In his new role, Little will keep the community informed on the happenings of the Chamber and its members via the Chamber’s website, social media, news releases, email blasts, monthly newsletters and more. Little will also assist in managing the ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Chamber, Press Release