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Forjak Industrial developing Circleville property 01/02/2019
Forjak Industrial plans to open a new site in Circleville later this winter, something that owner Adam Logan said wasn’t even a dream for him to happen.
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Goodyear Tire Selects Pickaway County for New Production Facility
The Pickaway County Board of Commissioners and Pickaway Progress Partnership (P3) announced today that Goodyear Tire has begun construction on a new 1.2 million square foot facility near Rickenbacker Airport, bringing as many as 200 new jobs to Pickaway County.
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P3 participates in Ohio Farm Bureau Visit to Washington, D.C.
CIRCLEVILLE- Ohio Farm Bureau’s AgriPOWER Class IX and Young Ag Professionals group spent an educational three days in Washington, D.C. Sept. 12-14.
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P3 receives $10K AEP Ohio Grant for economic development- 08/26/2017
CIRCLEVILLE- Pickaway Progress Partnership (P3), the local economic development entity for Pickaway County, has received a $10,000 grant for economic development from AEP Ohio.
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23 participating in intensive agricultural leadership program- 07/20/2017
CIRCLEVILLE- Twenty-three individuals have been selected to participate in the 2017-2018 AgriPOWER Institute, Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s intensive leadership and advocacy development program.
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Roundtown Trail officially open
- 07/12/2017
CIRCLEVILLE- We commend Pickaway County Park District for the grand opening and ribbon cutting of the Roundtown Trail,
on July 11, 2017
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P3 excited to take Pickaway County to the next level
- 05/10/2017
CIRCLEVILLE- Pickaway Progress Partnership (P3) isn’t happy resting on its developmental laurels, such as the Sofidel plant or the Thompson RCA area development. In fact, Executive Director Ryan Scribner can’t wait to talk about what’s happening next in the northern part of Pickaway County, near Rickenbacker Airport.
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Check out HCL on Columbus 2020 website!
- 03/08/2017
CIRCLEVILLE -As part of the Columbus Region, Pickaway County has its share of companies that are one-of-a-kind.  See why
Health Care Logistics helps make our region strong.
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P3 director visits Noon Rotary
- 10/13/2016
CIRCLEVILLE - Pickaway Progress Partnership (P3) Economic Development Director Ryan Scribner was the guest speaker at the Oct. 6 meeting of the Circleville Noon Rotary Club. Scribner talked about P3’s mission and said there is a lot of new development going on south of Rickenbacker, in Pickaway County. He also talked about Sofidel being developed south of Circleville on U.S. Route 23. Student guests of Noon Rotary were Amanda Stevens and Stanley Huarg of Circleville High School.
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AEP Ohio Investments improving it's power system in Southern Ohio
- 10/06/2016
GAHANNA, Ohio, Oct. 6, 2016 - AEP Ohio employees work every day to provide reliable power to the company’s customers. This includes customers who live and work in more than a dozen southern Ohio counties that make up AEP Ohio’s Chillicothe District territory.
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Mayor outlines infrastructure progress
- 9/12/2016
CIRCLEVILLE - Mayor Don McIlroy recently addressed City Council about the state of Circleville’s infrastructure improvements, including new businesses and road repairs.
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Dream of Roundtown Trail becomes a reality
- 8/31/2016
CIRCLEVILLE - After six years in the planning, ground has been broken on the Roundtown Trail connecting the Pickaway County Family YMCA to the Circleville educational campuses.
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Roundtown Trail to break ground
- 8/19/2016
CIRCLEVILLE -  Construction on the Roundtown Trail is set to begin at the end of the month. Officials announced Friday that a groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled for August 30 at 9:30 a.m. at the Pickaway County Family YMCA on Nicholas Drive.
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P3 Responds to Possible Plant Closure at GE
- 8/12/2016
CIRCLEVILLE -  Pickaway Progress Partnership (P3) was disappointed to hear the announcement of the intent to close the GE Lighting manufacturing facility in Circleville.
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Sofidel breaks ground in Circleville
- 7/11/2016
CIRCLEVILLE - Italian manufacturer Sofidel has broken ground on a $300 million tissue paper factory in Pickaway County.
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Circleville business celebrates 30 years - 6/24/2016
CIRCLEVILLE - In an economy that sees businesses come and go, one Circleville firm is standing the test of time.
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President Obama cites Circleville development at investment summit - 6/25/2016
CIRCLEVILLE - Circleville received a moment in the international spotlight earlier this week when President Barack Obama cited local development in his speech at the SelectUSA Investment Summit.
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Grant will help P3 attract business to Pickaway - 6/7/2016
CIRCLEVILLE - Pickaway County’s economic development agency is the recipient of a grant award to help with its marketing efforts.
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Excavating company expanding south of Columbus, looking for scarce workers - 5/17/2016
CIRCLEVILLE - A construction-services company is relocating and expanding in Circleville with plans to add up to 15 employees.
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Rep. Stivers Hears Local Business Concerns
- 3/9/2016
CIRCLEVILLE - Pickaway County business leaders commanded the attention of U.S. Representative Steve Stivers (R) at a roundtable discussion of community issues that included workforce readiness, the drug epidemic, energy availability and government regulation.
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Conference to Explore Local Agriculture and Business - 3/9/2016
The Shaping Our Own Destiny conference will provide you a chance to explore what this community may look like, what it could mean for agriculture and how we might influence that change.

Visit http://pickaway.osu.edu and click the link beside the Bicentennial Barn. From here you can see the agenda, lineup of speakers and take a small online survey about trends you think will shape the future of agriculture in Pickaway County.
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Pickaway County Development - 3/2/2016
CIRCLEVILLE - Addressing Circleville City Council at this week’s meeting, Pickaway Progress Partnership (P3) Economic Director Ryan Scribner called 2015 an extraordinary year for economic development in Pickaway County.
“The level of activity, the level of prospects, the level of projects won, the level of projects completed-we’ve not seen anything like it,” he said.
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Tax Dollars at Work: City Makes Inroads in Capital Improvements - 2/19/2016
CIRCLEVILLE - Look around Circleville on any given good-weather day and you’ll likely see City crews patching potholes with coal fill, a mixture of tar and gravel. These temporary fixes are meant to make the streets navigable while major repairs are underway and still more are being planned.
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Project Bids Released for Work at Pickaway Progress Park - 2/19/2016
Roadway, Water Line, and Storm Sewage project bids are being accepted.  Please see attached for more details.
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More Improvements Ahead for County Parks and Trails - 2/9/2016
Outdoor enthusiasts will see improvements to Pickaway County's recreation areas in 2016 thanks to the continuation of Park District's grant program. All villages and townships in Pickaway County are encouraged to apply for the grants. Applications can be downloaded from the Pickaway County Park District website.
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Commissioners Present 2016 Forecast - 2/4/2016
The Pickaway County Commissioners presented their 2016 county forecast at the Pickaway County Chamber of Commerce networking breakfast on Wednesday.  The commissioners considered 2015 to be a very successful year and said they have a lot in store for 2016. One of the main focuses this year will be on economic development.
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Although pumpkins are a beloved symbol of Circleville's history and identity, there's a new “P” word of significance in this communities future: progress. Like many small towns in Ohio, the last few decades have been an ongoing test of resilience and economic survival for Circleville and Pickaway County. Now after 15-plus years, collective perseverance and dedicated planning are paying off with a development boom in full progress.
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Economic plan has Circleville optimistic - 1/16/2016
CIRCLEVILLE, Ohio - As Ryan Scribner stands in a muddy parking lot, his voice is nearly drowned out by the noise from nearby construction equipment moving earth and spreading gravel at a business that's expanding.
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Circleville Residents Urged to Post Stories on Social Media for ABC Competition - 1/8/2016
CIRCLEVILE. Ohio - The America's Best Communities (ABC) Team is asking the public to take to social media and the internet to share their stories about why Circleville is a great place to live and work.
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Adams Named 1st Executive Director of Pickaway Couny Community Foundation - 1/6/2016
CIRCLEVILLE - Local resident Barry Adams, who has more than three decades of experience working for nonprofit organizations, has been named the first executive director of the Pickaway County Community Foundation (PCCF). The announcement was made this week by Foundation Chair Dan Litzinger and fulfills a long standing goal of the organization that was founded in 2001.
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