Bob C. Zoller

Davis hopes to address supply chain shortages during | Local news

QUINCY – U.S. Representative Rodney Davis R-Taylorville made an impromptu appearance in Quincy on Monday about a week after announcing his candidacy for the newly drawn 15th Congressional District. Davis, who has represented the 13th Congressional District since 2012, said he was speaking at an Illinois Farm Bureau event in …

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Abattoir, apprenticeship program marks an era for Buzz Food Service | News, Sports, Jobs

CHARLESTON (AP) – Dickinson and Angela Gould are training meat cutters in their apprenticeship program while considering opening a future slaughterhouse, or slaughterhouse, early next year. It’s a busy time in the meat game. The Goulds own Buzz Food Service, a rare West Virginia business whose products transcend perception. From …

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Supply chain shortages impact local auto repair shops

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Business is still booming at Auto Tech. The Lexington vehicle repair and maintenance shop near Whitaker Bank Ball Park had several customers waiting for their maintenance work to be completed. Many more had to pick up their cars later that day. But business has been …

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Brownsville Business Dodges Effects of Supply Shortage, Here’s How

BROWNSVILLE, TX (ValleyCentral) – As parts of the country face supply chain shortages, a local business has gotten a head start and is fully stocked for the holiday season. “Try out local stores before shopping at department stores,” said Sadie Cermeno of El Toro Sporting Goods in downtown Brownsville. The …

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900 Better.com employees learn their jobs are cut in Zoom call

About 900 digital mortgage company employees Better.com learned they were fired during a brutally scheduled three-minute group Zoom call weeks before Christmas. “I come to you with no good news,” CEO Vishal Garg said at the start of the Dec. 1 meeting, according to a recording of the call posted …

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Supply chain disruption happens ‘just in time’

A global spectacle unfolded in March when the giant container ship Ever Given, bound for Rotterdam from Malaysia, got stuck in the Suez Canal for six days, stopping 150 ships in one day and supporting maritime traffic for an estimated cost of $ 1 billion (£ 750 million). But the …

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Good news for Black Friday | News, Sports, Jobs

We are happy that local business owners and staff tell us that Black Friday went well, with “many families” keep our traders “very busy,” in the words of two downtown business owners. We hope this is an early sign that the hurdles that have plagued retailers – from pandemic lockdowns …

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Supply chain crisis harms Northwestern Ontario

THUNDER BAY – Andrew Scribilo isn’t really going to drive all the way to Winnipeg in a snowstorm just to buy a smoked ham for the holidays. But he admits he thought about it. The president of the Kenora Chamber of Commerce said that the fact that he cannot buy …

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Supply Chain Issues Affecting Colorado Springs Restaurants

COLORADO SPRINGS – Menus at several Colorado Springs restaurants may look different this year as businesses grapple with supply chain issues and find themselves unable to get certain things for their dishes. Longtime bartender and waiter at Red Gravy Michael Meese said his team is no stranger to supply chain …

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Spend a week in Sevierville | News, Sports, Jobs

The statue of country singer-songwriter Dolly Parton graces the lawn of the Sevier County Courthouse in her hometown of Sevierville, Tennessee. Our first visit to Dandridge was on a rainy day so we didn’t stop to see a few of the sights along the way. We came back because we …

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