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Knox County Business Recognized for Advanced Manufacturing Training Program

Advanced manufacturing is currently making up only a small part of the industry landscape in Knox County, but if Courtney Campbell has anything to say about it, that’s going to change.

Through his business, Campbell Plumbing and Excavating (CPE), Inc., located in the Artemus community of Knox County, Campbell is already training a number of people on the operation of computer numerical... (more)

Open House Held at Renovated Kentucky Career Center JobSight in Prestonsburg

 

The public was invited on Friday, Oct. 26 to attend an open house and ribbon cutting event at the newly renovated Kentucky Career Center JobSight in Prestonsburg, located at 686 North Lake Drive. Several partner agencies provide services at the KCC JobSight, and services are available for eligible jobseekers and area employers, and can be tailored to address the needs of each... (more)

Knox Countian Randal Adkins Seizes Opportunity for New Career With Help from KCEOC’s Community Impact Program

Randal Adkins had spent 15 years behind the wheel of a truck when in 2015 he lost his job as a driver. As it happens, it was perhaps the best thing that could have happened to his career.

By the time Adkins became unemployed, he had been slowly preparing for a new career path, going so far as to enroll in college classes at Somerset Community and Technical College. He was ready to leave... (more)

Daniel Boone Community Action Shows Clay Countian Jaclyn Hoskins New Career Path, Changes Life

Clay Countian Jaclyn Hoskins says she never pictured herself working in the medical field—it just wasn’t even on her radar as a career that would fit for her.

Sitting in the Daniel Boone Community Action Center offices in Manchester, now a Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) working at Grace Health Community Health Center, she laughs that she ever had that notion.

“It’s... (more)

Perry Countian Madison Jones Lands Dream Job after Visit to her Local Kentucky Career Center JobSight

As Perry Countian Madison Jones sits in the offices of the Kentucky Career Center JobSight in Hazard, the joy that spreads across her face is pure and obvious to anyone in the room when she talks about something most people have the opposite reaction to—her job.

“Ever since I was little that’s the only job I’ve ever wanted to do,” Madison, a dental hygienist at the Vicco Dental Center,... (more)