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    Friday, September 13, 2019
    Boyle County’s Bluegrass Community & Technical College held a groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday for the expansion of its Advanced Manufacturing Center. The nearly $5 million project will add 13,780 square feet for the Advanced Manufacturing Technician and Electrical and Industrial Maintenance programs allowing the college to increase the programs’ graduates from 38 to 76 annually, according ...read more
    Categories: General News Article
    Friday, August 30, 2019
    Meggitt to Add 83 Jobs, Substantially Increase Carbon Brake Manufacturing Capacity in DanvilleAircraft brake manufacturer to invest $82.7 million to support new contractsFRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 30, 2019) – Meggitt PLC, an international company specializing in high-performance components and sub-systems for the aerospace, defense and selected energy markets, plans to significantly increase its ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Economic
    Tuesday, July 16, 2019
    CBD Oil Extraction and Distillation Operation to Locate in DanvilleInternational Farmaceutical Extracts plans to create up to 34 jobs  FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 16, 2019) – Gov. Matt Bevin today congratulated International Farmaceutical Extracts LLC (IFE), which specializes in CBD oil extraction and distillation, on its plans for a $6 million-plus manufacturing plant in Boyle County that would create ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Economic
    Wednesday, May 15, 2019
    According to the US Census Bureau, Boyle County's population estimate as of July 1, 2018, was 30,100 residents. This was a 5.8% increase in population since the 2010 Census. Boyle far outdistanced neighboring counties in estimated 2010-2018 population growth (or loss): Garrard County, + 3.9%Washington, + 3.1%Mercer, + 2.1%Lincoln, - 0.4%Casey, - 0.5%Marion, - 2.1%See Boyle County's 2018 population ...read more
    Categories: Fun Facts
    Thursday, April 18, 2019
    A new senior assisted living and memory care community is being planned for Boyle County.   The new facility will be built on 6.3 acres at the intersection of Davco Drive and U.S. 127 South, according to a news release from DMK Development Group out of Louisville and Trilogy Management Services. It will feature 56 assisted living and 25 memory care apartments, made up of studio, one-bedroom and ...read more
    Categories: Economic, General News Article
    Thursday, April 18, 2019
    Danville, KY (April 18, 2019) – The Danville-Boyle County Economic Development Partnership’s Workforce Development Committee will host its first Community Resource Fair at the Boyle County Public Library, located at 307 West Broadway, on Thursday, April 25, 2019, from 1:00 to 6:00 PM. Read the full release here.  
    Categories: Economic, Press Release
    Wednesday, April 17, 2019
    What a fantastic story behind Luca Mariano Distillery, the vision of its founder Francesco Viola, and the long-awaited release of its Old Americana Small Batch Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey--distilled and aged right here in Danville, Kentucky! Read the article here.
    Categories: General News Article, Economic
    Tuesday, April 16, 2019
    DMK Development Group and Trilogy Health Services jointly announced today that they will build and operate a new premier assisted senior living and memory care community in Danville. This project will invest $14 million while creating 200 construction jobs and 60-70 permanent health care positions. The facility will be constructed on a 6.3-ac site at the southwest corner of US 127/150 Bypass and ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Economic
    Friday, April 12, 2019
    "So if you tell me there’s a place right down the road that’s going to have eight possibilities of somebody that’s going to show up for work on time … they’re going to be drug free, they’re going to appreciate a job, you know — when are you going to build the next one? To me, I just see it as a huge opportunity.”-- Joey Harris, Plant Manager, Denyo Manufacturing Corporation  Thanks to the Boyle ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Economic
    Thursday, April 11, 2019
    While Adkev, Inc., has already been a member of our industry family for well over a year, there's nothing like adding the newest family member's name to the family "tree"--our directory sign at the entrance of the John H. Stigall Business Center on Corporate Drive. Adkev is nearing completion of its renovation of the former Caterpillar facility at 200 Corporate Drive, and will be ramping up its ...read more
    Categories: Economic
    Monday, April 08, 2019
    By:  Brian Hutzley, Guest Columnist As Centre College’s chief financial officer, I have now enjoyed living in Danville for two and a half years and have become actively involved in the community in numerous ways. These include serving on the boards of the Community Arts Center, the Boyle County Chamber of Commerce, and our community’s Economic Development Partnership (EDP), all important ...read more
    Categories: Economic, General News Article
    Friday, March 29, 2019
    THE WORD IS OUT! Asuka Japanese Steak House & Sushi is coming to Danville, and will locate in the Centre Estates development next to/east of Cattleman's Roadhouse. Thanks to the great work of Bluegrass Team and The Gibson Company Commercial Real Estate for helping make this prospective new restaurant a reality!  Develop Danville is pleased to support this project. We look forward to further ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Economic
    Tuesday, March 19, 2019
    There are 65 new jobs in Danville today. Denyo Manufacturing held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday morning to celebrate the opening of its new expansion, a 63,000-square-foot facility dedicated to sheet metal fabrication, for use in the generators and air compressors made at the factory. Read the entire article here.
    Categories: Economic, General News Article
    Monday, March 04, 2019
    The March 2019 edition of SITE Selection magazine has ranked the Danville Micropolitan Area (Boyle and Lincoln Counties) #10 among 536 micro communities in the United States and #1 in Kentucky for new and expanding business projects in 2018.  This is the fourth year in a row that the Danville Micro has been ranked in the top ten micropolitan communities nationally, and the first time that it has ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Economic
    Friday, March 01, 2019
    A whiskey company building rickhouses for bourbon storage on the west edge of Danville is acquiring additional land from the Boyle County Industrial Foundation in order to keep building. Read the rest of the article here.
    Categories: Economic, General News Article
    Friday, February 22, 2019
    Not only has MSN named Danville as the most beautiful college town in Kentucky, now College Factual has found Danville to be one of the best locations in the nation for students seeking a great education, among 36,000 cities analyzed. Among the best colleges in the US, CollegeFactual ranks Centre College #117 in the country and #1 in Kentucky. Read more here.
    Categories: Community, Economic, Education, General News Article
    Wednesday, February 20, 2019
    By:  Ennis Tillman & Erin Tipton The Workforce Development Committee and its recently established subcommittees are working diligently to support the five core objectives as outlined in the Economic Development Strategic Plan. The WDC efforts were broadened and deepened by the addition of five active subcommittees, consisting of members from local and area educational institutions, industries, ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Education, General News Article
    Thursday, February 14, 2019
    Job-seekers, employers, those in need of substance abuse treatment and parents in Boyle County have a new way to find what they need: a community resource directory compiled by Develop Danville’s Workforce Development Committee. Read the full article here.
    Categories: General News Article
    Wednesday, February 13, 2019
    By:  Steve RinehartIn 2007, a regional focus group of employers was hosted by the Danville-Boyle County Chamber’s Workforce Development Committee to hear and comment on the results of an employer survey that had been conducted by the Bluegrass Area Development District (BGADD) in 17 central Kentucky counties, including Boyle.  Read the rest of the column here.
    Categories: Economic, Education, General News Article
    Wednesday, February 06, 2019
    By:  Steve Rinehart Whether it is during an election season (when candidates tout the number of jobs created or make promises about jobs that will be created), or nearly any other time when economic growth or workforce development is discussed, the conversation seems to always center around the need for jobs, attracting jobs, and retaining jobs. Those discussions rarely acknowledge the fact ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Education, General News Article
    Tuesday, January 29, 2019
    Danville City Commission has unanimously agreed to fund the remaining $78,000 needed for Bluegrass Community & Technical College’s expansion. According to Dr. Erin Tipton, campus director, since the school has now received the required $1 million in matching community funds, it will be able to “pull down” the $2.736 million in grant funding promised by the Kentucky Workforce Initiative. Read the ...read more
    Categories: General News Article
    Wednesday, December 19, 2018
    KENTUCKY CROSSROADS CELEBRATES RECORD YEAR FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PARTNERSHIPRegion’s economic development growth boosted by bourbon, new business locations and branding transformation  DANVILLE, Ky. (Dec. 17, 2018): Kentucky Crossroads, a regional economic development partnership in central Kentucky, is celebrating its business growth achievements during 2018, a year in which a record nearly ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Economic
    Thursday, January 11, 2018
    Danville, KY (January 11, 2018) – The Boyle County Industrial Foundation’s board of directors unanimously approved two perpetual trail easements at its board meeting on Thursday, January 11, that makes possible the creation of a mountain bike park on land within BCIF’s Enterprise Center development, located in the John Hill Bailey Industrial Park at the intersection of Lebanon Road and the US ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Thursday, August 31, 2017
    Danville, KY (August 31, 2017) – Denyo Manufacturing Corporation announced its plans for a major expansion to its facilities and operations in Danville today.  The company will invest $8,676,000.00 for construction of an additional building and purchase of new equipment, while adding up to 90 new jobs to Danville-Boyle County’s tax base.    A new 63,000-SF facility will be constructed on the ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Press Release
    Friday, October 09, 2015
    By David BrockThe Advocate-Messenger A Danville distillery and it’s scientific sister company are moving more quickly than originally thought toward plans for expansion and a shared new home. Danville-Boyle County Planning and Zoning commissioners approved a modified site plan Wednesday for the future home of Wilderness Trail Distillery on Lebanon Road. The updated design incorporates Ferm ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Economic
    Friday, October 09, 2015
    Independent Healthcare Properties and Morning Pointe Senior Living are set to break ground on a new campus in Danville, marking its ninth such community in the commonwealth. The first phase of the $25 million senior campus in central Kentucky will create 200 construction jobs and this time next year another 65 people will be employed in permanent health care positions, according to a press ...read more
    Categories: General News Article
    Thursday, October 01, 2015
    The Boyle County Industrial Foundation held a dedication ceremony for the John H. Stigall Business Center on the morning of Oct. 1 at Bluegrass Community and Technical College. Members of Mr. Stigall's family, friends, and colleagues were present to share kind memories and stories about his work in the community.  Mr. Stigall served as a director of BCIF from 1979 until his death on Feb. 6, ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Press Release
    Wednesday, January 14, 2015
    DANVILLE, Ky. - The Danville campus of Bluegrass Community and Technical College will add a new associate degree program to its offerings beginning the Fall 2015 semester. The Advanced Manufacturing Technician (AMT) program will result in an associate degree in Applied Science.    The AMT program originated through collaboration between Toyota Motor Manufacturing and Bluegrass Community and ...read more
    Categories: Education, Economic, Press Release
    Thursday, September 04, 2014
    DANVILLE, Ky. - Danville's first distillery has announced plans to expand its operations to the John Hill Bailey Industrial Park.  Wilderness Trail Distillery, which is currently located at 445 Roy Arnold Blvd., will expand onto a 21-acre lot of the John H. Stigall Business Center. The property is located along the historic Clarks Run waterway, and includes the historic Willis Grimes House, which ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Press Release
    Wednesday, June 25, 2014
    DANVILLE, Ky. - The Boyle County Industrial Foundation presented a $50,000 check to the Boyle County Fiscal Court Tuesday morning for the Constitution Square Historic Site endowment fund.From left, Magistrate Jack Hendricks, Magistrate Patty Burke, Judge-Executive Harold McKinney, Industrial Foundation Chairman John Albright, Industrial Foundation Vice Chairman Greg Caudill, Magistrate Phil ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Press Release
    Wednesday, February 19, 2014
    DANVILLE, Ky. - Oracle Consulting Services, LLC will begin moving forward with plans to rehabilitate the old Palm Beach factory on Stanford Road into affordable housing.   Oracle Consulting received $555,178 in tax credits from the Kentucky Housing Corporation for the Goodall Apartments project. The project will provide 32 energy-efficient units for moderate-income families and ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Economic
    Saturday, June 01, 2013
    DANVILLE, Ky. - Danville has been named one of the "Ten Wonderful Small Town Central Business Districts in the South" by Southern Business & Development magazine. Danville was featured in SB&D's annual Top Tens Edition for the Winter 2013 issue. "At SB&D, we have had the good fortune of visiting some outstanding Small Town South central business districts that we have found both vibrant and ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Press Release