Rural King to open in September

The Village of New Boston is excited to announce that the former K-Mart building will not sit empty much longer as Rural King plans opening for September. Marqise Lee – USC Trojans Rural King will also be bringing approximately 80 jobs into the area. Derek Wolfe Denver Broncos Jerseys rural-king-1The former Kmart building will sit dark and vacant no more as Rural King plans opening for September. “We are excited and thankful for the Rural King family for their investment in our community and the economic impact these jobs are going to have for New Boston and Scioto County,” New Boston Mayor William Williams stated. adidas eqt femme “I have had conversations with the owner of the building, as well as architects and the general contractor about the possibility of Rural King looking to locate in New Boston since mid-April and only recently, after talking to the management team and district manager, received official word of the opening. Nike Air Jordan 11
It certainly was good news that they may occupy the building so soon after the closing of K-Mart.” In addition to announcing the opening, Rural King has already started the hiring process, holding open interviews all last week. “The Village hosted a job fair by the Rural King management team at the New Boston Community Center. Hundreds of applicants have applied thus far,” Williams added. nike air max tn pas cher “I have seen a tremendous response from the community for the much needed jobs. We have a great workforce here in Scioto County, and I am certain that they will be able to assemble a professional working team for their business.” Renovation drawings have been submitted and the remodeling has begun on the Rural King building. Rutgers Scarlet Knights “Our Building Department looks forward to working with the architects and contractors to facilitate a smooth transition during this renovation stage,” Williams commented. Adidas Heren Rural King is known as “America’s farm and home store” and is similar to combination of Tractor Supply, Lowe’s and Walmart all under one roof. New Balance 1400 homme Rural King offers farming needs, rugged wear, groceries, lawn and garden, automotive, housewares, toys and even baby chicks and bunnies.

Party in the park brings village together

The New Boston community held their first Party in the Park on Saturday. The Party took place at Millbrook Park and featured live music by Shane Runion Band, Bobby Hall and the Floodwalls, Frank Grasso and Karis Blanton, a petting zoo, pony rides, a cartoonist, games, prizes, inflatables, kiddie train rides, a knockerball event, and a corn hole tournament. The party also had community and local business booths and concessions.

“We’re about community,” New Boston Mayor William Williams said. “We have a beautiful park here and we wanted to share it with surrounding neighborhoods. Everything was sponsored by the village itself and local sponsors, and volunteers. We just wanted to share our community and show what a wonderful park we have here.


The party featured many different musical acts


Free entertainment, which was offered throughout the afternoon, lasted from 12 to 5 p.m. Many children, adults, and community leaders came out to express support for a splendid afternoon of fun.

We wanted to invite everyone to enjoy free entertainment and games, and have affordable concession prices,” Williams said. “It’s been a tremendous hit. Everybody is excited, we’ve had a lot of people expressing their thanks. I’m certain we’ll be doing this in the future and continuing on next year.”


Party goers swarm the booths and concessions.

Between all of the aforementioned activities, along with the various bands that performed throughout the day on the historic Millbrook Park grounds, Williams sees great potential in the event going forward.

”It’s surpassed our expectations,” Williams said. “We’re just thrilled. We couldn’t have had better weather. It’s great to see all the smiling faces and people of the community together. We couldn’t be more pleased with the turn out.”

A wide variety of kids activities were offered, like inflatables and pony rides.

The New Boston Party in the Park concluded with a brilliant fireworks display and left community members looking forward to next year’s fesitivities.

Reach: Ivy Potter (740) 353-3101 Extension 1932

New Boston updates ordinances

The Village of New Boston is overhauling Village ordinances, many of which are laws that have been outdated for several years. Soldes Fjallraven Kanken Mike Payton, Village councilman and chairman of the New Boston’s Laws and Claim Committee, explained that he has been on Council for close to 10 years and has never seen the ordinances reviewed fully. Oklahoma City Thunder Jerseys Though some change regularly, those that do not have gone overlooked. Last year, New Boston found out that several ordinances would need immediate changes as a result of changes to the Ohio Revised Code (ORC). The recent code cleanup project started as way of eliminating as many future issues as possible. “This year we decided to get a head start by reviewing all Village ordinances, starting with Chapter 1,” Payton explained. Yeezy Boost 350 V2 The Laws and Claims Committee is charged with the huge task of both reviewing and than making recommended changes to Council, who can decide to make the changes, amend the recommendations or reject them entirely. Nike Air Max Thea Homme Noir Recommended changes thus far have focused on ensuring the ordinances and ordinance language is accurate and up-to-date, reflecting current operations, hiring practices, pay, positions and needs. Some have even become obsolete. Asics Femme “Right now, the goal is to go through the whole thing and make sure it is updated as much as we can. Then, the project will change a bit, and we will start reviewing it on a year-by-year basis,” Payton stated. Though Payton says this is a project he would like to complete within the year, he is more focused on insuring the project is done correctly. Nike Air Jordan 3
“Those are the laws of our village,” he stressed. goedkoop schoenen adidas “I would like to have it done that quickly, but I’m not sure that’s possible.” Payton added that some of the ordinances are complicated and must comply with state and federal legislation, requiring some research. adidas original superstar 80s femme All changes must also be passed through Council only after three readings. Nike Free Run 2.0 homme “It is important all changes go three readings so the public is aware of the changes and can provide input,” the Councilman explained. “I want it done right, and I want a quality product at the end.” After Village ordinances have been reviewed, they will be posted online as a public resource on the Village’s website Like New Boston, Portsmouth City Council has been working to update their codified ordinances, a process that has been ongoing since 2015. NBvillage1-300x225 Reach Nikki Blankenship at 740-353-3101 ext.

Rural King Ribbon Cutting

On September 20, Rural King held its grand opening and ribbon cutting. Mayor Williams, Councilmen Mike Payton, Ralph Imes and Don Raike, Police Chief Steve Goins and Village Administrator Steve Hamilton joined the Portsmouth Area Chamber of Commerce in conducting the ceremony.