Drive to Succeed Scholarship Program

The goal of the Drive to Succeed Scholarship Program is to expand access to driver’s education training for income-eligible teenagers by providing a scholarship to those who cannot afford to take driver’s education training. Knox Public Health will administer the program which is funded by a $15,000 grant from the Ohio Traffic Safety Office.
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Governor DeWine, Lt. Governor Husted Announce New Projects Expected to Create More Than 700 Jobs, $85 Million in Payroll


(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted today announced the approval of assistance for four projects set to create 781 new jobs and retain 156 jobs statewide. 

During its monthly meeting, the Ohio Tax Credit Authority (TCA) reviewed and approved economic development proposals from JobsOhio and its regional partners.Read full story

Outsmarting Poison Ivy and Other Poisonous Plants


Poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac are a hazard year-round. Here are tips for preventing and treating the itchy rash and blisters.

First comes the itching, then a red rash, and then blisters. These symptoms of poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac can emerge any time from a few hours to several days after exposure to the plant oil found in the sap of these poisonous plants.Read full story

BBB Tip: What is a “Nonbank” and is it FDIC Insured?


Traditionally, banks have been the most popular way for consumers and companies alike to deposit and hold money. Since the Great Depression, consumers have had peace of mind placing their money with Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) insured institutions. These FDIC-insured institutions protect individual account deposits of up to $250,000 per bank in case of a bank failure or collapse. Read full story