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10/25/2016 at 4:58pm | posted by: Samantha Hyde

Roundabout: A Summary of Recent Retail Activity

By Samantha Hyde Carmel: The Learning Center is moving into 11145 N. Michigan Road. Tia Walker State Farm is moving from Indianapolis to the Village of West Clay at 2169 Glebe Street. Café Patachou is moving from the shopping center at 126th and Gray Rd. to the shopping center at Hazel Dell Parkway and Main
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Posted in New News, Retail Roundabout, Samantha Hyde |

10/20/2016 at 4:53pm | posted by: Mike Corbett

The Pitch In: Notes from all over the county.

The Hamilton County Leadership Academy selected a new class, which runs from August 2016 through June 2017. The 26th class includes: Heather Brownell, Executive Director, Heart and Soul Clinic, Inc.; Janelle Bunnell, Mortgage Loan Officer, Community First Bank of Indiana; Steve Cooke, Deputy Mayor, City of Noblesville; Nicholas Duvall, VP of Development and Communication, Little
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Posted in Mike Corbett, New News, The Pitch In |

10/17/2016 at 4:50pm | posted by: Chris Bavender

Westfield Welcomes Persians (the donut): Titus Bakery brings its signature donut east from Lebanon

By Chris Bavender Life is a little sweeter in Westfield these days since Titus Bakery opened in the Monon Marketplace. We believe that high visibility was worth the investment,” co-owner Terry Rake said. “Being at the point of the intersection of the Monon Trail, US 31 and State Road 32, and an entrance to Grand
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Posted in Chris Bavender, Dining Out, New News |

10/11/2016 at 4:45pm | posted by: David Heighway

Historic Mythbusters: Though often untrue, myths have their place

by David Heighway I tell people that my job as a historian is to prove myths or shoot them down. I want things to be fact-based and there are a lot of bad or ridiculous myths out there. However, occasionally a myth will come in handy to help prove a point. Myths can have a
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Posted in David Heighway, History, New News |

10/07/2016 at 4:41pm | posted by: Mike Corbett

Torch Relay Marks Bicentennial

Indiana’s bicentennial only happens once and the state is celebrating in a big way. In mid-September a torch began making its way through every county in the state. It arrives in Hamilton County from Boone County on the afternoon of October 13 and will arrive in Indianapolis two days later. Three dozen county residents will
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Posted in Mike Corbett, New News |

10/04/2016 at 4:40pm | posted by: Rosalyn Demaree

Women Mean Business in downtown Noblesville: Feminine touch helps draw customers

By Rosalyn Demaree Downtown Noblesville brands itself “hipstoric.” Another apt description might be “chick magnet.” Women-owned businesses are prolific around the historic Courthouse Square, strengthening its appeal to shoppers as well as clients of professional or medical services. “Everyone has read the stories about vibrant downtowns serving as attractors for the young and the empty-nester
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Posted in Cover Stories, New News, Rosalyn Demaree |

09/20/2016 at 5:32pm | posted by: Mike Corbett

Editor’s Letter

This edition is personal. Two of the stories here are close to my heart. I have been on the Noblesville Preservation Alliance board of directors for years and I’m a woodworker. Both topics are featured in this edition. As an editor you try to keep your subjects at an arm’s length in an effort to
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Posted in Editors Column, Mike Corbett, New News |

09/13/2016 at 5:28pm | posted by: Charles Waldo

DR. FRANKLIN’S “THIRTEEN VIRTUES:” Timeless advice for business and life

By Charles Waldo Benjamin Franklin was an American original, a true Renaissance man. Born in Boston in 1706, at age seventeen and with only a rudimentary education, he left his family and headed to the fledgling city of Philadelphia to seek his fortune in the printing and publishing industries. This he did very successfully and,
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Posted in Charles Waldo, Management, New News |

09/06/2016 at 5:25pm | posted by: Kristin Fettig

Scoring Social Media: New tools help track results

by Kristin Fettig One of the most difficult aspects of social media for business owners is proving a measurable ROI (Return on Investment). Measuring the direct impact on your audience and revenue is a challenge. A few game changers are emerging in social that will give business owners and enterprises the analysis tools to more
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Posted in Kristin Fettig, Marketing, New News |

08/30/2016 at 5:21pm | posted by: Andrea Muirragui Davis

Real Recoil, No Ammo: Shooting simulator offers safe, interactive alternative to live-fire practice

By Andrea Muirragui Davis Retired Navy SEAL Jesse Barnett knows the difference between firing a weapon at a gun range and engaging a moving target that may be shooting back. “A traditional range is like a bowling alley: You go up, get your lane, load your gun and shoot your piece of paper,” he said.
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Posted in Andrea Muirragui Davis, Features, New News |