If the traffic in and out of the Mercer County economic development office is an indicator, the slack economy may be awakening from its slump.
Economic Development Director Larry Stelzer told county commissioners Tuesday that he's been busy fielding applications and inquiries from companies seeking to start new businesses and expand existing ones. On Monday, for example, he hosted an "impressive" out-of-state company that is looking for a place to locate, he said. [More]
ST. MARYS - If someone does you a favor, most likely you'll want to pay it back. But another thought is that you can pass the kindness along and pay it forward, as advocated by such as Ben Franklin and Woody Hayes.